Al Manakher Solar PV Park is a 52MW solar PV power project. It is located in Amman, Jordan. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in September 2019.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Solar PV 52 52 Active Amman, Jordan AES Jordan PSC; Mitsui; Nebras Power QPSC


The project was developed by AES Jordan PSC, Mitsui and Nebras Power QPSC. Mitsui, The AES and Nebras Power QPSC are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 40%, 36% and 24% respectively.

Al Manakher Solar PV Park is a ground-mounted solar project.

The electricitiy generated from the plant has offsetted 55,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $50m.

Development Status

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The project got commissioned in September 2019.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to National Electric Power under a power purchase agreement for a period of 20 years. The contracted capacity is 40MW.

Contractors Involved

Wartsila was selected to render EPC services for the solar PV power project.

About AES Jordan PSC

AES Jordan PSC (AES Jordan) also known as Amman East Power Project is the first greenfield integrated power project (IPP) in Jordan. AES Jordan engages in the generation of electricity through a single power generation plant near Amman city. The power plant has a total installed generation capacity of 370 megawatt (MW). The plant began its commercial operation in 2008 as a single cycle gas-fired (CCGT) power plant, and in 2009 was converted into combined cycle gas-fired (CCGT) power plant. The project operates on a Build, Own, and Operate (BOO) concession project with a 25 year energy conversion power purchase agreement (PPA). The project was initiated by the government of Jordan as part of its liberalization policy to include private partnerships in the developing power infrastructure in the nation. AES Jordan is headquartered at Amman, Jordan.

About Mitsui

Mitsui & Co Ltd (Mitsui) is a business conglomerate. It distributes, purchases, markets and supplies wide variety of products in business areas including iron and steel; non-ferrous metals; machinery; electronics; chemicals; energy-related commodities; foods & retail, lifestyle, and consumer service. The company also participates in the other activities such as arranging finance for customers and suppliers in connection with its trading activities, organizing and coordinating international industrial projects, participating in financing, and investing arrangements, assisting in the procurement of raw materials and equipment, providing new technologies and processes for manufacturing and coordinating transportation and marketing of finished goods. It operates in the Americas, EMEA, and Asia-Pacific. Mitsui is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

About Nebras Power QPSC

Nebras Power QPSC (Nebras Power) is a power development and investment company that provides energy solutions. It develops and operates a portfolio of assets in power and utility sectors. The company offers asset management services which include portfolio analysis, risk management, performance management, capital investment planning, portfolio optimization studies and scenario modelling, among others. Nebras Power manages solar, gas, multifuel, coal and wind projects across the Middle East, Asia, Africa, and Latin America. It’s asset portfolio includes Francisco Sa, Jaiba, Lavras, Zon Exploitatie Nederland Holding BV, Carthage Power Company, Stockyard Hill and others. The company operates as a joint venture between Qatar Electricity and Water Co QPSC and Qatar Investment Authority. Nebras Power is headquartered in Doha, Qatar.


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