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November 10, 2021

ADWEA Sweihan Solar PV Park, United Arab Emirates

By Carmen

ADWEA Sweihan Solar PV Park is a 1,177.36MW solar PV power project. It is located in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in April 2019.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Solar PV 1,177.36 1,177.36 Active Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates Marubeni; Sweihan PV Power

Description

The project was developed by Marubeni and Sweihan PV Power. Abu Dhabi National Energy and JinkoSolar Holding are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 60% and 40% respectively.

ADWEA Sweihan Solar PV Park is a ground-mounted solar project which is spread over an area of 8 km².

The project generates 2,594GWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 90,000 households, offsetting 7,000,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $871.2m.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in April 2019.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Emirates Water and Electricity under a power purchase agreement. The power is sold at the rate of $0.024kWh for a period of 25 years, starting from 2019. The contracted capacity is 938MW.

Contractors Involved

Sterling and Wilson Solar was selected to render EPC services for the solar PV power project.

JinkoSolar Holding was selected as the supplier of the PV modules for the project. The company installed 3,200,000 modules at the site.

Ingeteam Power Technology S.A. Energy supplied 402 of its 1,000V INGECON SUN PowerMax B series inverters to the project site.

The project is utilising trackers supplied by Greencells.

Ingeteam Corporacion and Sterling and Wilson Solar were contracted to render operations & maintenance services for the project.

About Marubeni

Marubeni Corp (Marubeni) is an integrated trading and investment business that operates through its domestic and overseas subsidiaries. The company provides various products and commodities such as marine products, chemicals, energy, metals and minerals, machinery, textiles, forest products and general merchandise, and pulp and paper. It also offers finance, logistics, development and construction services. The company explores transports, stores and markets natural resources. Marubeni provides insurance and reinsurance, fund and Japan real estate investment trust management and property management services, and operates transportation infrastructure projects. It has operations across North America, Central and South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Oceania. Marubeni is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan

Methodology

All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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