Renewable Energy
December 2019

Exponential increases in renewable energy investments and project delivery are now something of an expected norm and 2019 continues to live up to this prediction.






December 2019

ACWA Power has announced the successful connection of the Sakaka Solar PV Plant – the first renewable energy project in Saudi Arabia – to the national grid. The project has commenced initial production under a pilot phase according to schedule – with full commercial operation to be achieved before the end of the year 2019.






December 2019

Abu Dhabi’s future energy company Masdar has announced that it has acquired a major stake in leading Indian clean-tech company, Hero Future Energies (HFE).






December 2019

With the GCC rapidly adopting renewable energy generation and lower carbon emissions, International Renewable Energy Agency (Irena) is predicting that if its sustainable plans are realised, it will result in cost savings of $76 billion by 2030. The GCC’s installed power capacity grew four-fold between 2014 and 2017, Irena said.






December 2019

The Gulf states boast vast expanses of sun-soaked desert that is conducive for producing cheap electricity using the solar photovoltaic (PV) technology.






December 2019

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) is investing more than Dh86 billion ($23 billion) over the next five years as the emirate presses ahead with an ambitious clean energy strategy that seeks to generate 75 per cent of its total power capacity from clean energy sources by 2050.






December 2019

Fotowatio Renewable Ventures (FRV), part of Abdul Latif Jameel Energy and a leading global developer of utility-scale renewable projects, has inaugurated the Mafraq I and Empire photovoltaic solar plants of 50 MW AC each in Jordan.






December 2019

A new solar power plant at Tatweer Petroleum in Bahrain will produce three megawatts (MW) of electricity, which is the energy used by 300 Bahraini homes, it has emerged.






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