• 29+ GW

    of power

    power
  • 3.2 million M3 day

    of desalinated water

    water

Sakaka IPP

Project

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Sakaka IPP PV

The 300 MW Sakaka IPP photovoltaic (PV) solar project is the first ever utility scale renewable energy plant in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The Renewable Energy Projects Development Office (REPDO) awarded ACWA Power the contract at a world record-breaking tariff of US Cents 2.3417/kWh (8.781 halalas/kWh). The plant will cover an area of six square kilometeres at Al Jouf.  With an investment of US $302 million, this project the first of a series of project under the Saudi national renewable energy programme which aims to produce 9.5GW of renewable energy by 2023.

KEY FACTS

  • LOCATION
    Al Jouf, Saudi Arabia
  • OFFTAKER
    Saudi Power Procurement Company
  • POWER
    300 MW
  • TECHNOLOGY
    PV
  • PROJECT COST
    USD 302 Mn
  • COD
    Q3 2019
  • ACWA POWER SHARE
    70%
  • OFFTAKE CONTRACT
    25 Years
  • OPERATOR
    Diaa Sakaka Operation and Maintenance Company (NOMAC’s affiliate)
  • OTHER INVESTORS
    Al Gihaz: 30%
  • EPC
    A consortium of Mahindra Susten Private Limited & Chint Solar (Zheijang) Company LTD