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.

Megatrends setting stage for utility transformation through 2030

A new report by Black & Veatch examines three megatrends that are setting the stage for utility transformation over the next decade.
power sector

New coalition to curb energy poverty amongst one billion people by...

The Rockefeller Foundation has announced the formation of a global coalition aimed at providing sustainable energy for one billion people within this decade.
energy storage market

Global energy storage market grows despite COVID-19

Despite the impact of COVID-19, the energy storage market is growing and transforming, which demands increased investment assurance.
power plant iraq

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.
G20 countries climate policies

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.
Masdar and Tribe

Masdar and Tribe partner to develop Australian waste-to-energy projects

The aim of the JV company is to develop EfW projects across Australia, as well as to support the delivery and management of these projects.

Dubai launches innovation centre and 800MW third phase of solar park

DEWA) has welcomed the launch of its Innovation Centre and the 800MW third phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park.
beirut

ABB donates equipment to rebuild Beirut hospitals after explosion

Major hospitals and a school in Beirut will receive products and solutions from ABB to restore and accelerate reconstruction efforts as the city rebuilds its civil society.
Siemens Energy appoints Diversity Officer alongside vow to have 30% women executives by 2030

Siemens Energy appoints Diversity Officer and pledges 30% women executives

Siemens Energy has appointed Maria Ferraro as its first Chief Inclusion & Diversity Officer. The move comes as the...
gas turbine

Dubai power and water plant gets controls upgrade

A new package of enhanced energy services from Siemens Energy will supply Dubai Electricity and Water Authority’s Jebel Ali L2 power and water station.

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