Solar Power Systems for Kuwait Oil Company, Kuwait


Brief Description of Project

Design, supply, and installation of off-grid solar systems in six locations in West Kuwait

Customer and Location: Kuwait Oil Company, Kuwait

Value:                           $0.55 million

Year:                            2010-2011

Detailed Description

This project involved the implementation of off-grid solar power systems in 6 locations in the desert in West Kuwait. The solar systems provide power tofloodlighting around oil wells. Scope of work:

  • Engineering – System Design, Drawings, Factory Acceptance Testing, Site Acceptance Testing
  • Procurement and Delivery
  • Installation, Testing and Commissioning
  • Maintenance

In total 63kWp of highly efficient mono-crystalline solar panels were used. Also included were OpzV batteries, MPPT charge controllers (each 48V 300A), inverters, mounting frames and accessories. All systems were designed by Fortune CP engineers in United Kingdom in accordance to IEC standards and KOC’s strict regulations.The on-site testing, commissioning of works and training of local engineers was done by one of Fortune CP’s engineers.

What made the project a success are factors such as Fortune CP’s experience in implementing solar projects in Middle East, strict adherence to international standards such as IEC, quality products used, and the partnership with a local company KCC Engineering.

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