Iran has signed a preliminary agreement with Syria to help rebuild the Syrian electricity grid.
GE Renewable Energy has announced that it has completed the installation and commissioning of the 53 MW Kirazli and 32 MW Meryem wind farms in Turkey.
The Iraq Government has signed two new agreements with GE to strengthen the nation’s power infrastructure, particularly to meet requirements during peak summer demand.
Japan will provide financial assistance to help build one of the world’s largest solar power plants in Qatar.
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has signed a PPA for the 900MW fifth phase of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum solar park.
Emirates Water and Electricity Company (EWEC), a subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Power Corporation (ADPower), has delivered a read-out of five consortia’s technical and commercial bids for a 2GW Solar PV IPP project.
Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company (EETC) has extended the tender for the contract to build the infrastructure to enable power interconnection between Egypt and Saudi Arabia.
The United Arab Emirates has announced that the country’s first nuclear power plant, the Barakah plant in Abu Dhabi, has been given approval to operate, making it the first such facility to deploy in the Arab world.
Abu Dhabi Power Corporation (ADPower) has confirmed that it has submitted an offer to Abu Dhabi National Energy Company (TAQA) to transfer the majority of its water and electricity generation, transmission, and distribution assets.
Al-Ittihad, the Abu Dhabi government-owned newspaper, has reported that Barakah Unit 1 should start operating in the first quarter of 2020.