Statevolt's 40 GWh battery gigafactory in Ras Al Khaimah to be ready by 2026

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In a major development for the MENA region on battery manufacturing, California-headquartered Statevolt has launched a sister company in the UAE, Statevolt Emirates, which is ...

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UAE’s EWEC invites EOI for 400MW BESS power project

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The EWEC (Emirates Water and Electricity Company), the sole procurer and supplier of water and electricity in the emirate of Abu Dhabi on Thursday (March 7) invited developers and ...

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Joby set to soar Dubai skyline; Secures six-year exclusive deal to operate air taxis in Dubai

An image of Joby Aircraft at the recently held World Government Summit in Dubai.

Joby Aviation Inc. (Joby), a California-based developer of all-electric aircraft for commercial passenger service has signed a definitive agreement with the Dubai Road and Transpor...

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Egypt launches 55% tax credit to boost green hydrogen production

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The country has 32 projects that could supply ~3.2 mn tonnes of GH2 annually by 2030, but many are stuck in final investment stages or yet to begin construction...

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Cleantech Startups in the MENA Region

Brilliant Planet's current pilot site in Morocco, in operation since 2018. Source: Brilliant Planet.

Cleantech startups in the MENA region are helping their countries transition towards a sustainable and low-carbon future. Backed by government-led initiatives, venture capital fund...

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The Year in Review: Stories that defined the cleantech industry in 2023

From multilateral climate talks at COP28 to the commissioning of groundbreaking cleantech projects, 2023 witnessed some momentous developments giving us hope and keeping alive the ...

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MENA: Clean energy transition in top gear

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Middle East and North African countries are diversifying their economies towards clean energy. Strategic plans are in place to boost renewable energy capacities, EV adoption, and g...

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Egypt enacts law to offer up to 55% tax credit, non-tax incentives for H2 projects

The Egyptian parliament has recently passed a bill that seeks to offer green hydrogen project developers a significant tax credit of 33-55 percent, along with a host of non-tax inc...

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MENA: Top 6 'high-potential' countries for low-carbon hydrogen

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World Economic Forum's latest report titled "Enabling Measures: Roadmap for Low-Carbon Hydrogen Middle East and North Africa" dated 20th December has assessed the hydrogen readines...

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Wardwizard partners with BEEAH Group to bring electric mobility to GCC countries and African Nations

Electric vehicle manufacturer under the 'Joy e-bike' brand in India, Ward Wizard Innovation and Mobility Ltd (Wardwizard) has signed an agreement with the BEEAH Group co-owned by t...

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Volts UAE, Schneider Electric ink agreement to set up giga-industrial BESS facility in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi-based smart energy storage solutions provider, Volts UAE Ltd (Volts) and global leader in energy management and industrial automation, Scheider Electric have si...

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Saudi Arabia's Acwa Power, Egypt seal $4 billion green hydrogen deal

Saudi Arabia's Acwa Power on Wednesday (Dec. 20) signed an agreement to develop a green hydrogen project worth more than $4 billion in Egypt. The framework agreement follows the si...

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Namibia signs for its first grid-scale battery storage project

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Namibia Power Corporation (NamPower) has recently signed key EPC contracts with Shandong Electrical, Engineering & Equipment Group (SDEE) and Narada Power for the first-ev...

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COP28: GEAPP's multilateral consortium targets 5GW of battery storage by 2024

Prime Minister of Barbados, Mia Mottley, at the launch of the Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS) Consortium in COP28. Source:

At the 2023 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28) in Dubai, about 11 countries have committed to a global consortium as part of a collaborative effort to secur...

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Masdar sign deals with Jordan for 1GW wind, battery storage; explores green H2

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On the sidelines of COP28, UAE's energy firm Masdar signed a joint development agreement with the Jordanian Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources to develop a 1 GW&nbs...

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Oman plans for liquid green hydrogen corridor with Netherlands

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Oman's Ministry of Energy and Minerals and Hydrogen Oman (Hydrom) have signed a Joint Study Agreement (JSA) with Port of Amsterdam, Zenith Energy Terminals and GasLog, to collabora...

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Masdar City pilots "H2GO" – region’s first high-speed green hydrogen refueling station

The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) opened "H2GO" the region's first high-speed green hydrogen pilot refueling station in Masdar City on Saturday (Nov 24.) The pilot will be...

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Senelec signs pact with Infinity Power for 40MW/ 160MWh BESS in Senegal

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Senegal's national power utility firm Senelec has recently signed a 20-year capacity change agreement (CCA) for a 40MW/ 160MWh (4-hour) battery energy storage system...

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COP28: Key points that will dominate the global climate talks

With less than a month to go for the 28th session of the Conference of Parties (COP28) to the United Nations Framework for Climate Change (UNFCC), global voices calling for acceler...

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Egypt's green hydrogen outreach paying off in a big way

Egypt is currently anticipating a pipeline of green hydrogen and green ammonia project investments worth $83 billion from international developers, with over 20 MoUs...

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UAE Climate Tech forum calls for supercharging climate finance, policies, and breakthroughs in tech

It is time to supercharge climate finance, formulate smart policies, and encourage breakthroughs in new energy -- this was the resounding message that emer...

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COP-28 President calls for tripling global renewable power capacity by 2030

As countries around the world prepare for COP28, the COP28 Presidency along with two global renewable energy organizations on Monday (Oct. 30) released a report urging governments ...

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No looking back: Energy transition in Middle East-North Africa (MENA) region

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In many ways, this year was the tipping point for renewable energy. The world has woken up to the imperative of energy transition, and countries around the world have made progress...

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Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund launches EV infrastructure company

Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund (PIF) and Saudi Electricity Company (SEC) on Sunday, announced the launch of an electric vehicle infrastructure company. The company aims...

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ADIPEC 2023 spotlights crucial role of partnerships, technology in energy transition

The sharp focus of the ADIPEC 2023 international energy exhibition and conference that just entered its final phase today has been on the critical aspects of fostering ne...

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ADIPEC Awards 2023 honors clean energy transition pioneers

The ADIPEC Awards 2023 has honored eight pioneering projects, companies and individuals who are driving transformative change across the global energy system. The winners represent...

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Daily Shorts: Brookfield buys Banks' RE unit, ADNOC deploys CCS at select plants, and more

Canadian company Brookfield is buying the renewable energy division of UK-based Banks Group, the companies announced. The size of the transaction was not disclosed, but a report in...

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Triton EV to launch electric pickup truck; Eyes India and Middle East's logistic sector

Triton Electric Vehicle (TEV) on Wednesday (September 20) said the company is set to introduce 3.5T Triton EV pickup truck for Indian and Middle Eastern Market from TEV's EV range....

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India and Saudi Arabia sign agreement to boost energy sector cooperation

The Government of India and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia earlier this week signed an agreement to strengthen their partnership and cooperation in the field of energy. In a Memo...

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Middle East poised for clean revolution, RE capacity to hit 220 GW by 2030

The Middle East is primed for a 'clean revolution' with installed renewable energy capacity in the Middle East-North Africa (MENA) region set to grow from 40 GW in 2022 to 220 GW b...

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