JEDDAH — A tripartite committee is currently studying lighting homes with solar energy, Makkah newspaper reported on Sunday quoting Abdullah Al-Shehri, governor of the Electricity and Cogeneration Regulatory Authority (ECRA).

He said the committee consists of the Saudi Electricity Company (SEC), King Abdullah City for Renewable Energy and Al-Khaleej Laboratory for Electrical Industries.

“The tripartite committee will specify the requirements for the companies that will install solar energy panels and also the modalities for granting them licenses,” he said.