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With Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) as its sole offtaker, the 100MW project in Amin, Oman, is said to be the world's first utility-scale PV project to have an oil and gas company as the sole wholesale buyer of power.
The Authority for Electricity Regulation Oman (AER) has initiated its plan to install rooftop PV on more than 30% of Omani rooftops by contracting UK-based firm PassivSystems to consult on the first phase.
Oman’s state-owned oil and gas company Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) has issued an Expression of Interest (EOI) document for its first renewable energy project, a 100MW(AC) solar farm to be built in the southern region of the country.