Latest MEA News

  • Marubeni-led team confirmed for Al Kharsaah solar IPP

    A Marubeni-led consortium has signed a 25-year power purchase agreement with Qatar General Electricity & Water Corporation for the 800MW Al Kharsaah solar IPP located 80km west of Doha

  • EXCLUSIVE Rander set for Deloitte return

    Vishal Rander is set to re-join Deloitte to lead the firm’s MENA project and infrastructure finance advisory team in the UAE after leaving boutique Cranmore Partners earlier this month, IJGlobal has learnt

  • Engie, Nareva win Tunisian solar PV

    Tunisia's Ministry of Industry has awarded the 100MW Sagdoud solar project in Gafsa to a consortium led by Engie and Nareva

  • Masdar, Infinity Energy in Egyptian renewables JV

    Mubadala’s renewables arm Masdar and Egyptian renewables developer Infinity Energy has established a new joint venture called Infinity Power to develop utility-scale and distributed solar and wind projects in the North African state

  • EDF signs debt for Taza wind

    An EDF-led consortium has signed a €113 million debt package with a club of Japanese and Moroccan banks for the first phase of the 150MW Taza wind farm in northern Morocco

  • ACWA Power plans $10bn of investments

    Saudi Arabia’s ACWA Power plans to invest $10 billion into new projects across 10 countries this year

  • IRENA, ADFD commit funding for renewables

    The International Renewable Energy Agency and the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development have allocated $105 million in funding for eight renewable energy projects across Africa, Asia and the Caribbean

  • EOIs out for Saudi wastewater PPPs

    Saudi Water Partnership Company has issued two requests for expressions of interest for companies interested in developing three independent sewage treatment plants in the kingdom

  • Betto joins DWF in Dubai

    DWF has appointed Edoardo Betto as a partner in its corporate practice in the Dubai office

  • RFQ out for REPDO round three

    Saudi Arabia’s Renewable Energy Project Development Office has issued a request for qualifications for the third round of its National Renewable Energy Program

  • EOI issued for Umm al Quwain solar

    FEWA has issued a request for expressions of interest for the development of a 500MW solar PV plant in the Emirate of Umm al Quwain in the UAE

  • New chief exec for AIG

    Nicolas Claude has taken over from Kjeld Binger as chief executive of Airport International Group, a subsidiary of Groupe ADP

  • QP, Kuwait Petroleum sign LNG supply deal

    Qatar Petroleum has signed a deal to supply Kuwait Petroleum Corp with liquefied natural gas

  • Kramer joins Norton Rose Fulbright in Dubai

    Projects and construction lawyer Nick Kramer has left CMS in Dubai to join rival law firm Norton Rose Fulbright as a partner

  • SPB hires trio of partners in Dubai

    Squire Patton Boggs has appointed three partners from rival law firm Winston & Strawn to work out of its Dubai office