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OPWP floats tender for wind resource assessment campaign
October 14, 2017 | 2:12 PM
by Times News Service
 
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Muscat: A wind resource assessment campaign will be conducted by Oman Power and Water Procurement Company (OPWP). For conducting the campaign, OPWP has floated a tender seeking proposals from bidders to carry out the campaign.

The campaign will conducted in multiple locations in the country and include provision of equipment/sensors, installation, operation and maintenance and data validation, according to a tender notification.

This will be used to support the future development of wind power projects in Oman.

Oman has been encouraging development of non-conventional energy sources, especially solar and wind power.



The national programme for enhancing diversification, called Tanfeedh, has set a target of 10 per cent contribution from renewable energy projects in the total power mix within ten years. The renewable energy projects are aimed at generating around 3 gigawatt – 2.5 gigawatt from solar and 0.5 gigawatt from wind plants.

The tender documents will be available between October 15 and 29, while the last date for submitting bids is November 26.



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