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.

Zero energy green city to be built in the United Arab...

Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company (Masdar) is to build perhaps the world's greenest city, which will be powered largely by photovoltaic panels and concentrated solar power, by 2015 with its partner and adviser, the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF). The 6 km2 project, to be located near Abu Dhabi International Airport, is claimed to be the world's first zero-carbon, zero-waste and car-free city.

When in Rome…a view from the World Energy Congress

How did we arrive at a state of affairs in which the balance of supply and demand is so fragile that weather, not to mention individual acts of sabotage or local insurrection, could have a significant impact on world energy supplies and hence on world economic expansion? – Alan Greenspan, The Age of Turbulence.

German auto manufacturer chooses CHP at foundry

Auto manufacturer BMW Group's light alloy foundry in the town of Landshut, northeast of Munich in Germany, is to benefit from two natural gas-fuelled Jenbacher cogeneration systems from GE Energy.

On-site wind to power Bahrain World Trade Centre

UK consultant and building designer Atkins is celebrating the installation of wind turbine blades onto the Bahrain World Trade Center.

Mid-scale CHP to grow but ‘at the mercy of spark spread’

Prospects for the market for 'mid-scale' CHP in Europe remain uncertain, despite some optimism that 2007 will see the re-start of growth in Europe's CHP capacity across the size range.

Sunny outlook in Egypt: potential and opportunities for cogeneration

The potential for new cogeneration in Egypt is very good - the country needs new generating capacity to meet growing demand and the natural gas infrastructure is well developed.

Large New Portable Lathe From ESG

The Switzerland-based on-site machining services company Energy Services Group has added a large new portable lathe to its range of on-site tooling

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