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News, analysis, reports, and whitepapers on the power generation industry in the Middle East and MENA region, including North Africa.

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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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Startup raises $5.1m to expand AI software for solar

SenseHawk has raised $5.1 million in Series A1 funding to expand its cloud-based platform which solves several challenges in the development, construction and operation of solar sites.
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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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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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EWEC announces partners to develop the world’s largest solar plant

The Emirates Water and Electricity Company (EWEC), a leading company in the coordination of planning, purchasing and providing of water and electricity...
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Solar sows surge in Afghan opium harvest

Solar panel arrays are supporting the burgeoning poppy market, where solar powered irrigation systems are boosting crop yields.
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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.

Paul Browning expands leadership with new role at MHPS

Paul F. Browning, President and Chief Executive Officer of Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas, Inc., has been appointed to an expanded role as Chief Regional Officer of the Americas and co-Chief Regional Officer of Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
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World’s largest CSP plant on track despite COVID-19

The 700 MW concentrating solar power (CSP) plant NoorEnergy 1 being built in Dubai is progressing despite COVID-19, the owner’s engineer Worley said this week.

Toshiba to supply gas-insulated switchgears and transformers to Iraq

Toshiba Transmission and Distribution Systems Gulf has finalized a contract with Toyota Tsusho Corporation to supply gas-insulated switchgears and power transformers to the Republic of Iraq.

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