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Sustainable Energy Authority (SEA) of Bahrain plans to develop a 5 MW solar photovoltaic project across 14 buildings and car parking for the Ministry of Education of Bahrain. It receives proposals from four different developers.
The concession period will be of 20 years and the contract will be under a build, own, operate, and maintain contract. Aradous Energy Generation Company submitted the lowest tariff of BD0.21/kWh.
The second-lowest bid was submitted by Modern Mechanical Electrical & Transport Company of BD0.03/kWh. Microcenter submitted a bid of BD0.026/kWh and Safeer for Renewable Energy submitted a bid of BD0.027.
Bahrain installed 237 MW of renewable energy capacity by the end of 2021 and it aims to have 5% of its power generation from renewable energy by 2030.