Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS) has been awarded a contract for the upgrade of the Sidi Krir and El Atf thermal power plants in Egypt.
Turkey is preparing to announce the results of a second wind power plant tender as part of its Renewable Energy Resource Areas (YEKA) scheme on 30 May.
GE has announced that $1 billion financing has been secured for the combined cycle 1.8 GW Hamriyah Independent Power Company in Sharjah.
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.