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Renewable Energy

Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum Solar Park

Abu Dhabi’s Masdar eyes $800m loanSubscription

28 June, 2016 By

The company plans to secure funds to finances construction of for solar project in Dubai

London skyline

Masdar to closely monitor Brexit impactSubscription

27 June, 2016 By

CEO says it may affect decisions in the future

Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum solar park

Dubai selects preferred bidder for 800MW solar schemeSubscription

27 June, 2016 By

International consortium had submitted world-record low tariff in May

Oman awards wind farm consultancy deal

Egypt arbitration clause hits IPPSubscription

26 June, 2016 By

Renewables projects affected

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Is Dubai about to kick-start a new solar price revolution?Subscription

22 June, 2016 By

Countries are increasingly considering the use of concentrated solar power as part of their base-load energy mix and Dubai’s plans will see tariffs tumble

Cairo, capital city of Egypt

Major lender pulls out of Egypt renewables schemeSubscription

16 June, 2016 By

Developers lose trust in government

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Alcazar acquires Jordan wind projectSubscription

9 June, 2016 By

Project finance lined up

Photovoltaic solar power

Development banks to finance Jordan solar projectsSubscription

9 June, 2016 By

Second-round projects line up funding

Wind farm

Italian firm in final talks for Egypt wind schemeSubscription

6 June, 2016 By

Energy company in negotiations with Cairo to develop project under different model

Wind farm

Team still in talks for Egypt wind dealSubscription

2 June, 2016 By

Farm will be located in Gulf of Suez


Richard Thompson

The region’s carbon challengeSubscription

23 June, 2016 By

Cheap energy has resulted in the GCC being one of the world’s worst performers in terms of CO2 emissions. But low oil prices are accelerating a rethink in energy strategy  


Aluminium recycling is a missed opportunitySubscription

22 June, 2016 By Sari Razzak

While recycled aluminium accounted for 32 per cent of total worldwide production in 2010, in the GCC it only accounted for 2 per cent

Kingdom Tower in Saudi Arabia

Riyadh plans major cuts to greenhouse emissionsSubscription

22 June, 2016 By

Kingdom is looking at a range of measures including carbon capture and storage

Artist's rendition of an eco-villa at the under-construction Masdar City in Abu Dhabi

Clean energy on the region’s agendaSubscription

22 June, 2016 By Steven Griffiths

The UAE and Saudi Arabia have made commitments to increase spending on clean energy innovation

Philippa Wilkinson

Backtracking in Egypt puts off developersSubscription

16 June, 2016 By

Renewables scheme under threat


Sharjah chooses to optimise existing power plantsSubscription

14 April, 2016 By

Sharjah Electricity & Water Authority currently evaluating bids for combined-cycle conversion project

Richard Thompson

Japan moves to restore Iran ties

18 March, 2016 By

Tokyo seeks to build on historic ties and supportive economic policies

Solar power

The drive for solar in the Middle EastVideo

25 February, 2016 By ,

In the latest podcast MEED outlines government plans for greater power generation efficiency, the need for improved energy security and discuss plans in Saudi Arabia and Dubai

Abdullah al-Shehri, governor of Saudi Arabia’s Electricity & Cogeneration Regulatory Authority (Ecra)

How Riyadh is tackling power inefficienciesSubscription

23 February, 2016 By

Interview: Abdullah al-Shehri, governor of Electricity & Cogeneration Regulatory Authority (Ecra), Saudi Arabia

Dubai’s Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum solar park

Power shift: the region’s race to diversifySubscription

23 February, 2016 By

Governments are driving ahead with diversifying energy sources for electricity generation, but more needs to be done to ensure their power reforms succeed




Masdar, previously known as the Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company is driving clearn energy development in the UAE.

Gestamp Asetym Solar Subscription

Gestamp Asetym Solar of Italy is a solar energy company and engages as an operator and developer of photovoltaic plants