23 Jun 2019
Saudi-based ACWA Power announced that China’s Silk Road Fund has acquired a 49 per cent stake in its renewable energy platform, ACWA Power RenewCo. The value of the deal was not disclosed. Read more. ...
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20 Jun 2019
Kickstarted by Oman’s Electricity Regulatory Authority, Sahim reportedly aims to provide renewable energy at a low cost in Oman through “the installation of 3-5 KW [solar] power systems in residential buildings” across the country. Read more.  ...
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19 Jun 2019
The families are part of the 7,000 households the ministry plans to include in the project by 2020. Those accepted for the programme will have solar cells installed on their homes to help bring down their electricity bills, Zawati said, adding that the programme aims to expand the Fils Al Reef’s base of beneficiaries. Read more. ...
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18 Jun 2019
The German PV company had reached commercial operation of the first batch of its project at the huge Egyptian solar park in February 2018. Participants in the 1.8 GW solar park receive tariffs set in the nation’s second FIT tender round. Read more. ...
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11 Jun 2019
Scatec Solar and partners have grid connected and reached commercial operation for another 65 MW of the 400 MW Benban project in Egypt. Scatec Solar now has 195 MW in operation in Egypt and expects to have completed the project during second half of 2019. Read more. ...
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09 Jun 2019
DEWA has issued a request for proposal, RFP, for appointing consultants to study, develop and construct floating solar photovoltaic plants in the Arabian Gulf. This is a new and innovative initiative by DEWA to use solar power that supports the objectives of the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050, DCES 2050, to diversify the energy mix in Dubai to provide 75 per cent of Dubai’s total power out...
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09 Jun 2019
Dentons Partner, Mhairi Main Garcia, was interviewed on Dubai Eye’s Business Breakfast radio show on 9th June, discussing clean energy in the Middle and shedding light on the launch of Phase 2 of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, and Dubai investments in solar energy.  Listen here. ...
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03 Jun 2019
Dewa) has issued a tender for the 5th phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park for 900 megawatts (MW) of electricity using photovoltaic solar panels, based on the Independent Power Project (IPP) model. Read more. Also read: ‘An overview of the world’s largest solar power plants’ ...
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03 Jun 2019
REPO, The Renewable Energy Project Development Office of Saudi Arabia has selected 60  companies shortlisted who secured pre-qualification to bid in round 2 Saudi Arabia Renewable Energy Program for a combined capacity of  c.1.5GW.  Discover the full list here. ...
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28 May 2019
On Tuesday 26th February, the inauguration ceremony was held for the commissioning of the 246 kWp solar installation on the roof of Kamal Osman Jamjoom Co. L.L.C., situated in Dubai Investment Park (DIP). The entire rooftop installation was managed by Sara Oda, a project manager for Enerwhere, the leading DEWA certified solar PV contractor based in Dubai. Read more. ...
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