Kuwait plans solar plant tender in ’10

Happy Watts – (www.happywatts.com) Kuwait plans to call a tender next year for a solar energy plant, and aims for five percent of total supply from renewable energy by 2020, an official told the state news agency yesterday. “Solar energy in Kuwait is promising and various projects will benefit from it,” Kuna quoted the Assistant Undersecretary of the Ministry of Electricity and Water, Meshaan Al-Otaibi, as saying. Otaibi did reveal the intended capacity of the plant. “The state hopes to provide 5 percent of its energy requirement through such technology by the year 2020,” he added. via Kuwait Times>>

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