Renewable energy body MASEN launches tender to pick firms to deploy portfolio at nine preliminary locations country-wide, with the government set to pre-equip sites.
Bid of QAR0.0571/kWh (US$0.01569/kWh) for 800MW project planned west of Doha beats previous auction records secured in Portugal and Dubai.
Middle Eastern state starts taking in applications for PV scheme that may include storage element, with tender documents suggesting bidders could have to prove storage expertise.
Grid-connected 800MW project developed with local partners will help the Gulf nation to diversify its energy mix and deliver a 'carbon-neutral' football World Cup in 2022.
Andy Colthorpe and Liam Stoker are back reviewing the pivotal clean energy headlines from around the globe. Liam reports back from the World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi where the future of the Middle East’s power grid was up for debate before the discussion moves on to Australia’s bush fires, the nation’s relationship with coal and what ‘Scotty from marketing’ might be able to learn from Germany.
145MW project planned on a West Java reservoir is the UAE energy giant's first foray in Southeast Asia and significantly outsizes other floating PV ventures in the region.
Middle Eastern kingdom launches third round of renewable programme to find developers for four solar plants, adding to the six PV projects yet to be awarded under the second round.
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Country reeling from widespread power cuts says Abu Dhabi Prince has agreed to assist with roll-out of 2GW solar portfolio nationwide, with Lake Kariba singled out as impromptu battery.
Connection of 300MW venture by ACWA Power and AlGihaz comes after their world-record bid of 8.781 halalas/kWh (US$2.34/kWh) in the first round of Saudi Arabia's renewable tender programme.
Shikun & Binui Renewable Energy's 120MW solar plant is located near the village of Zeélim.
The US$180 million twin projects were awarded in the second round of Jordan's solar programme in 2015 and will help Arab nation hit 10%-by-2020 clean energy goal.
The investment, which is contingent on approvals, would help the Mansour Group-owned developer roll-out solar, wind, distribution infrastructure and EV charging systems in Egypt and neighbouring states.
New incentive programme meant to help kingdom meet 60GW-by-2030 renewable target sees the light in the wake of Abqiaq drone strike and oil price uncertainty..
Under-construction Amin project is touted as the Sultanate’s first utility-scale solar scheme and the world’s first in the segment to feature an oil major as the sole offtaker.