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Taking its ambitious renewable energy development programme into higher gear, the Sultanate has unveiled plans for the procurement of a second utility-scale solar power plant, this time around sized at up to a world-scale 1 gigawatts GW.
Kicking off the groundwork for the procurement of the new giant solar scheme, OPWP said: Interested firms have until November 13, to submit their offers, OPWP said in a tender notification on this landmark project.
A number of prominent international power developers including energy giants such as BP, Shell, EDF and Total, are in contention for the maiden project.
Bids are due in by October 22,with an award likely to be announced before the end of this year, while commercial launch is slated during OPWP aims to procure more than 2, MW of renewables based power generation capacity byin line with a commitment to ensuring that renewables account for at least 10 per cent of total generation capacity.
New solar-based capacity additions are planned at yearly intervals via a succession of procurements, each sized at a minimum of MW, for commercial launch in and Also envisioned is a pair of large-scale wind power schemes, each of around MW, to be brought into operation in and respectively.Find the latest business news on Wall Street, jobs and the economy, the housing market, personal finance and money investments and much more on ABC News.
Under the plan, negotiations over land use would be carried out by Ukujima Mega Solar Park Service Corporation (hereafter “UMSPS”), which would lease agricultural land or deserted arable land on the island from respective owners.
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State-run NTPC today said power generation has started from its mw NP Kunta ultra mega solar power project at Anantapuram in Andra Pradesh. "Consequent upon testing and commissioning, mw capacity (4X50 MW) of NP Kunta Ultra Mega Solar. The Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission, also known as the National Solar Mission, is an initiative of the Government of India and State Governments to promote solar power.
The mission is one of the several initiatives that are part of the National Action Plan on Climate Change. The program was inaugurated by former Prime . The purpose of this Request for Information (RFI) is to solicit feedback from utilities (investor-owned, municipal, and electric cooperative), the solar industry, academia, research laboratories, government agencies, and other stakeholders on issues related to the net valuation of solar photovoltaics (PV) and innovative cost-effective distributed solar .