A consortium composed of ACWA Power, Gulf Investment Corporation (GIC) and Alternative Energy Projects Co (AEPC) has executed the project agreements for the Ibri-2 IPP with the Oman Power and Water Procurement Company (OPWP).
The Iraqi Ministry of Energy has launched the first round of investment in solar energy projects, with a targeted capacity of 755 MW.
Iran has announced that it will move forward on construction of two additional units at Bushehr, as part of an agreement with Russia’s Rosatom.
The Iraqi Government has said that it has approved a plan from Siemens to develop power stations in the country in a deal said to be worth $15 billion.
GE Power has announced the completion of Advanced Gas Path (AGP) upgrades on four 9E gas turbines at East Delta Electricity Production Company’s 1.5 GW West Damietta power plant in lower Egypt.
Egypt’s Nuclear Power Plants Authority (NPPA) has received a site approval permit for the El Dabaa site from the Egyptian Nuclear Regulation and Radiological Authority (ENRRA).
Saudi Arabia has announced that it plans to issue a multi-billion dollar tender in 2020 to construct its first two nuclear reactors, and that it is discussing the project with US and other potential suppliers.
Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA), the world’s largest “premium aluminium” producer, along with Siemens, have announced the first power services agreement for an H-class gas turbine in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS) has announced that it has won an order to construct a 1026.3 MW combined cycle gas turbine power plant for the Emirate of Sharjah in the UAE.
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) and Saudi Arabia’s ACWA Power have announced the financial closing of a 950 MW concentrated solar power project in Dubai.