Power & Renewables

Middle East & Africa October 2018

Regional analysis & forecasts
Middle East & Africa

Kuwait is set to boost its solar capacity, although it will struggle to meet its target of sourcing 15% of its power from renewables by 2030. Kuwait National Petroleum Company launched a long-awaited tender in September for the 1.5 GW Dabdaba solar project. The project will be developed at the Al Shagaya renewables complex, which also hosts the country’s first utility-scale solar facility, a 60 MW concentrated solar power plant that has yet to come online. Kuwait’s existing renewable capacity consists of small-scale installations –...