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Schneider Electric commissions solar power plant in Sharm El Sheikh

Christian 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.
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Africa   Schneider Electric aims to continue the second phase
The company aims to continue the second phase and increase capacity by 35MW to reach 40MW in the coming period.

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.