Bahrain launches 100 MW PV tender

The Kingdom of Bahrain has launched a tender for the deployment of 100 MW of utility-scale solar, according to information given to pv magazine by Amin Al Yaquob, CEO of the Gulf Cooperation Council’s Association for Renewable Energy & Sustainability.

A preliminary Request for Concept for the project was issued by Bahrain’s Electricity and Water Authority in March 2017 and the project was announced by the government and the kingdom’s new National Renewable Energy Action Plan in September that year.

The project will be developed by an independent power producer at the Askar landfill site, in the southern governorate of Bahrain. Read more