A report issued by the Ministry of Electricity, Water and Renewable Energy revealed a plan that includes the establishment of eight future plants to produce 17,300 megawatts to ensure the country’s needs of electricity and water in the face of the “Kuwait 2035” Vision and the increasing demand, which is [...]
The 4 gigawatts Shegaya Park spread on an area of 58 square kilometres is being developed in three phases. The first 70 MW comprising 50 MW of Concentrated Solar Power, 10 MW PV and 10 MW wind power began commercial operation in December 2018, he said. Phase three, called Al [...]
Kuwait has expanded its 2030 renewables target at the Shagaya renewable energy complex to 4 GW but Concentrated Solar Power developers will have to wait until a third phase of development, due online in 2025-26, to secure projects, Osamah Alsayegh, Executive Director of Energy & Building Research Center at KISR, [...]
Developed by KISR, the Shagaya 50 MW Concentrated Solar Power plant is part of Kuwait First Phase of 2GW Shagaya Renewable Park and has been in full operation since February 2019. The 50 MW CSP project signed EPC contract (USD $385 million) with a consortium consisting of Spanish EPC company [...]
MMYPEM will perform maintenance works in the 50 MW Concentrated Solar Power Shagaya plant, a project where the company was the winning tender for the assembly of the solar field, BOP equipment and turbine. Shagaya 50 MW concentrated solar power (CSP) plant in under the Phase One of 2GW [...]
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, [...]
Shagaya 50MW concentrated solar power (CSP) plant in under the Phase One of 2GW Kuwait Shagaya Renewable Park. As Mr. Oliver Baudson, Managing Director of TSK-Flagsol Engineering talks to CSP Focus, “the CSP project is now under construction, and will be fully completed by the end of this year, [...]
Kuwait is currently finalizing tender terms for a solar CSP EOR plant of capacity up to 100 MWth at Ratqa oilfield, and to launch the tender later this year. Industry sources say that some 11 CSP companies have pre-qualified to bid on the tender. Click to read the news [...]
Kuwait is currently finalizing tender terms for a CSP steam production plant at a heavy crude oilfield operated by the Kuwait Oil Company (KOC). The state-owned operator plans to use solar steam for Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) to reduce natural gas consumption and free up domestic hydrocarbon resources for export, [...]
Shagaya 50MW CSP project, the first commercial CSP plant in Kuwait, is now under construction, and expected to be completed by the year of 2018. Developed by Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR), the project signed EPC contract (USD $385 million) with a consortium consisting of Spanish EPC company TSK [...]
Kuwait is exploring renewable energy-enhanced oil recovery techniques, mainly from concentrated solar power, to slash import bills. Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) said it was in discussions with companies to use concentrated solar power to extract oil as the Opec member country looks for alternative methods to maximise production at a [...]
Kuwait's renewable energy plans show that Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) has a paramount role to play in the country's future energy mix.
The Al Abdaliyah Integrated Solar Combined Cycle Project will be a Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plant, similar to this project built in the UAE by Masdar.