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Layla: First Independent Solar Power Plant

With the global push towards a greener more sustainable environment, TAQNIA Energy, KACST, and Saudi Electric Company have taken it upon themselves to pioneer the efforts in the kingdom. Not only does the partnership aim at providing an alternative and safe source of energy, but it will also increase the contribution of national components from this sector, indigenize the technology, and most importantly create an abundance of new jobs.

The aim is that this power station provides a clean, safe, and sustainable source of energy, and projects to save over 4 million barrels of high-cost diesel fuel, and limit CO2 emissions by 1.7 million tons. SEC will buy all the power generated starting at 18.75 halalas per Kw/H.