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June 29, 2022
Arab-speaking countries in the MENA region have planned to increase utility-scale solar capacity by 49.5 GW by 2030, according to Global Energy Monitor.
PV Tech Premium
June 14, 2022
With PV cleaning robots posing significant advantages for solar O&M, Ben Figgis of the Qatar Environment & Energy Research Institute of Hamad bin Khalifa University, explores recent developments of standards in the field.
April 11, 2022
The sixth bidding round of South Africa’s Renewable Energy Independent Power Producers Procurement Programme (REIPPPP) has opened for interested parties.
PV Tech Premium
December 27, 2021
Solar PV has taken off in the MENA region in recent years, driven by positive governmental policy, prominent tenders and decarbonisation targets. But challenges remain, both for smaller companies wishing to enter the market and in the operation of plants. Molly Lempriere takes a look at the market drivers and the challenges of competing.
PV Tech Premium
November 19, 2021
In recent years the solar industry has seen some of the largest and cheapest contracts awarded in the MENA region. But with concerns over component price and availability, what can the industry expect from the solar sector in the MENA region in the medium-term?
PV Tech Premium
November 8, 2021
With solar PV playing an increasingly important and prominent role in decarbonising nations in the Middle East, PV Tech Premium spoke to Dr. Veronica Bermudez and Dr. Ben Figgis of the Qatar Environment & Energy Research Institute (QEERI) to hear about the most recent research around cleaning robots, how soiling is being tackled in the region and the role of start-ups.
January 5, 2021
Saudi Arabian developer ACWA Power has signed a US$125 million facility that will serve as a funding source to support the growth of its green energy portfolio.
May 22, 2020
Government of Abdelaziz Djerad chooses PV as sole technology of a US$3.2-3.6 billion deployment roadmap from 2020 to 2024, amid plans to use the power both domestically and abroad.
May 18, 2020
Sungrow has bagged a contract to supply 1500V inverters for the 500MWac Ibri II project in Oman.
May 7, 2020
Middle Eastern nation singles technology out among pillars of seven-billion-dollar plan, meant to tap into energy and water projects to accelerate COVID-19 recovery.

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