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Saudis Will Let Households Produce Solar Energy and Sell to Grid

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Saudi Arabia will allow households to produce solar energy and sell any surplus electricity back to the power grid starting July 1.

Consumers can install a photovoltaic solar system with capacity limited to no more than 2 megawatts and not less than 1 kilowatt, according to rules listed in the official government newspaper Um al-Qura. The systems must be connected to the power grid.

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