Location: Ad-Dhahirah Ibri, Oman
The 500 MW production capacity Ibri II Project is an Independent Power Project (IPP) which will be constructed in the Ibri region of the Sultanate of Oman. It will be Oman’s largest utility-scale solar PV plant in the country to date!
The IPP project, to be developed on a BOO (Build, Own, Operate) basis includes the development, construction, and operation which will utilize cutting-edge solar photovoltaic technology to generate 500 MWac of renewable power. At peak generation capacity, the plant output will be enough to supply an estimated 33,000 homes with electricity and will offset 340,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions a year.
Ibri II will contribute towards increasing power supplies in the Sultanate. This solar PV power plant will be developed as an IPP, using bi-facial PV module technology and is to operate for at least 15-years minimum.
Location: Amman, Jordan
Abdali Mall is a modern, innovative open-air shopping mall that offers a variety of amenities including local and international retails brands. Abdali mall also features a five-level basement conveniently designed for more accessible parking. Located in Abdali Boluvard, the mall is situated in the heart of the capital Amman, Jordan.
To reduce the mall’s energy consumption and to adapt to a more green and renewable energy source, Abdali Mall granted a long-term lease contract to Alternative Energy Projects Co. to build and operate a 3 MWp solar plant. The plant has two main functions which will operate on both net metering and wheeling schemes. The plant’s construction is expected to start on August 2020 with full operation by the end of 2020!
Location: Amman, Jordan
This project is an agreement in partnership with Jordan-based Kawar Investment Company, to build a solar energy plant for Zain Telecommunication Company in Jordan.
The aim of the Zain project is to develop, implement, and invest in an integrated solar power plant, which will be equipped with a transit system via electricity network.
The project is intended to cater to Zain’s electrical power needs which originate from clean, renewable & environmentally friendly energy sources to generate power for the solar plant.
Location: Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Saudia Dairy & Foodstuff Company (SADAFCO) has been a leader in the Ultra high temperature milk market in Saudi Arabia since 1975.
The aim of SADAFCO is to develop, produce and market a range of nutritious food propositions to all age groups; it is a regional and global market leader in almost all its products.
AEPCo. is to install a 1.8 MW Solar System on top of the brand new warehouse for SADAFCO in Jeddah, KSA. The solar plant is to cover a portion of the facility energy demands.
Eastern Car Park
Location: Al-Murgab, Kuwait City
The Complex of Ministries has an area of 150,000 m2 and consists of 19 blocks accommodating six ministries: The Public Authority for Housing Welfare, The Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs, The Ministry of Industry and Commerce, The Ministry of Social Affairs, The Ministry of Justice, and The Ministry of Finance. Aside from the main ministry buildings, the complex has major car parking areas in the east, south & north ends.
The Ministry of Finance commissioned the design, supply, installation, testing and commissioning of a 490 kWp solar car park system (roofing for the Ministries’ Complex Car park) to AEPCo in order to reduce their energy consumption from the local grid via renewable energy. The system will be grid-connected and consists of 270 Wp, Sharp PV modules and SMA inverters covering the roof area of the car park along with an automatic washing and cleaning system. Installation of the system began in 2019, and AEPCo. will be providing 2 years of maintenance to the system post the commissioning date.
West Abdullah Al-Mubarak- 1
Location: West Abdullah Al Mubarak, Farwaniya, Kuwait
West Abdullah Mubarak is a new residential area being developed under the ownership of the Public Authority of Housing Welfare (PAHW) to provide affordable housing for Kuwaiti citizens along with all the necessary services and amenities. This area is to the west of the Kuwait University Medical Campus in Al-Shadadiya, approximately 20 km south-west of Kuwait City. In addition, there will be several health clinics, schools, shops, mosques, police stations, supermarkets, and various other facilities located in multiple blocks to ensure that there are enough services and facility spaces to provide for the local community.
AEPCo. has been contracted to design, supply, install, test, and commission a 1.86 MWp rooftop PV system across several different roof spaces (mosques, schools, clinics, supermarkets, etc) in blocks 1, 5 and 6. The aim of this system is to provide up to 20% of the annual electricity consumption for these three blocks from solar energy to reduce the overall demand on the National Grid stemming from these new areas. The system will be grid-connected and consists of 330 Wp, Suntech PV modules and KACO Blueplanet inverters covering the roof area of the car park. Installation of this system across the various locations commenced in June 2020.
West Abdullah Al-Mubarak- 2
Location: West Abdullah Al Mubarak, Farwaniya, Kuwait
West Abdullah Mubarak is a new residential area being developed under the ownership of the Public Authority of Housing Welfare (PAHW) to provide affordable housing for Kuwaiti citizens along with all the necessary services and amenities.
