Power & Renewables

Middle East & Africa February 2019

Regional analysis & forecasts
Middle East & Africa

Saudi Arabia is stepping up efforts to boost its renewable energy capacity. The Renewable Energy Project Development Office has announced plans to develop 1.7 GW of solar PV capacity this year across seven independent power projects (IPPs) worth a total of $1.5 billion. Expressions of interest have been requested for the 50 MW Madinah project, the 45 MW Rafha plant, the 200 MW Qurayyat plant, the 800 MW Al Faisaliah project, the 300 MW Rabigh project, the 300 MW Jeddah project and the 20 MW...