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Dubai Supreme Council of Energy Announces Emirate’s Success in Reducing 21% of Carbon Emissions in 2021 – EQ Mag Pro

HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, chaired the 72nd meeting held virtually. HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Vice Chairman of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, also participated. The meeting was attended by HE Ahmed Buti Al Muhairbi, Secretary-General of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, […]

Yossi Gvura To Lead Israeli IPP Kenlov To Help Develop Over 3 GW RE In Pipeline – EQ Mag Pro

Yossi Gvura is the new CEO of Israel headquartered renewables IPP, Kenlov Renewable Energy He will replace Founder and CEO Olivier Konig who is now the company’s executive chairman While Gvura will be expected to lead the company’s efforts into realizing over 3 GW wind and solar capacity, Konig will oversee the business’s growth as […]

GlobalData Sees Saudi Arabia Falling Short Of 25.8 GW Renewable Energy Capacity To 2023 Target – EQ Mag Pro

GlobalData report on Saudi Arabia renewable energy market sees the country not able to meet its 2023 and 2030 goals Current pace of installations and regulatory challenges may end up Saudi Arabia falling short of its 27.3 GW renewable capacity goal for 2023 by 25.8 GW Government should be fast tracking renewable energy projects while […]

Qatar Energy Awards Contract to Build Two Mega-Solar Power Plants to Generate 875 MW of Renewable Electricity – EQ Mag Pro

DOHA, Qatar  : QatarEnergy announced awarding the Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contract for its industrial cities solar power project (IC Solar). This project includes 2 large scale photovoltaic (or PV) solar power plants to be built in Mesaieed Industrial City (MIC) and Ras Laffan Industrial City (RLIC) and is expected to start electricity production […]

South Africa’s nuclear sector has failed its first test – EQ Mag Pro

South Africa’s only nuclear power plant, Koeberg, has frequently been in the news in 2022, all for the wrong reasons. Its operating licence expires in 2024, and its continued operation thereafter depends on critical refurbishments and upgrades. Work on these finally began in January this year, but immediately ran into difficulties, forcing significant delays. Koeberg […]

Israel Firms Target Mena Renewables – EQ Mag Pro

Israel’s largest gas producer, NewMed Energy and one of the country’s leading renewables firms Enlight on 15 August announced an MoU with a view to “extensive collaboration” on the “development, financing, construction and operation of renewable energy projects (including solar projects, wind projects, energy storage…) in several target countries, including Egypt, Jordan, Morocco, the UAE, […]