Middle East

All news, projects, policy and regulation announcements concerning electricity generation in the Middle East power and energy sectors, with specific focus on Dubai, UAE, Israel, Iran and Iraq. Tenders, power purchase agreements, renewable energy projects and energy auctions will also be included in this section.

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Climate targets unattainable without ‘new dawn’ for carbon capture says IEA

Climate targets are unattainable without a ‘new dawn’ for carbon capture, utilisation and storage says a new report from the IEA.
Gencell hydrogen fuel cell

Hybrid electrolyzer and fuel cell combo offers cost-effective grid stability

GenCell Energy, an Israel-based manufacturer of fuel cell energy solutions, has announced that it successfully completed integration between the Enapter AEM Electrolyzer and the GenCell alkaline fuel cell.
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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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ACWA Power completes financing of Dubai’s 900MW solar PV project

ACWA Power has completed the signing of all financing agreements of the Shuaa Energy 3 PSC 900MW solar PV project, which is the fifth phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park in Dubai.
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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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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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Hitachi ABB Power Grids unveils new substation monitoring technology

Hitachi ABB Power Grids has launched a new reliability-based service solution, RelCare, which has been selected by the GCCIA.

GE to upgrade 6000MW of Iraqi generation capacity

GE Gas Power has signed a $500 million contract to do upgrade, maintenance and service work at several power plants in Iraq.

Siemens supports Lebanon victims with electric power

Siemens is helping the people of Beirut rebuild in the wake of the tragic catastrophe that occured on 4 August 2020, when 2,750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate exploded at the port, killing more than 170 people.

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