20 Mar 2019
At the occasion of MESIA's 10th year Anniversary, Ahmed Nada, President and Vahid Fotuhi, Founder, met HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of DEWA and Waleed Salman, Executive Vice President of Business Development & Excellence of DEWA to thanks them for their ongoing support since day 1....
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28 Feb 2019
MESIA held an event at TESLA show room today on Thursday 28 February discussing the next generation of Battery storage in the solar industry. CSP is already able to provide up to 8 hours of storage. But it comes at a high prices. Lithium ion batteries are improving rapidly and might soon be able to challenge CSP. Our speakers discussed the status of the technology and when can we expect ...
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27 Feb 2019
Now you can browse our members using different filters depending on what you are looking for! You can search by name but also by HQ location, by operating countries, by category or by membership type. Try it now here. ...
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19 Feb 2019
MESIA Board Member and Communications Director, Gurmeet Kaur moderated panel on 19 February: ‘Enabling and cultivating embedded energy’ as part of the Solar Show MENA 2019. We were very happy to welcome our dear friends and colleagues, Olivier Baudson, Managing Director TSK Flagsol Engineering, Yasser Elshazly, CEO Complete Energy Solution and Elsheikh Mohamad Alaya, Executive B...
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15 Feb 2019
The solar power market in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) is now worth $20 billion, with projects valued at $5 billion now up and running, according to new research. The 2019 Solar Outlook Report said another $15 billion of projects are set to come online in the region in next five years. Read more. ...
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28 Jan 2019
NEXTracker has just won the Utility Solar Project of the Year award by the Middle East Solar Industry Association (MESIA) in recognition of their work for the Sakaka solar project. The project is the first utility scale renewable energy plant in Saudi Arabia and the first renewable energy project that is being built under King Salman’s renewable energy initiative. The project was awarded...
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20 Jan 2019
During the WFES, the UAE Ministry of Energy and Industry and MESIA signed an important MoU to enhance their collaboration for the benefit of the solar community and all MESIA members....
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20 Jan 2019
Within six years, the sunny Middle East will have as much solar power as the US has today, and more than Germany. By 2030, it will be approaching China’s current level. After a slow start, this oil and gas-dominated region has woken up to the potential of the sun. Major announcements at the World Future Energy Summit (WFES) in Abu Dhabi last week, and Vahid Fotuhi’s article in The National ...
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18 Jan 2019
PV schemes bringing energy to people across Kenya and North Africa – and pupils and students in Palestine – as well as across the Middle East, were among the award winners at this year’s Middle East Solar Industry Association (MESIA) awards. With the winners recognized at an awards night staged in Abu Dhabi’s Aloft hotel as part of the World Future Energy Summit (WFES), Saudi ...
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18 Jan 2019
PV schemes bringing energy to people across Kenya and North Africa – and pupils and students in Palestine – as well as across the Middle East, were among the award winners at this year’s Middle East Solar Industry Association (MESIA) awards. With the winners recognized at an awards night staged in Abu Dhabi’s Aloft hotel as part of the World Future Energy Summit (WFES), Saudi Arabia’s...
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