Shasuma solar photovoltaic power project, Jordan

8th August 2014 By: Sheila Barradas - Creamer Media Research Coordinator & Senior Deputy Editor

Shasuma solar photovoltaic power project, Jordan

Name and Location
Shasuma solar photovoltaic (PV) power project, Aqaba, Jordan.

Shamsuna Power Company.

Project Description
The project involves the construction of a 10 MW PV project on 18 ha in the Aqaba special economic zone of the Governorate of Aqaba, in the south of Jordan.

The project will comprise 814 PV power arrays, with 40 300 multicrystalline PV panels and a capacity of 12.2 kWp.

All power arrays will be connected through underground cables to the on-site switchgear, which will connect through a 6 km, 30 kV overhead transmission line to an existing substation in the Aqaba thermal power station.

The cost of the project is estimated at $20-million.

Construction on the project is expected to start next month and be completed in April 2015.

Latest Developments
None stated.

Key Contracts and Suppliers
None stated.

On Budget and on Time?
Not stated.

Contact Details for Project Information
Shamsuna Power Company, tel +962 6 565 7880, fax +962 6 565 7881 or email