Egypt : 7 reasons why Aswan's Benban became the world's capital of solar energy
- 02 November 2020 / News / 164 / Emerging Africa
CAIRO - 1 November 2020: Benban Solar Park of Aswan will soon become the world's capital of solar energy for hosting the largest concentration of power-generating solar plants at a capacity of 1,465 megawatts. Below is a listicle of how what the park offers:
1 - The site hosts 40 solar power stations that are under construction.
2 - Each station has a capacity of 50 megawatss.
3 - For the first time in Egypt, the transformer units were all constructed as gas insulated substations (GIS).
4 - Fuel is saved during the operation of the solar stations.
5 - Using clean renewable energy.
6 - It is the largest concentration of non-storage photovoltaic power stations in the world.
7 - The training and the creation of job opportunities during the implementation of the project and after commercial operation of investor stations.