Risha Solar PV Park is a 61.3MW solar PV power project. It is located in Amman, Jordan. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in December 2019.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Solar PV||61.3||61.3||–||Active||Amman, Jordan||International Company for Water and Power Projects|
The project was developed by International Company for Water and Power Projects and is currently owned by ACWA Power Renewable Energy Holding with a stake of 51%.
Risha Solar PV Park is a ground-mounted solar project which is spread over an area of 200 hectares.
The project generates 115,000MWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 12,000 households, offsetting 79,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $68m.
The project consists of 200,000 modules.
The project got commissioned in December 2019.
Power Purchase Agreement
The power generated from the project is sold to National Electric Power under a power purchase agreement. The power is sold at the rate of $0.059kWh for a period of 20 years. The contracted capacity is 50MW.
Sterling and Wilson Solar was selected to render EPC services for the solar PV power project.
Central Electricity Generating is the O&M contractor for the solar PV power project.
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.
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