Saudi Arabia aims to generate more than 15,000 GWh by renewables in 2024

Saudi Arabia plans to generate more than 15,000 gigawatt hours of electricity from renewable sources by 2024. According to the local newspaper »Arab News«, 13 new projects with a capacity of 4,870 MW, which are being implemented as part of the National Renewable Energy Program, are expected to create around 7,870 jobs by the end of 2024. Solar plants account for the lion's share, 91.8 percent. The 1,500 MW »Sedar Solar« PV power plant alone accounts for 30.8 percent. Another large plant is »Rass Solar« with an estimated capacity of 700 MW. In total, the program envisions the construction of renewable energy plants with a capacity of more than 54 GW.

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