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Bahrain has signed agreements to set up a solar park project with a capacity of 72 megawatts as the kingdom looks to achieve net-zero emissions by 2060. The project is part of Bahrain’s renewable energy plan, which aims to increase the share of clean energy in the country’s electricity mix to 5 percent by 2025, and 20 percent by 2035, the Bahrain News Agency reported on Tuesday. Investment in clean energy is set to reach $1.7 trillion this year, outpacing spending on fossil fuels, as countries look to address potential energy shortages, according to the International Energy Agency.

Bahrain signs deals to set up 72-megawatt solar park as part of net zero push

Bahrain has signed agreements to set up a solar park project with a capacity of 72 megawatts as the kingdom looks to achieve net-zero emissions by 2060. The project is part of Bahrain’s renewable energy plan, which aims to increase the share of clean energy in the country’s electricity mix to 5 percent by 2025, and 20 percent by 2035, the Bahrain News Agency reported on Tuesday. Investment in clean energy is set to reach $1.7 trillion this year, outpacing spending on fossil fuels, as countries look to address potential energy shortages, according to the International Energy Agency.

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