Three groups submit bids for Qatar Facility E IWPP
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Three groups submit bids for Qatar Facility E IWPP

Japanese firms dominate bid list, with representation in all three of the bidding consortiums for the Facility E IWPP in Qatar. The Facility E IWPP is expected to have a power generation capacity of 2,300MW and a desalination capacity of 100 million im...

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Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems wins gas turbine order for F3 IPP
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Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems wins gas turbine order for F3 IPP

Japan’s Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS) has been awarded a contract to supply three gas turbines for the 2.4GW Fujairah 3 (F3) IPP in the UAE. Abu Dhabi-based Emirates Water & Electricity Company (Ewec) awarded the contract to Japan’s Marubeni ...

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Power generation tenders down by 23 per cent in second quarter
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Power generation tenders down by 23 per cent in second quarter

According to GlobalData, 30 power plant tenders were announced in the Middle East and Africa region in the second quarter, down from the 12-month average of 39

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Three bids accepted for advisory roles on Kuwait IWPP projects
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Three bids accepted for advisory roles on Kuwait IWPP projects

Four bids for the transaction advisory roles on the planned Al-Zour North phase 2&3 IWPP and Al-Khiran IWPP were submitted on 23 July

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Amea Power appoints new management team
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Amea Power appoints new management team

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Hybrid fuel and solar solutions offer stable and cleaner alternative
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Hybrid fuel and solar solutions offer stable and cleaner alternative

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EU and multilateral institutions to finance Armenian solar project
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EU and multilateral institutions to finance Armenian solar project

Project will be developed by Fotowatio Renewable Ventures (FRV), part of Saudi Arabia’s Abdul Latif Jameel Energy. The 55MW PV project will be able to generate more than 128 gigawatt-hours of electricity annually, which will reduce annual carbon emissi...

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Air Products and Acwa Power to develop $5bn green hydrogen plant in Saudi Arabia
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Air Products and Acwa Power to develop $5bn green hydrogen plant in Saudi Arabia

Planned $5bn hydrogen-based ammonia plant will be developed at the $500bn Neom development on the Red Sea coast of the kingdom. The project will be powered by more than 4GW of renewable energy, and will be able to produce 1.2 million tonnes per year of...

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Abu Dhabi F3 IPP reaches financial close
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Abu Dhabi F3 IPP reaches financial close

The F3 IPP will have a power generation capacity of 2,400MW. Marubeni will hold a 40 per cent stake in the special purpose vehicle (SPV) set up to develop and operate the plant, with the Abu Dhabi government to hold the remaining 60 per cent stake.

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UAE merges energy and infrastructure ministries in reshuffle
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UAE merges energy and infrastructure ministries in reshuffle

Suhail al-Mazrouei, who has been serving as Minister of Energy & Industry since 2013, will be the minister for the newly established Ministry of Energy & Infrastructure Development

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Saudi Arabia receives bids for Qiddiya PPP utilities package
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Saudi Arabia receives bids for Qiddiya PPP utilities package

Groups led by local firms Acwa Power and Alfanar submitted bids for the public-private partnership (PPP) utilities package for the Qiddiya Entertainment City on 30 June. The PPP package will include power generation capacity, water desalination capacit...

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Taqa completes Abu Dhabi Power transaction
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Taqa completes Abu Dhabi Power transaction

Following the transfer the majority of ADPower’s power and water assets, Taqa is now one of the top 10 largest integrated utility companies in the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region.

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Oman commits to 1GW Manah solar projects
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Oman commits to 1GW Manah solar projects

State utility is planning to issue request for proposal (RFP) for 500-600MW Manah and Manah 2 projects in July

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Saudi Arabia prepares to announce world record solar tariff project
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Saudi Arabia prepares to announce world record solar tariff project

Saudi Arabia received best and final proposals for the 600MW Fasiliyah PV IPP under the second round of its National Renewable Energy Programme (NREP) in April.

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Prequalification documents issued for Uzbekistan solar IPP
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Prequalification documents issued for Uzbekistan solar IPP

Uzbekistan's Ministry of Energy received expressions of interest from 54 groups earlier this year for the planned 200MW Sherabad solar IPP. The MOE is pushing ahead with the project in partnership with the Ministry of Investments and Foreign Trade (MIF...

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Firms submit interest in $3.5bn Saudi Arabia power and water plant
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Firms submit interest in $3.5bn Saudi Arabia power and water plant

The Saudi Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC) asset has a desalination capacity of 1.05 million cubic metres a day (cm/d) and a power generation capacity of 2.65GW. The water desalination plant was built by South Korea's Doosan, with China's Sepco 3 th...

