Top 10 - Solar Projects Saudi Arabia

COMMISIONED PROJECTS
No. Name Current Size Owner Com. Date
1 Saudi Aramco Solar Car Park 10.5 MW Saudi Aramco [SA]
2012
2 Princess Noura Bint Abul Rahman University 25 MWth Princess Noura Bint Abdulrahman University for Women
2012
3 King Abdulaziz International Airport Development Project 5.4 MW General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA)
2013
4 KAPSARC project 3.5 MW Saudi Aramco
2013
5 KAUST Solar Park 2 MW Saudi Aramco
2010
6 Pilot project 500 kW Saudi Electricity Company (SEC) and Showa Shell Sekiyu
2011
7 King Abdullah Financial District project 200 kW KAUST
2012

PLANNED / UNDER CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS
No. Name Current Size Owner Com. Date
8 Solar Energy Project 100 MW Mecca
2018
9 Al Khafji plant 10 MW -
2014/2015
10 KAPSARC II project 1.8 MW Saudi Aramco
2014

Detailed Information

#1
Saudi Aramco Solar Car Park
Size: 10.5 MW Location: Dhahran, Ash Sharqiyah
Energy Generation: 17.5 GWh/yr Type: Carpark mounted array
Owner: Saudi Aramco [SA] Commission Date: December 2012
Contractor: Belectric and Sun & Life
#2
Princess Noura Bint Abul Rahman University
Size: 25 MWth Location: Riyadh
Energy Generation: 900,000 Liters Storage Type: Solar Thermal Plant
Owner: University Commission Date: April 2012
Contractor: Millennium Energy Industries
#3
King Abdulaziz International Airport Development Project
Size: 5.4 MW Location: Jeddah
Energy Generation: 9,3 GWh/yr Type: Ground mounted system
Owner: GACA Commission Date: June 2013
Contractor: -
#4
KAPSARC Project
Size: 3.5 MW Location: KAPSARC Riyadh
Energy Generation: 5,8 GWh/yr Type: Ground mounted system
Owner: Saudi Aramco Commission Date: January 2013
Contractor: Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd.
#5
KAUST Solar Park
Size: 2 MW Location: Thuwal
Energy Generation: 3,332 GWh/yr Type: Rooftop mounted array
Owner: Saudi Aramco Commission Date: May 2010
Contractor: Conergy, National Solar Systems
#6
Pilot Project
Size: 500 kW Location: Farasan Island, Jazan
Energy Generation: 864 MWh/yr Type: Ground mounted array
Owner: SECO & Showa Shell Sekiyu Commission Date: 2011
Contractor: Solar Frontier
#7
King Abdullah Financial District project
Size: 200 kW Location: Riyadh
Energy Generation: 330 MWh/yr Type: Rooftop mounted array
Owner: KAUST Commission Date: 2012
Contractor: Conergy, MTTS

#8
Solar Energy Project
Size: 100 MW Location: Mecca
Energy Generation: 385 GWh/yr Type: Utility-scale plant
Owner: Mecca Commission Date: 2018
Contractor: Rolls-Royce, General Electric
#9
Al Khafji Plant
Size: 10 MW Location: Al Khafji
Energy Generation: - Type: Seawater Desalination
Owner: - Commission Date: 2014/2015
Contractor: KACST
#10
KAPSARC II Project
Size: 1.8 MW Location: KAPSARC Riyadh
Energy Generation: 3 GWh/yr Type: Ground mounted system
Owner: Saudi Aramco Commission Date: 2014
Contractor: Phoenix Solar