AEPCo. has been contracted to design, supply, install, test, and commission a 1.67 MWp rooftop PV system across several different roof spaces (mosques, schools, clinics, supermarkets, etc) in blocks 2, 3 and 4. The aim of this system is to provide up to 20% of the annual electricity consumption for these three blocks from solar energy to reduce the overall demand on the National Grid stemming from these new areas. The system will be grid-connected and consists of 330 Wp, Suntech PV modules and KACO Blueplanet inverters covering the roof area of the car park. Installation of this system across the various locations commenced in June 2020.
Ibri Test Facility
Location: Ibri, Oman
Ibri testing facility is a special setup up that consists of about 15KW of different kinds of PV modules and mounting technology! This setup was developed to test the latest technology of both equipment and material available in the market! This setup is operated and owned by ACWA power and is located in Ibri, Sohar province in the Sultanate of Oman.
Kuwait National Guard
Location: Sabhan, Kuwait
The Kuwait National Guard (KNG) is an independent combat institution tasked mainly with the defense of Kuwait and its territories. There are several KNG camps in various locations around Kuwait, which all contain a variety of facilities including headquarter buildings, clinics, supermarkets, warehouses, stores, dining & entertainment facilities, and central car park facilities. One of their largest camps is the Al-Tahrir camp located in Subhan, which has a large car parking facility with a maximum capacity of 1200 cars spanning 7 floors (2 below ground level and 5 above ground level) and a shaded roof area.
The KNG commissioned the design, supply, installation, testing and commissioning of a 376 kWp solar car park system (roofing for their multi-story car park) at Tahrir camp to AEPCo in order to reduce their energy consumption from the local grid via renewable energy. The system will be grid-connected and consists of 325 Wp, Canadian Solar PV modules and KACO Blueplanet inverters covering the roof area of the car park. Installation of this system is slated to begin in 2021.
Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) was founded in 1960 to oversee the management and exploitation of Kuwait’s oil resources, which started to develop into Kuwait’s main source of income allowing the government to provide for the society’s welfare and finance its overall development. Domestically, KNPC is responsible for the sale and distribution of all petroleum products in the local market.
KNPC has 47 filling stations all over Kuwait. A 5-year plan to build another 99 stations is already underway to respond to the growing demand for gasoline and other fuels. Diesel and various grades of Gasoline (Octane 91, 95 and 98) are supplied at the filling stations to cater to the various types of vehicles along with providing car washes, oil changes, and shopping at the station’s mini market.
AEPCo. was part of a consultancy team who in 2018, conducted full energy audits for 15 different fueling stations around Kuwait and provided KNPC with designs for solar PV systems to cover the full energy demand of each station.
Location: Salmiya, Kuwait
The Marina Hotel offers 5-star luxury rooms overlooking Kuwait Bay, just a 10-minute drive from Kuwait City. It features 2 outdoor pools, a spa and its own private beach, as well as 5 star restaurants and a fully equipped health and fitness center. It is renowned for its luxurious and spacious rooms as well as its prime location.
AEPCo. conducted a full, comprehensive energy audit in 2017 of the Marina Hotel facilities along with recommendations for improving their operations to reduce their electricity consumption as well as potential options for alternative energy sources (mainly solar power) to reduce their electricity consumption from the National Grid.
Location: Junoot Eco Resort, Oman
Junoot Eco Resort is planned to be developed on a plot in Shuwaimiyah, on the north-east coast of Salalah City, in the Dhofar governorate. The site is located about 300 km by road from Salalah and is planned to be powered using hybrid micro grid.
The eco-resort is developed by the United Real Estate Company (URC), a leading MENA real estate developer. In this project, AEPCo, has played the role of a consultant and a developer for United Real Estate Company (URC) to set up the initial requirement and planning to set up the hybrid power system for Junoot project.
The Junoot eco-dome and triple vault mock-ups have been built, which won first prize in the Future Projects – Leisure category at the World Architectural Festival 2012 as well as the Judges Special Recognition Award at the 11th Annual MIPIM Architecture Review Future Projects Award in March 2013.
SADAFCO Car Park
Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Saudia Dairy and Foodstuff Company (SADAFCO) has installed and commissioned a (PV) - diesel hybrid system that delivers up to 40% of the facility's daytime energy requirements. The solar plant is 226KW in size and is made of CdTe thin film technology! The system communicate and operate in sync with the existing diesel generators to provide the needed power for the facility.