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Week In MiddleEast: ACWA Power Unveils Bids For Amaala Utilities PPP, Rabigh 4 IWP Projects; GAC Bahrain Boosts Renewable Output With Solar Development Project; And More

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ACWA Power Unveils Bids For Amaala Utilities PPP, Rabigh 4 IWP Projects

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According to the second quarter and first-half 2022 investor report, Saudi Arabia’s ACWA Power is preparing a bid for the Amaala Utilities Public-Private Partnership Project. This will be used to support the Amaala giga-tourism initiative on the Red Sea coast. According to the report, Vice Chairman and CEO Paddy Padmanathan said that the company is currently in the bid preparation stage for the 500-megawatt solar photovoltaic Independent Power Plants project in Uzbekistan as well as the 600,000 cubic meters per day Rabigh 4 Independent Water Plant project in Saudi Arabia. The Tadawul-listed firm has also submitted an evaluation proposal for the Saudi sovereign wealth fund Public Investment Fund to develop the next mega projects within the Fund’s pipeline of renewable energy deployment.

GAC Bahrain Boosts Renewable Output With Solar Development Project

GAC Bahrain will be installing photovoltaic solar panels on the rooftop of its warehouse in Bahrain Investment Wharf in Al Hidd, as part of the wider GAC Group’s commitment to environmental protection and reduce its carbon footprint. For the project, shipping and forwarding agency GAC Bahrain partnered with local renewable energy construction company Al Mannai Projects to install 552 solar panels that will generate approximately 300 KW of power to meet the facility’s electricity needs. The development is the latest part of the wider GAC Group’s commitment to promoting sustainability and accelerating decarbonisation across the wider maritime and logistics industries. GAC Bahrain joins the growing number of GAC offices utilising renewable energy to reduce its carbon footprint.

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LONGi and PNS Exceed 275MW of Cooperative Shipment in the Middle East in First Half Year of 2022

LONGi has announced that based on close cooperation with Power n Sun (PNS), one of the main players in the distribution market in the Middle East region, the total shipment exceeded 275MW in the first half of 2022. This is a significant step in the partnership, demonstrating the commitment of both PNS and LONGi to the Middle East solar industry. Power n Sun is a Solar Solutions, Supplies and System company supporting residential, commercial, and industrial solar installations in the Middle East and Africa regions. They are a “One Stop Solar Shop” engaged in wholesale distribution of PV modules, Inverters, dc cables, structures, and other BOS materials. Power n Sun thrives on its strength in managing a large solar supply chains and reduces the overall cost and solar project turnaround time significantly. 

Jordan Plans To Generate 50% Of Its Power From Renewable Sources By 2030

According to the country’s Minister for Energy and Mineral Resources Saleh Al-Kharabsheh, 29% of Jordan’s electricity mix was made up of renewables over the past year. This is an increase from 26% a year ago. The Arab country had approximately 2,526 MW installed green generation capacity at the end of July. Most of this capacity (1,498 MW) comes from commercial projects, whose output is provided under power purchase agreements. Al-Kharabsheh stated in a press release that the renewable energy projects in Jordan generated 5.5 TWh of electricity in the year 2021. This makes Jordan the Arab leader in terms of green electricity, excluding hydropower.

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EWEC And ADDED To Boost Sustainability Best Practices And Adoption Of Clean Energy Certificates Across Industrial Sector

EWEC (Emirates Water and Electricity Company) and the Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development (ADDED), signed a memorandum of Understanding (MoU) focused on boosting sustainability best practices and promoting the adoption of Clean Energy Certificates (CECs) across the Emirate’s Industrial sector. The joint initiative aims to reinforce the competitiveness of Abu Dhabi’s energy sector and its relationship with the various Industrial and private sector manufacturing players. The joint initiative aims to reinforce the competitiveness of Abu Dhabi’s energy sector and support building partnerships with key manufacturing players in the private sector. The new partnership will further enhance best sustainability practices and encourage the development of new solutions to support innovation in energy products.

Egypt And Slovenia Discusses Collaboration In Renewable Energy

The Cabinet of the Arab Country stated that Egypt and Slovenia are looking at strengthening their partnership in renewable energy, green hydrogen, and electricity. The Minister of Electricity in Egypt Mohamed Shaker met with Mateja Prevolsek, the Ambassador of Slovenia to Cairo. They discussed ways to strengthen and expand cooperation and to open up new investment opportunities. Shaker stated that Egypt has taken a variety of steps to encourage the participation of the private sector in projects related to renewable energy, including solar and wind power, during the meeting. Shaker stated that the most important step was the legislative change to make it easier for green power projects to be funded.

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King Abdullah Economic City Partners With SAFEER For Developing Solar Energy Of 12.5 MWP Capacity

King Abdullah Economic City and SAFEER signed a letter of intent. SAFEER is a joint venture between Altaaqa Alternative Solutions and TotalEnergies. This strategic agreement will provide the framework for developing 25,000 solar panels with ground mounted motorized system with a capacity of the 12.5-megawatt peak. The hybrid solar power plant is expected to decrease KAEC’s carbon footprint by nearly 20,380 metric tonnes of CO2 emissions annually and reduce diesel consumption by around 30%. The project will also attribute KAEC to its targets for waste collection, recycling, and the construction of certified landfill-free factories. SAFEER’s collaboration is in line with KAEC’s goal to be both environmentally and socially sustainable. It also allows the city to look at new, efficient development solutions that will benefit the entire community.

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