February 5, 2019

MENA PV additions quadrupled in 2018

The Sweihan park in the United Arab Emirates and the first installations in the Benban complex in Egypt contributed half of the MENA region’s installed capacity […]
February 5, 2019

Cepsa and Masdar ink agreement for 600 MW of renewables in Iberia

Energy giants Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company (Masdar) and Cepsa have signed a partnership agreement for the development of 500-600 MW of wind and solar capacity on […]
February 5, 2019

UAE minister and OPEC chief says IRENA’s solar forecasts for Gulf nations will prove conservative

Almost 5.4 GW of PV capacity is set to be added by Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries by the ‘early 2020s’, according to detailed analysis published by the International […]
February 5, 2019

Solar stars at new-look Zayed Sustainability Awards

California-based We Care Solar joined London’s BBOXX in lifting a new-look Zayed Sustainability Award as the latest World Future Energy Summit opened yesterday in Abu Dhabi. The U.S. company provides solar-powered maternity kits […]
February 5, 2019

Abu Dhabi lends $23m for solar, Mauritius to get 10 MW of PV rooftops

Solar projects worth $23 million in Togo and Guyana secured funding at the ninth assembly of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) assembly. The Abu Dhabi Development […]
February 5, 2019

UAE, Saudi Arabia, Oman Mull Gas Network Extension

Senior government officials are exploring plans to build an integrated gas network supplying the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Bahrain, and Kuwait. The GCC-wide line will link […]
February 5, 2019

Abu Dhabi Power Corporation, Mubadala And Masdar Enter Into Strategic Partnership

Abu Dhabi Power Corporation, a state-owned entity with a mandate to generate value through active asset management of key utilities’ investments in Abu Dhabi, entered into […]
February 5, 2019

Masdar Report Identifies Top 10 Technologies To Accelerate Sustainable Development

The convergence of emerging technologies has the potential to address global warming and accelerate the transition to a sustainable future, according to ‘The Future of Sustainability’ report launched […]
February 5, 2019

SAGIA Initiates Investment License Process For Saudi Wind Project

The Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority (SAGIA) announced that it has initiated the process to give an investment license to the consortium of Abu Dhabi Future […]
February 5, 2019

Bahrain launches 100 MW PV tender

The Kingdom of Bahrain has launched a tender for the deployment of 100 MW of utility-scale solar, according to information given to pv magazine by Amin Al Yaquob, […]
February 5, 2019

Turkey scraps 1 GW solar tender

An abrupt statement in Turkey’s official journal yesterday revealed the government has cancelled a tendering exercise for the deployment of 1 GW of new solar, due to be held […]