Wärtsila has signed off on an EPC contract that will see the company provide services for a 52MW PV project in Jordan. The installation is owned by AM Solar BV/Jordan — a joint venture between AES Jordan and Mitsui & Co.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has provided a US$22 million loan for a 50MW solar PV project being developed by Acwa Power in the Risha region of Jordan.
Jordan has officially switched on the largest PV project ever to be developed in a refugee camp, with Reuters reporting that the 12.9MW project will provide renewable energy to nearly 80,000 Syrians.
Saudi Arabia has announced a US$500 billion investment for an industrial and business zone spanning 26,000 square km (10,230 square miles) over three countries, to be fully powered by solar energy and wind power.
Switzerland-based electric power company ABB will provide its central inverters for two PV projects totaling 102MW in Jordan.
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, officially switched on the first PV system responsible for powering a refugee camp in Azraq, Jordan.
ACWA Power has broken ground on the 72MW Noor Ouarzazate IV plant – the first phase of the Noor Solar Plan, which aims to develop 2GW of solar by 2020.
Saudi Arabian power engineering firm ACWA Power has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) for a 61.3MW solar plant in eastern Jordan, which it claims has the lowest PV tariff in the country to date.
Fotowatio Renewable Ventures (FRV), part of Abdul Latif Jameel Energy, has closed US$180 million of financing for two PV projects in northern Jordan.
ET Solutions, a subsidiary of ET Energy, announced Wednesday that it has started construction on a 60.9MW solar power project in Jordan for ACWA Power — a Saudi-based independent power producer.
The MENA region has a solar PV pipeline of 4,050MW for this year, according to a new report by the Middle East Solar Industry Association (MESIA).
Abu Dhabi-based renewables firm Masdar has selected the International Finance Corporation (IFC) to oversee funding of Jordan’s largest solar plant, standing at 200MW.
ACWA Power announced Monday that it has agreed to a deal with the government of Jordan to develop, finance, construct and own a 61.3MW PV installation in Risha — a province of Eastern Jordan.
Robotic and water-free solar panel cleaning solutions provider Ecoppia has deployed its E4 cleaning robots at a 40MW solar plant on the Israel Jordan border.
Solar deployment grew to a record 70GW worldwide last year, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) estimates, despite a decline in overall clean energy investment.