Schneider Electric commissions solar power plant in Sharm El SheikhChristian Fernsby ▼ | May 10, 2019
Schneider Electric completed the implementation of the first phase of South Sinai’s solar power plant with a capacity of 5MW at a cost of $5m in the feed-in tariff mechanism, in cooperation with Al Tawakol Electrical Company (Gila) and Petro Energy.
Africa Schneider Electric aims to continue the second phase
Daily News Egypt conducted a tour of the 85,000 square metre solar power plant in the Safari land in Sharm El-Sheikh,which is the first plant in the national programme to develop Sinai and turn the city of Sharm El-Sheikh into an eco-friendly city.
The establishment of the solar power station in Sharm El-Sheikh lasted 77 days, with 15,300 panels installed of 325MW per panel. The project produces 9,9GW/h annually and contributes to the reduction of carbon emissions by 5,000 tonnes per year. ■