• Kyodo News


Showa Shell Sekiyu K.K. said Wednesday it will embark on a multibillion yen solar power generation project with Saudi Arabian Oil Co. in 2010.

The project, which will also involve the oil distributor’s wholly owned subsidiary, Showa Shell Solar Co., will seek to deliver electricity to homes and schools, including in regional areas in Saudi Arabia that lack sufficient power infrastructure, Showa Shell Sekiyu officials said. Saudi Arabian Oil is a state-run firm better known as Saudi Aramco.

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