The Renewable Energy Project Development Office (Repdo) of Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Energy has shortlisted qualified companies for round one of a renewables program targeting 3.45GW of capacity by 2020 and 9.5GW by 2030.

Repdo has qualified 27 companies for a 300MW solar photovoltaic (PV) project and 24 for a 400MW wind farm, out of 128 applications for a tender begun in late February. The companies have been selected to be managing participants, technical participants or to fulfil both roles (see table). (CONTINUED - 739 WORDS)