Press release

Bureau Veritas has been awarded Owner’s Engineering services by Ishaa Energy Renewable Company

Oct. 6 2023

Bureau Veritas, a world leader in testing, inspection and certification, has been awarded by Ishaa Energy Renewable Company, a company owned by ACWA Power and Saudi Arabia’s public investment fund (PIF), subsidiary water and electricity holding company (Badeel) to provide owner’s engineering services for 1425 MWac Al Kahfah Solar PV Power Plant. 

The agreement between Ishaa Energy Renewable Company and Bureau Veritas covers design review, project management, off-site quality control and assurance, module testing, liaison engineering, construction QA/QC, construction management and commissioning management services.

ACWA Power is a developer, investor, co-owner and operator of a portfolio of power generation, renewable energy and desalinated water production plants with 75 assets in operation, construction or advanced development across 12 countries. Al Kahfah solar power plant project is part of the National Renewable Energy Program (NREP) which is led by the Ministry of Energy, with PIF mandated to develop 70% of NREP’s target capacity. PIF, through Water and Electricity Holding Company (Badeel), in partnership with ACWA Power as a lead developer will execute Al Kahfah Solar plant.

Bureau Veritas is helping accelerate the energy transition by offering the power sector a range of solutions that tackle immediate and future challenges around renewable energy development and operation. We have over a century of expertise in the power sector, 25 years in wind and solar, and have been involved in thousands of renewable energy projects. Our offer also includes BESS and renewable hydrogen services, for which we offer value-added end-to-end solutions.

‘‘Bureau Veritas had secured a significant victory, chosen as the Owner's Engineering partner for Ishaa Energy Renewable Company’s prestigious solar PV project. This collaboration reinforces Bureau Veritas as the trusted technical advisor, further solidifying its commitment to renewable energy solutions. This strategic partnership promises to deliver innovative and sustainable energy solutions for a brighter future’’ says Rabih Baroud, Bureau Veritas’ Power & Utility Manager, Middle East & Caspian Sea Countries.

The energy sector is on the front line of the fight against climate change, and the energy transition is well underway. Bureau Veritas helps society to both meet today’s energy needs and transition to a low carbon future.

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