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Table 2

PV installation in GCC countries with cost per solar Watt [25].

  Project name Location Type of installations Capacity
(Max Peak DC)
Year built Cost Annual generation Normalized annual generation
1 Masdar Abu Dhabi, UAE Ground Mount 10 MWp 2009 $5/W 17.5 GWh 1.75 MWh/MW
2 KAUST Solar Park KAUST Saudi Arabia Rooftop 2 MWp 2010 $7/W 3.3 GWh 1.65 MWh/MW
3 Saudi Aramco Solar Car Park Dhahran Saudi Arabia Mixed (car park, rooftop, trees, pole mount) 10.5 MWp 2012 $10/W 17.5 GWh 1.67 MWh/MW
4 KAPSARC Project–1 Riyadh Saudi Arabia Ground Mount 3.5 MWp 2013 $4.5/W 5.8 GWh 1.66 MWh/MW
5 KAPSARC Project–2 Riyadh Saudi Arabia Ground Mount 1.8 MWp 2014 $3.5/W 2.9 GWh 1.61 MWh/MW
6 Kuwait oil company Umm Gudair Kuwait Ground Mount 5 MWp 2014 $5.6/W 8 MWh 1.68 MWh/MW
7 BAPCO pilot project BAPCO, Bahrain Mixed (14 locations) 5 MWp 2014 $5/W 8.3 GWh 1.66 MWh/MW
8 TATWEER Bahrain Ground Mount 1 MW 2016 $1.5–1.8 1.9 GWh 1.9 MWh/MW

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