AMEA, Philadelphia Solar bring online 50-MW solar park in Jordan
- Dubai-based tidy energy business AMEA Power today introduced the appointing of its 50-MW Al Husainiyah solar farm in Jordan, its second renewable power plant in the Kingdom.
AMEA Power knew the plan in collaboration with Jordan-based Philadelphia Solar, which owns a 30% passion. The duo secured the project in the 2nd round of Jordan's renewables feed-in-tariff (FiT) programme.
Found in Ma'an Governorate, the solar (PV) plant is powered by more than 200,000 panels made locally by Philadelphia Solar. Its yearly outcome is expected to be adequate to cover the consumption of about 50,000 families.
Financing for the project was given by Dutch growth bank FMO and also German development finance institution DEG.
AMEA Power now has 100 MW of eco-friendly power capability in operation in Jordan. In July, it brought on the internet the 50-MW Abour wind park in Tafila Governorate under a joint venture with Xenel Industries of Saudi Arabia. The UAE company stated it anticipates to accomplish monetary close "imminently" on 1.2 GW of wind and solar projects in Egypt, Tunisia, Ivory Coast and also Burkina Faso.