MODON announces solar power success in Riyadh's Third Industrial City

Updated 07 March 2017

MODON announces solar power success in Riyadh's Third Industrial City

RIYADH: The Saudi Industrial Property Authority (MODON) has announced that it has successfully run its administrative building in Riyadh’s Third Industrial City using solar-powered electricity.
MODON said it is using 350 solar cells to produce an average of 558 kilowatts per hour.
Third Industrial City sprawls over one million square meters and contains more than 90 factories ready to be rented by investors for their projects, which is a service provided by MODON to support the industry sector in Saudi Arabia.
These factories are built all over the country, with some still in the construction stage, and are designated for foodstuff manufacturing and packaging, eco-friendly light industries and female enterprises.


Saudi Arabia announces 35 more deaths from COVID-19

Updated 14 August 2020

Saudi Arabia announces 35 more deaths from COVID-19

  • The total number of recoveries in the Kingdom has increased to 262,959
  • A total of 3,338 people have succumbed to the virus in the Kingdom so far

LONDON: Saudi Arabia announced 35 more deaths from COVID-19 and 1,383 new cases of the disease on Friday.

Of the new cases, 81 were recorded in Makkah, 77 in Hail, 69 in Jeddah and 63 in Riyadh.

The total number of recoveries in the Kingdom increased to 262,959 after 2,566 more patients recovered from the virus.

A total of 3,338 people have succumbed to the virus in the Kingdom so far.

On Thursday, the health ministry announced Saudi Arabia had conducted more than 4 million COVID-19 polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests since the beginning of the outbreak.