Abu Dhabi To Launch 350+ Megawatt Solar Tender This Year

This year we may see yet another record low solar power tariff as Abu Dhabi gears up to launch a second tender for a large-scale solar power park. Officials of Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority (ADWEA) recently announced that a fresh solar power tender with at least 350 megawatts …

Masdar Expands Renewables Portfolio Amid Flurry of Solar Deals Across Middle East

As clean energy firm Masdar unveiled a raft of deals aimed at expanding its renewables portfolio internationally, a flurry of wind and solar investments this week further served to highlight the Middle East and India’s rapidly growing presence in the global solar power market. Yesterday Abu Dhabi-owned Masdar signed an …

SOLAR IMPULSE: A Plane That Went around the World Only by Using Solar Power

Tour the planet by plane without consuming a liter of fuel? Everyone would say it was impossible. But not two enthusiasts, fans of flying and renewable energy sources – Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg On March 9, 2015, ABB, a leader in the power and automation market, proudly saw off the …

Nicola Sturgeon to Open World’s First Floating Wind Farm

Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon will open the world’s first floating offshore wind farm later today in a landmark occasion for the offshore wind sector. The 30MW Hywind project, developed by Norwegian energy giant Statoil and Abu Dhabi green power company Masdar, will generate enough electricity for around 20,000 homes. …

Solar World Congress 2017

Mark your calendars for the International Solar Energy Society, ISES, Solar World Congress 2017, to be held at the Jumeirah Hotel at Etihad Towers in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE) from 29 October to 02 November 2017. We are pleased to announce that for the first time, the ISES …

Saudi Arabia Gets Cheapest Bids for Solar Power in Auction

Saudi Arabia received offers to supply solar electricity for the cheapest prices ever recorded, marking the start of a $50 billion program to diversify the oil producer’s domestic energy supplies away from fossil fuels. The energy ministry said Abu Dhabi’s Masdar and Electricite de France SA bid to supply power …