PROJECTS: Oman to develop clean energy zone in Duqm

100 square kilometers of land allotted for clean energy zone in Duqm

  
Photo for illustrative purpose only. Researchers from DEWA R&D Centre at the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park have published 40 papers in international scientific conferences and journals, enriching the scientific community with innovative solutions. Image courtesy Dubai Media Office Twitter handle. Image used for illustrative purpose.

Photo for illustrative purpose only. Researchers from DEWA R&D Centre at the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park have published 40 papers in international scientific conferences and journals, enriching the scientific community with innovative solutions. Image courtesy Dubai Media Office Twitter handle. Image used for illustrative purpose.

Oman's The General Authority for Special Economic Zones and Free Zones has allotted land for a clean energy zone within the Duqm special economic zone, according to a tweet posted by state-run media Oman News Agency.

The Authority has allotted 100 square kilometers along the sea to generate around 10 gigawatts of electrical energy, the agency said in a tweet.

The agency also tweeted that a group of international companies have expressed interest to invest in green hydrogen projects in the free economic zones in the Sultanate.

(Writing by Sowmya Sundar; Editing by Anoop Menon)

(anoop.menon@refinitiv.com)

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