The renewable energy projects that are being planned by Saudi Arabia to supply electricity to the green hydrogen based ammonia plant in the city of NEOM appear to have been disclosed. As per media reports, the renewable energy projects will be located in the North-West region of Saudi Arabia. It will be developed near the Jordan border to help the development of the $6.5 billion ammonia plant.
According to the reports engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for the renewable projects will be awarded in a single go. The renewable project will consist of solar and wind power installations. The total capacity of the projects will be 4,000 MW. There will be a transmission network running about 190km. A battery energy storage system is also envisaged with other tenets of the project.
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