Category: Wind Energy

Launch of Green Energy Oman project eyed in early 2030s

Green Energy Oman (GEO), one of the biggest green hydrogen projects planned for implementation in the Sultanate of Oman, is slated to come on stream sometime in the early part of the next decade, according to energy supermajor Shell. GEO, backed by a multinational consortium with Shell as its lead operating partner, is among six […]
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Oman Ramps Up Wind Power Plans to Boost Renewable Energy Goals

Image Source: Oil and Gas Middleeast Oman’s Nama Power & Water Procurement Company (PWP) has significantly expanded its wind power ambitions. They announced plans to acquire five wind power plants with a combined capacity of 1,171 MW, nearly double the previously announced total. Project Details: Five wind power plants with a total capacity of 1,171 […]
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Oman Power And Water Procurement Company Unveils 7-Year Plan For Sustainable Energy Future

Image Source: Power Technology Oman Power and Water Procurement Company (OPWP) has released its 7-year statement (2023-2029), which outlines its plans for meeting the growing demand for electricity and water in Oman. The statement forecasts that electricity demand in the Main Interconnected System will grow at an average rate of 2.2% per year, while water […]
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500 MW Solar Project by EDF Renewables and KOWEPO Secured Financing

Image Source: The Economic Times EDF Renewables and Korea Western Power Corporation (KOWEPO) have secured financing for the Manah 1 project, a 500 MW solar power plant in Oman. Winning the project in response to a tender in September 2022, the consortium inked a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Oman Power and Water Company on […]
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المخيم والملتقى العربي التدريبي الافتراضي الأول في مجال الاستدامة والطاقة المتجددة “تمكين”

📣🎯📣تحت شعار “معاً نحو الطريق إلى مؤتمر المناخ “COP28   📢يعلن مركز مجان للطاقة المتجددة وكفاءة الطاقة- MCREEE بالتعاون مع منصة الأكاديمية العربية للطاقة المتجددة -اربرينا عن إطلاق المبادرة العربية الأولى على مستوى الوطن العربي:   💻المخيم والملتقى العربي التدريبي الافتراضي الأول في مجال الاستدامة والطاقة المتجددة “تمكين”   ⏳سيتضمن المخيم والملتقى عدد من الدورات […]
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Oman weighs wind power projects in Ras Madrakah, Sadah

Windswept coastal parts of Sadah in Dhofar Governorate and Ras Madrakah in Al Wusta Governorate are being assessed for their potential to host wind farm projects as part of the Omani government’s drive to ramp up the contribution of renewable energy resources to the country’s electricity generation capacity. This is in addition to parts of […]
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New record achieved by Dhofar Wind Power

 The rural areas electricity company ‘Tanweer’ – a member of Nama Group- announced a new highest generation level at Dhofar Wind project exceeding 30 gigawatt-hours (GWh) in July, the highest since the Wind Farm commenced commercial operation in November 2019. The Plant, Oman’s first wind-based power project and one of the most prominent renewable energy […]
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Wind resource assessment in Oman

 A wind resource assessment (WRA) programme which is key to evaluating the feasibility of a wind power project at a given location has commenced, according to an official of Oman Power and Water Procurement Company (OPWP), a Member of Nama Group. Brian Wood, Senior Adviser at the state-owned utility, said a contract for the WRA […]
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 Oman to start tender process for wind IPPs

Oman will be starting the qualification process for the first round of wind Independent Power Projects (IPPs) in the third quarter of 2021, according to the Economic Diversification Report 2020 released on Monday.    The report is an annual publication prepared by Oman Vision 2040 Implementation and Follow-up Unit and gives updates on various projects […]
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