Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) has announced a new competitive tender for the development of a 1GW solar project. Companies have been invited to submit a Letter of Interest (LOI) to develop the large scale solar power plant that will generate up to 2,500 GWh of electricity per year.

The power plant (which has been developed by Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR)) will be located at Al Shaqaya Renewable Energy Complex.

Letters of Interest are due today for the 1GW solar project in Kuwait.

KNPC are believed to begin the tendering process in July 2017.