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.

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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Uzbekistan issues tender for 100 MW wind project

In Uzbekistan, the Ministry of Energy has announced the launch of a tender for the development of a 100MW wind power plant.

A Day in the Life of an Engineer

To mark International Women in Engineering Day, stories from structural and geotechnical engineers at Rolton Group

Palestine secures electricity distribution from Israel in $775m deal

Palestine and Israel have signed up to a 15-year, $775m deal with the self-ruling Palestinian Authority to put electricity distribution for Palestinians in the West Bank under the control of the Palestinian government. The move also entails the building of four power plants.

$121m oil-fired power plant to be built in Guinea

Te Power has broken ground on a $121m oil-fired power plant in Conakry, Guinea, west Africa.

$121m oil-fired power plant to be built in Guinea

Te Power has broken ground on a $121m oil-fired power plant in Conakry, Guinea.

Women in Engineering series: Back to school

Working with education to develop more women engineers is vital for the energy industry.

Nigerian Senate halts commissioning of gas power plant

Nigeria's Senate has halted the scheduled commissioning of a gas-fired power plant due to a contract dispute between the power ministry and its gas supplier.  

Samsung Engineering sues Saudi Arabia over EPC contract

Samsung Engineering has filed an investor-state dispute settlement suit against Saudi Arabia over a construction contract for a power and desalination plant.

Energy sector digitalization market to hit $64bn by 2025 says BNEF

The market for digitalization in the energy sector is set to grow to $64bn by 2025, analysis from Bloomberg New Energy Finance has found.

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