Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia targets 2.7 GW Concentrated Solar Power in 2030

The Renewable Energy Project Development Office of Saudi Arabia (REPDO) published the "Saudi Arabia's Renewable Energy Program 2030" earlier on January 9th, the country's renewables target for 2023 has been revised up from 9.5 GW to 27.3 GW, and that for 2030 set at 58.7 GW, of which 40GW [...]

Saudi Arabia could start using concentrated solar power in district cooling

The ongoing development of solar power in Saudi Arabia as an alternative source of energy could gain wide adoption in its growing district cooling industry. Two researchers, Guiseppe Franchini and Antonio Perdichizzi, from the University of Bergamo have proposed an alternative cooling technology; using a thermal form of solar energy [...]

Saudi Arabia SEC starts operating 50 MW through the concentrated solar power (CSP) in Waad Al-Shamal

The Saudi Electricity Company (SEC) has started operating a combined cycle power plant in the Waad Al-Shamal Mining City, located south of Turaif in the Northern Border Region. The plant, costing over SR3.75 billion, has a total capacity of 1,390 megawatt (MW) electricity, of which 50 MW will come [...]

Saudi Arabia to become major solar power exporter under new plan

The Saudi solar initiative will diversify the national economy and stimulate investment in non-oil industries. The project will also reduce solar power production costs and create employment opportunities, with up to 100,000 jobs in solar power schemes alone. Saudi Arabia has unveiled plans to transform its solar power production, [...]

Particle Receiver for Concentrated Solar Power to power up commercially in Saudi Arabia

A new solar technology is twice as efficient, cutting the cost of solar thermal energy, by raising operating temperatures to 1,000°C, almost twice the 565°C molten salt temperature in current concentrated solar power (CSP) tower plants. For most innovative research in clean energy, the dreaded "Valley of Death" after [...]

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+00:0025-04-2017|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+00:0023-02-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , |