$60bn worth of nuclear energy deals signed between Egypt and Russia
Egypt has signed nuclear energy deals worth tens of billions of dollars with Russia’s State Atomic Energy Corporation (Rosatom),
Saudi Arabia receives four bids for 400MW wind power project
The bidders include ACWA Power, the renewable energy units of European utilities Electricite de France and Enel SpA, and Engie.....
ABB Q1 profits exceed forecasts
A surge in profits could be an indication that ABB's turnaround plan had started to gain traction.
UAE’s Safi water treatment plant boosts water recycling
Safi distributes commercialised ‘recycled water’ which is used in industries that require large amounts of it, while maintaining a high.....

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Saudi Electricity, GE in partnership to boost digitalisation
As per the memorandum of understanding, SEC and GE intend to continue to work together towards accelerating the digital transformation of the Kingdom’s power sector
Kuwait targets 15% renewable energy-sourced power by 2030
The Public Authority for Housing in Kuwait is working to ensure that 15% of Kuwait's local power demand is met through renewable energy sources by 2030
Phoenix Contact: Threefold Growth in Turnover and Personnel over 15 years
With double-digit sales growth in 2017, Phoenix Contact has exceeded the two billion euro mark, achieving a turnover of 2.205 billion euro.
$260bn investment needed to meet MENA electricity demand over the next 5 years
$152bn of investment needed to add 117GW of generating capacity, and $108 billion in transmission and distribution amid growing calls for regulatory and fiscal measures to manage rising levels of demand
Oman to build $155mn desalination plant
A consortium of ACWA Power Saudi Arabia, Veolia Middle East and Dhofar International Development and Investment Holding Company has been contracted for the project that will cost $155.5mn.
Siemens to invest $500mn on digital initiatives in the Middle East
The industrial conglomerate plans to establish the first two MindSphere application centres for digital applications in the UAE to transform data into real value

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ACWA Power, Shanghai Electric sign contract for Dubai CSP project
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Tunisia to launch 1GW wind and solar tender soon
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Accelerating Innovation in Urban Water Management - Insights into the future
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Mar 13, 2018
An engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract estimated to be worth $45.77 has been awarded for the construction of Oman’s Haima West combined cycle power plant