Development and Deployment of Utility Scale Renewable Power Plant Kuwait 2009

Name of policy Development and Deployment of Utility Scale Renewable Power Plant
Jurisdiction Country
Supranational region
Country Kuwait
Region Asia


Subnational region or state
City or local
Policy objective
  • Mitigation
Type of policy instrument
  • Target
    • Renewable energy target
    • Voluntary Approaches
      • Negotiated Agreements (Public-private sector)
      • Information and education
        • Information provision
          • Advice or Aid in implementation
            • Performance label
            • Policy support
              • Strategic planning
              Sector name
              • Electricity and heat
                • Renewables
              Policy description Phase 1: 70 MW of RE (50 MW CSP, 10 MW PV and10 MW Wind). The ultimate goal of Phase 1 is to collect technical and economical performance data and information and carry out R&D activities. This phase is an on-going activity and is expected to be operational by early 2016.

              Phase 2: Extending the plant to reach 1000 MW (550 MW CSP, 380 MW PV, 70 MW Wind) and it is expected to be operational by 2020.

              Phase 3: Final extension of the plant to reach a total of 2000 MW (1150 MW CSP, 723 MW PV, 127 MW wind) and it is expected to be operational by 2030.

              Policy type
              • Renewables1
              Policy stringency
              Implementation state Implemented
              Date of decision 2009
              Start date of implementation
              End date of implementation
              High impact
              Impact indicator


              Source or references http://www.iea.org/policiesandmeasures/pams/kuwait/name-46869-en.php?s=dHlwZT1yZSZzdGF0dXM9T2s,&return=PGRpdiBjbGFzcz0ic3ViTWVudSI-PGRpdiBjbGFzcz0iYnJlYWRjcnVtYnMiPjxhIGhyZWY9Ii8iPkludGVybmF0aW9uYWwgRW5lcmd5IEFnZW5jeSZ6d25qOzwvYT4mbmJzcDsmZ3Q7Jm5ic3A7PGEgaHJlZj0iL3BvbGljaWVzYW5kbWVhc3VyZXMvIj5Qb2xpY2llcyBhbmQgTWVhc3VyZXM8L2E-Jm5ic3A7Jmd0OzxhIGhyZWY9Ii9wb2xpY2llc2FuZG1lYXN1cmVzL3JlbmV3YWJsZWVuZXJneS9pbmRleC5waHAiPiZuYnNwO1JlbmV3YWJsZSBFbmVyZ3k8L2E-Jm5ic3A7Jmd0OyZuYnNwO1NlYXJjaCBSZXN1bHQ8L2Rpdj4,
              Supports policies
              Is supported by policies
              Comments (background and assessment)
              Status Final

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