Latest MEA News

  • Morocco gives Noor PV II bidders more time

    Masen has extended the RFP deadline for its 400MW Noor PV II multi-site solar programme

  • SWCC signs off water transmission agreement

    SWCC has signed a $16 billion agreement with the WTTCO to manage and expand the Saudi kingdom’s water transmission network

  • Yanbu-Rayis pipeline added to Yanbu-4 IWP

    An Engie-led consortium has signed with the SWPC an updated set of project documents for the Yanbu-4 IWP – adding a 39km water pipeline to the desalination project

  • RFQs in for Alansar Hospital PPP

    Saudi Arabia’s NCP has received 9 requests for prequalification bids for the Alansar Hospital PPP

  • Construction bids submitted for Al Mutla'a wastewater plant

    Kuwait’s Ministry of Public Works has received 4 bids for the development of the 400,000 m3pd Al Mutla'a Wastewater Treatment Plant

  • MENA fund to close this quarter

    A development finance institution proposed to commit nearly $100 million to a MENA private equity infrastructure fund

  • REPDO’s round 2 cat B solar PPAs signed

    The SPPC has signed 25-year power purchase agreements with 3 consortia for the 300MW Jeddah, 300MW Rabigh solar, and 200MW Qurrayat IPPs

  • DEWA launches tender for floating solar pilot

    DEWA has invited bids for the development of a floating solar PV pilot project

  • EBRD approves UAE membership

    The United Arab Emirates is set to become a member and shareholder of the European Bank for Reconstruction following approval by the bank’s board of governors

  • Doosan signs EPC contract for Yanbu-4 IWP

    An Engie-led consortium has signed a $708 million EPC contract with South Korean engineers Doosan Heavy Industries for the $850 million Yanbu-4 IWP project near Al Rayyis, Saudi Arabia

  • Linklaters appoints Keats as MENA energy and infra head

    Linklaters has appointed Matt Keats as its head of energy and infrastructure for the Middle East region – succeeding Sarosh Mewawalla in the role

  • EWEC invites EoIs for waste-to-energy project

    EWEC and Tadweer have invited EoIs for a waste-to-energy IPP located near the Al Dhafra landfill in Abu Dhabi

  • EDF and Masdar partner up on Israeli renewables

    French power developer EDF and renewables firm Masdar have signed a MoU to explore green energy opportunities in Israel

  • Abi Dhabi launches waste-to-energy policy

    Abu Dhabi’s DoE has launched a new policy governing the development of waste-to-energy projects to support the emirate’s transition to a sustainable economy

  • Total wins solar rooftop contract from Nakheel

    Nakheel Malls – the retail arm of Emirati estate developer Nakheel Properties – has awarded a solar rooftop project to French power developer Total

  • JICA signs grant for Jordanian water supply

    JICA has signed a $22.9 million grant to the government of Jordan to improve the water supply system for 2 districts in the Barqa Governorate

  • Mubadala, ADNOC and ADQ form hydrogen alliance

    Mubadala, the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) and ADQ have together signed a memorandum of understanding to collaborate on hydrogen for use in utilities, mobility and industry

  • EWEC set to launch Mirfa 2 IWP

    EWEC is set to launch the 550,000 m3pd Mirfa 2 IWP project – the follow-up to the $1.8 billion Mirfa IWPP that was closed on 2 October 2014

  • Amaala appoints TRSDC chief as CEO

    The Amaala Company has appointed John Pagano as its new chief executive officer, with Pagano retaining his role as chief executive of the Red Sea Development Company