Launch of Qualification Process (RFQ) for proposed 500MW Solar Project, Oman Power and Water Procurement Company SAOC

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Muscat, Oman, Thursday 28 December 2017:

The Oman Power and Water Procurement Company SAOC (“the OPWP”), a member of Nama Group, is responsible for procuring new capacity for power and water and for purchasing and selling the output in the Sultanate of Oman. This activity is taken in accordance with the requirements of the law for the regulation and privatization of the electricity and related water sector promulgated by Royal Decree 78/2004 as amended (“the Sector Law”) and the OPWP license.

In line with Oman’s vision to diversify fuel sources through the use of clean energy for power generation, OPWP is planning to develop its first large scale Solar PV independent power project (the project) with a capacity of 500MW.

The project will be located at Ibri, around 300km west from Muscat. The project is to be developed as a private sector project by appropriately qualified developers.

OPWP has announced the launch of the qualification process for developers through the launch of the Request for Qualification (RFQ) document. The RFQ is formally available for purchase from the offices of OPWP from 28 December 2017 to 18 January 2018.

The OPWP offices are located on Floor Five, Building 5, Muscat Grand Mall, Tilal Complex, Al Khuwair Al Janubiyyah, Muscat. The RFQ document is available for collection between the hours of 8.30 to 15:00 from Sunday to Thursday.

The tender details are as provided below:

Tender Title Tender Number Tender Purchase Price Bid Submission Date
21/2017 175 OMR
22 February 2018 Before 10.00 hrs (Gulf Standard Time).

This RFQ is for Developers and is not applicable to interested or potential EPC contractors.

The payment for the RFQ document can be processed either by:

Using debit card at OPWP’s of ces at the time of collection of the RFQ document; or by international bank transfer. Evidence of the bank transfer is to be submitted to the following email address -

International Bank details:

Correspondent Bank: JP Morgan Chase Bank, New York
Address: 4 New York Plaza, Floor 15, New York
ABA No. 021 000021
Chips No.   CP0002
Beneficiary Bank:     Bank Muscat
Beneficiary Bank Account No: 544-7-35232
Beneficiary Name:    Oman Power and Water Procurement Company SAOC

To download a copy of this email, please use the following links - English Version or Arabic Version.


For further information, please contact the Procurement Officer at




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