Al Kharsaah Solar

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This article is part of the Global Solar Power Tracker, a Global Energy Monitor project.

Other names: Siraj-1 solar power plant, West Doha Solar Power Plant

Al Kharsaah Solar (local name: محطة الخرسعة للطاقة الشمسية ١, محطة الخرسعة للطاقة الشمسية ٢) is a solar farm under construction in Al-Kharsaah, Doha, Qatar.


Project Details

The solar farm has two phase that is at least 20 MW. (Read more about solar capacity ratings.)

Table 1: Phase-level project details for Al Kharsaah Solar

Phase name Status Commissioning year Nameplate capacity Owner Operator
1 Construction[1] 2021[2] 350 MWp/dc[2][3] TotalEnergies & Marubeni [40%]; Siraj Energy [60%][3] Siraj 1 SPV[2]
2 Development[2] 2022 (planned)[3] 450 MWp/dc[2][3] TotalEnergies & Marubeni [40%]; Siraj Energy [60%][3] Siraj 1 SPV[2]

Location

Table 2: Phase-level location details for Al Kharsaah Solar

Phase name Location Coordinates (WGS 84)
1 Al-Kharsaah, Doha, Qatar[2][4] 25.3171, 51.5122 (approximate)[2]
2 Al-Kharsaah, Doha, Qatar[2][4] 25.3171, 51.5122 (approximate)[2]

The map below shows the approximate locations of the solar farm phases:

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Additional data

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References

  1. "Al Kharsaah Solar Power Plant To Start Operations This Year". The Peninsula Qatar. March 10, 2021. Archived from the original on July 27, 2021. Retrieved December 13, 2021.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 2.8 2.9 "Total To Develop Qatar'S First Large-Scale (800 Mwp) Solar Plant". Total Energies. Archived from the original on August 13, 2021. Retrieved December 13, 2021.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 https://totalenergies.com/projects/renewables-electricity/al-kharsaah-pioneering-solar-power-plant-qatar. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Qatar General Electricity & Water Corporation". Kahra Maa. Archived from the original on August 13, 2021. Retrieved December 13, 2021.