January 30, 2019

ACWA Power Sheds Light On Solutions To Solving The World’s Energy And Water Challenges

ACWA Power, a global leader in water desalination and power generation, successfully wrapped up its presence at the 12th edition of the World Future Energy Summit (WFES), […]
January 30, 2019

Yellow Door Energy Raises $65mn To Boost Regional Solar Transition

Yellow Door Energy, a UAE-based leading solar developer, announced today that it has raised $65 million in Series A financing to scale its investments in solar […]
January 30, 2019

BREAKING: Saudi Arabia launches 1.5GW second round of renewables programme

Saudi Arabia’s Renewable Energy Project Development Office (Repdo) has invited developers to submit expressions of interest (EOI) for seven photovoltaic (PV) projects under the second round […]
January 28, 2019

Solar the cheapest power source – so let’s use it to extract fossil fuels

With Kuwait one of just four nations holding up the adoption of the findings of an apocalyptic climate change report at the recent COP24 conference in Katowice, the […]
January 28, 2019

Iraq takes first concrete steps into solar

The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) has issued a tender to seek solar consultants to help the Iraqi Ministry of Electricity implement its catalyzing the use of solar photovoltaic energy […]
January 28, 2019

Abu Dhabi developer pledges to double renewables generation capacity to 8 GW within five years

Ahead of next week’s World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi, the CEO of the emirate’s Masdar renewable energy investment company has reportedly pledged to double the scale of generation […]
January 28, 2019

Inverter maker SolarEdge to acquire Italian EV company

Israeli inverter maker and PV monitoring solutions company SolarEdge is entering the electric vehicle market with a planned acquisition of SMRE that would value the Italian company at around $151 […]
January 28, 2019

Dubai’s Empower Takes Part In WFES 2019

Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider is taking part in the 12th World Future Energy Summit (WFES) 2019, which […]
January 28, 2019

DEWA Highlights Latest Innovative Clean Energy Projects At WFES 2019

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) is participating in the 12th World Future Energy Summit (WFES) as its Efficiency Partner. WFES, which is one of the […]
January 28, 2019

The weekend read: Tender reassurance

Walking along Dubai’s Jumeirah Beach Residence area in 2013, there was a sign that read: “Keep Calm, We Still Have Oil.” Despite the United Arab Emirates […]
January 28, 2019

IRENA: Energy transition will see geopolitical “winners and losers”

At the start of its ninth annual general assembly in Abu Dhabi today, the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) released a report on the geopolitical impacts of the […]
January 28, 2019

China Drives Global Electric Car Market

Outside China, few drivers have heard of brands such as Hit BYD or Beijing Automobile Works. But they’re two of the largest players in the world’s […]
January 28, 2019

Abu Dhabi Fund For Development Allocates $10mn For Solar PV Project In Mauritius

The Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD), the leading national entity for international development aid, today signed a US$10 million (AED36.7 million) concessionary loan agreement with […]
January 28, 2019

EDF Energies Consortium Wins Contract For First Wind Power Project In Saudi Arabia

The Renewable Energy Project Development Office (REPDO) of Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources (MEIM) has awarded its Dumat Al Jandal wind project […]
January 26, 2019

Taqnia announces completion of phase 1 Layla Solar Plant, first Saudi IPP project

The Layla Solar Plant project represents the first independent solar plant directly connected to the Saudi Arabian national grid for commercial operations. Taqnia energy thus becomes the […]
January 26, 2019

UAE: 200 MW solar park under development in emirate of Umm Al Quwain

The emirate of Umm Al Quwain has signed a cooperation agreement with the UAE Federal Electricity and Water Authority (FEWA) for the construction of a 200 […]
January 26, 2019

Cyprus to see a new wave of subsidy-free PV in 2019

A 50 MW tender held in January 2013, which concerned the development of 23 PV parks, led to tariffs as low as €0.0741 per kWh. The […]
January 26, 2019

Saudi Arabia To Resume Long-Term Renewable Energy Tenders

Saudia Arabia’s solar PV development has been big on announcements and light on real tenders and projects. This could be set to change with a more […]
January 26, 2019

FEWA, Umm Al Quwain Cooperate For 200MW Solar Park Development

The emirate of Umm Al Quwain has signed a cooperation agreement with the UAE Federal Electricity and Water Authority (FEWA) for the construction of a 200 […]
January 26, 2019

Bahrain’s Al Dur Power & Water Company In $1.3bn Refinancing

Al Dur Power & Water Company, one of the largest power generation and water desalination companies in Bahrain, has announced to close a US$1.3bn refinancing, replacing […]