Daman Solar Plant, Kandahar, Afghanistan

Last Modified: Sat Dec 02 2017 04:05:36 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 10 MW
    planned installed capacity of the Daman Solar Plant, located near the southern city of Kandahar.
  • ? GWh
    of electricity will be generated per year. It will provide electricity to an industrial park, thus enabling additional private sector investment in the area.
  • 80
    acres of land in Daman district will be used for the solar plant.
  • ?
    solar panels will be installed.
  • 4
    major organisations involved: Project Developer: Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat (DABS), EPC and O&M: Dynasty Oil & Gas, Finance: USAID, Distributor: DABS.
  • $19 million
    Project cost. $10 million in incentive funds provided by USAID to mitigate the risk to the contractor, Dynasty Oil & Gas, Ltd.
  • ?
    peak jobs that will be created.
  • 15 year
    PPA signed between DABS and Dynasty.
  • 24 Sep 2017
    A ceremonial groundbreaking event held which was attended by government officials including CEO Abdullah Abdullah and representatives USAID,DABS and Dynasty.