Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia invests in Concentrated Solar Power

Saudi Arabia has big plans for Renewable Energy with a target of 9.5GW by 2023. The government intends to invest between $30 billion and $50 billion across 60 projects, with 1 GW of capacity earmarked for Concentrated Solar Power (CSP), according to the Renewable Energy Project Development Office (REPDO), [...]

Saudi Arabia Linear Fresnel System Concentrated Solar Power Commissioned Successfully

A 124kWt linear Fresnel system, supported by Soltigua together with its project partner IRIS Technologies, is in the successful commissioning in Saudi Arabia recently, which marks another step towards green energy in the MENA region. Soltigua provides both the linear Fresnel and a containerized Balance of Plant for the solar [...]

MENA/Chile: Concentrated Solar Power Benchmark Costs

A tender for 94.5 USD/MWhel in Dubai and an R&D initiative called SunShot in the United States have shown how the cost of concentrated solar power (CSP) could be lowered at a steady pace thanks to economies of scale and optimised manufacturing and operation. Though the solar power market [...]

Saudi Arabian hybrid solar-gas plants produce world cheapest Concentrated Solar Power

Under the management of Saudi Electricity Company (SEC), Saudi is planning its first ISCC project combined with CSP---Duba 1 ISCC power station. It will be 50 MW solar parabolic trough of the plant's total 605 MW of capacity. The other ISCC project, 1,390 MW Waad Al Shamal plant with 50 [...]

Saudi Arabia to build 1 GW of Concentrated Solar Power capacity by 2023

Saudi Arabia plans to build 1 GW of Concentrated Solar Power capacity by 2023, according to the government's newly created Renewable Energy Project Development Office (REPDO). Saudi Arabia's National Renewable Energy Program (NREP) has set a target of 9.5 GW of renewable energy capacity by 2023 as the country [...]

Saudi Arabia to build 1 GW of Concentrated Solar Power capacity by 2023

Saudi Arabia plans to build 1 GW of Concentrated Solar Power capacity by 2023, according to the government's newly created Renewable Energy Project Development Office (REPDO). Saudi Arabia's National Renewable Energy Program (NREP) has set a target of 9.5 GW of renewable energy capacity by 2023 as the country looks [...]

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-megawatt solar project in Sakaka, Rajit Nanda, [...]

2017-04-25T15:54:50+00:00 25-04-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , , |

Saudi Arabia invites bids for 700MW renewable energy projects

Saudi Arabia has invited pre-qualification bids from leading global and regional construction companies to develop 700MW renewable energy projects under the first phase of its National Renewable Energy Programme, said a report. The Phase One projects include a 300 MW solar facility at Sakaka in the kingdom’s northern Al Jouf [...]

2017-02-23T08:56:02+00:00 23-02-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , |

Saudi Arabia plans to develop Concentrated Solar Power

Saudi Arabia plans to launch its first bid round for 700 MW of solar and wind projects in the coming weeks, Khalid Al-Falih the country’s minister of energy announced in Abu Dhabi on January 16.The new renewable energy tenders will be split into three rounds and CSP projects will be [...]

Saudi Arabia tenders open up new CSP power, desalination markets

Growing power demand and desalination needs present a major opportunity for new CSP with storage to complement rising PV dispatch in Saudi Arabia’s renewables push, industry experts told New Energy Update. Saudi Arabia plans to launch its first bid round for 700 MW of solar and wind projects in the [...]

2017-02-08T21:14:53+00:00 08-02-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , |

ACWA Power sets up new renewable energy unit

ACWA Power has set up a new business that will house its existing renewable energy portfolio and drive the firm's expansion in emerging market renewables, the company said on Wednesday. Chris Ehlers, currently chief operating officer of renewables at ACWA Power, has been appointed chief executive officer of the new [...]

2016-12-27T14:56:44+00:00 09-11-2016|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , |

A comprehensive renewable energy program for Saudi Vision 2030

As widely reported, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia recently issued its Vision 2030 plan along with the supplementing National Transformation Program 2020. Together these plans set far-reaching goals to transform the Kingdom’s oil-dependent economy to one which is diverse, sustainable and at the crossroads of international trade. A significant target under [...]

2016-12-27T14:57:03+00:00 14-07-2016|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , , |

Saudi Arabia’s Acwa Power could soon be bidding on Concentrated Solar Power projects

On May 1, turning the sun’s rays into energy became cheaper than burning coal, oil or natural gas. Bids to build and operate a mega solar power plant for the government of Dubai were stunningly low, with the winning bid of 2.99 cents per kilowatt hour belonging to Masdar, a [...]