ACWA Power and the Water and Electricity Holding Co. (Badeel), a unit owned by Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund (PIF), have signed PPAs for the development of a 2060 MW solar PV plant in Al Shuaibah, Makkah province, Saudi Arabia.
Doosan Enerbility has signed a $1.2 billion contract with Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power (KHNP) to construct the turbine island at the El Dabaa Nuclear Power Plant in Egypt.
Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) plans to set up a new utility-scale solar power project, along with a battery storage system, in the northern part of its Block 6 concession in Oman.
A spokesman for President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi of Egypt said that the country was considering cooperation with Norway’s Scatec for construction of a 3 GW wind power generation project and other renewable energy projects.
Sohar Aluminium has signed a 10-year services contract for GE Gas Power to provide repairs, maintenance, and parts for four GT13E2 gas turbines and four generators at its site in Oman.
QatarEnergy has awarded a $630 million contract to Samsung C&T to build two solar power plants with a combined capacity of 875 MW.
ACWA Power has signed an agreement with Uzbekistan’s Ministry of Energy to develop a 1.5 GW wind project in the Karakalpakstan region.
The Russian state-owned company Rosatom has announced that the main construction for the fourth and final unit of the Akkuyu nuclear power plant in Turkey has started.
Sertavul has chosen GE and Inogen to build one of the first hybrid wind and solar power projects in Turkey.
A consortium led by Acwa Power has signed a project agreement to develop a 1.1 GW wind project in Egypt, with an investment value of $1.5 billion.