Wednesday, 18 Jan 2023
Abu Dhabi’s Emirates Water and Electricity Company (EWEC) has opened a call for proposals for 1.5 GW AC Al-Ajban Solar PV Project from companies and consortiums shortlisted under the request for qualification (RFQ) round launched in July 2022 (see RFQ For 1.5 GW Abu Dhabi Solar Project).
Yemen Energy Ministry Enters Joint Cooperation Agreement With Abu Dhabi’s Masdar For Country’s Largest Renewable Energy Project—A 120 MW Solar Power Plant
Friday, 23 Dec 2022
The interim capital of Yemen, Aden will soon sport a large-scale solar power plant having 120 MW capacity by Masdar which will be the ‘1st and the largest strategic project to generate electricity through clean and renewable energy’ in the countr.
Hydrom Invites Proposals To Award Land Blocks For Large-Scale Integrated Green Hydrogen Projects In Oman’s Duqm Region
Wednesday, 21 Dec 2022
Oman government’s green hydrogen company Hydrom has issued request for proposals (RFP) round to award land blocks in Duqm region for large-scale integrated green hydrogen projects under round 1 of its phase A auction process, to the pre-qualifying companies.
ACWA Power & Badeel Enter Power Purchase Agreements For 2.06 GW Al Shuaibah 2 Solar PV Facility In Saudi Arabia With SPPC
Thursday, 01 Dec 2022
ACWA Power and the Water and Electricity Holding Company (Badeel) have announced a 2.06 GW solar power project in Saudi Arabia calling it the ‘largest’ solar PV facility of its kind in the Middle East to date, for which they have now entered powe.
UAE Energy Ministry Puts In Place Legal Measures To Support Distributed Renewable Energy Power Generation
Wednesday, 23 Nov 2022
The UAE will now link distributed renewable energy to the grid to enable people become prosumers and contribute to the country’s 2050 net zero ambition after the Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure approved a federal law recently.
Wednesday, 02 Nov 2022
The sole buyer of power and water from independent power and water producers in all of Oman, the Oman Power and Water Procurement Company SAOC (OPWP) has launched a tender to seek bidders for 500 MW solar power capacity to be developed as Ibri III Solar Independent Power Producer (IPP) Project.
Tuesday, 25 Oct 2022
The Sultanate of Oman has announced its 2030 target to produce 1 million tons per annum (MTPA) of green hydrogen annually with the help of solar and wind energy, and sets up Hydrogen Oman (Hydrom) to award land blocks, with 1st bidding round due to be launched on November 6, 2022.
Tuesday, 18 Oct 2022
The 1st large scale solar power plant in Qatar, 800 MW Al Kharsaah PV Project has been commissioned by the consortium of France’s TotalEnergies, Qatar’s QatarEnergy and Japan’s Marubeni, and is designed to provide 10% of the country’s peak consumption.
Tuesday, 11 Oct 2022
Iraq’s Minister for Electricity Adel Karim has reportedly said the country plans to award as much as 5 GW of solar power capacity to domestic and international bidders in the year 2023.
Tuesday, 04 Oct 2022
The Electricity and Water Authority (EWA) in Bahrain is looking for a qualified contractor to remediate a 2 km2 landfill site in Askar, which will then be ready to host a solar power plant with a minimum of 100 MW capacity.
Monday, 26 Sep 2022
The Saudi Power Procurement Company (SPPC) is seeking bidders to establish a total of 3.3 GW wind and solar power capacity in Saudi Arabia in the form of 5 projects in which solar’s share is set as 1.5 GW, according to Saudi Press Agency (SPA).
Monday, 19 Sep 2022
The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has officially opened an expression of interest (EOI) round for 900 MW AC solar PV capacity to be established under phase VI of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park (MBR Solar Park) in Dubai.
Wednesday, 14 Sep 2022
Chinese solar PV company JA Solar has announced completion of a 10.705 MW floating solar PV power plant in Israel for local solar PV developer S’energy as the 1st project of a 50 MW contract signed between the 2 companies.
Monday, 12 Sep 2022
Israel headquartered independent power producer (IPP) Kenlov Renewable Energy has announced the appointment of Yossi Gvura as the company’s new chief executive officer (CEO) as the company’s Founder and CEO Olivier Konig moves to the role of executive chairman.
Wednesday, 07 Sep 2022
For 900 MW phase VI of the world’s largest planned single site solar project, Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park (MBR Solar Park), the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has received 4 bids from unidentified international companies for consultancy contract.
Monday, 29 Aug 2022
Saudi Arabian renewable energy power generator and green hydrogen company ACWA Power has announced Kashif Rana to fully take over as the company’s chief portfolio management officer, and appointed Abdulhameed Al Muhaidib as the new CFO.
Thursday, 18 Aug 2022
Bahrain’s Ministry of Electricity and Water Affairs (MEWA) has invited bidders to establish a minimum of 72 MW AC grid tied solar power capacity at various locations in the kingdom’s Sakhir region, in lieu of a 20-year contract.
Thursday, 28 Jul 2022
The Salalah Free Zone (SFZ) in Oman has announced an agreement with America based precision equipment manufacturer Advanced Industries Inc to establish a solar PV module production facility in the country with 200 MW annual capacity.
Wednesday, 27 Jul 2022
France’s TotalEnergies has started construction of a 17 MW solar PV plant for Veolia’s seawater desalination plant in Oman that supplies drinking water to over 600,000 inhabitants, making it the ‘largest’ solar system for desalination plant in the country.
Tuesday, 26 Jul 2022
Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi has officially inaugurated the country’s largest solar panel production facility in Khomein city with annual capacity of 500 MW.
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