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Shams Ma'an Solar Power Plant

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Shams Ma'an Power Plant is a 160 MW photovoltaic power station in Ma'an, Jordan. As of 2018, it is the second largest solar power plant in the region. It was inaugurated on October 8, 2016, as part of Jordan's long-term plan to diversify its energy resources.

Shams Ma'an
Shams Ma'an Solar Power Plant in 2016
CountryJordan
LocationMa'an
Coordinates30°9′3.6″N 35°49′28.4″E / 30.151000°N 35.824556°E / 30.151000; 35.824556Coordinates: 30°9′3.6″N 35°49′28.4″E / 30.151000°N 35.824556°E / 30.151000; 35.824556
StatusOperational
Construction began2014
Commission dateOctober 8, 2016
Construction cost$160 million
Owner(s)Shams Ma'an Company
Operator(s)Jordan National Electric Power Company (NEPCO)
Solar farm
TypeFlat-panel PV
Site area1.9 square kilometres (0.73 sq mi)
Power generation
Nameplate capacity160 MWp
Annual net output160 MW

The plant produces 1% of Jordan's total electrical energy production, with the project costing around $160 million.[1][2]

Shams Ma'an Solar Power Plant in 2016

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  1. ^ "Maan boasts largest solar power plant in region". Jordan Times. 2016-10-04. Retrieved 2016-10-12.
  2. ^ الخطيب, قاسم (10 October 2016). "افتتاح محطة شمس معان للطاقة الشمسية اليوم". الدستور (in Arabic). Retrieved 22 October 2018.