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Opportunities to local players from MENA solar Concentrated Solar Power industry

A well-developed industry brings high value to relevant local players, and in turn improves local economic and social benefits. For Middle East & North Africa (MENA) countries, it has been testified by oil and gas value chain. As renewable energies including solar CSP are gaining more attentions, local content [...]

2017-08-02T03:25:23+00:00 01-08-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , |

MENA solar Concentrated Solar Power projects share-DEWA, Noor1-3, Shams1, Shagaya and Duba1

As surveyed by CSP Focus, MENA region has been always among the top potential markets in global solar CSP market. An increasing number of new CSP power plants, ISCC plants, EOR projects are under construction or planning. Opportunities are surly generated for global CSP players. Morocco owns the world largest [...]

2017-07-25T18:36:09+00:00 25-07-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , |

The Middle East and North Africa plans $200bn investment in renewable energy

The Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region is embarking on a massive programme to develop renewable energy, that will require more than $200 billion in investment, a report said. More than 67GW of clean energy projects at various stages of the design and study stage, according to Renewable [...]

Cheap concentrated solar power plants to spread throughout Middle East

Solar plants that supply electricity at competitive prices after the sun goes down are about to become a reality in the Middle East, according to one of the region’s biggest developers of power plants. The Acwa Power International chief executive Paddy Padmanathan confirmed his company is the low bidder on a US$1 billion project [...]

2017-07-19T11:57:12+00:00 19-07-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , |

24-hour concentrated solar power is possible for Mena

'The real story here is potentially revolutionary – CSP may now outcompete natural gas in many countries,' says the energy economist Jonathan Walters, adding that the cheap thermal storage can even propel CSP technology to cover the baseload. The possibility of cheap 24-hour solar power hitting Dubai means it [...]

2017-07-06T18:25:01+00:00 06-07-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Storage, Top News|Tags: , , |

The impact of the 9.45 US$ cents Concentrated Solar Power bid on the MENA region

The recent tender of the CSP project in Dubai DEWA 200MW has achieved a record low PPA of 9.45 US$ cents per kWh and has shifted the ground of how cheap, dispatchable renewable energy can change the entire MENA region. To facilitate action in response to this new opportunity, the [...]

2017-06-13T13:40:38+00:00 13-06-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, Top News|Tags: , , |

24-hour concentrated solar power is possible for Mena region

he possibility of cheap 24-hour solar power hitting Dubai means it may dominate the region’s power markets sooner than expected. Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) announced bids on Monday for its fourth phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum solar park, a 200-megawatt concentrated solar power (CSP) plant. [...]

2017-06-06T15:20:16+00:00 06-06-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Storage, Top News|Tags: , , |

How can companies profit from MENA’s solar market momentum?

Karel De Winter, International Development Director and co-founder of the Middle East Solar Industry Association (MESIA), will be examining top trends and key areas of potential in the Middle East and North Africa as part of a side-event at Intersolar Europe in Munich on June 1, 2017. The session will [...]

2017-05-16T16:42:56+00:00 16-05-2017|Categories: Sin categoría|Tags: , , |

Middle East leaders seek concentrated solar power to support growth

Developers must invent new technologies and embrace small business entrepreneurs to support accelerating renewable energy growth in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), leading government officials told the MENA New Energy 2017 conference on April 25. Climate change objectives, low oil prices and falling technology costs have led to [...]

2017-05-02T15:10:53+00:00 02-05-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , |

Is A Solar Boom Coming To The Middle East?

On April 6th, Middle Eastern nations announced an ambitious energy project to establish an Arab Common Market for electricity. The energy ministers from 14 Arab countries signed a memorandum of understanding, confirming their commitment to the development of an integrated electricity supply system for the Middle East. This announcement is [...]

2017-04-15T19:50:15+00:00 15-04-2017|Categories: Sin categoría|Tags: , , , , |

Miraah Concentrated Solar Power in Oman Under Budget

Replacing gas with sunshine for enhanced oil recovery (EOR) is a cost-effective solution. This is the key message of US-based company Glasspoint, which has mobilised the biggest investment ever in a solar steam-producing unit in Oman. State-owned Petroleum Development Oman is building a concentrating solar thermal collector field called [...]

Algeria plans to set up 2,000 megawatts of concentrated solar power capacity by 2030

Algeria will soon float a massive tender to set up more than 4,000 megawatts of solar power capacity. According to media reports, Algeria’s Ministry of Energy will soon launch a tender for 4,020 megawatts of solar PV capacity. The tender is expected to be floated by this month’s end [...]