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Oman taps UK firm for consultation on 1 GW residential solar plan

The Middle Eastern nation’s Authority for Electricity Regulation (AER) has contracted PassivSystems to consult on the Oman government’s plan to install rooftop solar PV atop 30% of the nation’s homes.

Oman reveals applicants of 500 MW solar tender

The Oman Power and Water Procurement Company has received 28 requests for qualification for the tendered solar PV plant, which will be located in Ibri, 300 km west of Muscat.


Shell awards PV projects to HTC in Oman

Shell Development Oman has awarded a contract to Hussam Technology Company LLC (HTC) to develop and install two solar PV systems at schools in Oman.

Oman’s oil producer PDO issues tender for 100 MW solar project

Days after the Oman Power and Water Procurement company (OPWP) launched a tender for 500 MW of PV capacity, the country’s major oil producer has issued its own tender for another 100 MW.


Oman launches tender for 500 MW solar plant

The huge tendered solar plant will be located in Ibri, 300 km west from Muscat. Requests for qualification must be sent by February 22.


Oman to launch tender for more than 200 MW of solar by end of 2017

The tender, where capacity may even reach 500 MW, is part of the Oman government’s plan to diversify the country’s energy mix.

Oman to tender 200 MW of solar by the end of 2017

The country’s power utility is currently seeking legal advisors for the tender it intends to launch for its first large-scale solar project.

Oman to launch support scheme for small-sized PV

The Middle Eastern country is planning to support the installation of rooftop PV systems ranging in size from 2 kW to 4 kW. The support scheme will not be based on FITs or net metering, but on an “accelerated subsidy adjustment” mechanism.


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