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Decarbonizing power generation in Saudi Arabia: The role of gas

JEDDAH — Saudi Arabia’s energy mix is in the midst of a significant transformation as it explores more efficient and sustainable power generation solutions. To that end, the most recently published renewable target in Saudi Arabia aims to have around 60 gigawatts (GW) of renewable energy by 2030, including solar and wind power. As the Kingdom […]

Israel and UAE agree renewable energy deal

German steelmaker gets government backing for green hydrogen pilot in Saudi Arabia future city

Germany has handed over a grant to steelmaker Thyssenkrupp’s Uhde Chlorine Engineers’ unit for the development of a prototype of a 20MW alkaline electrolyser for the production of green hydrogen and ammonia in Saudi Arabia. Get the market insight you need into the global oil & gas industry’s energy transition – from the new newsletter […]

Israel and UAE agree renewable energy deal

Coalition Aims for 25GW of Green Hydrogen by 2026

Seven firms join forces for fiftyfold scale-up of global hydrogen production capacity. The soaring hype surrounding green hydrogen reached new heights this week, as a seven-company-strong consortium unveiled plans for a fiftyfold scale-up in production capacity by 2026. ACWA Power, CWP Renewables, Envision, Iberdrola, Ørsted, Snam and Yara launched a coalition called the Green Hydrogen […]

World’s biggest offshore wind producer moves into hydrogen

‘Largest’ battery storage facility to power luxury hotel resort in Saudi Arabia

A battery storage facility that is claimed to be the world’s largest is set to begin construction on the west coast of Saudi Arabia. It will come as part of a huge 28,000km square development that will include 50 hotels when complete and will be powered solely by wind and solar energy (pictured). The complex, […]

Israel and UAE agree renewable energy deal

Saudi Arabia’s Electricity Sector Undergoes Largest, Most Comprehensive Transformation On A Global Scale

Sweeping changes will ensure long-term sustainability of the electricity sector –  Expected outcomes include more efficient power generation, increased reliability of service, reduction in the use of liquid fuels for electricity generation, and creating a more financially viable and sustainable sector RIYADH, Saudi Arabia: A press conference was held on Monday 16th November 2020 , […]

China doubles new renewable capacity in 2020, but continues to builds thermal plants

Saudi energy ministry to assist development of mega economic zone Neom

Saudi Arabia’s energy ministry is to offer assistance so that Neom, a $500 billion high-tech development that includes tourism and sport facilities on the Red Sea, can be completed on schedule, minister Abdul Aziz bin Salman said on Sunday. The 26,500 square km (10,230 square mile) development, first revealed in 2017 with a planned completion […]

Israel and UAE agree renewable energy deal

Saudi Arabia commits to hydrogen ‘new future’

The Opec kingpin is keen to extend its oil export prowess by leveraging the world’s cheapest solar to produce green hydrogen Saudi Arabia is best-known for its prowess in oil production and role as the de facto leader of the Opec cartel. However, as has been highly publicised over the past few years, with the […]

China doubles new renewable capacity in 2020, but continues to builds thermal plants