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.
Iran and Russia have announced the start of a new phase of construction for a second reactor at Iran’s Bushehr site on the Gulf Coast.
Nasrul Hamid, the State Minister for Power, Energy, and Mineral Resources for Qatar, said that the country is willing to make major investments in Bangladesh’s energy sector.
Siemens Gamesa has announced that it has been chosen to construct the 250MW West Bakr Wind project in Egypt, which is owned by the renewable power generation company Lekela.
Ground has been broken on the Hunutlu Thermal Plant in the coastal town of Yumurtalik in the province of Adana in Turkey.