Jordan is pressing ahead with its first electricity storage project to bolster its expansion in solar and wind generation. The Middle Eastern kingdom expects to sign a contract for a 30-megawatt battery in the third quarter, according to Energy and Mineral Resources Minister Saleh Al Kharabsheh. The project, which was tendered last year, will help […]
The government of Lebanon has issued a call for expression of interest (EoI) for three large-scale solar projects of up to 300 MWp in total, coupled with energy storage capacity. Lebanon’s Center for Energy Conservation (LCEC) is looking for companies willing to design, develop, finance, build and operate between 210 MWp and 300 MWp of photovoltaic […]
If we covered the entire land surface of the emirate of Dubai with solar panels, it would generate about 200 gigawatts – the same size as Saudi Arabia’s planned solar power venture with Japan’s SoftBank, announced at the end of March. This mindboggling scale – equivalent to two-thirds of all the existing solar worldwide – […]
Solar in MENA: Fourth phase of world’s largest single-site Concentrated Solar Power Project (CSP) launched
The largest single-site Concentrated Solar Power Project (CSP), which broke ground at the Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park on Monday, will begin producing power by 2020. His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, launched the the fourth phase of the solar […]
Solar in MENA: Enerray invests to construct three landmark solar PV projects in Egypt totaling 116 MW
The company has developed and is going to construct 116 MW as part of the Benban Solar Park in Egypt Enerray S.p.A. has invested to develop three ground-mounted photovoltaic projects in Egypt. The PV plants will become a part of the 1.8 GW Benban Solar Park, the largest private-sector financed PV Park in the Middle East and […]
Abu Dhabi Fund for Development, the UAE’s government-backed development aid entity, has allocated Dh64.2 million ($17.4m) towards two renewable energy projects in the Seychelles, it said in a statement on Monday. Around Dh31.2m of the aid will be dedicated to an upcoming solar farm developed by Abu Dhabi clean energy company Masdar in the artificially-built […]
Planet Power – The First IMAX 3D Movie Devoted to Clean Technologies to Premiere in Washington DC on March 21, 2018
It is a great pleasure to present a trailer of PLANET POWER, the first ever IMAX 3D film devoted to clean technologies, produced by Catherine & Pascal Vuong, Winners of Visionary Influencers Awards 2018 in category Visionary Artists. The World Premiere of PLANET POWER will be held on March 21, 2018 in Washington DC in USA and it will […]
Clean Disruption News: Petroleum Development Oman and GlassPoint Solar inaugurated the Miraah solar plant at the Amal oilfield
Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) and GlassPoint Solar have inaugurated the Miraah solar plant, located at the Amal oilfield in the south of Oman, which will be among the world’s largest solar projects on completion. Once complete, the one gigawatt installation will consist of 36 blocks built in a sequence, which allows PDO to benefit from […]
In the welcoming setting of the Aloft Hotel in Abu Dhabi and in partnership with the World Future Energy Summit – Solar Expo 2018, the Middle East Solar Industry Association (MESIA) unveiled the winners of the 2018 Middle East Solar Awards during a gala ceremony on January 17, 2018. In total, there were 12 trophies […]
SOLAR FUTURE.TODAY Black-Tie Gala Abu Dhabi 2018 & Visionary Influencers Awards: Dr Jane Goodall, Tony Seba, Hans-Josef Fell…
SOLAR FUTURE.TODAY Black-Tie Gala Abu Dhabi at its The 2nd SOLAR FUTURE.TODAY World Annual Forum that brought together Middle East solar and cleantech industries as well as notable policy-makers, personalities, business leaders and investors with its international peers. ORGANIZED BY: SolarPV.TV, Solar Business Club, SOLAR FUTURE.TODAY & Partners including Visionary Corporate Partners: BYD, LTI ReEnergy, SUMEC Group, SICES Solar, Enerray, […]
Solar in Middle East: In Saudi Arabia, REPDO shortlists ACWA Power and Marubeni for 300MW solar project
On 4th January 2018 REPDO announced that two consortiums have been shortlisted to develop the 300MW Solar PV project in Sakaka, Al Jouf as part of Round 1 of the National Renewable Energy Program (NREP). The two bidders are: 1. ACWA Power 2. Marubeni Corporation with consortium members Khaled Ahmed Juffali Energy & Utilities Limited and Axia […]
During an amazing 8th Desert Energy Leadership Summit held recently in Dubai and organized by our friends at Dii we spoke to Daniel Zywietz, CEO of Enerwhere about his company achievements & milestones in 2017 and amazing plans for the future.
