Informations et ressources scientifiques
sur le développement des zones arides et semi-arides

Accueil du site → Projets de développement → Projets 2017 → Construction of a 50 Megawatt Photovoltaic Power Station in the City of Kom Ombo (Egypt)


Construction of a 50 Megawatt Photovoltaic Power Station in the City of Kom Ombo (Egypt)


Titre : Construction of a 50 Megawatt Photovoltaic Power Station in the City of Kom Ombo (Egypt)

Pays de réalisation : Egypte

Date d’approbation : 18/04/2017

Bénéficiaire : New & Renewable Energy Authority

The project aims at satisfying the increasing demand for electricity in the Arab Republic of Egypt by constructing a 50 Megawatt Peak (MWp) photovoltaic power (PV) station near the city of Kom Ombo in the governorate of Aswan, which benefits from a high level of annual global horizontal irradiation in the project’s location.

The project, which is expected to be completed by the end of 2019, comprises the procurement and installation of a photovoltaic power station and its interconnection with the unified electricity grid, including civil works, technical services and supervision of project execution, in addition to institutional support.

The project includes the following main components : * Generation Station Equipment and Devices : This includes design, manufacture, procurement, and installation of photovoltaic cell modules, inverters, transformers, protection and control systems, spare parts and all accessories. * Civil Works : This includes the execution of all station civil works. *Interconnection with the Unified Power Grid : This comprises the procurement and installation of power line towers, aerial power lines, circuit breakers and accessories, and transformers to interconnect the solar PV station to the unified power grid, along with related civil works. * Technical and Consulting Services : This includes technical services needed to design the project, preparation of tender documents, bid analysis, assistance in contracting procedures and project’s execution supervision. * Institutional Support : This includes development and update of the New & Renewable Energy Authority’s administrative, financial, and information systems and training of staff.

Coût du projet : KD 34.5 million
Montant du prêt : KD 26.0 million
(*) 1 KD is equivalant to about = 3.3227 USD

Financement : The Arab Fund’s loan covers about 75% of the total project cost. The Egyptian Government will cover the remaining cost of the project and any additional cost that may arise. Présentation AFESD

Page publiée le 26 août 2021