Zafarana Solar PV Plant in Egypt, Gopa Intec

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February 25, 2021


This project has been identified and agreed upon between the Governments of the Arab Republic of Egypt and Federal Republic of Germany in 2020. It is envisaged to be financed through KfW Development Bank in the framework of German Financial Cooperation with Egypt.

The New and Renewable Energy Authority (NREA) has invited techno-commercial bids from international turnkey engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractors for implementation and five years operation of a solar PV plant with a minimum installed capacity of 50 MWp in Zafarana, Egypt.

The project follows the national energy strategy to further expand generation from renewable energy in Egypt. It protects the environment and global climate by producing low carbon electric energy and, avoids greenhouse gas emissions at a reasonable cost.

Zafarana Solar PV Plant (ZSPP)

Zafarana Solar PV Plant (ZSPP) is a solar photovoltaic (PV) power plant to be built near Zafarana, Egypt. The scope of supply includes Designing, planning, engineering, procurement manufacturing/supply), construction/erection, testing, commissioning, five years of operation and maintenance, and an option for four additional five-year operation and maintenance periods of a utility-scale solar PV plant with a nominal installed capacity equal to 50 MWp.

The design lifetime of the PV power plant, building, roads, and equipment shall be at least 25 years.

The Defect Liability Period (DLP) is five (5) years after the plant take-over date (Provisional Acceptance Certificate).

The turnkey contract shall be in accordance with all applicable regulations and guaranteed performance and technical specifications, and according to FIDIC Contract Gold Book (1st Ed. 2008), Conditions of Contract for Design, Build and Operate Projects adjusted for KfW purposes as further detailed in Tender Documents.

  • Construction Management

  • Remote Management Monitoring & Verification