EWEC - Al Ajban Solar PV IPP

General Information
Owner Emirates Water and Electricity Company
Masterplan Project (Parent Profile)
Location Abu Dhabi, Emirate of Abu Dhabi, UAE
Status --
Sector Power, Generation, Solar Power Farm
Contract Type Build Operate Transfer (BOT)
Onshore/Offshore Onshore
Greenfield/Brownfield Greenfield
Progress 0
Estimated Budget Value ---
Contract Value 0
Net Value $1125m
Award Date January 2023
Completion Date December 2026
Last Updated On May 2022
ProjectId (Old, New) 49192, 318509


Emirates Water & Electricity Company (EWEC) is planning to construct Al Ajban solar PV power plant (IPP) in Abu Dhabi, the UAE.

The US$1125 million project includes the following:

1. Construction of 1,500 MW power plant

2. Installation of solar panels of PV modules

3. Construction of control rooms

4. Construction of the operating building

5. Construction of associated facilities

Second Section

16 May 2022

The integration of a battery energy storage system in the project is not yet decided however, it will be confirmed once the RFP is issued. (Source: MEED)

10 May 2022

Expression of Interest (EOI) has been issued for the developers with a submission deadline on May 27, 2022.

25 January 2022

Ewec is evaluating bids for the contract to provide financial advisory services for the project. Deloitte, EY and Alderbrook Finance and US/India-based Synergy Consulting has submitted a proposal for the advisory contract. (Source: MEED)

15 June 2021

The project was in the Study stage as per the last update in November 2020. Since then, neither information has been procured related to its progress, nor obtainable from contact with key stakeholders. We believe the project to still be in the Study and have amended the project dates accordingly. We will continue our efforts to obtain information on this project.

19 November 2020

The project is in study stage and the time frame for the RFP issue for the consultancy package is yet unknown.

07 August 2020

The project was in the Study stage as per the last update in May 2020. Since then, neither information has been procured related to its progress, nor obtainable from contact with key stakeholders. We believe the project to still be in the Study and have amended the project dates accordingly. We will continue our efforts to obtain information on this project.

06 May 2020

No further information has been procured related to RFP for consultancy package. We believe the project to still be in the Study stage and have amended the project dates accordingly. We will continue our efforts to obtain information on this project.

24 January 2020

The client is assessing various site options for the project and RFP for the consultancy package could be issued in February 2020. (Source: MEED)