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Saudi Arabia sends qualification request for 4 solar projects

The projects are under the management of the National Renewable Energy Program.

The Saudi Power Procurement Company (SPPC) has initiated a fifth round of solar projects under the National Renewable Energy Program (NREP) with an accumulated capacity of 3,700 megawatts (MW), with the release of a request for qualification (RFQ).

Amongst the projects in Round 5 are the 2,000 MW alternating current (MWac) Al Sadawi independent power producer (IPP), the 1,000 MWac Al Masa’a IPP, the 400 MWac Al Henakiyah 2 IPP, and the 300 MWac Rabigh 2 IPP.

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All are operated under NREP with its goal of achieving an optimal energy portfolio, a displacement of liquid fuel in the power sector, and a 50% supplication of electricity through renewable energy by 2030.

At present, SPPC has granted over 12.6 gigawatts of renewable energy capacity under the supervision of NREP.

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