OMAN

 

Oman Plans First Solar Unit Under Rural Plan

 

Oman’s Rural Areas Electricity Company (Raeco) plans to install the country’s first solar capacity as part of a hybrid power plant to be built under the Authority for Electricity Regulation’s (AER’s) rural areas program. Raeco signed a 20-year power purchase agreement on 14 November with India’s Astonfield and local firm Multi Tech for a solar/diesel hybrid power plant to be built at Al-Mazyunah...