Sakaka Solar PV Park is a 405MW solar PV power project. It is located in Al Jawf, Saudi Arabia. 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 2020. Buy the profile here.

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The project was developed by Acwa Power. ACWA Power Renewable Energy Holding and Al Gihaz Holding are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 70% and 30% respectively.

Sakaka Solar PV Park is a ground-mounted solar project which is spread over an area of 6 km².

The project generates 940,000MWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 75,000 households, offsetting 430,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 2020.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Saudi Power Procurement under a power purchase agreement. The power is sold at the rate of $0.023kWh for a period of 25 years, starting from 2020. The contracted capacity is 300MW.

Contractors involved

InTEC Energy Solutions, Mahindra Susten and Zhejiang Chint New Energy Development were selected to render engineering procurement construction services for the solar PV power project.

Zhejiang Chint New Energy Development was selected as the supplier of the PV modules for the project. The company installed 296,520 modules at the site.

Huawei Technologies supplied 900 of its SUN2000-90KTL inverters to the project site.

The project is utilising single axis trackers supplied by NEXTracker.

Diaa Sakaka Operation and Maintenance is the O&M contractor for the solar PV power project.

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About Acwa Power

Acwa Power Co (Acwa Power), formerly International Company for Water and Power Projects, 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 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.

This content was updated on 20 July 2023

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