Middle East

Jakson Group Sets Sights on Building Green Hydrogen Projects Across Asia, Africa

A leading energy company in India, Jakson Group has shared that it will set up green hydrogen projects across Asia and Africa. The Chairman and Managing Director, Jakson Group, Sameer Gupta revealed, “The company intends to construct green hydrogen projects throughout West Asia and North Africa.  The intention is to hunt for hydrogen and ammonia […]

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Saudi Arabia Looks To Double RE Capacity Through Tenders

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is mulling to double the renewable energy tenders this year and give a fillip to the clean electricity availability. According to reports, the country will continue the spree in 2023 for faster development in the solar power and wind farm projects. The Energy Minister Saudi Arabia has an online capacity […]

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Mubadala, ENGIE To Ease EV charging in Abu Dhabi, Middle East

Mubadala Investment Company has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with French energy major ENGIE for the development of a digital platform to enable charging electric vehicles in Abu Dhabi and the Middle East region. ENGIE is a global leader in energy business. The MoU entails that Mubadala and ENGIE will look to develop a […]

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Saudi Arabia’s Bin Omairah to Up Solar Panel Exports to Europe, Africa

Saudi Arabia’s Bin Omairah Holding has planned to increase the export of its solar panels to capitalise on the expanding markets of Europe and Africa. The exports will be done from the company’s factory operational in the Tabuk region. It has also been learnt that the company has plans to open another plant for solar panels […]

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Is ‘Oil Miracle’ Middle East Now Seeking to Become a Hydrogen Capital?

In the wake of hydrogen, especially green hydrogen (produced through electrolysis using renewable energy), being posited as an ideal alternative to fossil fuels for producing electricity, the oil powerhouse Middle East has set out to become a major producer of the new clean fuel—green H2. Many oil-dependent economies within the OPEC (Organization of the Petroleum […]

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Solar Tracker Maker PVH set to Open First Solar Facility in the Middle East

California-headquartered PV Hardware (PVH), a Spanish solar tracker and mounting systems manufacturer, announced yesterday its plans to open a manufacturing facility in Saudi Arabia. The company’s first factory and branch in the Middle East will manufacture PV structures, solar tracking systems and robotic cleaning devices ‘Made-in-K.S.A.’, in response to the rules for domestic content recently outlined […]

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Africa is Only Tapping Into 0.01% of its Wind Power Potential

Africa and the Middle East region installed 821 MW of new wind power capacity in 2020, with potential in the region barely scratching the surface According to the latest data released by GWEC Market Intelligence, Africa and the Middle East region installed 821 MW of new wind power capacity in 2020, bringing total capacity in […]

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Middle East Renewables Braced for Turbulent Outlook: GlobalData

Recent reports have estimated that global solar demand will slow down for the first time in three decades, with the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis potentially triggering a drop of between 6 percent and 10 percent in demand in 2020. The downgrade is largely due to strict limitations on movement and commercial activity in China, where the […]

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Africa and Middle East Added 894 MW of Wind Energy in 2019

The latest data by GWEC shows Africa and the Middle East installed 894 MW capacity of wind power in 2019, a decrease of 7% on the previous year (962 MW) The latest data released by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) shows Africa and the Middle East installed 894 MW capacity of wind power in […]

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