SPPC releases RFQ for round 5 solar projects with total capacity 3700 mw


Riyadh, Nov. 12 (BNA): The Saudi Power Procurement Company (SPPC) has released request for qualification (RFQ) for the fifth round of solar projects under the National Renewable Energy Programme (NREP) which is led and supervised by the Ministry of Energy.

 The combined capacity of Round 5 projects is approximately 3700 MW; the projects are as follows:

 1.The [2000] MWac Al Sadawi IPP to be located in the Eastern province, KSA.

 2.The [1000] MWac Al Masa’a IPP to be located in the Hail province, KSA.

 3.The [400] MWac Al Henakiyah 2 IPP to be located in Madinah province, KSA.

 4.The [300] MWac Rabigh 2 IPP to be located in the Makkah Province, KSA.

 These projects are part of NREP, which aims to achieve the optimal energy mix, displacing liquid fuels in the Kingdom’s power sector and supply 50% of its electricity from renewable energy by 2030.

SPPC is responsible for the predevelopment, tendering, and subsequently offtaking the Energy from the projects. To date, SPPC has awarded over 12.6 GW of renewable energy capacity under NREP, Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.

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