NREA Zaafarana Solar PV Park is a 50MW solar PV power project. It is planned in Red Sea, Egypt. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the permitting stage. It will be developed in a single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2023 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2024. Buy the profile here.


The project is being developed by Belectric Solar & Battery and Consolidated Contractors. The project is currently owned by New and Renewable Energy Authority with a stake of 100%.

NREA Zaafarana Solar PV Park is a ground-mounted solar project which is planned over 247.1 acres.

The project is expected to generate 90,000MWh electricity to offset 50,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is expected to be around $44.767m.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2023. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2024.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project will be sold to Egyptian Electricity Transmission under a power purchase agreement for a period of 25 years, starting from 2022.

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About Belectric Solar & Battery

Belectric Solar & Battery GmbH (BELECTRIC), a subsidiary of RWE AG, is a renewable energy company that carries out the development and construction of utility scale solar power plants and energy storage systems. The company manufactures, designs, and constructs photovoltaic rooftop installation systems for solar-projects and ground-mounted solar power plants; energy storage solutions for grid application; hybrid PV solutions for use of existing conventional energy resources; high voltage applications and installations; grid analysis and control systems; monitoring and support services, project design and planning operations and maintenance support services. BELECTRIC has project development operations in India, Chile, Italy, France, Canada, Spain, Australia, Chile, Israel, and the US. BELECTRIC is headquartered in Schweinfurt, Germany.

About Consolidated Contractors

Consolidated Contractors Co (CCC) is a project management, engineering, procurement, construction and maintenance services provider. It carries out buildings and civil engineering works, heavy civil construction, mechanical engineering, marine works and offshore installations projects. The company executes projects through turnkey engineering, procurement, construction (EPC) package contracts; reimbursable contracts; convertible and lump sum turnkey contracts; build, own, operate and transfer; design and build and re-measurable types of contracts. CCC major project includes King Hussein Cancer Center Outpatient Tower & East Tower in Jordan, South Helwan Thermal Power Plant in Egypt, Abu Dhabi Plaza in Astana, Kazakhstan, Jazan Refinery, Package 4 & 5, Tank Farms in Jazan, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Saraya Aqaba in Aqaba, Jordan, and Alba Phase II Expansion in Bioko Island, Equatorial Guinea. The company has presence in countries across Australia, Guinea, Oman, Qatar, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Azerbaijan, Mauritania, and Kazakhstan. CCC is headquartered in Athens, Greece.


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