April 13, 2019

10% Of Dubai Homes To Run On Solar

DEWA plans to install solar rooftops on 10% of Dubai homes as part of the Shams Dubai initiative, which offers net-metering for small-scale solar
April 13, 2019

Dubai’s DEWA Issues RFQ For 900MW 5th Phase Of Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park

The phase will use photovoltaic solar panels based on the Independent Power Project (IPP) model, and will be commissioned in stages starting from Q2 of 2021
April 13, 2019

Dubai’s DEWA Issues RFQ For 900MW 5th Phase Of Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park

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April 13, 2019

The Middle East Needs To Set Up A Centre Of Excellence On Solar, Say Regional Experts

The first Utilities Middle East roundtable on solar rooftop triggers discussion the industry's opportunities and challenges, drawing experts from ENOC, Dubai Carbon, Etihad ESCO and ABB
April 13, 2019

JCB Launches New Open Generators For Middle East

As with all of the S models, the machines are designed for ultimate productivity and efficiency in many environments
April 13, 2019

ACWA Power Khalladi Opens Its Capital To SAHAM Assurances

ACWA Power Khalladi has welcomed SAHAM Assurances a new institutional investor, who will hold 24% of the Capital and who will sit on the Board of Directors
April 13, 2019

US Set To Overtake Saudi Arabia As The World’s Biggest Energy Exporter

The rise in the shale production will see the US topple the kingdom for the first time since the 1950s
April 13, 2019

EkoRE breaks ground on 1 GW vertically integrated module factory in Turkey

The facility is in the Bor organized industrial zone of Ni?de, in central Anatolia. The factory was backed by incentives provided by the country’s Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources.
April 13, 2019

Shortlisted bidders go forward in Lebanon’s 180 MW, 12-plant tender

Lebanon’s Ministry of Energy and Water has qualified 28 domestic and international firms to enter the next stage of a tender for 180 MW of solar generation capacity.
April 13, 2019

DEWA to mount solar rooftops on 10% of Dubai homes

Dubai’s residential sector is set to experience a lift this year thanks to plans to install solar rooftops on 10% of the emirate’s homes. The DEWA-funded rooftop program was launched under the Shams Dubai initiative, which offers net-metering for small-scale solar.
April 13, 2019

Dubai’s DEWA seeks proposals for phase V of 5 GW Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park

The utility has issued a request for qualification for a further 900 MW of PV at the huge solar park, which is set to reach a total capacity of 5 GW.
April 13, 2019

ACWA reinforces solar partnership with Huawei and signs Belt and Road deal

The Saudi energy company and Chinese inverter maker and comms firm will team up to use information and communications technology to improve the performance of the former’s PV plants.
April 13, 2019

JinkoSolar Says Hanwha Q Cells Lawsuits Lack Legal Merit

Jinko said it would take legal action to defend itself, its clients and partners from the accusations and says that it is confident its arguments will prevail in court. Among the legal options open to Jinko is the possibility of petitioning for the patents Hanwha Q Cells is claiming against to be ruled as invalid.
April 13, 2019

Empower Receives Dubai Chamber CSR Label For Fifth Consecutive Year

The Dubai Chamber CSR Label is the highest level of recognition for CSR efforts by businesses in the region
April 13, 2019

Tabreed Shareholders Approve 19% Increase In Cash Dividend

The dividend was approved by the shareholders at the company’s Annual General Assembly (AGA), chaired by Khaled Abdulla Al Qubaisi, Tabreed’s Chairman, and attended by Tabreed’s Board of Directors, shareholders, and the company's senior leadership team.
April 13, 2019

$1.6bn Allocated For Power Projects In The UAE’s Northern Emirates

Also approved are funds for a solar power station in Umm Al Quwain and a water desalination station with a capacity of 150 million gallons per day
April 13, 2019

Utilities See Bigger Picture With Big Batteries

Due to their decreasing costs, lithium-ion batteries dominate a range of applications including electric vehicles, computers and consumer electronics
March 4, 2019

India slaps anti-dumping duty on east Asian EVA sheets

Following a petition by domestic PV panel manufacturers, India?s Directorate General of Trade Remedies has recommended the imposition of duties ranging from $537-1,559/metric ton on solar ethylene vinyl acetate sheets imported from China, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia and Thailand.
March 4, 2019

ACWA wins Bahrain?s 100 MW PV tender with bid of $0.039/kWh

Saudi energy company ACWA Power has won the tender held by the Kingdom of Bahrain for the construction of the country?s first large-scale PV power plants.
March 4, 2019

First Phase Of Kuwait?s Shagaya Renewable Energy Park Launched

Kuwait has announced Phase One of the Shagaya Renewable Energy Park project. The Shagaya Solar Energy Plant is part of the first phase and is being jointly developed by the Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR) and the Ministry of Electricity and Water.