26 Apr '17, 12pm

ACWA Power Will Bid to Build Saudi Arabian Solar Energy Project

ACWA Power International will bid to build a solar energy project in Saudi Arabia, part of the kingdom’s $50 billion push to temper domestic oil use. Riyadh-based ACWA received a request for proposals last week from Saudi Arabia’s energy ministry to develop the 300-MW solar project in Sakaka, Rajit Nanda, ACWA’s chief investment officer, said Tuesday in an interview in Dubai. It’s also considering bidding for other solar projects in Oman, Jordan and the United Arab Emirates, he said. Saudi Arabia kicked off its renewables push in January announcing plans for the solar plant and a 400-MW wind plant. Saudi Arabia plans to develop almost 10 GW of renewable energy by 2023, requiring investment of $30 billion to $50 billion, Energy Minister Khalid Al-Falih said in January. Middle Eastern countries also including the United Arab Emirates, Jordan and Morocco are developing wind a...

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