EDF Energies Consortium Wins Contract For First Wind Power Project In Saudi Arabia

The Renewable Energy Project Development Office (REPDO) of Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources (MEIM) has awarded its Dumat Al Jandal wind project to a consortium led by EDF Energies Nouvelles and Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company (Masdar).

The $500 million project will be Saudi Arabia’s first utility-scale wind farm, and is the second tender to be issued by MEIM as part of the National Renewable Energy Program under the auspices of the King Salman Renewable Energy Initiative which aims to diversify the country’s energy sector. Read more