Saudi invites bids for major 400MW wind-power project


Saudi invites bids for major 400MW wind-power project
  1. Saudi invites bids for major 400MW wind-power project
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    Saudi Arabia is inviting bidders for the construction of a 400MW utility-scale wind-power project, a first of its kind in the…
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The plant is being planned for Dumat Al Jandal, located in the northwestern Al Jouf region, Bloomberg has reported according to an emailed statement from the Energy Ministry.

Companies are being invited to present their qualifications by 10th August and will have through January to submit work proposals, the report informed.

The new announcement falls in line with the country’s plans to develop 30 solar and wind projects over the next 10 years as part of a $50 billion programme to boost power generation and cut its oil consumption.

The country aims to produce 10% of its power from renewable energy by 2023, according to data provided by the news report. As part of this programme the government is already reviewing 51 c…

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