middle east

August 26, 2021
Iraq has signed an agreement with PowerChina for the construction of 2GW of solar projects as it progresses with efforts to ramp up PV capacity.
August 23, 2021
China Three Gorges South Asia Investment has wholly acquired Dubai-based Alcazar Energy Partners’ portfolios in Egypt and Jordan, totalling 411MW
August 16, 2021
A consortium that is developing Saudi Arabia’s largest solar project has reached financial close for the plant and has secured the backing of state oil producer Saudi Aramco.
April 26, 2021
Solar developer ACWA Power has secured a total US$114 million from financial institutions to fund the construction of what it claims will be Egypt’s largest private solar plant.
April 12, 2021
A consortium between Abu Dhabi-based Masdar, EDF Renewables and Nesma Holding Company has broken ground on a 300MW PV project in Saudi Arabia.
March 30, 2021
French energy major Total has signed an agreement with Iraq’s Ministry of Oil to develop a host of energy projects in the country, including 1GW of solar PV.
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.
June 8, 2020
EPC firm Sterling & Wilson has completed its first solar PV project in Oman, a 125MW DC plant using bifacial panels, with the India-headquartered firm entering its 10th gigawatt of projects worldwide.
June 4, 2020
Energy Ministry’s roadmap would invest US$23bn to unlock a solar boom by 2030, pushing PV generation share to peaks of 80% and positioning Middle Eastern state as ‘world leader’.
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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