Benban Taqa Arabia Aswan Solar PV Park is a 65.013MW solar PV power project. It is located in Aswan, Egypt. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in a single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in October 2019. Buy the profile here.


The project is developed and owned by Hassan Allam Utilities and TAQA Arabia. The company's ownership stake in the project stands as 60% and 40% respectively.

Benban Taqa Arabia Aswan Solar PV Park is a ground-mounted solar project which is spread over an area of 97 hectares.

The project generates 154,000MWh electricity thereby offsetting 65,731t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $75.3m.

The project consists of 200,040 modules.

Development status

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 50MW.

Contractors involved

Sterling and Wilson Renewable Energy was selected to render engineering procurement construction services for the solar PV power project.

The project is utilising single axis trackers supplied by NEXTracker.

Hassan Allam Utilities and Sterling and Wilson Renewable Energy were contracted to render operations & maintenance services for the project.

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About Hassan Allam Utilities

Hassan Allam Utilities (HA Utilities), a subsidiary of Hassan Allam Holding SAE, is an asset developer and investment platform which constructs and manages infrastructure projects. The company operates sub-platforms that develop their own portfolios with focus on renewable and solar energy investments; and water desalination and treatment. It offers project development, management, financing, operation and maintenance services. HA Utilities projects include Swenette Solar Power Development plant and others. The company works in partnership with technology providers in Egypt to build and operate renewable power projects. HA Utilities is headquartered in Zamalek, Cairo, Egypt.

About TAQA Arabia

TAQA Arabia (TAQA), a subsidiary of Qalaa Holdings SAE, is a provider of energy distribution solutions. The company operates through gas, power and oil marketing divisions. It invests, installs, constructs and operates energy infrastructure including gas transmission and distribution, conventional and renewable power generation plants. The company owns and operates PV solar power plant in Benban, Egypt, which generates electricity using solar and transmits. TAQA develops and manage power projects in Qatar, Jordan, Iraq, Libya and the UAE. It serves oil and gas, petrochemical, tourism and real estate sectors. TAQA is headquartered in Cairo, Egypt.


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