Saudi Arabia plans 3.3GW of solar tenders in 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.

Saudi solar bids debunked: what we know so far

Yesterday’s record-breaking bid opening in Saudi Arabia for 300MW of solar has grabbed headlines, including on PV Tech, but while the exact parameters of the RfP remain covert, the bid levels have sparked debate about whether such low prices can be possible without some kind of escalating tariff mechanism or other distortion.

Saudi Arabia shortlists 27 companies for 300MW solar tender

The Renewable Energy Project Development Office (REPDO), of Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources, announced Monday that it has tabbed a number of companies for the first round of the National Renewable Energy Program (NREP).