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noviembre 2013

Kuwait: tender for first renewable energy complex next year

The project will be implemented by the middle of next year and will produce 50MW of CPS, 10MW of photovoltaic energy and 10MW of wind power. This complex is part

Qatar: solar projects add 200MW to the 2020 reserves

The Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation announced that its solar projects will add 200MW to the state. This represents 2% of the total electricity reserves for 2020 estimated at

Egypt: 405MW of wind power

The Minister of Electricity and Energy has announced that his ministry is preparing the implementation of four new wind parks which will provide 405MW and will be located in Zaafrana

Implementation of the first Egyptian private solar project

Thirty-six companies participated in the tender briefing to implement the first private solar project in Egypt under the BOO model. The project will work with photovoltaic cells and will be

The UAE’s Solar Atlas wins the 2013 Technology Award

The atlas, prepared by a center specializing in the mapping of renewable energy at the Masdar Institute, in collaboration with IRENA, has received the 2013 Technology Award from the Middle

Jeddah lights its streets with solar energy

The Jeddah municipality has launched a pilot project to light the streets of the Saudi town with solar energy. The municipality has not given details of the cost of the

Meeting of the FOSTEr in MED project in Barcelona

Fourteen representatives from 6 countries (Spain, Italy, Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan and Tunisia) met in Barcelona to launch a pilot project to integrate new photovoltaic technologies in public buildings of Mediterranean

Qatar to install solar panels on the roofs of drinking water reservoirs

The Qatari public utility company of electricity and water announced during the Solar Qatar Summit that solar panels will be installed on the roofs of some of the 85 drinking

GCC power projects must resort to private capital. Electricity demand in the MENA region will grow by 7 % by 2020

Funding remains the biggest challenge for companies operating Independent Water and Power Projects (IWPP) in the GCC countries, as well as for large-scale projects to meet the growing demand for

First wind energy project in Jordan

On 18 November, contracts for the first project to generate electricity from wind energy in the province of Tafila were signed in Amman. The wind farm will have a capacity