November 25, 2018

The Expo 2020 Substation Promise

Early this year, Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) announced that it had commissioned the first 132/11 kV main substation for World Expo 2020, and was […]
November 25, 2018

Testing For Quality In Solar Panels

If you look at the issue of solar panels, you quickly discover that there are numerous makes, models, and sources.  With hundreds of manufacturers, many of […]
November 25, 2018

Seven Bidders Up For Taweelah Desalination Project In Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi Department of Energy has unveiled the seven consortia bidding for Taweela desalination plant mega-project, with the lowest price coming from ACWA Power at $0.49 […]
November 25, 2018

Saudi Arabia To Build Solar-Powered Desalination Plant

Saudi Arabia is building a solar-powered desalination plant using adsoprtion technology, in one of seven strategic projects that include the nation’s first nuclear research reactor. A […]
November 25, 2018

Oman Sees Rise In Water And Electricity Production

The Oman’s electricity and water production grew by 2.3 per cent and 5.4 per cent, respectively in the first eight months of current year as against […]
November 25, 2018

2.35MW Of PV To Be Constructed Under The UAE-Caribbean Renewables Fund

Construction has begun on 2.35 MW of solar photovoltaic (PV) plants in the Bahamas, Barbados and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, it was announced last wek. […]
November 25, 2018

Solar Industry Expected To Surge To 552GW In Nine Years

Over the coming decade, the global solar market is in line for 138% growth, from 395 GW at the end of 2017 to 942 GW at […]
November 25, 2018

Global Floating Solar Capacity Crosses 1GW

A new report from the World Bank published last week has revealed that there is currently 1.1 gigawatt (GW) worth of floating solar around the globe […]
November 15, 2018

Dubai: tariff for large-scale PV hits new low at $0.024/kWh

The Dubai Water and Electricity Authority (DEWA) has announced it will expand Phase IV of the 5 GW Mohammed bin Rashid Maktoum Solar Park by another […]
November 15, 2018

UAE Plans To Build World First Hybrid Landfill Gas-Solar Agro Power Plant

The UAE will soon see the development of the world’s first and largest Integrated Hybrid Landfill Gas-Solar-Agro project in Ras Al Khaimah, it was announced last […]
November 15, 2018

KEPCO Keeps An Eye On Saudi Arabia’s Nuclear Power Prospects

Korea Electric Power Corporation (Kepco) continues to show interest in Saudi Arabia’s nuclear future and still hopes to be picked for a $20bn nuclear power plant […]
November 15, 2018

UAE Plans To Build World First Hybrid Landfill Gas-Solar Agro Power Plant

The UAE will soon see the development of the world’s first and largest Integrated Hybrid Landfill Gas-Solar-Agro project in Ras Al Khaimah, it was announced last […]
November 15, 2018

Dubai adds 250MW capacity to fourth phase of solar park The total installed capacity for the fourth phase of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum park will be executed by an Acwa Power-led consortium

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority signed an agreement to add another 250 megawatt capacity to the fourth phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar […]
November 15, 2018

Fluor Joint Venture Achieves First Steam On Clean Fuels Megaproject In Kuwait

Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) has announced that its joint venture team, FDH JV, has successfully generated first steam into Kuwait National Petroleum Company’s (KNPC) Clean Fuels Project […]
November 15, 2018

DEWA Ranked Highest In Provision Of Safe And Reliable Power

When it comes to getting access to reliable and safe electricity, the UAE, represented by the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa), outdid its peers worldwide […]
November 15, 2018

ACWA Power Signs $658mn Deal To Supply Power To 210,000 Homes In South Africa

Saudi company ACWA Power, which operates in the fields of power generation and desalination in more than 10 countries, has announced plans to invest $658 million […]
November 15, 2018

Oman awards 100MW solar project contract to Marubeni

Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) has awarded a contract to build a landmark 100MW solar photovoltaic independent power producer (IPP) project to a joint Japanese-Omani consortium. The […]
November 15, 2018

Tabreed Raises $500m With New Seven Year Sukuk

District cooling firm National Central Cooling Company (Tabreed) announced it has successfully raised $500m (AED1.8bn) with a fixed rate senior unsecured US dollar denominated RegS sukuk […]
November 15, 2018

Adnoc Distribution To Trial Solar Power For Its Service Stations

Adnoc Distribution – the UAE’s biggest fuel and convenience retailer, signed an agreement with Japan Cooperation Centre Petroleum (JCCP) to supply, install and pilot the use […]
November 15, 2018

FEWA And Mubadala To Develop Desalination Plants In UAE Northern Emirates

The Federal Electricity and Water Authority (FEWA) and MDC Power Holding Company, an entity owned by Mubadala Investment Company, have signed an agreement and formed a […]