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ACWA Power Connects Sakaka PV IPP to Saudi Electricity Grid

Power News - Published on Wed, 27 Nov 2019

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ACWA Power has announced the successful connection of the Sakaka Solar PV Plant, the first renewable energy project in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, to the national grid. The project has commenced initial production under a pilot phase according to schedule with full commercial operation to be achieved before the end of the year 2019.

The SAR 1.2 billion Sakaka plant is the first utility scale renewable energy project in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia under the King Salman Renewable Energy Initiative. Awarded to an ACWA Power led consortium at a world record tariff of 8.781 halalas/kWh, the 300MW project will supply power to 45,000 of Al Jouf households through clean energy to offset over 500 tonnes of carbon dioxide a year.

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Posted By : Rabi Wangkhem on Wed, 27 Nov 2019
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