Solar power

Marubeni led consortium signs 23 year PPA agreement for 105MW Oman solar project
The project awarded to the Marubeni consortium last October is said to be the first large-scale PV plant in Oman
ACWA Power drives GCC utilities transformation
ACWA Power is a diamond sponsor for the 20th edition of WETEX and will be part of numerous panel discussions on improving clean energy efficiencies during the event
Saudi-funded solar project in Jordan to be completed in June
Jordan wants to increase the amount of electricity it sources through renewable and sustainable sources, such as solar
Dubai now generates 413MW from MBR solar plant
After the addition of 200MW, solar power will now generate 4% of Dubai’s total installed capacity
$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
Dubai’s Etihad ESCO targets 1.7TWh of electricity savings by 2030
Since 2011, savings of 15 Billion kilowatts have been made as a result of retrofitting buildings, enough to power 200,000 Dubai homes for a full year

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