South Delta Electricity Distribution Company launched a solar tender to construct 11 rooftop solar power plants. The company’s CEO, Mohamed Asal, stated that the projects will have a capacity of 190KW and will use photovoltaic to transfer solar power into electricity, reported Al Mal News.

The company will be receiving bids during early November, with the tender closing by the mid of the month. Companies applying for the bid will submit EGP 2000 as a primarily security amount out of the EGP 150,000 that should be paid in total. The solar power projects will be self-funded.

This comes as the South Delta Electricity Distribution Company has finalized establishing 16 rooftop photovoltaic solar plants atop the company’s premises and surrounding residential buildings.

Moreover, the Egyptian Electricity Holding Company’s CEO, Al Huseiny Al Far, stated that the Egyptian Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy has recently launched tenders to establish more than 20 rooftop solar power plants. Two new plants have been established, bringing the total number of rooftop solar facilities to 27  atop 14 buildings that house electricity production and distribution companies, each with a capacity of 40KW.