Oman Power and Water Procurement Company (OPWP) has issued a list of 28 companies and consortia to have submitted qualification documents for a tender to develop a 500MW solar PV IPP project.

The list includes some of the leading players in the solar industry, as well as a number of small local firms (see table).

OPWP revealed plans for a first utility-scale solar project in October 2016 (MEES, 21 October 2016). Encouraged by a string of record low bids for regional solar projects, OPWP...