Launch of the First Utility Scale Solar PV Independent Power Project in the Sultanate of Oman (500MW)
02 Jan 2018

The Oman Power and Water Procurement Company SAOC (OPWP), a member of Nama Group, is responsible for procuring new capacity for power and water and for purchasing and selling the output in the Sultanate of Oman in accordance with the requirements of the law for the regulation and privatisation of the electricity and related water sector promulgated by Royal Decree 78/2004 as amended and the OPWP license.

In line with Oman‘s vision to diversify fuel sources through the use of clean energy for power generation, OPWP is planning to develop its first large utility scale Solar PV independent power project (Project) with capacity of 500 MW. The Project will be located at lbri which is around 300 km west from Muscat. The Project is to be developed as a private sector project by appropriately qualified Developers. OPWP is announcing the launch of the qualification process for the Developers through the launch of the Request for Qualification (RFQ) document. The RFQ is formally available for purchase from the offices of OPWP from 28 December 2017 to 18 January 2018. OPWP offices are located on Floor 5, Building 5, Muscat Grand Mal|,Tilal Complex, Al KhuwairAl Janubiyyah, Muscat and the RFQ is available for collection between the hours of 08.30 to 15.00 from Sunday to Thursday.

The tender details are provided below:


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