Oman’s 500MW solar project goes commercial in August

The largest solar IPP in Oman of 500MW capacity will start commercial operations in August

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24 June 2021

MUSCAT (WAF)- Oman’s largest independent solar power plant of 500MW will commence commercial operation in August, Oman Electricity Transmission Company (OETC) has announced.

OETC, the national electricity grid company, said in a post on its Twitter account that it has started transferring the energy produced from the Ibri solar power plant while conducting operational tests, which began this week.

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The 500MW Ibri 2 solar PV project is the largest utility-scale green power plant in Oman, with an investment value of approximately $400 million. In 2019, the state-owned Oman Power and Water Procurement Company (OPWP) announced awarding the project to a Saudi-led consortium of ACWA Power (50%), Gulf Investment Corporation (40%), and Alternative Energy Projects Co. (10%).