Middle East & Africa

All news, projects, policy and regulation announcements concerning electricity generation in the Middle East and Africa power and energy sectors, with specific focus on Dubai, UAE, Israel, Iran, Egypt, Tanzania and Kenya. Tenders, power purchase agreements, renewable energy projects and energy auctions will also be included in this section.

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Siemens Energy to help Togo secure energy supply

Siemens Energy has delivered an SGT-800 gas turbine to the site of Kékéli Efficient Power S.A for a 65MW combined cycle power plant in Togo
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Middle East set to invest $182bn in renewables by 2025

Research firm Frost and Sullivan has issued a new report exploring trends within the renewable energy market in the Middle East.
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Solar and wind capacity up – fossil fuels down 25%

New research from BloombergNEF revealed that photovoltaics dominated as the main new power-generating technology source in dozens of countries around the world in 2019.
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Annual hydrogen production from emerging technologies to hit 1GW by 2029

The global capacity for emerging hydrogen production technologies will reach approximately 1GW per annum by 2029 - Guidehouse Insights.
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A 64% decline in production costs of green hydrogen anticipated

The costs to produce low carbon hydrogen will fall by 64% by 2040, according to a new study released by research firm Wood Mackenzie.
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Hitachi ABB Power Grids unveils new substation monitoring technology

Hitachi ABB Power Grids has launched a new reliability-based service solution, RelCare, which has been selected by the GCCIA.

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Global corporate funding for solar energy declines by 25%

Investments in solar energy projects by corporates reached $4,5 billion during the first half of 2020, according to Mercom Capital Group.

Three key ways to accelerate the retirement of coal energy plants

A new report highlights the three key approaches to help global governments and utilities to ensure early retirement of coal energy generation.

MENA commits to renewable energy despite facing new challenges

While the supply chain for projects has been disrupted, and the commercial model for privately financed power plants has been upset, the region remains committed to diversifying its energy mix.

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