Solar in MENA: Exponential growth expected in 2018 by Yellow Door Energy, UAE’s Private Utility – Jeremy Crane, CEO
During an amazing 8th Desert Energy Leadership Summit held recently in Dubai and organized by our friends at Dii we spoke to Jeremy Crane, Founder & CEO of UAE’s Private Utility – Yellow Door Energy about an expected exponential growth of his company in the year 2018.
A Request for Qualifications (RfQ) for Oman’s first utility scale solar Independent Power Project (IPP) will be issued here today, paving the way for the aggressive and accelerated adoption of renewables as a source of power generation in the Sultanate. The landmark project, which will be located in Wilayat of Ibri in Al Dhahirah Governorate, […]
HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), inaugurated a 1MW photovoltaic solar plant at the food processing unit of Emirates Modern Poultry Co. (Al Rawdah) at Al Marmum in Dubai. Abdalla Sultan Alowais, Chairman of Al Rawdah, Abdulla Al Qubaisi, Vice Chairman of Al Rawdah; Dr Rashid […]
Etihad Energy Services Company (Etihad Esco) has been awarded the contract for the development, and installation of solar photovoltaic (PV) systems at Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) water reservoirs. The installation of solar PV systems on Dewa’s water reservoirs will reduce the emirate’s carbon footprint and increase the proportion of solar power in Dubai’s […]
Fully Charged spent an amazing day at the Sustainable City, a housing development in Dubai with 3,500 people already living there and it’s still not quite finished. This truly is a remarkable achievement, a stark lesson to building contractors the world over. It’s not more expensive to build and it’s hugely cheaper and more efficient […]
During our visit of Noor Solar Technology (NST), the first solar production hub and fully integrated energy solutions “one stop shop” in Dubai, UAE we speak to Marc Bednarz, Head of Green Tech Solutions APAC, Munich RE.
During our visit of Noor Solar Technology (NST), the first solar production hub and fully integrated energy solutions “one stop shop” in Dubai, UAE we speak to Sriram Dasani, Director – Strategy, Nuevosol Energy one of the Youngest Leaders of the Indian solar industry.
During our visit of Noor Solar Technology (NST), the first solar production hub and fully integrated energy solutions “one stop shop” in Dubai, UAE we speak to Amit Samant, Factory Manager.
During our visit of Noor Solar Technology (NST), the first solar production hub and fully integrated energy solutions “one stop shop” in Dubai, UAE we speak to one of NST partners – Josef Lobnig, CEO at EPCO Consulting.
During our visit of Noor Solar Technology (NST), the first solar production hub and fully integrated energy solutions “one stop shop” in Dubai, UAE we speak to one of NST partners – Rafic Hanbali, CEO at SWISSINSO & Managing Partner at Emirates Insolaire.
Getting the Vision to Earth: LTI ReEnergy, a localization partner at Noor Solar Technology production hub in Dubai, UAE – Michael Bellmer, Managing Director at LTI ReEnergy
Following its “German heart and local content” strategy, LTI ReEnergy was one of driving forces behind setting up a solar production hub and fully integrated energy solutions in Dubai by Noor Solar Technology (NST). During our visit of NST we spoke with LTI’s Michael Bellmer and David Walter about how did they succeed in “Getting […]
At the end of an amazing 8th Desert Energy Leadership Summit organized by Dii, which was held recently in Dubai, we visited 200 MW phase of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park. During the visit we spoke to “Dii Duo” Paul van Son, Chairman & Cornelius Matthes, Senior Vice-President of the organization about Dii mission and strategy for the […]
Cross-border Transmission Disruptor Rory O’Neill, Executive Chairman of EuropaGrid (+30 GW capacity of interconnector projects): We are in the era of ultimate democratization of energy system
During an amazing 8th Desert Energy Leadership Summit held recently in Dubai and organized by our friends at Dii we spoke to Rory O’Neil, Executive Chairman of EuropaGrid, a company which is developping 38 interconnector projects worldwide totaling 30+ GW of capacity. Europagrid is built on a strong and diverse heritage. Its principal business is developing, owning and operating cross-border electricity interconnectors and providing […]
The World 4.0 by innogy: Completely NEW WORLD full of opportunities – Clean Disruptor Peter Terium, CEO of innogy
During an amazing 8th Desert Energy Leadership Summit organized by Dii, which was held recently in Dubai, we spoke to Peter Terium, CEO of innogy, Clean Disruptor in the utility space in Europe.
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