01 Oct 2018
Installing large-scale wind and solar projects in the Sahara could increase rainfall and help the desert bloom, according to research released this month. The U.S.-led study used a climate model to show how renewable infrastructure could change local weather patterns in deserts. Read more here....
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11 Sep 2018
The future of concentrated solar power (CSP) in the MENA region looks very bright indeed, writes Kanav Duggal from the Middle East Solar Industry Association. While the global solar industry has been on a rapid growth trajectory over the past decade, more recently, the emergence and cost competitiveness of CSP technologies has been quite notable, especially in the MENA region. Read more.&n...
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01 Sep 2018
Rooftop solar is growing quickly in the UAE, writes Kanav Duggal from the Middle East Solar Industry Association The UAE as a whole plans to have 44 per cent of its electricity generated from clean sources by 2050. Similarly, Dubai’s Clean Energy Strategy in particular aims to have 75 per cent of the emirate’s energy generated from clean sources by the same deadline.  Read more....
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01 Sep 2018
Wim Alen, general secretary of the Middle East Solar Industry Association, agreed that the best market strategy is that customers will eventually have low electricity prices. This has “changed the perception of policymakers and industry leaders,” he said. Read more....
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01 Sep 2018
Gurmeet Kaur, Marketing and Communication Director of MESIA has proudly represented the Association and delivered keynote speech about CSP outlook in the region. In general, CSP Focus MENA 2018 provided one of  the most powerful and effective platform for all industry players from the sector. Held during June 27-28 in Marrakech, CSP Focus MENA 2018 welcomed 200 CSP and solar thermal thought l...
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26 Jun 2018
During the meeting, the two parties also discussed the preparation of specialised programmes to qualify future leaders in the industry and provide support and guidance to them in order to expand the use of solar energy.Dr. Al Leem said the authority is working under the directives of Sheikh Sultan to provide excellent services to the citizens and residents of Sharjah. Read more....
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26 Jun 2018
Recent reports are rife with the increasing number of solar projects in Egypt, Morocco, Tunisia and Algeria. Besides, each country is competing with the other to build the biggest solar park in the world. Technical Review Middle East spoke with Gurmeet Kaur, Marketing & communication Director at Middle East Solar Industry Association (MESIA), to understand if the countries have the suppor...
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26 Jun 2018
Recent reports are rife with the increasing number of solar projects in Egypt, Morocco, Tunisia and Algeria. Besides, each country is competing with the other to build the biggest solar park in the world. Technical Review Middle East speaks with Gurmeet Kaur, Marketing & Communication Director at Middle East Solar Industry Association (MESIA), to understand if the countries have the support to...
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17 May 2018
“Over the course of 2018 there will be further innovations in energy and storage technologies along with new regulatory frameworks to boost the solar industry,” stated Gurmeet Kaur, Marketing and Communications Manager at Middle East Solar Industry Association (MESIA). Read more....
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08 May 2018
The sector in the MENA region is still in its nascent stages. Recently, much attention has been paid to large, utility scale power plants and rooftop solar projects, but this new report from the Middle East Solar Industry Association (MESIA) explores the use of BiPV and how the technology can potentially help countries in the region achieve their decarbonisation targets. Read more....
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