May 21st, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
A new study from German Solar Association and the Becquerel Institute has concluded that with the right policies and support, Africa could be adding as much as 29 gigawatts (GW) of new annual solar capacity in 2030.
February 12th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
Continued wind development activity in Africa and the Middle East has helped push the region's total wind capacity to 5.7 gigawatts (GW) after another 962 megawatts (MW) was brought online in 2018, a 55% increase over 2017 levels.
January 25th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
Solar market research company PV Market Alliance has concluded that at least 98 gigawatts (GW) of grid-connected solar PV was installed in 2018, adding another voice to an already confused reading of the 2018 solar industry
November 24th, 2018 | by Jose Pontes
While EV adoption is fairly well documented in North America, Europe, and Asia, other geographies have been mostly or entirely absent from the media coverage — like Africa, the Middle East, and Latin America. While electric vehicles in most countries in these areas are still something for the future, there are some interesting cases that deserve special mention. As such, I have split this topic in three chapters — one for Africa, the second for the Middle East, and the third for Latin America. Here, I am covering chapter 1, Africa
October 12th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
According to a new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency, Egypt has the potential to generate 53% of its electricity from renewable energy sources by 2030 and could reduce its energy bill by up to $900 million annually
August 22nd, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
New regional research by GTM Research focusing on the Middle East and Africa (MEA) has forecast solar installations to skyrocket by 170% this year and continue accelerating to install more than 83 gigawatts (GW) of new solar capacity between 2018 and 2023.
July 31st, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
A raft of driving factors, including increased demand for electricity and the decreasing cost of wind power, is set to see the wind energy industry soar across Africa and could see the industry add 30 gigawatts (GW) worth of new capacity over the next decade
February 13th, 2018 | by Guest Contributor
SHANGHAI — JinkoSolar Holding Co., a global leader in the solar PV industry, today announced that its world record breaking 1177 MW [&hellip
January 30th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
Siemens Gamesa, the worlds second-largest wind turbine manufacturer, reported its latest quarterly earnings this week, and it was a mixed bag of results --- in line with previously-announced guidance but well down on past efforts.
January 25th, 2018 | by James Ayre
The China-based auto manufacturer BYD has been expanding internationally in recent years quite a bit, with the most recent news on that front being that a deal has been struck that will see the old city of Alexandria granted its first electric buses
January 22nd, 2018 | by Saurabh
One of the largest solar power parks globally will have solar trackers supplied by leading tracker supplier NEXTracker.
November 30th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
With the end of the year coming to a frightening close, GTM Research has identified eight countries which will close out 2017 with at least 1 GW worth of annual solar PV installations, a figure which will grow to 13 countries by the end of 2018.
August 11th, 2017 | by The Beam
As we revealed in our previous article, air pollution is a serious problem that costs millions of lives each year and is a drain on the world economy. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO) air pollution is now a bigger health threat than HIV and Ebola. You might now be wondering how your own city measures up against others from around the world, where it sits in the rankings, and what the health effects of air pollution might be
June 20th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
New wind power capacity in the Middle East and Africa region in 2016 amounted to 676 megawatts, but MAKE Consulting expects the region's capacity to skyrocket over the next decade, with an expected 40 gigawatts being installed between 2017 to 2026.
June 2nd, 2017 | by Saurabh
A German solar power company is planning to set up a modules manufacturing unit in Egypt using local raw material.
May 25th, 2017 | by Saurabh
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has offered more than $450 million to various project developers planning to set up utility-scale solar power projects in Egypt.
April 26th, 2017 | by Saurabh
European solar power developer Scatec Solar has achieved a major milestone in its efforts to expand its footprint in the Egyptian solar market.
March 17th, 2017 | by James Ayre
While Egypt has been in something of a state of turmoil for, at the very least, the last few years, things are only slated to get worse and worse there, going by recent research
February 22nd, 2017 | by Saurabh
Middle East and North Africa remains a hotbed of solar power development with more than 5,700 megawatts of capacity under development
February 16th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
A number of developing countries have been identified as leaders in sustainable energy, according to a new analysis by the World Bank, but there is nevertheless still tremendous room for improvement across the globe, and especially in Sub-Saharan Africa, which currently ranks as the least electrified continent on the planet.