Saudi Arabia plans 30 wind and solar projects

Saudi Arabia plans to build 30 solar and wind projects over the next 10 years as part of a $50 billion power generation programme.
By Staff reporter 18 April 2017 0 25519

Saudi Arabia plans to build 30 solar and wind projects over the next 10 years as part of a $50 billion power generation programme.

The kingdom intends to produce 10% of its power from renewables by 2023, Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said at a conference in Riyadh on Monday, according to Bloomberg.

Saudi Arabia has invited bids to build 700 MW of wind and solar power capacity and plans to tender for a further 400 MW wind capacity and 620 MW of solar capacity.

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