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April 6, 2020
Kingdom pre-selects ACWA, First Solar, Marubeni, Masdar and others for projects ranging from 20MW to 600MW, with ultra-low prices heralding new PV boost in Middle Eastern kingdom.
January 10, 2020
Middle Eastern kingdom launches third round of renewable programme to find developers for four solar plants, adding to the six PV projects yet to be awarded under the second round.
January 29, 2019
Saudi Arabia has launched the second round of its solar power tender programme with a request for proposals for 1.5GW of solar.
November 15, 2018
A consortium of Saudi-based developer ACWA Power and contractor AlGihaz have closed financing of the SAR1.2 billion (US$319 million) Sakaka solar project standing at 300MW in Al Jouf, Saudi Arabia, a project that attracted headlines across the world last year after the government chose ACWA Power despite Masdar putting in the lowest ever solar bid.
March 28, 2018
The Softbank Vision Fund will begin a major investment partnership with Saudi Arabia that could see 200GW of solar generation capacity installed.
February 6, 2018
ACWA will sign a PPA for one of the lowest ever solar tariffs of Halala 8.7815/kWh (~US$2.342) tomorrow.
January 22, 2018
Saudi’s initial solar bids for the 300MW Sakaka project slipped below two US cents per kWh, but the lowest bid was rejected. We take a look at a claim that its championing of bifacial technology was the root cause.
January 18, 2018
Saudi Arabia plans to tender seven solar projects with a combined capacity of 3.3GW during 2018, according to a statement from Turki Al Shehri, head of the country's Renewable Energy Project Development Office (REPDO), confirming news from Bloomberg earlier this week.
January 8, 2018
Saudi Arabia’s omittance of the lowest ever solar bid from the final shortlist of its 300MW solar tender may have been a measure to restore investor confidence in the future of the market, according to a representative of global analyst firm GTM Research.
January 5, 2018
UPDATED: Saudi Arabia’s Renewable Energy Project Development Office (REPDO) has shortlisted local firm Acwa Power and a consortium led by Japanese conglomerate Marubeni Corporation to develop 300MW of solar PV in Sakaka, Al Jouf.

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