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Saudi Arabia wind farm’s progress heralds a new era in clean energy

Key construction milestone crossed with delivery of 20 wind turbines for Kingdom’s utility-scale wind farm in Al-Jouf. Kingdom’s renewable energy sector could create up to 750,000 jobs over the next decade, say business leaders. Saudi Arabia has moved a step closer to becoming the Middle East’s pace-setter in green energy and sustainability, with the delivery … Continue reading Saudi Arabia wind farm’s progress heralds a new era in clean energy

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Saudi Arabia’s wind energy, Concentrated Solar Power and PV could generate up to 750,000 jobs by 2030

The development of Saudi Arabia’s renewable energy sector could lead to the creation of up to 750,000 jobs over the next decade, as the kingdom aims to derive 7 percent of its total electricity production from wind, photovoltaic and thermosolar by 2030. Solar photovoltaic and Concentrated Solar Power will account for 77 percent of all … Continue reading Saudi Arabia’s wind energy, Concentrated Solar Power and PV could generate up to 750,000 jobs by 2030

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Wind energy in Saudi Arabia, wind turbines arrive for wind farm

Dumat Al Jandal will be Saudi Arabia’s first wind farm and the largest in the Middle East when completed.Dumat Al Jandal utility-scale wind farm in Saudi Arabia has marked a key construction milestone with the arrival of 20 wind turbines at Duba Port. The 400-megawatt, MW wind power project is being developed by a consortium … Continue reading Wind energy in Saudi Arabia, wind turbines arrive for wind farm

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Blueprint may power up Saudi Arabia’s wind energy future

A five-year study of wind energy potential in Saudi Arabia has culminated in a comprehensive blueprint for progressing the Kingdom’s national wind energy strategy. Exhaustive high-resolution modeling was combined with a unique set of wind and weather observations and analysis of land-use restrictions, cost and technologies to guide the optimal buildout of wind turbines. The … Continue reading Blueprint may power up Saudi Arabia’s wind energy future

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Saudi- Dumat Al-Jandal Wind Farm Project Wins PFI Award

Dumat Al-Jandal Wind Farm Project has won the Project Finance International (PFI) Renewable Deal of the Year in Middle East and Africa Award for 2019. This comes after the project achieved a new record represented in recording the lowest flat rate of electricity generation of USD 0.0199 per Kilowatt hour. The project is the first … Continue reading Saudi- Dumat Al-Jandal Wind Farm Project Wins PFI Award

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The Middle East’s largest wind farm will be constructed in Saudi Arabia

The Middle East’s largest wind farm will be constructed in the Kingdom’s northwestern Al-Jouf region. Dumat Al-Jandal wind power project will generate enough electricity to power 70,000 homes in the Kingdom. But with construction due to begin there on the Middle East’s largest — and Saudi Arabia’s first — wind farm, the historical capital of … Continue reading The Middle East’s largest wind farm will be constructed in Saudi Arabia

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EDF Renewables, Masdar reach financial close on Saudi Dumat Al Jandal wind power project

The consortium consisting of EDF Renewables and Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company, Masdar, has completed the financing of the Dumat Al Jandal utility-scale wind project in Saudi Arabia, with the backing of Saudi and international banks. The Renewable Energy Project Development Office, REPDO, of the Saudi Ministry of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources awarded the … Continue reading EDF Renewables, Masdar reach financial close on Saudi Dumat Al Jandal wind power project

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Italian and Abu Dhabi firms team up for floating wind farm project

Italian contractor Saipem has signed a memorandum of understanding with Plambeck Emirates LLC. Creating a new market for wind power in Saudi represents “an important opportunity to be seized.” Italian contractor Saipem has signed a memorandum of understanding with Plambeck Emirates LLC, a solutions company in the field of renewables based in Abu Dhabi, and … Continue reading Italian and Abu Dhabi firms team up for floating wind farm project

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CG wins 400 MW wind farm contract in Saudi Arabia

CG Holdings Belgium NV Systems Division, a wholly-owned subsidiary of CG Power and Industrial Solutions Ltd., bagged a contract for 400 MW wind farm in Saudi Arabia. The contract is valued at around Euro 12.5 million and involves high-voltage substations that will connect the Dumat Al Jandal wind farm to the Saudi Arabian electricity transmission … Continue reading CG wins 400 MW wind farm contract in Saudi Arabia

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Wind energy in Saudi Arabia: Saipem to build a floating offshore wind farm

Italian contractor signs MoU with Plambeck Emirates for developing 500 MW floating offshore wind farm in the Gulf kingdom. Saipem announced on Wednesday that it has signed a memorandum of understanding with Abu Dhabi-based renewable energy company Plambeck Emirates for the design and construction of a 500 megawatt (MW) floating offshore wind farm in Saudi … Continue reading Wind energy in Saudi Arabia: Saipem to build a floating offshore wind farm

