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.

Oman oil and gas firm plans tender for 100MW solar project

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.

Karnataka tenders 860MW of dispersed solar

The Karnataka Renewable Energy Development Limited (KREDL) has issued a request for proposal (RfP) for 860MW of solar, split between 43 taluks with 20MW in each.

Is India’s 20GW+ a year solar plan realistic?

India has announced plans for an unprecedented solar procurement regime that aims to tender 20GW in 2017/18, followed by another 30GW in each of the two following years, but analysts have described the policy as "completely unrealistic".