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Public Investment Fund (PIF) reaches major milestone in landmark Solar PV project

Sudair Solar PV project is set to become one of the world’s largest Solar PV plants by capacity and Saudi Arabia’s largest. The project is considered a key achievement towards PIF’s commitment to develop 70% of Saudi Arabia’s renewable energy by 2030. With an investment value of approximately SAR 3.4 billion and 1,500MW, Sudair Solar […]

Joint Statement on the U.S.-Iraq Strategic Dialogue

The delegation of the Republic of Iraq, led by Dr. Fuad Hussein, Iraqi Minister of Foreign Affairs, and the delegation of the United States Government, led by Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken, co-chaired a meeting of the Higher Coordinating Committee via video teleconference today, in accordance with the 2008 Strategic Framework Agreement for a […]

Jordan: Starting Clean

The kingdom is betting on foreign investment and clean energy to restart its economy. When the pandemic broke out, Jordan’s government took severe steps to curtail contamination: It imposed one of the world’s strictest lockdowns, forced electronic bracelets on all travelers and closed its airport for several months. The response avoided a health disaster, but […]

Social Security Investment Fund inaugurates third solar energy station in Ramah, Jordan Valley

The CEO of the Social Security Investment Fund (SSIF), Kholoud Al-Saqqaf, inaugurated Thursday the third station of the project to build electricity generating stations from solar energy. The opening ceremony was attended by a number of members of the SSIF board, fund managers, representatives of the National Co. for Tourism Development, the Electricity Distribution Company, […]

Morocco Signs MoU with South Africa for Sectoral Cooperation

This is the second cooperation agreement the Souss-Massa region signed with a foreign party within a week. Rabat : Morocco’s regional Chamber of Commerce, Industry, and services of the Souss-Massa region signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with South Africa’s Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Cape Province for sectoral cooperation, on Wednesday. The […]

Over 89m Kwh of electricity generated from renewable sources in a month

TEHRAN : According to the data released by Iran’s Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Organization (known as SATBA), the country’s renewable power plants generated over 89 million kilowatt-hours (Kwh) of electricity in the last month of the previous Iranian calendar year (February 19- March 20), IRNA reported. Electricity generation from renewables in the said month […]

EQ Webinar on South Africa Solar Market Outlook, Opportunities & Challenges on Wednesday April 14th from 05:30 PM Onwards….Register Now !!!

Warm Greetings from EQ We are happy to present South Africa Solar Market Outlook, Opportunities & Challenges Webinar When: April 14, 2021 05:30 PM IST, 02:00 PM SAST Register in advance for this meeting: <Click Here To Register> After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. PRESENTATION BY: Mr. Kevin […]

UAE’s Taqa seeks to shine with solar energy push

State-owned utility introduces sustainability goals as part of the emirates’ drive to wean itself away from oil. From a distance, the 3.4m panels making up the United Arab Emirates’ largest solar power plant look like a massive lake. But Noor Abu Dhabi, nestled between camel farms and rolling sand dunes, is no mirage. The 1.2 […]

Solar and wind power could mitigate conflict in northeast Africa

Research from KU Leuven and VUB on sensitive geopolitical conflict around Ethiopian mega-dam. A new study shows that several disagreements between Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt around Africa’s largest hydropower plant, the new Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), could be alleviated by massively expanding solar and wind power across the region. Adapting GERD operation to support […]

Japan, UAE sign hydrogen co-operation deal

Japan and the UAE have signed a hydrogen co-operation agreement, aiming to speed up bilateral support for collaboration in hydrogen production and development of a supply chain for exports to Japan. Japanese vice trade and industry (Meti) minister Kiyoshi Ejima and the UAE’s energy minister Suhail al-Mazrouei signed the co-operation deal yesterday during a virtual […]