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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Eco Wave bags innovation award at Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week

Eco Wave Power has won the public voting for the Global Innovation Award, in the “Life Under Water” category at Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week.
energy storage

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 25 Feb: Energy storage applications

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

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 energy

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.
renewables capacity

Enel breaks own record for renewable energy capacity additions

Italian multinational energy company Enel has broken its own record for renewable energy capacity built in a single year.

Uzbekistan and ACWA Power partner on hydrogen research programmes

The Uzbekistan Ministry of Energy, ACWA Power and Air Products have entered into an agreement to develop research programmes and projects in the field of hydrogen.
renewables capacity

Wind to account for two-thirds of global power production by 2030

Wind energy will provide the backbone to the electricity sector’s transformation over the coming decade, according to a new report from Rethink Energy.
Sharjah Waste-to-Energy Project

UAE to construct first solar landfill project

Emirates Waste to Energy Company will undertake a pioneering project to develop Bee’ah’s landfill into a solar farm — the first of its kind in the UAE.
Masdar City

Green hydrogen development in the Middle East set for take-off

New agreements between Siemens Energy, Mubadala Investment Company, Masdar City and others are set to spur development of green hydrogen in the region.

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