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.

energy storage

Global energy storage installations to exceed 10GW in 2021

According to a new report released by research firm IHS Markit, the global market for energy storage will more than double in 2021 from the 2020 level.
energy storage

Webcast 25 Feb: Energy storage applications

Register to attend this webinar to understand which energy storage use cases are seeing widespread adoption.
hydrogen

Exponential growth predicted for green hydrogen market

A new report released by research firm Frost & Sullivan states that owing to decarbonisation efforts, the production of green hydrogen will increase by 57% between 2019 and 2030.
solar pv

Solar advantages increase even without government subsidies – study

Solar energy is now the cheapest way to add electricity in many markets across the globe - Wood Mackenzie has revealed.
renewables capacity

Enel breaks own record for renewable energy capacity additions

Italian multinational energy company Enel has broken its own record for renewable energy capacity built in a single year.
renewables capacity

Wind to account for two-thirds of global power production by 2030

Wind energy will provide the backbone to the electricity sector’s transformation over the coming decade, according to a new report from Rethink Energy.
total and American Petroleum Institute

Total quits American Petroleum Institute over climate goals

French multinational energy company Total has withdrawn its membership within the American Petroleum Institute (API).
saft batteries in Kazachstan

Saft batteries to optimise operations at Kazakhstan wind farm

In Kazakhstan, APS Energia selected Saft for the provision of its battery solution for optimisation of a wind farm during winter harsh conditions.
acwa power finance

ACWA Power signs $125m deal for renewables projects

ACWA Power has signed a $125 million facility with financial institution APICORP to support its future growth pipeline.
uzbekistan solar

Uzbekistan launches third solar energy project

The Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Uzbekistan has launched the third solar energy project under “Uzbek Solar” programme.

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