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Bahrain launches 100 MW PV tender

Bahrain has launched a 100 MW solar tender. The authorities aim to build a PV plant in the Al Dur area of the nation’s Southern Governorate through the procurement exercise, which is being conducted by the Electricity and Water Authority (EWA).


Bahrain’s port to host $10 million solar project

The A.P. Moller-Maersk subsidiary says that by installing 20,000 solar photovoltaic panels, it will make Bahrain’s Khalifa Bin Salman Port the region’s first seaport to be fully powered by renewable energy.


Bahrain launches tender for 72 MW of solar

The Kingdom of Bahrain has kicked off a tender to award a 20-year contract to a local or international company to build, own, operate and maintain a grid-connected solar project with a minimum capacity of 72 MWc in the Sakhir region.


Bahrain issues two tenders for 7.5 MW of PV capacity

Through the two procurement exercises, Bahrain’s Sustainable Energy Authority (SEA) wants to deploy solar plants at the Ministry of Labour & Social Development and the Ministry of Education.


Bahraini aluminum producer launches tender for solar park

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. is seeking developers for a 5 MW solar facility.

Bahrain issues tender for solar park at Formula 1 circuit

The solar park is planned to have a capacity of 3 MW and sell power to the local grid under a 20-year PPA.


A new module factory in Bahrain

Italian company Ecoprogetti will supply the production equipment to Bahrain-based module producer Solartecc. Output is set to begin in the third quarter.


Solar is gaining traction in MENA region – but plenty of obstacles remain

Solar deployment continued to pick up in the Middle East and North Africa in 2019, the Middle East Solar Industry Association has said in its annual report.


ACWA wins Bahrain’s 100 MW PV tender with bid of $0.039/kWh

The tender process for a solar park at the Askar landfill site was launched by Bahrain’s Electricity and Water Authority in March 2017.


Bahrain launches 3 MW rooftop tender

The procurement covers 66 government buildings identified by the nation’s solar unit from a 120-building portfolio. Successful bidders will sign a PPA with the government, which is aiming at self-consumption with an element of net-metering.

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