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Some subsidy allocations pared in Oman’s 2024 State Budget

Image Source: Oman Daily Modest cuts have been announced in subsidy allocations across a range of utilities and essential services in the 2024 State Budget of the Sultanate of Oman. This is in line with the government’s commitment to gradually rolling back subsidies – part of its longstanding bid to reduce the budget deficit. Subsidy […]
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Oman emerges as green energy hub in booming India trade

Image Source: ZAWYA A recent report by India’s Parliamentary Committee on External Affairs highlights Oman’s pivotal role in New Delhi’s green energy ambitions and burgeoning trade partnership with the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). The report, titled “India and Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) – Contours of Cooperation,” underscores significant investments in green hydrogen and solar technology […]
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Under the auspices of the Ministry of Energy and Minerals, the third edition of The Green Hydrogen Summit Oman 2023 has commenced.

Image Source: Ministry of Energy and Minerals The third edition of the Green Hydrogen Summit Oman has commenced. Hosted by His Excellency Dr. Khamis Al-Jabri, Chairman, Oman Vision 2040. Running until December 14th, 2023, at the Oman Convention and Exhibition Center, the event is supported by the Ministry of Energy and Minerals. The summit gathers industry […]
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Oman’s latest green hydrogen deal brings country’s project pipeline close to its million-tonnes-a-year target

Image Source: The Arabian Stories Officials estimate $38bn in committed spend from developers — but few are ready to take FID Oman’s state-owned hydrogen auctioneer Hydrom has this week awarded a block of land to the SalalaH2 consortium, bringing production capacity — if all six blocks awarded so far are developed — to 925,000 tonnes […]
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Oman, Port of Amsterdam to study liquid hydrogen corridor

Image Source: Solarquarter The government of Oman and the Port of Amsterdam will explore the development of a liquid hydrogen supply corridor to facilitate the export of green hydrogen from the Sultanate to the Dutch port and onwards to Europe. Oman’s Ministry of Energy and Minerals, state-owned company Hydrogen Oman (Hydrom), the Port of Amsterdam, […]
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Oman set to issue RFQs for major renewable energy projects

Image Source: Oman Sustainability Week Oman is set to issue Requests for Qualifications (RFQs) for multiple renewable energy projects this year. The plans, announced by Nama Power & Water Procurement Co (PWP), involve four wind-based Independent Power Projects (IPPs), a mid-sized solar PV-based IPP, and a Waste-to-Energy initiative. The projects will be procured through competitive bidding, with RFQs expected […]
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EDF Renewables closes financing on 500MW solar plant in Oman with Korean partner

Image Source: TaiyangNews A consortium of EDF Renewables and Korea Western Power Corporation (KOWEPO) has reached financial close on a 500MW solar PV plant in Oman. The Manah 1 project, located in the Al Dakhiliyah Governorate, is under a 20-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with Oman Power and Water Procurement Company (PWP). Operations are expected […]
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Oman And Netherlands Forge Green Hydrogen Corridor Agreement

Image Source: Gulf Leaders Circle The Ministry of Energy and Minerals of Oman and Hydrogen Oman (Hydrom) have joined forces with the Port of Amsterdam, Zenith Energy Terminals, and GasLog, signing a Joint Study Agreement (JSA) during COP28 in Dubai. The agreement marks a significant step towards realizing the world’s first commercial-scale liquid hydrogen corridor. […]
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Oman mulls local storage options to boost transition to renewable energy

Image Source: Arab News Sur – Oman is considering developing local energy storage solutions to accelerate the sultanate’s transition to renewable energy sources, according to the Minister of Energy and Minerals. H E Salim bin Nasser al Aufi said sustainable energy storage solutions will play a crucial role in achieving the sultanate’s goal of generating at […]
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