Iraq has announced plans to use more foreign imports to boost is beleaguered power network, with Jordan emerging as a new partner.
Qatar has recently invested $1billion in power gen and water desalination plants to cope with the current urban boom and the overwhelming development of the trade and industrial sectors, says an official from Energy Qatar Company.
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved over $1 billion to be invested in energy projects in Egypt, DR Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya and Tanzania.
The Iraqi electricity ministry has announced it is inviting bids for the construction of four power plants to boost its power generation capacity by 2750 MW.
Toshiba Corp. announced it has agreed with US engineering service provider Shaw Group Inc. to jointly construct nuclear power plants outside Japan.
The Saudi Electricity Company (SEC) has signed a contract worth SAR 1.43 billion to expand the electricity power generation plant in Qassim to meet the growing demand for energy in the province.
Turkish company Ateşçelik, which produces a number of devices for power plants and other industrial equipment, is investing 30 million Turkish Liras in the production of wind turbine towers inthe western province of İzmir.
Qatar may decide as early as next year on whether to develop nuclear power capabilities, as the gas rich Gulf Arab state looks to wean its dependency away from hydrocarbons.
The government of Abu Dhabi is scaling back its plans for an ambitious clean energy city as part of a wide-ranging review of the $22 billion project.
Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Salehi has announced that the Bushehr nuclear power plant will reach its nominal generating capacity in spring.