Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia to build 2.6GW solar plant near Mecca

The Middle Eastern oil giant says it aims to diversify its energy mix and increase grid flexibility

Mecca plans solar plant to power city

Mecca is aspiring to be the first city in oil-rich Saudi Arabia to have its own utility-scale renewable energy plant. The mayor of the city, home to Islam’s holy shrine which attracts millions with an annual pilgrimage, said it would pick one of 20 bidders to build a solar power plant with 100 megawatts of […]