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Week In Middle East: LONGi To Supply Hi-MO 5 Modules To Red Sea Project; Daikin Launches Solar Plant At Its Dubai Headquarters With Yellow Door Energy; And More 


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LONGi To Supply Hi-MO 5 Modules To Red Sea Project 


LONGi has announced that it has won a contract to supply 406MW of its Hi-MO 5 bifacial modules to Saudi Arabia’s Red Sea Project. Located on the Kingdom’s west coast, the project will be completely powered by renewable energy on a scale not previously achieved anywhere in the world, with energy to be generated via solar panels and wind turbines to meet initial demand of 210MW, with further expansion planned. The Red Sea Development Company (TRSDC), the developer behind what is viewed as the world’s most ambitious regenerative tourism project, awarded its highest-value contract to date to a consortium led by ACWA Power to design, build, operate and transfer the project’s utilities infrastructure, generating up to 650,000 MWh of CO2 free power.

Daikin Launches A Solar Plant At Its Dubai Headquarters With Yellow Door Energy

Daikin Middle East and Africa FZE (“Daikin”), a leading manufacturer of Air Conditioning, Heating, Ventilation, & Refrigerant solutions, moves closer to its Net Zero by 2050 Target with the launch of a new solar plant at its headquarters in Dubai. The project is made possible with a solar lease from Yellow Door Energy, a UAE-based sustainable energy provider for businesses. Located in Jebel Ali Free Zone (“JAFZA”), Daikin’s headquarters currently serves as the base of operations for over 300 staff members from sales & operational functions to service the Middle Eastern and African markets.

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Administrative Capital For Urban Development Of Egypt Issues Largest Rooftop PV Tender In The World

The Administrative Capital for Urban Development (ACUD) invites international tier 1 companies and investors in the development of on-grid solar module projects to submit tenders. The public tender issued is for PV rooftop on-grid in a power purchase agreement format. This tender is the second tender that ACUD has issued in PV Rooftop. The first tender was issued in EPC form 2 Years ago. This is the largest rooftop photovoltaic tender in the world. The project will be spread over an area of around 1,5 million m2 of roofs in the residential districts of Egypt. The tenderers must be submitted in two sealed envelopes, one for technical and another for financial in compliance with the tender documents. The tender document amount is $5000 and the tender security bond amount is of $1,000,000.

UAE And India Discusses Energy Transition Opportunities

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The government of UAE and India with business leaders organises several meetings to discuss energy transition opportunities and also industrial growth. Recently, UAE Climate Envoy and Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology of UAE, Dr Sultan Al Jaber visited New Delhi and met Union Environment Minister of India, Bhupender Yadav. Both ministers discussed issues pertaining to climate change, hosting COP 28, etc. Before this meeting, an agreement on climate action was signed by the two ministers. The bilateral cooperation includes climate action, implementation of the Paris agreement, the public-private partnership in renewable energy, green hydrogen, and others.

UAE, Egypt, And Jordan Draft Contracts For Renewable Energy Projects

The United Arab Emirates, the Arab Republic of Egypt and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan have announced an Industrial Partnership for Sustainable Economic Growth in Abu Dhabi to unlock new industrial opportunities and enhance sustainable economic growth in the three countries. His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister of the UAE and Minister of Presidential Affairs, witnessed the signing of the partnership with H.E. Dr Mostafa Madbouly, Prime Minister of Egypt, and H.E. Dr Bisher Al Khasawneh, Prime Minister of Jordan.

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