DEWA selects Masdar-FRV joint venture as the developer for the Phase 3 of the Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashed Solar Energy Park
in Middle East Solar News

Abu Dhabi Presidential Palace, UAE  Monday 27 June 2016 In the presence of HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashed Al Maktoum*, UAE Prime Minister and Minsiter of Defense, Ruler of Dubai, the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between UAE Minister of State and Chairman of Masdar, Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company, Dr. Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, and…

The Egyptian government to engage DFIs and investors to outline 30GW of energy projects this February
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The Egypt Energy Investment Summit will take place from 16 – 18 February in Cairo, designed to drive forward investments into Egypt’s energy sector. The meeting will cover central issues including the progress in the renewable energy FIT programme, the ‘Build-Own-Operate’ projects and the IPP scheme, showcasing the pro-activeness of government to engage credible investors…

GLOBAL SOLAR COUNCIL
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The global solar council was established leading regional and national solar associations. It will unify the entire solar power sector at an international level, share best practices and work collaboratively to accelerate solar electricity deployment worldwide. Read more

Global Solar Council launched at COP21
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The Global Solar Council (GSC) has been established by the leading regional and national solar associations to unify the solar power sector at an international level, share best practices and accelerate global market developments. The Key Message: Solar has already reached a low cost level today and is ready to assume a much bigger role…

Invitation to express interest in relation to a 350MW Solar Photovoltaic (“PV”) IPP located at Sweihan, Abu Dhabi
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The Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority (“ADWEA”) formally announces the commencement of a competitive process to select a developer or developer consortium to own up to 40% of a special purpose vehicle (the “SPV”) to be incorporated under the laws of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi and United Arab Emirates to participate in a…

NEWS FLASH: DUBAI UNVEILS MASSIVE SOLAR PROGRAM
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Monday 30 November   The government of Dubai has unveiled an ambitious program which will see 25% of its power generation come from solar energy by 2030. Currently that figure is 1%. The wide-ranging Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050 program is expected to result in $13.6 billion worth of new solar investments.   The surge in investments will…

DEWA Tender for rooftop PV systems
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  For the bid bond requirements and additional information please download the document       800MW IPP advisory service tender by DEWA Provision of Independent Power Producer (IPP) advisory services for an 800MW Solar Photovoltaic Power Plant. 800MW IPP advisory service tender by DEWA   DEWA Shams Dubai Solar Rooftop Program Dear MESIA Members,  …

MOROCCO: MASEN CLOSES FINANCING FOR NOOR II AND NOOR III CSP PROJECTS
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Only two months after signing the contracts for the concentrated solar power (CSP) projects NOOR Ouarzazate II and NOOR Ouarzazate III with the consortium composed of Acwa Power and Sener, the Moroccan Agency for Solar Energy (Masen) is announcing the financial close of these large solar thermal projects with the effectiveness of all contracts in…