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  • OPWP to tender new solar and wind projects

    Omani Power & Water Procurement Company has announced upcoming tenders for wind and solar power projects with a combined installed power capacity of up to 1.3GW

  • EBRD signs loan for Morocco renewables

    The European Bank of Reconstruction and Development has signed with the BMCE Bank of Africa a €10 million loan for the purpose of onlending to renewable energy projects in Morocco

  • Marubeni exits Rabigh IWSPP

    ACWA Power has completed the acquisition of Marubeni’s shareholding in the captive power and water plant that serves the Rabigh refinery and petrochemicals facility in Saudi Arabia.

  • RFPs out for Tunisia solar and wind tenders

    Tunisia’s Ministry of Industry has issued RFP documents to the pre-qualified consortia on the tenders of 500MW of solar PVs and 300MW of wind farms

  • EIB signs loan for Palestine solar rooftop

    The European Investment Bank has signed with the Palestine Investment Fund an $18 million loan for the $36 million, 35MW solar rooftops project in the West Bank and East Jerusalem

  • UPDATE: ABO Wind to sign PPA for Tunisia solar PV

    German renewables developer ABO Wind is to sign with energy utility Société tunisienne de l’électricité et du gaz a 20-year power purchasing agreement for a 10MW solar PV in the Gabès governorate, Tunisia

  • EXCLUSIVE Lenders seek approvals for Taweelah IWP financing

    A group of banks is seeking credit approvals for the financing of the $1.2 billion Taweelah independent water project in Abu Dhabi

  • EXCLUSIVE Three in running for Qatar solar

    Three of the pre-qualified bidders for the 500MW solar PV project in Qatar are understood to have pulled ahead in the running for the contract

  • EIB supports Morocco road upgrade

    The European Investment Bank has signed an €80 million loan with the Société Nationale des Autoroutes du Maroc to upgrade the Casablanca-Berrechid road

  • EXCLUSIVE IJGlobal Awards 2018 – Middle East & North Africa

    Another year, another set of outstanding transactions reaching financial close in the Middle East & North Africa

  • CLP and OSEG partner for energy investments

    An Israeli subsidiary of Hong Kong-based power company CLP announced today a joint venture with Israeli investment firm Other Sources Energy to explore investments in energy technologies and innovations in Israel

  • EXCLUSIVE Term sheet in weeks for huge Jizan IGCC acquisition

    The companies acquiring a controlling stake in the power and gasification facilities at Jizan Economic City from Saudi Aramco will issue a term sheet to banks in the next three to four weeks

  • Saham acquires stake in Morocco wind farm

    Local insurance company Saham Assurance has acquired a stake in the 120MW Khalladi wind farm near Tangiers in Morocco for an undisclosed fee

  • EXCLUSIVE Winner expected on Hassyan desal advisory

    Dubai Electricity and Water Authority is expected to announce the winner of the advisory tender for Hassyan IWP before the end of March, with the lowest bidder not thought to be the favourite for the mandate

  • EOIs in for Oman power privatisations

    Oman’s state electricity company Nama Holding has received 25 applications to participate in the privatisation of electricity companies including the Oman Electricity Transmission Company