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Saudi Arabia receives four bids for 400GW wind power project
The bidders include ACWA Power, the renewable energy units of European utilities Electricite de France and Enel SpA, and Engie SA’s International Power.
Oman to build $155mn desalination plant
A consortium of ACWA Power Saudi Arabia, Veolia Middle East and Dhofar International Development and Investment Holding Company has been contracted for the project that will cost $155.5mn.
ACWA Power, Shanghai Electric sign contract for Dubai CSP project
The $3bn project is expected to significantly boost Dubai’s plan to increase the share of clean energy in its total power output, which by 2020 should be 7 percent, and rise to 25 percent by 2030
Tunisia to launch 1GW wind and solar tender soon
Tunisia is planning to launch a tender for the procurement of 1,000MW of wind and solar power this month
Oman desal IWP draws interest from international companies
Oman Power and Water Procurement Company (OPWP) has confirmed receipt of statements of qualification from 11 applicants in response to the RFQ tender.
Kuwait awards $141mn contracts to upgrade two power plants
Kuwait's Ministry of Electricity and Water has signed two contracts, worth $141m (KWD47m), to upgrade its power plants.

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