Kuraymat Solar Power Field

Project Construction and installation of the first parabolic trough solar field in Egypt
Client Egyptian Ministry of Electricity and Energy's New and Renewable Energy Authority (NREA)
Location Egypt
Description Orascom Construction (OC) partnered with Solar Millennium to construct and install Egypt's first hybrid solar-thermal plant. Kuraymat uses parabolic trough technology to produce a total of 150MW electric capacity. The plant supplies nearly 2 million people with power
Scope OC was awarded the Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contract and oversaw the installation and commissioning of the project. OC also partnered with Flagsol (a Solar Milennium subsidiary) to provide operation and maintenance services for two years
Timeline 2007 to 2010 (32 months)

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