Dubai Awards $3.9 Billion Solar Energy Contract to Shanghai Electric, ACWA Power

Dubai’s state energy utility awarded a $3.9 billion contract to build and run a 700 megawatt solar power plant to a consortium comprising Shanghai Electric and Saudi Arabia’s ACWA Power, the government said on Saturday. The project will feature a 260-meter (850-foot) tower receiving focused sunlight, the world’s tallest such …

Another Strong Year for China’s Wind Industry

The proposal for new feed-in tariffs for onshore wind in the draft NEA decree: The Chinese wind market continued to power ahead during the first half of 2016. According to the Chinese Wind Energy Association’s unofficial estimate, H1 installations were 9-10 GW, which indicates that this year’s total should be …