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Kuwait extends advisory deadline for major IWPP projects
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Kuwait extends advisory deadline for major IWPP projects

The Al-Zour North 2&3 IWPP is planned to have a power generation capacity of 2,700MW and a water desalination capacity of up to 165 million imperial gallons a day (MIGD), with the Al-Khiran 1 IWPP to produce up to 1,800MW of power and have a water prod...

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Advisers appointed for major Qatar power and water project
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Advisers appointed for major Qatar power and water project

The Facility E IWPP is expected to have a power generation capacity of 2,300MW and a desalination capacity of 100 million imperial gallons a day (MIGD). Bids for the Facility E IWPP are due in August.

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Hassan Allam consortium to develop Afghanistan’s first PPP power project
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Hassan Allam consortium to develop Afghanistan’s first PPP power project

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Tunisia awards 16 solar projects
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Tunisia awards 16 solar projects

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Apicorp forecasts $792bn investment in Mena energy sector over next five years
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Apicorp forecasts $792bn investment in Mena energy sector over next five years

The Arab Petroleum Investments Corporation (Apicorp) estimates that planned and total investments in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) energy sector will reach $792bn in the 2020-2024 period, marking a $173bn drop on the group’s last five-year fo...

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Myanmar sets July deadline for 1GW PV solar programme
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Myanmar sets July deadline for 1GW PV solar programme

Myanmar's Ministry of Electricity & Energy is seeking private developers to build and operate up to 1GW of photovoltaic solar capacity at up to 30 sites around the country. The solar plants will be developed under build-own-operate (BOO) contracts

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Acwa Power acquires more shares in Saudi Arabia’s Qurrrayat IPP company
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Acwa Power acquires more shares in Saudi Arabia’s Qurrrayat IPP company

Acwa Power is now second largest stakeholder in the Hajir Electricity Production Company, the project company set up to develop and run the $2.7bn Qurrayat IPP, after acquiring 4.99 per cent of shares from South Korea's Samsung C&T

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New bid deadline set for Qiddiya entertainment city utilities PPP package
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New bid deadline set for Qiddiya entertainment city utilities PPP package

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Kuwait sets advisory bid deadline for major IWPP projects
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Kuwait sets advisory bid deadline for major IWPP projects

The Al-Zour North 2&3 IWPP is planned to have a power generation capacity of 2,700MW and a water desalination capacity of up to 165 million imperial gallons a day (MIGD), with the Al-Khiran 1 IWPP to produce up to 1,800MW of power and have a water prod...

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Abu Dhabi F3 IPP nearing financial close
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Abu Dhabi F3 IPP nearing financial close


Abu Dhabi-based Emirates Water & Electricity Company (Ewec) awarded a contract to Japan’s Marubeni Corporation to develop the 2.4GW Fujairah 3 (F3) independent power project (IPP) in February

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Saudi Arabia invites interest in $3.5bn Ras al-Khair power and water plant privatisation
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Saudi Arabia invites interest in $3.5bn Ras al-Khair power and water plant privatisation

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Dubai passes 2020 renewable energy target
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Dubai passes 2020 renewable energy target

State utility Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (Dewa) has announced that the Mohammed bin Rashid (MBR) solar park is now producing 1,013MW of solar energy, accounting for 9 per cent of the emirate's total power generation

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Denmark plans 1.3GW green hydrogen project to be powered by offshore wind
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Denmark plans 1.3GW green hydrogen project to be powered by offshore wind


Six of Denmark's largest companies are working on plans to develop a 1.3GW green hydrogen scheme which would be powered by one of the world's largest offshore wind farms

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Consultants prepare proposals for Abu Dhabi waste-to-energy plants
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Consultants prepare proposals for Abu Dhabi waste-to-energy plants

Waste-to-energy plants will be developed through an independent power producer (IPP) model and able to handle up to 1.5 million tonnes of waste a year, generating 150MW of electricity

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Abu Dhabi sets target for PPA signing for 2GW solar project
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Abu Dhabi sets target for PPA signing for 2GW solar project


World record low tariff was submitted in April for the planned Al-Dhafra PV solar IPP in Abu Dhabi

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Solar energy can power healthcare sector during pandemics
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Solar energy can power healthcare sector during pandemics

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Bidders wait for Saudi 600MW solar independent power project
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Bidders wait for Saudi 600MW solar independent power project

Two consortiums submitted best and final offers for 600MW Fasiliyah PV IPP on 19 April

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