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.

Webcast 1 Jul: Green is the new black | Carbon capture,...

In the second episode of the series, ‘Green is the new black for oil & gas’, we explore how the oil and gas sector is employing the latest carbon capture technologies to meet net zero goals.
bloom energy

Uzbekistan signs energy co-operation agreement with Siemens Energy

A new MoU signed between Siemens Energy and the Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Uzbekistan is expected to help ensure energy security in the country.
acwa power

ACWA Power secures $50m loan to fund Uzbek CCGT plant

Saudi Arabia-based multinational energy firm ACWA Power has managed to secure more funding for the development of a 1.5GW combined-cycle gas-turbine power plant in Uzbekistan.
Mitsubishi Power

Mitsubishi Power to supply turbines for 1,500MW CCGT Uzbek project

Mitsubishi Power will deliver two of its newest-class gas turbines for a combined cycle project featuring collaboration between numerous countries.
saudi arabia sakaka plant

Saudi Arabia officially launches first utility-scale renewables project

Saudi Arabia-based multinational energy company ACWA Power has inaugurated what is claimed to be the country's first utility-scale renewable energy company.
wind power

Africa has more than 59,000GW wind potential says GWEC report

Africa's technical wind resource potential is enough to power the continent’s energy demand 250 times over, says GWEC report.
energy storage project

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 Recording: Energy storage applications

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

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.

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