Oman

Oman mulls thermal concentrated solar power project

The Oman Power and Water Procurement Company (OPWP) — the sole procurer of new electricity and water capacity under the Sector Law — is mulling plans to set up the first-ever solar thermal project to support the future energy requirements of the Special Economic Zone (SEZ) at Duqm. The [...]

IRENA: Middle East Voncentrated Solar Power cost reductions require creative financing

Developers of large-scale renewable energy projects in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) must use innovative financing structures to minimize costs amid a growing demand for funding, the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) said in a report on the Middle East region, published January 15. The GCC members are Saudi Arabia, [...]

MMEC Mannesmann partners with ACWA Power and incorporates Sohar Calciner to boost Oman’s aluminum industry

MMEC Mannesmann, a leading German engineering contractor in the field of petroleum coke calcining partners with ACWA Power, the leading developer, owner, and operator of power generation and water desalination plants, to develop the ‘Sohar Calciner’ project in Oman. The state-of-the-art plant will be the first of its kind [...]

Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) to be part of Oman’s renewables portfolio

Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) projects — involving the use of mirrors in place of photovoltaic (PV) panels in the electricity generation process — will be part of a sizable portfolio of utility-scale renewable energy schemes envisaged for development in the Sultanate in the coming years. According to a key official [...]

2018-12-30T16:37:58+00:0030-12-2018|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , |

GlassPoint, Occidental set to develop 2GW Oman concentrated solar power plant

US-based GlassPoint Solar, a leading supplier of solar energy to the oil and gas industry, said it has signed a deal with Occidental of Oman for the development of a 2 GW solar thermal energy plant at the Mukhaizna oilfield in the sultanate. As the lead developer of the proposed [...]

Concentrated Solar Power GlassPoint partners with Napco

Through its partnership with the National Aluminum Products Company (Napco), Oman’s largest aluminium provider, GlassPoint Solar, continues to generate sustainable in-country value (ICV) within the Sultanate. Building the Miraah solar plant with Petroleum Development Oman (PDO), GlassPoint is committed to developing a solar hub in Oman and contributing to the [...]

Oman warming up to concentrated solar power

Another Middle Eastern country is warming up to concentrated solar power, with Oman planning to generate 90 megawatts of electricity from renewable projects by 2019, according to a top Siemens official in the country. Oman’s experiment with new models in partnership with the private sector and its eagerness in [...]

2017-11-14T13:48:41+00:0014-11-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , |

Developers Complete 1,021 Megawatt Miraah Concentrated Solar Power Plant For Oman Oilfield

Petroleum Development Oman and GlassPoint Solar announced earlier this month the completion of the first block of one of the world’s largest solar plants, the 1,021 megawatt Miraah solar plant that will deliver 6,000 tonnes of steam per day for use on the Amal West oilfield in Oman. On [...]

Miraah concentrated solar power plant in Oman delivers 1st steam for EOR

GlassPoint Solar and partner Petroleum Development Oman (PDO), together building the 1-GW Miraah concentrated solar thermal park in Oman, announced today that the plant’s first block has successfully delivered steam to the Amal West oilfield. The project developers said in a joint statement that the first out of 36 [...]

CSP EOR developer cuts costs on 1 GW Oman Concentrated Solar Power project

GlassPoint Solar and partner Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) have used new designs and manufacturing methods to cut the cost of their 1 GW Miraah CSP enhanced oil recovery (EOR) plant by 55% compared with an earlier project, according to media reports. Glasspoint installed a 7 MWth solar-EOR plant at PDO’s [...]

GlassPoint cuts costs by 55pc at Oman concentrated solar power project

GlassPoint Solar, a leading supplier of solar energy in partnership with Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) reduced costs by 55 per cent as the technology scales up from a seven-megawatt (MW) pilot to Miraah, a one-gigawatt solar thermal project under construction on an oilfield in Oman. These savings resulted from [...]

GlassPoint’s Miraah Concentrated Solar Power project achieves 55% cost savings compared to pilot project

GlassPoint’s Miraah project achieves 55 per cent cost savings compared to the pilot project according to a technical paper co-authored with Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) and presented at SolarPACES 2017. GlassPoint Solar, the leading supplier of solar energy to the oil and gas industry, recently published new cost saving [...]

GlassPoint completes first block of Mirrah concentrated solar power project

GlassPoint Solar recently concluded construction of the first block of its Miraah solar plant, located at the Amal oilfield operated by Petroleum Development Oman (PDO). “Our work was completed safely, on schedule and on budget, and we began producing steam in early September. We are now working alongside our [...]