Benban SECI 2 Arinna Solar PV Park is a 25MW solar PV power project. It is located in Aswan, Egypt. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in October 2019.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Solar PV||25||25||–||Active||Aswan, Egypt||Al Bilal Group for General Contracts; Desert Technologies; Enerray; Tech Project Development Group|
The project is developed and owned by Al Bilal Group for General Contracts, Desert Technologies, Enerray and Tech Project Development Group. The company’s ownership stake in the project stands as 52%, 25%, 15% and 7% respectively.
Benban SECI 2 Arinna Solar PV Park is a ground-mounted solar project which is spread over an area of 0.46 km².
The project cost is $48m.
The project got commissioned in October 2019.
Power Purchase Agreement
The power generated from the project is sold to Egyptian Electricity Transmission under a power purchase agreement. The power is sold at the rate of $0.078kWh for a period of 25 years. The contracted capacity is 20MW.
Enerray was selected to render EPC services for the solar PV power project.
Wuxi Suntech Power was selected as the supplier of the PV modules for the project. The company provided 86,190 modules each with 330W of nameplate capacity.
The inverters were procured from FIMER for the project.
The project is utilising single axis trackers supplied by Convert Italia.
Desert Technologies and Enerray were contracted to render operations & maintenance services for the project.
About Al Bilal Group for General Contracts
Al Bilal Group for General Contracts Ltd (AlBilal Group) is a construction company providing EPC footprint spans across Oil & Gas, Power, Water and Vertical Infrastructure. It is headquartered in Baghdad, Iraq.
About Desert Technologies
Desert Technologies (DT) manufactures and installs solar products and develops solar energy projects. The company operates through DT Labs, DT Energy and DT Services divisions. It produces and supplies PV (Photovoltaic) modules, energy storage systems, solar street light and other solar products through DT Labs segment. DT’s energy division finances, develops, builds, owns and operates utility-scale solar projects; and services division provides PV installation; EV (Electric Vehicles) infrastructure; water treatment; and rural electrification services including operation and maintenance, engineering, procurement, and construction. The company serves industrial, commercial, and government clients in power, water and transport sectors. It operates offices in Egypt, Jordan and Italy. DT is headquartered in Jeddah, Makkah, Saudi Arabia.
Enerray SPA (Enerray), a subsidiary of LT Renewables, is a solar power company. The company designs, develops, constructs and manage utility scale and industrial photovoltaic systems. It offers solar products such as photovoltaic module, electrical panel, AC/DC converter, transformer, meter, Fresnel reflectors, condenser and others. The company’s service offering include project development; engineering, procurement and construction; commissioning; investment; and operation and maintenance of photovoltaic plants. Enerray has operational presence in Brazil, Costa Rica, Jordan, Morocco, Romania, Turkey, the UAE and the US. Enerray is headquartered in Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy.
About Tech Project Development Group
Tech Project Development Group (Tech) is a provider of renewable energy solutions. The company offers project conception solutions including market analysis, project lead identification and implementation, feasibility studies and risk management; project development solutions such as strategy mapping, structuring, license generation, contract negotiations and agreements; project implementation; project management and EPC operations and management solutions. It also provides consultancy solutions including commercial and technical assistance, EPC identification and assignment, conflict resolution and advisory solutions. The company serves renewable energy, oil and gas and fossil power generation markets. Tech is headquartered in Dubai, the UAE.
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