United Arab Emirates

Abu Dhabi’s Masdar Signs Green H2 Deals with Engie, TotalEnergies

Abu Dhabi renewable energy group Masdar has signed a deal to develop a green hydrogen production plant in the United Arab Emirates with France’s Engie and Fertiglobe, the company said on Wednesday. In a separate statement, it said it had also agreed with TotalEnergies and Siemens to co-develop a project for sustainable aviation fuel using […]

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Jordan Signs Unique Deal with Israel to Barter Solar Energy for Water

Israel and Jordan have signed a declaration of intent for a water-for-energy deal, Israel’s Energy Ministry said on Monday, in the first such deal between the two countries. The project would see Jordan build 600 megawatts of solar generating capacity which would be exported to Israel, contingent upon Israel providing water-scarce Jordan with 200 million […]

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France, UAE to Join Forces on RE and H2 Projects

French finance minister Bruno Le Maire said on Sunday that France will work with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on new projects in the energy sector including renewables and hydrogen fuel. “Reaching zero carbon emissions by 2050 is an important goal, and we want to work with the UAE on this fight on climate change,” […]

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Adnoc Power Grid to be Run 100% on Nuclear & Solar in UAE

Abu Dhabi National Oil Co (Adnoc) has signed a deal with a local utility to supply up to 100% of its power grid with nuclear and solar energy sources, the Abu Dhabi government said on Tuesday. The supply deal, released by the state media office, follows the United Arab Emirates announcing this month plans to […]

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JA Solar Supplies Modules for MENA’s Largest Single-Rooftop Solar Project

To date, this plant, which uses JA Solar’s modules, represents the largest single-rooftop solar project in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. Shanghai-based high-performance solar power products maker JA Solar Holdings has supplied 3.2 MW of mono PERC modules for Aramex’s solar plant in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE). To date, this plant, which uses JA […]

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Construction Starts on 700MW Concentrated Solar Power Plant in Dubai

The new 700MW CSP project, which will be based on the Independent Power Producer (IPP) model, will feature the world’s tallest solar tower measuring 260m. United Arab Emirates (UAE) Vice-President and Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has broken ground on the 700MW concentrated solar power (CSP) phase 4 of the Mohammed bin […]

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Amplus Inks Pact with Yes Bank for Solar Power Projects

Rooftop solar energy company Amplus is also diversifying in new avenues such as battery storage, energy efficiencies, smart cities, and concentrated solar power technologies among others. Amplus Energy Solutions has signed an MoU with Indian private sector lender Yes Bank for a strategic tie-up to co-finance projects in the solar energy sector in the country. […]

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