The agreements were signed by NPA Executive Director Ahmed S. Al-Essa with Zak Allen from Bismarck State College, Dr. Fahad Al-Tuwaijri CEO, Colleges of Excellence, Hussain Shibli, director general of the National Renewable Energy Data Center (NREDC) from King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy (K.A.CARE), Dr. Bassam Ghulman, vice chairman of Saudi Council of Engineers and Saleh Al-Amri, president & CEO of GCC Electrical Testing Laboratory.

The agreements were witnessed by Prince Dr. Bandar Al Mashary Al-Saud, assistant to the Minister of the Interior for Technology Affairs, Dr. Abdullah Al-Shehri, governor of ECRA, Dr. Saleh Al-Awaji, deputy minister of electricity, Stephen Schlieman, economic officer at the US Consulate, Jeddah, Abdulrahman M. Al-Obayed, senior vice president human resources, Saudi Electricity Company, Abdulhamid Al-Omair manager, Saudi Aramco Power Systems Engineering Department (attended on behalf of Abdulkarim Al-Ghamdi, NPA board chairman and executive director Saudi Aramco Power Systems), Ali Ahmad Al-Shubaili, GM technical asset management Marafiq among other dignitaries.

Bismarck State College, USA, is a nationally recognized Energy Center of Excellence by the US Department of Energy and is partnering with NPA to provide internationally accredited and specialized diploma programs in power and energy for Saudi high school graduates.