BAHRAIN NEWS AND BUSINESS UPDATES

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$30m Manufacturing Plant to Open in Bahrain

Universal Rolling (Unirol), opened its newly upgraded and fully automated manufacturing plant here in Bahrain, increasing it’s its production capacity from 175,000 tonnes per annum to 275,000 tonnes per annum of its high-quality reinforcing steel rods. To read more click here

ACWA Power to Build Solar Plant

We are pleased to report that our valued Client, ACWA Power, have won on a major contract for the construction and operation of a 100MW independent solar power plant in Bahrain. They were selected from 26 companies who submitted a bid for the tender. To read more click here.

Bahrain Targeting 255 MW of solar capacity by 2025

Expressions of interest are being invited by the Solar Energy Unit (SEU) of Bahrain, in conjunction with the United Nations Development Program, from developers for the Tender to install rooftop solar PV’s on 66 government buildings. To read more click here.

Bahrain Metro Modernisation

The Bahrain Metro modernisation project is expected to launch in the 4th quarter of 2019 and complete by 2030. It will consist of 6 lines, covering 100+ kilometers with a capacity to serve 43,000 passengers per hour. To read more click here.

Jlanka International Awarded Solar Power Contract

Jlanka International has set up it’s headquarters here in Bahrain. It has just been awarded the contract to install solar PV systems on more than 500 buildings including schools and hospitals and intends to invest approximately US$10m in Bahrain’s renewable energy sector in the next 5 years. To read more click here.

Solar Power Project Tender Launch

3 bids have been received already for the tender to deploy 100 MW of utility-scale solar energy which will make up a part of Bahrain’s 2030 plans to reach 700 MW of renewable energy power generation through solar, wind and waste to energy technologies. To read more click here.