- OWWSC is looking for bidders for a 10 MW to 15 MW solar power project in Oman
- It needs to be developed over an area of 65,500 sq mtr in Muscat Governorate
- Installations will be allowed within but not limited to Al Ansab STP, A’Seeb STP, Al Ghubrah water tanks & Ghala water tanks in the initial stage
The Oman Water and Wastewater Services Company (OWWSC) or Nama Water Services has launched an expression of interest (EOI) for installation of 10 MW to 15 MW solar power capacity to power the company’s operational assets in Muscat Governorate.
It has earmarked over 65,500 sq mtr area within, but not limited to Al Ansab STP, A’Seeb STP, Al Ghubrah water tanks & Ghala water tanks in the initial stage. Solar capacity will be installed under lease agreement framework.
OWWSC said the proposed project will provide it with cheaper and green source of electricity while also allowing generation of renewable energy as part of environmental sustainability towards Oman Vision 2040.
At the same time, the agency will be able to bring down its carbon emissions as per its decarbonization strategy roadmap, it added.
Launched on April 11, 2023, the tender call mentions May 4, 2023 to email the EOI along with evidence of experience.
The kingdom targets to achieve 30% share of renewables in its electricity supply by 2030, and reach net zero status by 2050 under Vision 2040.