KSA to Tender 2.22 GW of Solar in 2019 and Wants 40 GW in 2030
10 Jan 2019
The Renewable Energy Project Development Office of Saudi Arabia is planning to tender 11 PV power projects with a combined capacity of 2,225 MW this year. The country’s solar target for 2023 has been revised up from 5.9 GW to 20 GW, and that for 2030 set at 40 GW. Some 11 solar projects are set to be tendered this year, the largest of them the Alfaisalia project, with a10 capacity of 600 MW. REPDO is intending to tender another four projects with an installed capacity of 300 MW each named Rabigh, Jeddah, Alras and Saad.