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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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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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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Veolia eyes 8 GW of green capacity, top spot in Europe’s district heating, building efficiency

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French water-waste-and-district heating company Veolia has a target to increase its energy production capacity from biofuels and renewables by 50 percent to 8 GW by 2030, the compa...

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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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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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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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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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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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WESD 2023: EV battery manufacturing fast evolving in Europe; needs pro-active policy

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The 2023 edition of the World Energy Storage Day global conference organized by India Energy Storage Alliance (IESA) witnessed critical discussions on the e-mobility and related ma...

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UAE's National Electric Vehicles Policy targets 50pc EVs on road by 2050

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The United Arab Emirates (UAE) government has recently revised its National Electric Vehicles Policy to fast-track the nation's adoption of electric mobility and establis...

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Japanese PM wraps up Gulf tour with upgrade to Qatar ties

Japanese PM Fumio Kishida inspects a hydrogen-powered motorcycle engine in Saudi Arabia during his Gulf tour. Image: Japan PM Office

Japan's prime minister wrapped up a tour of the Middle East by agreeing to strengthen economic and energy co-operation with Qatar, the world's largest exporter of liquefied natural...

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UAE national hydrogen strategy aims 15 million tonnes of green H2 by 2050

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) government has recently declared its national hydrogen strategy as part of its larger efforts to triple the country's renewable energy capacity by 20...

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Envision Energy signs contract for 1.67 GW wind turbines for NEOM green H2 plant

Envision Energy has announced the signing of a contract to supply 1.67 GW wind turbines for NEOM Green Hydrogen Company, the world's largest utility-scale hydrogen p...

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IRENA launches 'NewGen' initiative to promote youth-led RE start-ups, projects

At the recently held Youth Energy Forum at World Utilities Congress 2023, Abu Dhabi last week, the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) launched a new initi...

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‘The world needs to add 1,000 GW of renewables capacity annually, against 295 GW last year’

Francisco La Camara, Director General, International Renewables Agency, at the World Utilities Congress in Abu Dhabi

Francesco La Camera, Director General of IRENA (International Renewable Energy Agency), talks to ETN Editor-in-Chief Ashok Thakur on barriers limiting the off-take of renewable ene...

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ADNOC launches Decarbonization Technology Challenge; winners to get up to $1 million to pilot technology

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The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) on Thursday announced $1 million (AED3,670,000) Decarbonisation Technology Challenge in collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWB), bp,...

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UAE bats in favor of fossil fuels, suggests cutting emissions instead

The United Arab Emirates has pushed back in favour of conventional sources of energy, suggesting countries agree to phase out emissions rather than fossil fuels. Countries should a...

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World Utilities Congress puts sustainable power, water supplies in spotlight

On the second day of the World Utilities Congress 2023 being held at Abu Dhabi, UAE, global leaders addressed on solutions to ensure sustainable, reliable, and affordable power and...

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IRENA, thyssenkrupp partner to boost production, supply chains of Green H2

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has recently signed a partnership agreement with thyssenkrupp for advancing the green transformation in pursuit of globa...

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Ford, LGES planning a commercial EV Battery cell facility in Turkey

Ford Motor Company, LG Energy Solution and Koç Holding have recently signed a non-binding MoU to form a new joint venture to create one of Europe's largest commercial ele...

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Addionics advances smart 3D Electrodes for EV batteries

Israeli battery technology start-up Addionics has recently inaugurated a new state-of-the-art, pilot line for manufacturing of its advanced Smart 3D Electrodes for electr...

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bp signs MoU with Egypt for exploring potential for Green Hydrogen production

bp has recently signed a MoU with the Government of Egypt under which it will explore the potential for establishing a new green hydrogen production facility in the count...

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H2Pro, Gaia Energy partner to co-develop GW-scale green hydrogen project in Morocco

At the sidelines of COP27 events, Israeli firm H2Pro and Moroccan renewable energy developer Gaia Energy announced the signing of a strategic agreement to develop green hydrogen pr...

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COP27: Egypt in spotlight for green hydrogen investments

The most important climate action event of the year – the 2022 Climate Change Conference (COP27) – has put Egypt in spotlight for its potential to emerge as an important producer a...

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COP27 takes on the baton for combating global climate change in Egypt

The 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27) opened in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt on 6 November. The 27th Conference of the Parties will take place under the Presiden...

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Chariot, UM6P, and Oort partner for green hydrogen projects in Morocco

The Africa-focused transitional energy group Chariot, Mohammed VI Polytechnic University (UM6P) and Oort Energy have announced their collaboration on green hydrogen pilot projects ...

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Global Progress in 'Green' transition: Middle-East, North Africa (MENA)

Energy storage solutions, whether applied to the power grid or EVs, make systems more flexible and are suitable for meeting low cost, low carbon electricity demands. Following is a...

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