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Saudi Electricity Company (SEC) has begun technical studies into generating electricity from renewables sources, including a project to identify sites throughout the kingdom which are suitable for solar power plants.
SEC CEO Ziyad al-Shiha says the company’s board has approved an initiative to develop solar and wind projects with a combined capacity of 300MW. These will save the equivalent of 25.5mn barrels of fuel oil through their 25-year operational life, he says. Mr Shiha listed the projects to be developed under the initiative as 50MW solar plants at Aflaj, Al-Jawf and Rafha, a 50MW wind farm at Amlaj, and 50MW solar components in integrated solar combined cycle (ISCC) plants at Dhuba and Waad al-Shamal. (CONTINUED - 605 WORDS)
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