First Wind Power Plant In Persian Gulf Region Starts Operating In Oman - Reports
The power plant in Dhofar is the first in the Persian Gulf region, Times of Oman newspaper reported. Currently only one wind turbine out of 13 is connected to power grids.
Saudi Arabia has also recently announced ambitious plans on renewable energy development, including creation wind power plants. This year, Saudi Arabia held a tender for the construction of the first large wind power plant with a capacity of 400 megawatt.