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Marubeni Wins Contract from Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) to Construct Oman Solar Power Plant

Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) has granted a Contract to fabricate a 100MW solar photovoltaic (PV) plant to The Marubeni Consortium.Marubeni is a Japanese-Omani consortium involving Japan's Marubeni Corporation, Oman Gas Company, Bahwan Renewable Energy Company, and Modern Channels Services.As indicated by the announcement from PDO, the plant will give capacity to PDO's inside tasks and be the first of its compose in Oman. It will likewise be the world's first utility-scale solar task to have an oil and gas organization as the sole discount purchaser of power.The venture will be situated at Amin in southern Oman in PDO's concession region, roughly 210 km north-west of Thumrait. The undertaking will incorporate the structure, obtainment, development, appointing, financing and task, and upkeep of the PV plant.As per the organization, the venture's capacity yield will be organized as an autonomous power maker (IPP) under the terms of the power buy understanding for a time of 23 years.Raoul Restucci, overseeing executive at PDO pitiful: We anticipate working with the Marubeni Corporation and consortium accomplices to manufacture our first IPP sustainable power source venture, or, in other words, hinder in the help of Oman's exceptional potential in the sustainable power source.More data will be accessible on the 7 November amid the granting service, said the PDO discharge.