Egypt’s New & Renewable Energy Authority (NREA) has opened a tender process inviting developers to submit bids for a 200 MW photovoltaic solar IPP project in Kom Ombo 50 km north of Aswan.
The Kom Ombo solar project was originally planned in 2012 as ten 20 MW Photovoltaic (PV) – Grid Connected Power Plant Project. However, the project has now been turned to a single 200 MW photovoltaic solar project.
Interested parties must submit their proposals on or before June 28, 2016.
As we reported in 2015, during that year NREA, among others, was involved in:
The Egyptian medium to long term vision includes the implementation of PV power plants for developing new communities in the vast deserts, taking into consideration the enhancement of local manufacturing of PV components to improve the economics of solar PV power plants.