Weekly MENA Newsletter will be delivered to your email in PDF format every Friday (52 Issues per Year).
The Saudi Energy Ministry’s Renewable Energy Project Development Office (Repdo) has shortlisted two bids for a 300MW solar PV plant. Saudi Arabia’s first utility-scale solar project to be built at Sakaka in the northern Al-Jawf region forms part of Round 1 of the kingdom’s National Renewables Energy Program (NREP).
Shortlisted are local private energy developer Acwa Power, which bid alone, and a consortium of Japan’s Marubeni and local firm Juffali Energy & Utilities.
The Acwa and Marubeni/Juffali bids – offering power at US¢2.34/kWh and US¢2.66/kWh respectively – were the second and third lowest of eight bids announced by Repdo in October.
DON'T HAVE AN ACCOUNT?
NEED TO UPGRADE YOUR CURRENT SUBSCRIPTION?
By upgrading your Print or Digital subscription you will gain access to the MEES Archives Database with past articles and data dating back from 1984.UPGRADE