The Turkish Association of Geothermal Investors (JESDER) has said that it expects there to be a geothermal-based power generation capacity of 2000 MW by 2020, up from its current level of 1347 MW.
Eni, the Italian oil and gas giant, has announced that it has started building new solar power plants in Tunisia and Pakistan.
UK Export Finance (UKEF) has announced that it will guarantee financing worth around £26 million to support the refurbishment of the Al Mussaib power plant in southern Iraq.
GE Power has provided an advanced 9E gas turbine to Iraq’s Ministry of Energy’s Al Qudus power plant.
Siemens has announced that it has signed an extension of a multi-year maintenance service agreement with Shuweihat S2 Operation and Maintenance Company (S2O&M).
Iraq’s Energy Minister Luay Al-Khatteeb has said that the energy deals signed with GE and Siemens last year may not come to fruition.
GE Power’s Grid Solutions business has inaugurated the Baghdad West North Substation as part of its support for the development of Iraq’s power infrastructure.
Saudi Arabia has awarded a contract for the Kingdom’s first utility-scale wind farm.
Siemens has announced the completion of Samanoud and Aboul Matameer, two substations in Egypt built to transmit electricity from the Burullus power plant to the national grid.
Abu Dhabi’s Mubadala Investment Company and Dubal Holding have announced plans to set up a joint venture to develop a power and water desalination plant in Dubai.