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UK’s PassivSystems selected for Oman pv solar project
The UK firm will install solar PV arrays on 30% of Oman’s residential buildings over the next few years
Saudi’s ACWA Power wins three Solar PV projects in Egypt
ACWA Power will to develop, finance, build, own and operate three Solar PV plants in Egypt with an aggregate capacity of 165.5 MWp and total investment value of $190mn
Etihad ESCO awards tender for residential PV arrays in Hatta
The project is part of the Shams Dubai initiative, which encourages building owners to install solar panels on their rooftops to generate electricity from solar power, and link it to DEWA’s network
200 buildings in Dubai join rooftop solar drive
Dubai Water and Electricity Authority (DEWA) has announced the connection of 222 buildings to its Shams Dubai programme, which aims at promoting the use of rooftop solar in the Emirate
Phoenix Solar posts 34% revenue increase
Bouyed by strong growth in the Middle East and operations in the U.S., German PV group Phoenix Solar AG has increased overall revenue and narrowed its net loss in the first half of the year
ACWA Power in low bid for PV projects in Morocco
Three companies based in Saudi Arabia – ACWA Power, Fotowatio, and Alfanar – have reportedly placed the lowest bids for the development of 3 solar PV projects with a cumulative capacity of 170 MW

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