Saudi Arabia opens bid for 'utility scale' solar project

October 04, 2017

Riyadh has set a target of 9.5 gigawatts of renewable energy by 2023, partly made up of a 300-megawatt solar project, like these solar panels seen in India (AFP)

Saudi Arabia invited bids on Tuesday for a "utility-scale" 300-megawatt solar project, a first for the world's top oil exporter.