EJRE and GLAE, Jordan 33 MW

Weather Ma'an, Jordan

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The EJRE and GLAE projects are located within the Ma’an Development Area about 225 km from the capital city of Amman in Jordan.

Project key figures

  • 33 MW
  • 76 ha
  • Single-axis tracker
  • BYD polycrystalline
  • SMA
  • 78,000 MWh per annum
  • 15,000 households

Ownership and PPA

PPA with NEPCO for a period of 20 years

Project owners:

Scatec Solar ASA (Norway)
European Jordanian Renewable Energy Project (EJRE)
Green Land Alternative Energy Project (GLAE)

Project development

The EJRE/GLAE projects reached financial close in May 2015.

Project Execution

The construction of the two power plants with combined capacity of 33 MW commenced in the second half of 2015. Scatec Solar has the leading role for all EPC activities and is also responsible for managing the construction phase.

Operation and maintenance

Scatec Solar will be operator of the plants through an O&M service contract.

“Securing financing for the Jordanian projects was an important milestone for Scatec Solar, and an important contribution to meet our ambition of continued strong growth as an independent solar power producer. I am pleased to see that our approach to team up with local partners and strong finance institutions bring about such great results".

Raymond Carlsen - CEO

Project highlights

First solar investment in the region

  • Together with the project, Oryx, the two solar power plants are the first to be constructed by Scatec Solar in the Middle East.

Socially responsible

  • CO2 reduction of 48,000 tons per annum

Project timeline

  • Mar 2014

    Power Purchase Agreement