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Dhofar project targets 10% of Oman’s green energy needs

Dhofar project targets 10% of Oman’s green energy needs

Tanweer final week carried out a higher-level pay a visit to to the web site of Dhofar Wind Project to oversee the progress of the project. The delegation incorporated Sheikh Faisal al Hashar, chairman of the Board of Directors of Tanweer, board members Suleiman al Adi and Mohammed al Brashdi, and Eng Saleh al Rumhi, CEO of Tanweer. Tanweer’s pay a visit to comes to make certain the implementation phase is going according to program.

A very first-of-its-sort in the Gulf, the Dhofar Wind Project spans more than 1,900 hectares utilising a US$100mn investment. The wind turbines have the production capacity of more than 50MW of clean energy fulfilling the needs of 16,000 houses.

Sheikh Hashar stated the nation’s very first wind farm is a testament to Oman’s profound capacity for renewable energy sources. “Tanweer is proud to be at the forefront of this project and, along with our partners, we look forward to achieving excellence within the renewable energy field and transfer our learnings to other projects.”

Eng Rumhi stated the project reflects concrete actions towards the vision of escalating the company’s renewable energy sources to 20 per cent by 2025.

“Renewables are key for meeting our increasing domestic energy demand growth. Oman’s foreword thinking decision to invest in the Dhofar Wind Project will have a positive ripple effect from clean energy to technological knowledge transfer, sustainable development, job creation, human resource skill development and other benefits.”

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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