This year, the awards are bigger than ever with a rebrand to the Middle East Energy Awards, which for the first time includes renewable and alternative energy, through the Utilities Middle East magazine
Researchers point out that scaling-up wind energy could provide a significant new source of clean electricity in the country, as well as a potential new industry for the Kingdom
The substations are expected to be operational in late 2019
Four bids were submitted by pre-qualified consortiums ACWA Power, EDF Energies Nouvelles, Enel Green Power S.p.A. and International Power SA, Dubai branch (ENGIE).
The licence is a key regulatory requirement before the Barakah nuclear energy plant in Al Dhafra, Abu Dhabi, can start operations