Bushehr, Iran’s only nuclear power plant, underwent what authorities describe as a temporary emergency shutdown, although no explanation for the cause of the shutdown has yet been given.
A report has been issued by the Kuwaiti Ministry of Electricity, Water, and Renewable Energy regarding the establishment of eight power plants to generate a combined capacity of 17 300 MW.
GE has signed an agreement with Qatalum to provide it with five Advanced Gas Path (AGP) upgrade units, maintenance services for 15 years for equipment at the 1080 MW power plant, and a suite of cybersecurity solutions.
The Abu Dhabi National Energy Company (TAQA) is in talks to buy power plants in the United Arab Emirates and could issue debt green bonds in 2022 as it seeks to expand renewables generation.
The Iraq Government has announced that it is seeking international investors to build seven solar power plants in the south of the country.
GE Renewable Energy has successfully completed the Lower Kaleköy hydropower plant at the Lower Kaleköy Dam, located on the Murat River, in Turkey.
Hitachi ABB Power Grids has announced that it will provide a 220kV grid connection solution for the 800 MW Al Kharsaah photovoltaic power plant in Qatar.
Iran has inaugurated a series of new energy projects that take the country’s total electricity generation capacity in the non-renewable sector to over 85 GW.
Acwa Power of Saudi Arabia has signed final agreements for the $300 million, 240 MW wind power projects for an IPP which will be located in the Absheron and Khizi regions of Azerbaijan.
GE Gas Power has announced that it has synchronised two GT13E2 gas turbines to the Iraq national grid at the Zubair Permanent Power Generation Plant.