Welcome to Arabian Power Company

The Umm Al Nar Power and Desalination Project (“Project”) is a development located on Sas Al Nakhl, approximately 20km east of Abu Dhabi city just off the main island. This is the fourth IWPP in Abu Dhabi . A special purpose vehicle established by Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority (“ADWEA”), ENGIE and JERA.

To manage the project Arabian Power Company was established on 2003 to build, own and operate the Umm Al Nar power generation and water desalination combines cycle plant.

To be a leading power generation and water production company, to deliver results above our shareholders’ expectations while meeting our customer’s requirements and our Corporate Social Responsibilities with a continued focus on Emiratisation


  • To maximise shareholders’ return
  • To provide reliable and economic power and water for our customer
  • To recognise our impact on the environment
  • To ensure the Company, its employees and contractors focus on the importance of health and safety and consider these as part of their day to day activities


  • To excel in all aspects relating to safety, quality and the environment
  • To operate our assets to best international practice
  • To promote innovation as a means of enhancing our business
  • To create a work environment that fosters job satisfaction and opportunities for career growth for employees