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Saudi Arabia to Offer 1 Gigawatt of Renewable Contracts in 2017

Saudi Arabia will offer as much as 1 gigawatt of contracts to buy renewable electricity by the fourth quarter of this year, a government official said, putting more detail on a program designed to stimulate the kingdom’s wind and solar industry. The government will auction power-purchase agreements covering 620 megawatts of photovoltaic installations and 400 megawatts […]

The Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park Phase II will be managed by GreenPowerMonitor monitoring solutions

A consortium led by ACWA Power and TSK has selected GreenPowerMonitor to provide monitoring solutions to manage the 200 MW Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park in Dubai, the largest renewable energy power plant in the Middle East. GreenPowerMonitor, now part of DNV GL, will deliver PV SCADA, a supervisory control and data acquisition […]

Saudi Energy Minister announces new phase in Kingdom’s power generation as first round bids for Renewable Energy Projects opened

Saudi Arabia is now seeking bids for its first utility-scale renewable energy projects, following the launch today of the round one request for proposal (RFP) stage by His Excellency, Khalid Al Falih, Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources. The RFP is now live on a 300MW solar PV project in Sakaka, with the RFP […]