Abu Dhabi electricity and water authority Adwea has received six bids for the planned 350MW Sweihan solar PV project, including one which promises to break the low cost solar record set recently by its Dubai counterpart Dewa.

Abu Dhabi’s state utility Adwea says the six bids it has received for Sweihan offer weighted levelized costs of electricity ranging from Dh0.089/kWh (US¢2.42/kWh) to Dh0.133/kWh (US¢3.63/kWh). “The innovative tariff structure that underpins the...