Saudi Arabia launches five new renewable energy projects

Saudi Arabia launches five new renewable energy projects

The Saudi Power Procurement Company has announced five new projects to produce electricity with the use of renewable energy, as part of the fourth phase of Saudi Arabia’s National Renewable Energy Program projects, which is supervised by Saudi’s Ministry of Energy.

The five new projects will have a total capacity of 3,300 megawatts (MW), including three projects to utilize wind energy and two to use solar energy. The total production of the wind energy projects stands at 1,800 MW and the total capacity of the solar projects is 1,500 MW.

These projects are part of the National Renewable Energy Program as part of Saudi Arabia’s targets to reach the best energy mix to produce electricity in Saudi Arabia from renewable energy resources and using gas with 50% for each of them and replacing the fuel used to produce electricity by 2030 as part of Saudi’s Vision 2030.

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