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Oman Exceeds Green Hydrogen Target with Major Project Deals

Image Source: The Standard Hydrom, the government entity driving Oman’s green hydrogen ambitions, has surpassed its initial target of 1 million tonnes per annum (mtpa) of green hydrogen production. This achievement follows the signing of two new multi-billion dollar projects in Dhofar. Surpassing Targets: Hydrom awarded contracts for two green hydrogen projects in Dhofar, valued […]
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Oman Gears Up for Net Zero with Carbon Market and Monitoring Platform

Image Source: Oman Sustainability Week The Oman Sustainability Centre (OSC) is taking a bold step towards a carbon-neutral future by launching two key initiatives: a carbon market and a greenhouse gas (GHG) monitoring platform. Leading the Charge: OSC Project Director, Khalid Salim al Ghammari, emphasized the Centre’s role in supporting Oman’s transition to a Net […]
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Oman Cement Embraces Sustainable Future with Waste-to-Energy Plant

Image Source: Oman Observer Oman’s leading cement producer, Oman Cement, is taking a significant step towards sustainability by building a waste-to-energy facility at its Misfah complex. This innovative project aligns with Oman’s Vision 2040 goals and the company’s decarbonization efforts. Harnessing Waste for Energy: The plant will utilize Refuse Derived Fuel (RDF), a processed form […]
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Oman Powers Up with Largest Solar Farm for Desalination

Image Source: Arabian Daily News A landmark project in Oman’s energy landscape has been unveiled: the country’s biggest solar photovoltaic (PV) farm dedicated to a desalination plant. Boosting Water Security and Sustainability: This innovative project, a collaboration between Veolia and TotalEnergies, is a major stride forward in two key areas for Oman: Water Security: Located near […]
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Oman: $800mln pacts inked to operate 2 solar power projects in Manah

Image Source: Energy Intelligence Nama Power and Water Procurement Company signed two agreements on Thursday to the tune of US$800mn with investment consortiums for two independent power projects (IPPs) to produce electricity using renewable energy in the wilayat of Manah in Dakhliyah. The two IPPs – Manah I and Manah II – will have a […]
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Oman’s biggest solar power project now remotely operated

Image Source: Grants Assist Oman Electricity Transmission Company (OETC), the owner and operator of the country’s transmission grids, has announced the successful completion of tests to support the remote operation of the Ibri Solar Independent Power Project (IPP). Also known as Ibri II Solar IPP, the 500 MW capacity project is the largest grid-connected utility-scale […]
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Oman’s Ministry Of Agriculture To Install 55 Solar Energy Systems For Sustainable Farming In North Batinah

Image Source: GraphicRiver In a significant move toward sustainable practices, the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Water Resources (MAFWR) has undertaken a project to deploy 55 independent 10kW solar energy systems, meeting the power needs of agricultural farms in North Batinah. Launched as part of the fourth edition of the Mustadeem program in collaboration with […]
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Seven project categories eligible for green finance in Oman

Image Source: Oman Ssustainability Week Projects ranging from rail electrification and energy storage systems to offshore wind farms and waste-to-energy schemes are among dozens of initiatives that will qualify for green finance under the Sustainable Finance Framework launched by the Sultanate of Oman last week. The framework, the first of its kind in the Gulf […]
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Pact signed to study potential for solar glass project in Oman

Image Source: Bloomberg Leading Canadian energy materials specialist Homerun Resources Inc has announced the signing of a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Minerals Development Oman (MDO), the nation’s mining investment flagship, to jointly explore prospects for, among other things, the establishment of a first-of-its-kind solar glass manufacturing project in Oman. As a first step […]
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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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