Saudi Electricity Co (SEC) and Showa Shell Sekiyu KK are jointly working on a 500 kW solar power plant in Saudi Arabia.
Oman Power and Water Procurement Company (OPWP) and a multinational consortium signed a deal worth US$1.5 billion to build, own and operate the Sur Independent Power Project.
Canadian firm Capgent has signed a US$1.66 billion deal with the Iraqi electricity ministry to build 10 fuel oil-fired power plants of 100 megawatts each to help battle electricity shortages in the country, a ministry spokesman said yesterday.
ABB has won an order worth about US$22 mn to supply electrical equipment and power systems for the Az Zour South power plant upgrade project in Kuwait.
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) intends to double the size of its planned coal-fired power plant.