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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GE completes upgrade works at Iraq’s 125MW power plant

GE has announced the completion of a major overhaul of a 9E.03 gas turbine at the Ministry of Electricity’s Al Qudus Power Plant in Iraq.
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Climate-positive policies ‘not enough to deliver decarbonisation’

DNV GL has released a new report summarising strategies and policies needed to speed up the energy transition.
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Global hydrogen production market to hit $420bn by 2030

Research firm Frost & Sullivan predicts the global hydrogen production market will more than double by 2030 owing to sustainability goals sets by individual governments, regionally and globally.
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Renewables need $800bn to hit 2050 climate goals says report

Global investments in renewable energy need to be tripled to meet 2050 climate change goals set under the Paris Agreement.
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Ten key priorities to ensure a successful long-term energy transition

Siemens Energy has published the ten main priorities to ensure a successful long-term energy transformation.
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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.

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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