UL teams with GCC Laboratories in Saudi Arabia

With several MENA region countries expected to become gigawatt solar markets in 2018 and beyond, global certification organization UL has teamed with Saudi Arabian-based government body, GCC Laboratories to provide a suite of services to the downstream PV project sector.

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).

Saudi energy minister wants investors for PV export industry

Saudi Arabia’s energy minister has said he believes it will be impossible to keep fossil fuel resources “in the ground” even in the next 50 years but nonetheless sees his country as an ideal potential manufacturer-exporter of PV panels.