Saudi Arabia SPPC launches tender for 3,3GW solar and wind projects

On September 26, Saudi Arabia launched the tender for a total of 2 solar and 3 wind projects. These projects, launched by SPPC (Saudi Power Procurement Company), are part of the Saudi Arabian authorities' Vision 2030, which sets a firm target for renewable energies to account for 50% of the country's energy mix by 2030. With more than 3GW of solar and wind projects connected or under construction today, this Round 4 will add a total of 3.3 GW. The solar projects are Tarbajal 400 MW and Al Henakiyah 1.1GW. As for wind, they total 1.8GW and are Yambu 700MW, Al-Ghat 600MW and Turaif 500MW. The PPAs for these projects are expected to close in mid-2023.  Read more