Majid Al Futtaim, Shopping mall, communities and retail company with holdings across the Middle East, Africa and Asia, has signed off on a deal with Yellow Door Energy to bring PV power to Carrefour stores in Jordan.
Eni has started building a 10MW project in Tataouine, in the south of Tunisia, having started work on another 5MW plant in the same region in March.
Oil-producing giant aims to diversify from heavy reliance on petroleum and natural gas.
SABIC carrying out feasibility study on PV plant and moves into solar cell and battery storage development.
Fotowatio Renewable Ventures (FRV), part of Abdul Latif Jameel Energy, has started commercial operations at the 66.7MW Al Safawi solar plant in northern Jordan, its third PV project in the country.
EETC wants to progress Egypt's renewable energy programme through auction-based procurement, with advice from the IFC.
The first 25MW will supply power directly to a ferrochrome smelting firm in SOHAR Free Zone.
Developer links first 65MW of 400MW project at Benban complex, with panels supplied by LONGi and funded by development players keen on bifacial tech.
Tunisia’s Ministry of Energy, Mines and Renewable Energies has awarded at least 60MW of solar PV projects in the second round of its 'authorisation regime'.
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) and a consortium led by Saudi Arabia’s ACWA Power and Chinese government-owned Silk Road Fund, have achieved financial close on the 950MW fourth phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park.
Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund and partners to deliver directly 2GW of the total pipeline, with plans to host a public tender for 600MW.
ACWA Power continues its success in the Gulf with a victory in Oman.
Firms to each own half of 186MWp capacity (150MW rated) built with US$180 million investment at government-sponsored Benban complex.
Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (DEWA) issues a major tender shortly after neighbour Abu Dhabi released its own 2GW tender.
Module manufacturer JA Solar expects glass-glass bifacial modules to become the mainstay of the Middle East market.