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Growing power demand and desalination needs present a major opportunity for new CSP with storage to complement rising PV dispatch in Saudi Arabia’s renewables push, industry experts told New Energy Update. Saudi Arabia plans to launch its first bid round for 700 MW of solar and...

A year on from the launch of Morocco’s Noor I solar farm, the North African country is continuing to take positive steps to reduce their environmental impact by transitioning to renewable energy sources. Having declared at COP21 in Paris last year that they were aiming to...

HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), received a Finnish delegation headed by HE Kai Mykkänen, the Finnish Minister for Foreign Trade and Development. The meeting supports DEWA’s commitment to establish cooperation and joint efforts, and exchange...

Gulf nation to invest $163 billion towards diversifying energy with plans to generate 44 percent of its power from renewables by 2050. The United Arab Emirates announced Tuesday plans to invest 600 billion dirhams ($163 billion) in projects to generate almost half the country’s power needs...

The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) today revealed the names of the companies that won the advisory service contract for the planned 200-MW concentrated solar power (CSP) project in Dubai. The winning consortium is led by KPMG Lower Gulf Ltd, with a focus on the...

Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B/P SM /NASDAQ: ABGB), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment sectors, has sold to Masdar its share of Shams-1, the 100 MW solar thermal power plant developed by the Company in Abu Dhabi (United...