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Solar farm in Masdar City, Abu Dhabi, UAE. Image Credit: Marika Shahan / CleanTechnica

Multi-Gigawatt Solar from the Middle East

By Andries Wantenaar of Rethink Energy Azerbaijan has announced a partnership with UAE-based developer Masdar for 1 gigawatt (GW) each of solar and onshore wind, with 2 GW on integrated offshore wind plus green hydrogen production — marking the first offshore wind in the Caspian Sea. This first 4 GW … [continued]

Is Oman Ready To Make The Transition To Smart, Electric, Low-Carbon Mobility?

The Sultanate of Oman faces many regulatory challenges and see similar emerging macro trends as the rest of the globe, in addition to additional geographic hurdles, consumer preferences, current availability and variety of electric vehicles and uncertainty regarding the economics, TCO, leasing options, and business case.

But the opportunities presented by an accelerated shift to electric mobility are also great.

Electric Car Sales In Emerging EV Markets — Chapter 1: Africa

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.

Inflection Points & True Leadership In The EV Revolution — CleanTechnica At #Intersolar Middle East

This presentation — video and text summary below — is not the freshest one from CleanTechnica Director Zach Shahan. However, it is as relevant today as when the presentation was delivered live in Dubai, UAE, last year. Furthermore, at ~25 minutes, it is a bit longer than a typical presentation, which provides more room to run somewhat deeply and broadly into the topics. The downside of the presentation, Zach notes, is that he was horribly sick for a week or two leading into this.