Under-construction Amin project is touted as the Sultanate’s first utility-scale solar scheme and the world’s first in the segment to feature an oil major as the sole offtaker.
Completion of 15MW Al Kharj Solar Project follows consultants’ predictions that Middle Eastern kingdom will grow in five years to install annual solar volumes of 1-5GW.
NADEC inks 25-year PPA with clean energy developer for project to help power complex in country’s east, with plans to launch supply in autumn 2020.
Operational kickoff signals latest step of colossal PV venture in Arabian Gulf state, delivered by Marubeni, JinkoSolar and AD Power consortium.
Deal brings Beijing’s fund for the Belt and Road Initiative closer to 1.668GW Saudi clean energy developer it has partnered with for past PV projects.
Spain’s EPR Solar and Israeli investors to back installation northeast of capital Managua, with plans to deliver a first 50MW batch.
Chinese supplier signs deal with Shanghai Electric for solar project in Dubai.
State utility DEWA hails potential of emerging tech as it issues RFP to assess the feasibility and environmental impacts of potential installation.
Majid Al Futtaim, Shopping mall, communities and retail company with holdings across the Middle East, Africa and Asia, has signed off on a deal with Yellow Door Energy to bring PV power to Carrefour stores in Jordan.
Eni has started building a 10MW project in Tataouine, in the south of Tunisia, having started work on another 5MW plant in the same region in March.
Oil-producing giant aims to diversify from heavy reliance on petroleum and natural gas.
SABIC carrying out feasibility study on PV plant and moves into solar cell and battery storage development.
Fotowatio Renewable Ventures (FRV), part of Abdul Latif Jameel Energy, has started commercial operations at the 66.7MW Al Safawi solar plant in northern Jordan, its third PV project in the country.
EETC wants to progress Egypt's renewable energy programme through auction-based procurement, with advice from the IFC.
The first 25MW will supply power directly to a ferrochrome smelting firm in SOHAR Free Zone.