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Wind energy in Saudi Arabia: Vestas’ wind turbines for a 415 MW wind farm

A consortium formed by EDF Renewables and Masdar has placed a 415 MW wind power order for the Dumat Al Jandal wind farm in the Al Jouf region of Saudi Arabia. The project will be the country’s first utility-scale wind farm, showcasing the increasing competitiveness of wind energy globally. The order is an engineering, procurement … Continue reading Wind energy in Saudi Arabia: Vestas’ wind turbines for a 415 MW wind farm

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Wind energy in Saudi Arabia: TSK will build the first wind farm for 40 million

The wind power contract, for the Saudi company Repdo, was awarded to TSK by the consortium formed by EDF Renewables and Masdar. 1353/5000TSK will install the wind turbines of the first wind farm in Saudi Arabia and the largest in the Middle East, with a power of 400 megawatts. The project was awarded to TSK … Continue reading Wind energy in Saudi Arabia: TSK will build the first wind farm for 40 million

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Saudi Arabia is on track to add 6.2 GW of installed wind energy capacity

Rising energy demand and a commitment to divert hydrocarbons to processing and export has incentivised a shift toward renewables in Saudi Arabia, with the Kingdom set to become the region’s largest market for wind energy components and services. Saudi Arabia is on track to add 6.2 GW of installed wind energy capacity over the next … Continue reading Saudi Arabia is on track to add 6.2 GW of installed wind energy capacity

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Saudi Arabia targets wind power hub transformation

Saudi Arabia has set a target to turn into the most leading market of wind power within the Middle East over the upcoming ten years. As part of the plan, Saudi Arabia is set to establish 6.2GW of wind capacity by 2028 to amount for 46 percent of the region’s total wind capacity. Wood Mackenzie … Continue reading Saudi Arabia targets wind power hub transformation

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Saudi Arabia to become biggest regional wind energy market

Saudi developers will add 46% of the region’s total wind power capacity between 2019 and 2028, Wood Mackenzie says. Saudi Arabia is set to become the Middle East’s biggest wind power market in the next decade as the kingdom accounts for almost half of of the region’s wind capacity additions by 2028. The kingdom’s developers … Continue reading Saudi Arabia to become biggest regional wind energy market

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The EDF Renewables-Masdar consortium awarded a 400 MW wind power project in Saudi Arabia

The consortium consisting of EDF Renewables and Masdar (Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company PJSC), both global leaders in renewable energy, is announcing that it has won the tender for the Dumat Al Jandal wind farm. With an installed capacity of 400-megawatt (MW), it will be Saudi Arabia’s first wind farm and the most powerful in … Continue reading The EDF Renewables-Masdar consortium awarded a 400 MW wind power project in Saudi Arabia

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Saudi Arabia awards its first wind energy plant

Saudi Arabia’s energy ministry has awarded the $500m Dumat Al Jandal wind power project to a consortium led by France’s EDF Energies Nouvelles and Abu Dhabi’s Masdar, it announced on Thursday. The 400MW project will be Saudi Arabia’s first utility-scale wind farm. A consortium led by France’s EDF Energies Nouvelles and Abu Dhabi’s Masdar won … Continue reading Saudi Arabia awards its first wind energy plant

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Saudi Arabia receives four bids for wind farm

Saudi Arabia has received bids from four consortiums competing to build a $500 million Saudi wind farm project, officials said Wednesday, as the world’s top oil exporter pushes to diversify its energy sector. France’s EDF Energies Nouvelles placed the lowest bid for the 400-megawatt Dumat al-Jandal wind project in the northern Al Jouf province, while … Continue reading Saudi Arabia receives four bids for wind farm

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Saudi Arabia to award first wind power project in December 2018

Acwa Power of Saudi Arabia, France’s EDF Energies Nouvelles, Italy’s Enel Green Power and France’s Engie are the four pre-qualified companies who submitted their bids earlier this year, which remained sealed until the opening ceremony in the kingdom on Monday, Repdo said. The submitted bids range was between 7.99 and 12.71 halalas per kilowatt hour … Continue reading Saudi Arabia to award first wind power project in December 2018

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Saudi Arabia points to high wind energy potential

Using outputs from a high-resolution regional climate model, KAUST researchers have confirmed the potential for wind as a significant energy resource across the Arabian Peninsula. This is an important first step in developing a strategy for Saudi Arabia’s wind energy sector. As part of an ongoing collaboration with the University of Notre Dame in the … Continue reading Saudi Arabia points to high wind energy potential

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