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November 18, 2021

Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, United Arab Emirates

By Carmen

Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park is a 1,013MW solar PV power project. It is located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 2013.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Solar PV 1,013 1,013 Active Dubai, United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi Future Energy; EDF Renewables; First Solar; Fotowatio Renewable Ventures; Grupo Gransolar; International Company for Water and Power Projects; TSK Solar

Description

The project was developed by Abu Dhabi Future Energy, EDF Renewables, First Solar, Fotowatio Renewable Ventures, Grupo Gransolar, International Company for Water and Power Projects and TSK Solar. Abu Dhabi Future Energy, ACWA Power Renewable Energy Holding, Dubai Electricity and Water Authority and EDF Renewables are currently owning the project.

Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park is a ground-mounted solar project.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 2013.

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Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park (Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park – 2) is sold to Dubai Electricity and Water Authority under a power purchase agreement. The power is sold at the rate of $0.056kWh for a period of 25 years. The contracted capacity is 200MW.

The power generated from the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park (Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park – 3a) is sold to Dubai Electricity and Water Authority under a power purchase agreement at the rate of $0.029kWh. The contracted capacity is 200MW.

The power generated from the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park (Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park – 3b) is sold to Dubai Electricity and Water Authority under a power purchase agreement at the rate of $0.029kWh. The contracted capacity is 300MW.

The power generated from the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park (Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park – 3c) is sold to Dubai Electricity and Water Authority under a power purchase agreement at the rate of $0.029kWh. The contracted capacity is 300MW.

Contractors Involved

Acciona Energia was selected to render EPC services for the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park (Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park – 3a) project. Acciona Energia was selected to render EPC services for the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park (Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park – 3b) project. Acciona Energia was selected to render EPC services for the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park (Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park – 3c) project. First Solar was selected to render EPC services for the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park (Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park – 1) project. Ghella was selected to render EPC services for the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park (Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park – 3a) project. Ghella was selected to render EPC services for the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park (Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park – 3b) project. Ghella was selected to render EPC services for the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park (Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park – 3c) project. Grupo Gransolar was selected to render EPC services for the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park (Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park – 3a) project. Grupo Gransolar was selected to render EPC services for the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park (Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park – 3b) project. Grupo Gransolar was selected to render EPC services for the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park (Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park – 3c) project. TSK Solar was selected to render EPC services for the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park (Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park – 2) project.

First Solar was selected as the supplier of the PV modules for the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park (Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park – 1). The company provided 152,880 modules each with 385W of nameplate capacity.

First Solar was selected as the supplier of the PV modules for the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park (Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park – 2). The company installed 2,200,000 modules at the site.

Canadian Solar was selected as the supplier of the PV modules for the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park (Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park – 3a). The company installed 806,992 modules at the site.

The inverters were procured from General Electric for the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park (Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park – 2).

First Solar and The First National Operation & Maintenance were contracted to render operations & maintenance services for the project.

About Abu Dhabi Future Energy

Abu Dhabi Future Energy Co (Masdar), a subsidiary of Mubadala Investment Co, is a renewable energy company. The company mainly focuses on solar and wind power projects such photovoltaic power, concentrated solar and offshore and onshore wind farms. Masdar invests in and contributes to innovative projects such as utility-scale power plants, community grid projects, and individual solar home systems. The company also focuses on advancing cleantech innovation and offers energy services consultancy. It is also involved in sustainable urban development, building, and deploying advanced technologies such as reverse osmosis seawater desalination plants. The company develops projects in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) and other regions. Masdar is headquartered in Masdar, Abu Dhabi, the UAE.

About EDF Renewables

EDF Renewables SA (EDF Renewables), a subsidiary of Electricite de France SA, develops, constructs, operates and maintains green electricity power plants in Europe and North America. The company produces electricity through various renewable energy sources such as wind, solar, hydro, and biomass. Its business activities include project development, production site construction, development and sale of structured assets, power generation, and operation and maintenance of energy generating facilities. The company develops, constructs and operates renewable energy plants not only for its own operation, but also for third parties. EDF Renewables has international presence with operations in the US, Mexico, Canada, Spain and other countries such as Europe, South Africa, and India. EDF Renewables is headquartered in Paris, France.

About First Solar

First Solar Inc (First Solar) is a provider of solar photovoltaic (PV) systems. It designs, manufactures and sells PV solar modules. The company produces solar systems using cadmium telluride technology. First Solar also offers solar PV power systems, and operations and maintenance services to system owners; and energy storage solutions and algorithms to design and simulate the optimal dispatch of a system. The company serves utilities, commercial and industrial companies, independent power producers, and other system owners in Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and North America. It has solar module manufacturing facilities in the US, Malaysia, Germany and Vietnam. First Solar is headquartered in Tempe, Arizona, the US.

About Fotowatio Renewable Ventures

Fotowatio Renewable Ventures BV (FRV), a subsidiary of Abdul Latif Jameel Energy and Environmental Services, is a provider of renewable energy solutions. It offers engineering, procurement and construction (EPC), operation, maintenance, administrative, technical and legal consulting services. The company’s project portfolio comprises of montna farms, nellis air force base, potosi solar, rothenbach solar park, brook warehouse, la jacinta, olmedilla, mafraq-I and lilyvale among others. It develops, constructs, finances, operates, and manages solar energy projects across the countries. FRV caters services to construction, technology, power and investment firms. The company has operational presence in Australia, India, Italy, Jordan, Uruguay, Spain, Mexico and the US. FRV is headquartered in Madrid, Spain.

About Grupo Gransolar

Grupo Gransolar SL (GRS) is an energy company involved in downstream engineering, development, and operation of solar photo voltaic (PV) power plants. It carries out design, engineering, consulting, supply of substructures, solar trackers, controllers, and SCADA systems. The company provides project development, construction, plant commissioning, network connection and turn-key energy storage solutions. In addition the company offers operation and maintenance services including plant inspection, testing, monitoring and supervision, trackers and control systems. GRS caters to industry partners, corporations, and financial institutions. The company has operations with offices in the US, South Africa, Bulgaria, Italy, Mexico, Brazil and others. GRS is headquartered in Alcobendas, Madrid, Spain.

About International Company for Water and Power Projects

International Company for Water and Power Projects (ACWA Power) is a developer, investor, and operator of power generation, renewable energy and desalinated water production plants. It supplies electricity and potable water to its customers in the region. It generates power through coal, thermal, oil, gas, solar and wind technologies. ACWA Power also offers operation and maintenance services to power and water desalination industry through its subsidiary, the First National Operations & Maintenance Company. The company has operations across the Middle East, Africa and Asia. ACWA Power is headquartered in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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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