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Saudi Arabia announces 700MW tender of renewable energy

The Arabic country will launch, this year, a tender for 400 MW of wind power projects and other 300 MW of solar The renewable sector is being boosted in the Arabic region. This month we´ve discovered that Saudi Arabia will launch this year a tender for 700 MW of installed capacity in wind and solar energy, mostly aimed at private-sector investors. This strategy  will be launched by a pre-qualification round the next  February 20. The Tabuk province, in the northwest of the country, is the place where is planned this new investment in renewables that the Saudi Electricity Companany (SEC) will liderate. Although the terms of this tender are not already published, the expect is to attract some of the lowest prices in the sector. As Al-Falih, Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources of Saudi Arabia, said the projects will be of "a significant...

Ningxia solar project: 6 million panels to supply the Asian giant

China is building the world´s biggest solar farm. A mammoth project able to generate 2GW of clean energy that will cover 4,607 hectares The renewables race is going on and China wants to liderate it. The Asian country is invtesting arround $2.34 billion in a plant that will become the biggest solar farm of the world. This installation, located in the Chinese region of Ningxia, will house near 6 million solar panels that will generate arround 2GW of power and will cover 4,607 hectares. This giant project, which is being implemented in the framework of the Chinese Government plans of 20% of energy generated by renewables for 2020, will produce an ammount of photovoltaics capacity similar to the solar energy produced by a country like Thailand. China Minsheng New Energy Investment Co. is the responsive of this ambitious scheme located in...

Vestas receives 48 MW order in China

The order for Vestas turbines was placed by long-time customer CGN Wind Energy Limited for a project in southern China. The Nan’an Xiangyun project is located in Xiangyun County, Quanzhou City, in the Fujian Province, where Vestas will supply the turbines for the wind park and supervise the installation. “This is CGN’s first order with...