Photovoltaic Plant

Mafraq I, Empire and Al Safawi

Al Mafraq and Al Safawi / Jordan

Summary

These three plants have a total power output of 200 MW dc, which is enough to supply more than 40,500 households and avoid the emission of more than 315,000 tons of CO2 per year.

This is equivalent to removing approximately 67,000 cars from the country’s roads or 3.1 billion km of car journeys.

The three ptojects represent a total investment of US$ 250 million, and they supply 435 million kilowatt hours of electricity per year, powering approximately 65,500 homes in total across the country.

In line with NEPCO’s ambition to boost the role of renewable sources in Jordan’s energy mix, Mafraq I, Empire and Safawi photovoltaic solar plants which are already under operation, supply more than 2 per cent of Jordan’s total power generation capacity: an important contribution towards Jordan’s goal to deliver 10 per cent of the country’s total power generation through clean energy.

Overview

200 MW DC
Peak Power
Al Mafraq and Al Safawi / Jordan
Location
435 000 MWH/year
Annual production
460 Hectares
Surface
315 000 t/year
CO2 Avoided
65 500
Households supplied
2018
Operation date
In operation
Project status

Community value

We signed an agreement with Mafraq’s local community for the cleaning of the PV modules every month. Providing employment to more than 20 people and a total of 100 families within the area:

In addition, as part of its social contribution, FRV has given three FRV ‘Young Talented Leaders’ scholarships related to these projects in Jordan. The scholarships cover the cost of undergraduate studies at IE University in Madrid, one of the most prestigious universities worldwide and where H.E. Ms. Hala Zawati, Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources, had the opportunity to study as well.

We signed an agreement with Mafraq’s local community for the cleaning of the PV modules every month. Providing employment to more than 20 people and a total of 100 families within the area.

In addition, as part of its social contribution, FRV has given three FRV ‘Young Talented Leaders’ scholarships related to these projects in Jordan. The scholarships cover the cost of undergraduate studies at IE University in Madrid, one of the most prestigious universities worldwide and where H.E. Ms. Hala Zawati, Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources, had the opportunity to study as well.