- Oman Power & Water Procurement Company (OPWP) selects nine consortiums out of 14 submissions it received for its two proposed solar power projects each with 500 MW to 600 MW capacity
- It said the qualifying applicants come from Oman, France, Japan, Portugal, Korea, China, Saudi Arabia, UAE and UK
- The agency said it will award the projects to two highly qualified private sector companies delivering world class technology solutions
The Oman Power & Water Procurement Company (OPWP) has released the list of companies it has pre-qualified to submit proposals for two solar PV projects – each with 500 MW to 600 MW capacity. It had launched the request for qualification (RFQ) round inviting global players to express interest in developing Manah Solar I and Manah Solar II projects in July 2019 (see Oman Issues Tenders For Over 1 GW Solar PV).
The agency received 14 submissions from international and local consortiums from 14 different countries, of which nine consortiums were ‘either conditionally, or unconditionally qualified’. These pre-qualifiers are from Oman, France, Japan, Portugal, Korea, China, Saudi Arabia, UAE and UK.
The list of pre-qualified applicants who will enter request for proposal (RFP) round, as shared by OPWP is as follows:
- Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company PJSC – Masdar (Masdar), UAE & EDF Renewables SA (EDF)
- ENI S.P.A & SB Energy Holding Limited
- International Company for Water & Power Projects (ACWA Power)
- Jinko Power (HK) Company Limited
- Korea Western Power Company Limited; Hanyang Corporation; Solar Reserve Limited and Nafath Renewable Energy LLC
- Marubeni Corporation
- Power Construction Corporation of China Limited
- TagEnergy SA & Al Al-Shamfari Group
- Total Solar International
“The implementation of these projects shall follow the successful IPP model established in Oman, using a fair and transparent competition process to award the contracts to two highly qualified private sector companies delivering world class technology solutions,” said OPWP in a brief statement.