Bahrain Aims for a Mix of Renewable Energy Sources

Bahrain has issued a Request for Concept to selected developers for the construction of  an IPP Solar Power  project at a large landfill site.  The aim is to generate 5% of Bahrain’s required energy (255MW) via renewable sources by 2025, reaching 700MW by 2030.  Proposals are due by April 11.  To read more abou the tender click here.

Bahrain Hosts 13th Middle Eastern GEO Conference 2018

Bahrain hosts the 13th Middle Eastern conference and exhibition of the Geological Sciences from March 5-8 this year.   More than 3,500 global energy leaders, across more than 100 companies and 19 countries, featuring around 420 speakers.   Held under the patronage of HRH Prince Khalifa Bin Salman Al Khalifa, the Prime Minister.  To read more click here.

Bahrain Joins Fight Against Marine Litter

Bahrain has become the 41st country to join the UN’s CleanSeas Campaign which pledges to keep oceans healthy and litter-free.  Bahrain will proceed with a number of events in support of the campaign ranging from beach clean ups to organised campaigns to educate about single use plastics and much more.  To read more click here.

Bahrain Sets Renewable Energy Target of 10%

Bahrain has set a target of 10% of total energy consumption to be met through renewables by 2035 with 5% to be met by 2025.   The Government has approved plans for the building of a solar energy power station which is set to be operational by the end of 2019.  To read more click here.



Bahrain Refinery to Expand

Sheikh Mohamed bin Khalifa Al Khalifa, the oil minister of the Kingdom of Bahrain said that Bahrain Petroleum Co (Bapco), Bahrain’s state-owned company, and the Frances TechnipFMC will sign a $4.2 billion contract for the expansion of the refinery, expected to commence within 50 months.  To read more click here.