Saudi Arabia invites bidders for second round of renewable energy programme

The programme is managed by the Renewable Energy Project Development Office (REPDO) of Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Energy.

  
Image used for illustrative purpose. A Saudi solar plant is seen in Uyayna, north of Riyadh, Saudi April 10, 2018.

Image used for illustrative purpose. A Saudi solar plant is seen in Uyayna, north of Riyadh, Saudi April 10, 2018.

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DUBAI- Saudi Arabia has invited bidders for the second round of its renewable energy programme, state news agency SPA reported on Thursday.

The programme is managed by the Renewable Energy Project Development Office (REPDO) of Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Energy.

The second round of the programme, comprising six projects, tenders a total solar PV capacity of 1.47 gigawatts to qualified companies, SPA said.

(Reporting by Hadeel Al Sayegh and Davide Barbuscia, Editing by Alexandra Hudson) ((Davide.Barbuscia@thomsonreuters.com; +971522604297; Reuters Messaging: davide.barbuscia.reuters.com@reuters.net))

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