In Egypt, resort of Soma Bay is now powered by solar energy. A clean solar energy plant was recently commissioned by Taqa Arabia, a Cairo-based company.
Inauguration ceremony was attended by officials from Taqa Arabia, which owns the solar power plant, as well as Ibrahim El-Missiri, the chairman and CEO of (ASDC).
Solar power plant, which has a capacity of 5 MWp, was built by Taqa Power, the subsidiary of Taqa Arabia Group. The clean electricity is sold to ASDC under a 30-year power purchase agreement.
“Our main objective is to generate the required energy using solar to reduce electricity and seawater desalination costs.