Philadelphia Solar to build 11 MW PV plant expansion in Jordan

Jordan-based PV module and mounting system provider Philadelphia Solar Co. signed a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Irbid District Electricity Company for the 11 MW expansion of Al Badiya Power Generation. According to the company, the plant is considered the largest power storage plant in the Middle East and the region to date. The expansion will consist of approximately 34,350 polycrystalline panels (320 W each), Philadelphia Solar made single axis tracking system (type PS-1P-Tracker), and a 12 MWh Lithium Ion energy storage system.
The signing ceremony took place in Irbid in the presence of, amongst others, the Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources, Saleh Al Kharabsha and Ahmad Thainat, General Manager of Irbid District Electricity Company.

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