1,500 MW Al-Dibdibah solar photovolaic plant in Shagaya
Kuwait National Petroleum Company (K.S.C.) has launched a tender for procurement, construction, operation, and maintenance of a 1,500 MW solar photovoltaic project named as Al-Dibdibah solar project to be placed in Shagaya Renewable Energy Park (SREP).
The SREP is located in a desert zone approximately 100 km west of Kuwait City, and nearly 10 km from Highway 70. The Al-Dibdibah project will have a total field surface of 32 km², with 1,500 MW of nominal power, and its start-up is foreseen in 2021.
A Consortium led by Alghanim International for General Trading and Contracting Company -major EPC company in Kuwait and Middle East- intends to participate in this tender. Alghanim has appointed IDOM as Technical Advisor for preparing their technical proposal for the tender, in order to optimize the layout, the production, and the LCOE (Levelized Cost Of Energy). The scope of work includes:
- Layout optimization
- Energy yield optimization
- Cost and LCOE optimization
- Review of Consortium technical proposal’s documentation
- Review of main equipment suppliers’ technical documentation