Summary of solar PV development in the GCC countries .
|Country||Solar energy target share in total installed capacity||Primary energy sources||Maximum solar insolation (kWh/m2/year)||Current operational solar projects||Future projects|
|Bahrain||5% of all renewable including solar (2020)||Oil, gas||2180||0.5 MW solar plant at the Bahrain University
5 MWp Bapco pilot plant
|5 MW solar project at Al Dur power and water plant|
|Kuwait||1% in 2015, 10% by 2020 and 15% by 2030||Oil, gas||2200||See Table 1 in reference ||50 MW solar project across the country|
|UAE||7% of all renewables by 2020, 25% 2030 and 75% by 2050||Oil, gas||2285||See Table 2 in reference ||1000 MW Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park|
|Qatar||20% of all renewables with solar incorporated by 2030 and 15% solar by 2018||Oil, gas||2113||Establishment of solar PV manufacturing plant in Ras Lafin||Stadiums with solar technology cooling for the football world Cup 2022; 1000 MW solar PV plant in Doha|
|Oman||10% by 2020||Oil, gas||2500||See Section 3.5 in reference ||300 kW solar project at Al Mazyonah-Dhofar; 1000 kW solar project in Haima, 28 kW PV and storage system at Al Mathfa-Dhofar; 100 kW PV in Hijji|
|Kingdom of Saudi Arabia||54 GW from renewables including solar technology||Oil, gas||2200||See Table 3 in reference ||1000 MW solar plant in Makkah; 10 MW Al-Khafji plant; 1.8 MW King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Centre|
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