May 23, 2019

Saudi Arabia Receives EOI From 71 Consortia For The Yanbu IWP Project

Saudi Arabia’s Water & Electricity Company (WEC) has announced that 71 developer consortia have expressed interest in the independent water project (IWP) being set up in […]
May 23, 2019

Empower To Provide District Cooling Services To 260 Buildings In Business Bay

Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider, announced that the total number of buildings to be supplied with district cooling […]
May 23, 2019

DEWA Builds Region’s First Virtual Power Plant In Cooperation With Enbala

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) is partnering with Canadian company Enbala to build the region’s first Virtual Power Plant (VPP). This is part of DEWA’s […]
May 23, 2019

Dubai Investments Park, ABB sign $86mn Dewa substation deal

Dubai Investment Park (DIP) has signed an Dh86mn contract with Swiss firm ABB to commission a 132/11kv Dubai Water and Electricity Authority (Dewa) substation, adding to […]
April 13, 2019

Saudi Arabia plans 2.6 GW solar park near Mecca

The Faisaliah Solar Power Project is planned to be developed in several stages by the Saudi Ministry of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources and the Development Authority of Mecca. Only 600 MW of the project will be tendered by the REPDO, while the remaining 2 GW will be built by the country’s Public Investment Fund along with its partners.
April 13, 2019

Phase IV of 5 GW Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park reaches financial close

Phase IV of the huge solar park includes a 700 MW CSP plant and a 250 MW PV facility. Funds for the $4.2 billion project will be provided by banks from the United Arab Emirates and China, as well as other international lenders.
April 13, 2019

ENGIE Reduces Its Coal Power Stake With The Disposal Of Glow

Coal now accounts for only 6% of the Group's total electricity production capacity, compared with 13% at the end of 2015
April 13, 2019

The weekend read: Land of the Crescent Sun

Despite its abundant solar resources, Turkey’s potential for solar energy development remains largely untapped. Although the market grew considerably between 2017 and 2018, the outlook for the next two years, due to the macroeconomic situation and the current regulatory framework, appears rather gloomy. If regulations will not be changed, and tenders for large-scale solar remain unimproved, unsubsidized PV and self-consumption may remain the best options available to seek more growth.
April 13, 2019

Hydrogen Shows Great Potential In Energy Transition – Report

The study by DNV GL explains that hydrogen is a unique energy carrier with no carbon emissions that can be used for long-term storage and heating applications
April 13, 2019

Empower Saves Electricity Worth Dh3bn In 2018

In order to monitor the levels of consumptions, Empower introduced an online calculator on its website that helps its customers to monitor and plan their district cooling consumption
April 13, 2019

Rise of bifacial lifts profits for the world’s tracker companies

Things are hotting up in the tracker world as the desire to squeeze down the price per Watt of solar power intensifies. And the rise of the trackers is attracting some well-known businesses to buy their way into the field.
April 13, 2019

DEWA Partners With Dubai Future Foundation On Solar PV Project

Under the MoU, Dewa will work in an advisory role to provide solar energy technologies, smart grid integration, energy efficiency, and water treatment through renewable technologies
April 13, 2019

Rise of bifacial lifts profits for the world’s tracker companies

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April 13, 2019

ACWA triumphs again in Middle Eastern tendering exercise

With no details reported on the final electricity price agreed for a 500 MW solar project to be built in Oman, speculation will center on whether the victorious Saudi power company and its Kuwaiti partners have again trumped lower offers from overseas rivals.
April 13, 2019

Dubai’s South Energy Signs First Solar Project Agreement

The 2MWp photovoltaic system will generate more than 3,000,000kWh of clean & renewable energy annually for five of Dubai South's facilities
April 13, 2019

UL Partners With Saudi Telecom Company For A Testing Facility In Saudi Arabia

The MoU between UL and STC marks a milestone for cooperation between both companies in testing and certification and growth of the industrial sector of Saudi Arabia
April 13, 2019

Saudi’ ACWA Power In $3bn Egyptian Electricity Investment

Saudi Arabia's power and water desalination developer and Egypt's Hassan Allam Holding Company are joining hands on the construction of a 2.3-megawatt power plant in Luxor
April 13, 2019

Saudi Arabia’s 1.5 GW tender attracted more than 250 companies

More than 100 domestic companies are reportedly in the running for a seven-project portfolio that is expected to generate around $1.5 billion of investment – and they will fancy their chances against overseas developers.
April 13, 2019

Dubai Saves $327.7mn In Water And Electricity Consumption

The commercial sector generated the biggest electricity savings between 2008 and 2018
April 13, 2019

Infor To Highlight Role Of EAM In Digital Transformation At Dubai Event

Customers to demonstrate the benefits of enterprise asset management software across various applications such as utilities plants