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Renewable Energy


ABB wins Jordan solar contractSubscription

21 January, 2016 By

Swiss firm will provide electrical components for four solar plants

Solar: Amman is progressing renewables schemes to reduce its vulnerability to gas supplies

Masdar to develop 200MW solar project in JordanSubscription

21 January, 2016 By

Project will require investment of $300m


NBAD commits $10bn lending to renewable energy sectorSubscription

18 January, 2016 By

The funding will be dedicated to renewables projects focussed on environmentally sustainable activities

Photovoltaic solar power

Abu Dhabi evaluates consultancy bids for solar IPPSubscription

14 January, 2016 By

Photovoltaic project will be located near Sweihan in eastern region of emirate

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Dubai invites bids for 800MW solar projectSubscription

12 January, 2016 By

Project will be third phase of Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum park


Target: Cairo is aiming for renewables to contribute 20 per cent of energy production by 2020

EFG eyes $6bn opportunity in Egyptian renewablesSubscription

26 January, 2016 By

Interview with Bakr Abdel Wahab, managing director and head of infrastructure at Cairo-based EFG Hermes Private Equity

Andrew Roscoe

Renewable energy rises to top of agendaSubscription

19 January, 2016 By

Outlook is positive despite lower oil prices

Wind farm in Egypt

Egypt holds exciting potential for power contractorsSubscription

5 January, 2016 By

Continued rapid population growth and ambitious energy and industrial expansion projects will require the supply of additional capacity in the coming years

Outlook: The panel agreed that diversification and private financing will be key trends of the power and water markets

Meeting ambitious energy targetsSubscription

23 December, 2015 By

HSBC hosted a round table to discuss the issues facing the regional power sector, particularly the Egyptian market

Growth area: Regional governments are looking to nuclear power to meet the rising demand for electricity

Egypt tackles energy crisisSubscription

23 December, 2015 By David Butter

Cairo has laid the groundwork for a further significant increase in generating capacity

Helmy Ghazi, head of banking Egypt, Global banking and markets, HSBC

Sponsor’s comment: Egypt’s power market re-emergesSubscription

23 December, 2015

Helmy Ghazi, head of banking Egypt, Global banking and markets, HSBC, discusses Cairo’s plans to develop new capacity

Solar panels

Energy data fileSubscription

23 December, 2015

Key data from the region’s energy sector

Wind farm

Innovative ways to fund powerSubscription

23 December, 2015 By James Gavin

Region seeks new financing methods to match the evolution of energy sources

Salameh: The largest market where everyone is waiting to embark on renewable projects is Saudi Arabia

Drive to diversify gathers paceSubscription

23 December, 2015 By

Q&A with Mario Salameh, head of project finance Mena at HSBC Bank Middle East

Growing demand: The GCC will see 76.8GW of power generation capacity added by the end of the decade

Region turns to IPPs and renewablesSubscription

23 December, 2015 By James Gavin

Value of independent power project awards could reach $28.8bn in 2016




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