Al Dhafra Solar PV Park is a 2,000MW solar PV power project. It is planned in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the under construction stage. It will be developed in a single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2020 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2023. Buy the profile here.


The project is being developed by Dhafrah PV2 Energy. Abu Dhabi National Energy, Abu Dhabi Future Energy, EDF Renewables and Jinko Power Technology are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 40%, 20%, 20% and 20% respectively.

Al Dhafra Solar PV Park is a ground-mounted solar project which is planned over 20 km².

The project is expected to supply enough clean energy to power 160,000 households, to offset 2,400,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is expected to be around $1,000m.

The solar power project consists of 4,000,000 modules.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2020. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2023.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project will be sold to Emirates Water and Electricity under a power purchase agreement for a period of 30 years from 2022. The offtake capacity is expected to be 1,500MW.

Contractors involved

China Machinery Engineering is expected to render engineering procurement construction services for the solar PV power project.

Sungrow Power Supply is likely to be the supplier of its SG250HX inverters to the project site.

The project will utilise trackers likely to be supplied by Arctech Solar Holding.

China Machinery Engineering is expected to perform operations and maintenance for the solar PV power project.

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About Dhafrah PV2 Energy

Dhafrah PV2 Energy Co LLC (Dhafrah PV2 Energy) specializes in construction, operation and maintenance of the solar plant, including installation of solar PV modules. The company is headquartered in the UAE.


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