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Renewable energy

Egypt invites interest in 4300MW renewables programme Subscription

23 November 2014 | By

Huge interest before 26 November deadline for proposals

Rooftop solar panels

UAE signs rooftop solar MoU with ABB Subscription

23 November 2014 | By

ABB will develop pilot grid-connected PV panels

Acwa Power submits low tariff for 100MW Dubai solar scheme

Acwa Power submits low tariff for 100MW Dubai solar scheme Subscription

20 November 2014 | By

A total of 10 prequalified groups submitted bids on 20 November

Norwegian firm to develop three solar projects in Jordan

Norwegian firm to develop three solar projects in Jordan Subscription

17 November 2014 | By

Plants will provide total annual revenue of $17m

Photovotaic solar power

Jordan reopens prequalification for Quweira solar project Subscription

13 November 2014 | By

15 companies were previously prequalified for the tender in October 2013

Iraqi Kurdistan hydropower projects put on hold

Iraqi Kurdistan hydropower projects put on hold Subscription

30 October 2014 | By

All major schemes stopped until Isis threat recedes

Wind farm

UAE to help fund Oman wind farm project Subscription

14 October 2014 | By

Wind farm would be first major renewable scheme in the sultanate

Power plant

Deadline extended for Duba integrated power plant Subscription

12 October 2014 | By

Gas fired power plant will contain an integrated solar power system

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Markets news

Mena solar spending forecast

Dubai considers sukuk for renewable projects Subscription

28 September 2014 | By

Emirate discussing the use of capital markets to fund some sustainable developments

Faisal Ali Rashid, Dubai Supreme Council of Energy

Dubai district cooling legislation under discussion Subscription

25 September 2014 | By

Supreme Council discusses new ruling for heavily populated areas

Hany Ayesh, Etihad Energy Services Company

Government buildings targeted for energy efficiency programme Subscription

25 September 2014 | By

100 buildings in Dubai are being retrofitted with improved appliances to reduce energy consumption

Karim Nassif, Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services

Renewables can attract innovative financing Subscription

25 September 2014 | By

Projects such as solar can use more flexible investment to encourage sponsors

Humidity boosts performance at Dubai solar park

Humidity boosts performance at Dubai solar park Subscription

25 September 2014 | By

Environmental conditions unexpectedly help light convertion

Dewa is expected to announce a plan to introduce net metering for future rooftop solar implementations

Dewa favours net metering over feed-in tariffs Subscription

24 September 2014 | By

Dubai utility will make decision this year as it opens up its solar market

Dubai 2030 energy mix

UAE considers coal expansion across all emirates Subscription

24 September 2014 | By

Emirates plan drive for a diversified energy-supply mix and energy security

Vahid Fotuhi, Mesia

Rooftop solar must overcome Dubai’s rental market Subscription

24 September 2014 | By

The technology will provide limited amounts of distributed renewable energy as the UAE considers coal for its fuel mix

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Renewables trends

Hi-tech: The Passivhaus features many environmentally friendly technologies

Doha Passivhaus sets green building standard Subscription

5 November 2014 | By Paul Melly

An environmentally friendly villa built as a pilot scheme in Qatar is setting a precedent in the GCC green building industry

Jordan electricity supply and power and water projects

Crunch time for Amman energy strategy Subscription

2 November 2014 | By Richard Nield

As instability elsewhere begins to render Jordan’s power supplies as insecure, it must look to renewable sources of energy

Challenge: One barrier to developing alternative energy is the existence of fuel subsidies in the region

Region set to miss 2020 renewables target Subscription

30 October 2014 | By

Lack of regulatory frameworks holds back development of alternative energy in the Middle East and North Africa

The renewables market is beginning to move in several countries in the Middle East and North Africa region

Region must focus on renewables

30 October 2014 | By

Despite missed targets, the market is beginning to move in several countries in the Middle East

Oman peak power and water demand

Muscat gears up to meet demand Subscription

21 October 2014 | By

Faced with rapid population and industrial growth, the sultanate is pushing ahead with independent power and water projects in an effort to avoid shortages

Morocco can revive region’s renewable energy hopes

Morocco can revive region’s renewable energy hopes

2 October 2014 | By

There has been years of talk with little action

Dubai’s planned energy programme states that by 2030, 12 per cent of its power will come from coal

Can coal ever be clean?

25 September 2014 | By

Doubts emerge over carbon capture as UAE considers expanding on coal use

Renewable energy

Targets set for power generation Subscription

17 September 2014 | By

Regional governments differ widely in their green energy ambitions

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Special reports

Renewables

Region trials new ways to meet power demand

17 September 2014 | By

Renewable power championed in the Middle East

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Presentations

Mena renewables 2013

Webinar: MENA Renewable Energy Subscription

12 May 2013

In this presentation, MEED discusses the trends and prospects for renewable power in the region

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Companies

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Elsewedy Electric Subscription

Egypt-based company that has a number of firms under its ownership, and specialises in the supply, installationand commissioning of overhead transmission lines and substations

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Fichtner Consulting Engineers Subscription

The company offers engineering consulting in bioenergy, industrial, power, renewable and waste sectors

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    People

    Alaa Nassif Subscription

    20 June 2012

    Alaa Nassif is executive president, Royal Commission for Jubail & Yanbu

    Ghassan Jabbour Subscription

    20 June 2012

    Ghassan Jabbour is director of solar and photovoltaics engineering research centre, King Abdullah University for Science and Technology (Kaust)

    Abdulhadi al-Mureeh Subscription

    20 June 2012

    Abdulhadi al-Mureeh is managing director, National Solar Systems

    Mujahid al-Gain Subscription

    20 June 2012

    Mujahid al-Gain is senior investment consultant, King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy (KA-Care)

    Ibrahim Babelli Subscription

    20 June 2012

    Ibrahim Babelli is chief strategist, King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy (KA-Care)

    Khalid al-Sulaiman Subscription

    20 June 2012

    Khalid al-Sulaiman is vice-president for renewable energy, King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy (KA-Care)

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