The society Desert Technologies, Saudi partners of Enerray, subsidiary of Seci Energia (Maccaferri Industrial Group), has completed the construction and operation of two power plants with renewable sources.

The plants, built in the city of Aqaba, with 40,320 solar panels that can generate 250 watts of energy each with an annual production of 20 million kw annually, have a capacity of 10 MW.

The project is part of the 12 projects managed by the Jordanian Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources (MEMR) and supported by a twenty-year agreement for the purchase of electricity, with the National Electrical Power Company (NEPCO), which will ensure the purchase of electricity at a preferential rate of 12 Fils per Kwh, equivalent to 0.17 dollar per kWh.

In addition, the society Desert Technologies is building another photovoltaic system in the Jordanian city Ma’an located 200 km from the capital, the new photovoltaic system will have a capacity of 23 MW, with a total estimated investment of 50 million dollars, will provide clean electricity to 30,000 homes and will provide an important stimulus to the local economy of southern Jordan.

It will include the completion of the construction work at the end of April 2016.


Source: medNews