Solar body renamed as it looks to spread influence
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A UAE-based solar-power campaign group is looking expand its activities across the wider region and has undergone a rebranding as a result. The Emirates Solar Industry Association (ESIA) is now the Middle East Solar Industry Association (MESIA). The group says it wants to boost the development of a regional solar market by providing a unified…

UAE solar association rebrands to reflect wider Middle East scope
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The Emirates Solar Industry Association has been renamed as the Middle East Solar Industry Association (Mesia) in anticipation of expected growth in the region.   The first solar association in the UAE has renamed itself in an attempt to reflect the anticipated growth of the solar industry across the Middle East.   The Middle East…

UAE solar energy group rebrands with new focus on Middle East
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The UAE’s first association representing the interests of solar energy companies has rebranded itself with a new focus on the Middle East. Founded in 2009, the Emirates Solar Industry Association was yesterday renamed the Middle East Solar Industry Association, or Mesia, with the move reflecting expected growth in regional solar markets. “We felt it was…

Saudi Arabia, UAE lead race to deploy solar projects
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Saudi Arabia and the UAE have emerged as the biggest markets among GCC states for the deployment of solar power, accounting for most of the projects. The six GCC countries altogether have sanctioned solar power installation projects worth approximately $155 billion, which will generate more than 84 GW of power when complete in 2017.  …

UAE and Saudi Arabia shine with solar progress
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Solar energy projects across the GCC, worth $155 billion, are on track to generate 84 gigawatts by 2017. The UAE and Saudi Arabia have emerged as the biggest solar energy markets within the GCC region and are responsible for the vast majority of installations.   Gulf countries are due to address energy related challenges at Gulf…

السعودية والإمارات تتصدران دول المنطقة في تنفيذ مشاريع توليد الطاقة الشمسية
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جاءت كل من دولة الإمارات العربية المتحدة والمملكة العربية السعودية على رأس قائمة أكبر الأسواق لتنفيذ مشاريع توليد الطاقة الشمسية بين دول مجلس التعاون الخليجي، وذلك مع استئثار البلدين بمعظم المشاريع التي لا تزال قيد التنفيذ. وقد بدأت دول الخليج الست جميعها بتنفيذ العديد من محطات توليد الطاقة الشمسية بقيمة تقارب 155 مليار دولار، وقدرات…

GCC booming market for solar power
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Dubai: The six GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) countries have sanctioned $155 billion (Dh596 billion) worth of solar power projects that will generate 84 gigawatts when completed in 2017, according to the region’s first dedicated solar technology exhibition Gulf Sol 2013.   Derek Burston, Director of UK-based Bowmedia, organisers of Gulf Sol 2013, said in a…