November 15, 2018

ACWA Power Signs PPA For A 2300 MW Gas-Fired Combined Cycle Plant

A consortium led by ACWA Power has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with the Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company (EETC) for a gas-fired combined cycle plant […]
November 15, 2018

Transforming Utilities With Digital Power

A few months ago, Dubai Water and Electricity Authority (DEWA) entered into an agreement with Siemens to collaborate on an advanced data-driven project.  The project is […]
November 15, 2018

Bright Future For Offshore Wind

Offshore wind energy is in the fast lane and picking up speed. Driven by rapidly falling costs and technological innovation, offshore wind capacity grew by 25% […]
November 15, 2018

Exhibitors At Dubai Solar Show 2018 Highlight Latest Technologies

Local and international companies participating at the 3rd Dubai Solar Show are showcasing the latest solar technologies and solutions, to meet the challenges facing the solar […]
November 15, 2018

WETEX 2018 Opens Tomorrow And Will Highlight The Latest Sustainable Solutions

The 20th edition of the Water, Energy, Technology and Environment Exhibition (WETEX) the largest exhibition of its kind in the region, opens tomorrow and runs up […]
November 15, 2018

Empower To Provide 40,000 RT For Dubailand Residential Complex Cooling Plant

Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider, has started designing its district cooling plant for Dubailand Residential Complex (DLRC), with […]
November 15, 2018

Dubai’s DEWA wants hydrogen at its 1 GW Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park

The Dubai Water and Electricity Authority (DEWA) has issued a tender for the construction of a hydrogen plant and associated facilities at the huge solar complex. […]
November 15, 2018

There is no alternative to a world of 100% renewables

Electrifying the global energy system with clean energy is the only way to reach the targets set by the Paris agreement on climate change and avoid […]
November 15, 2018

2035: The renewable energy tipping point

The tipping point, where the world shifts from oil and gas to renewables, will be the year 2035, says Wood Mackenzie. This is when renewables and […]
November 15, 2018

Clean Energy Market To Grow By 13.3% In 2018 To 154.6GW

Renewable power generation capacity will grow by 13.3% in 2018 to 154.6GW, according to new research from analysts Frost & Sullivan. The research group says that […]
November 15, 2018

UAE’s Etihad ESCO Supports Retrofit Projects With Green Funds

Under the leadership of Ali Al Jassim, Etihad ESCO (energy service company) has retrofitted approximately 2,200 facilities (offices, staff accommodation, and villas) which helped Dubai to […]
November 15, 2018

Falling Costs Offer New Hope For Renewables’ Future

Plummeting costs of renewable energy technologies are making an energy transition in the GCC not only possible, but actually less expensive than the alternative. While some […]
November 15, 2018

UAE’s Masdar Plans To Build Wind And Solar Plants In Uzbekistan

Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company, Masdar, is set to build wind and solar power plants in Uzbekistan. The Middle East’s leading developer and operator of utility-scale […]
November 15, 2018

Oman Set To Build Second Mega Solar Plant As It Eyes Up To 2.6GW From Renewables By 2025

Oman Power and Water Procurement Company (OPWP) has issued a Request for Proposal (RfP) for technical consultancy service for the development of the Solar 2022 Independent […]
November 4, 2018

Saudi Arabia Shelves Work on SoftBank’s $200 Billion Solar Project

Saudi Arabia has put on hold a $200 billion plan with SoftBank to build the world’s biggest solar-power-generation project, setting back another eye-catching transformation project in […]
November 4, 2018

Saudi Fund, SoftBank Deny $200B, 200-GW Solar Project Is on Hold

Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund and Japan’s SoftBank Group Corp. both said they’re continuing to collaborate on solar energy plans after the Wall Street Journal said […]
November 4, 2018

UAE, GCC Could Export Electricity To Iraq

The UAE and other countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) have entered into talks with Iraq to link up to its electric grid, a UAE […]
November 4, 2018

GCC Mulls Electric Grid Link With Africa’s Largest Hydropower Plant

As demand for electric power in the Arabian Gulf continues to rise at a high rate, a plan is being considered to link the GCC’s electric […]
November 4, 2018

Saudi Arabia Denies Halting Multi-Billion Dollar Solar Project With Softbank

Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund (PIF) has denied this week’s Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reports that the Kingdom had halted plans for a $200bn solar project […]
November 4, 2018

200 GW Saudi-Softbank solar plans abandoned – reports

In March, a memorandum of understanding (MOU) was signed between the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia and Japan-based SoftBank founder Masayoshi Son, to establish a US$200 […]