October 5th, 2019 | by Cynthia Shahan
Water goes everywhere. It reaches places and distances that other things can't with such flexibility and ingenuity. To attach pollutants to that ingenious reach is counter to intelligence and consciousness
August 3rd, 2019 | by Johnna Crider
It's just another day in the busy city of Casablanca, Morocco. There's lots of traffic, many pedestrians, and even a speed bump that Tesla's Autopilot handles with ease
June 21st, 2019 | by Saurabh
A tender for the fifth phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park in Dubai has attracted huge interest, on expected lines
June 13th, 2019 | by Saurabh
The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has expressed its intention to set up floating solar power projects in the Arabian Gulf. The company has issued a Request for Proposal to study the feasibility of such projects
March 28th, 2019 | by Saurabh
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) and Saudi Arabia’s ACWA Power announced the financial closing of the 950 megawatt concentrated solar power project in Dubai.
March 4th, 2019 | by Saurabh
Within days of Abu Dhabi issuing an Expression of Interest for 2 gigawatts of capacity for a new solar power park, Dubai has issued a tender for the fifth phase of its Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park.
February 2nd, 2019 | by Kyle Field
The Electric Vehicle Road Trip (EVRT) was created with the simple goal of raising awareness of electric vehicles by touring them around various parts of the world where EVs are not finding traction. The oil- rich Middle East is one such region — which should come as no surprise, since oil is providing the economic fuel for much of the region
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
January 21st, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
Countries from the Gulf Cooperation Council are expected to install almost 7 gigawatts (GW) of new power generation capacity from renewable energy sources by the early 2020s, according to a new report published by the International Renewable Energy Agency.
January 19th, 2019 | by Zachary Shahan
I started covering the solar energy industry seriously in 2009. It seemed like a hopping, exciting time in the industry — growth was exploding. I remember one early story in which readers admonished me a little because I put "Solar Power Exploding" in a headline, and they thought I was referring to genuine explosions. In 2019, 2009 and 2010 progress looks like anthills
January 15th, 2019 | by Jacek Fior
I toured Masdar City for the first time this week. It is difficult to not be overwhelmed with the vision and execution taking place there. If you are new to cleantech news, make sure you go to the Masdar City website and check out its amazing architecture, admire its focus on residents instead of cars, and share with others its ambitious energy efficiency targets (which, by the way, Masdar* often exceeds)
January 15th, 2019 | by Guest Contributor
YallaMotor, the Middle East’s largest and fastest-growing automotive portal, has announced a strategic partnership with Global EVRT to better understand electric vehicle buyers — their opinions, perceptions and purchasing intentions in the region
December 18th, 2018 | by Guest Contributor
This is the question that Global EVRT’s groundbreaking eMobility Forum Dubai seeks to consider on January 24 as it brings together key leaders, influencers, and decision-makers from business, industry, and government to accelerate the transition to electric mobility
December 16th, 2018 | by Jose Pontes
After covering Africa in the first chapter of this “Emerging Markets” series, we now analyze the EV market and EV potential in the Middle East. In the next and final chapter, we will cover Latin America
November 22nd, 2018 | by Cynthia Shahan
Ben Pullen, the managing director of Global EVRT, led a rousing day of informative e-mobility talks for the first ever e-mobility session at Intersolar Middle East last year. It culminated in questions from the audience. This question & answer session followed presentations on the accelerating transition to electric vehicles, the power of inflection points, sustainable cities, and more
November 11th, 2018 | by Saurabh
Saudi Arabia–based ACWA Power has added another major project to its solar power portfolio. The new project will be part of the iconic Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE)
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.
August 12th, 2018 | by Cynthia Shahan
At The Mobility Conference in Abu Dhabi, UAE — a collaboration between Global EVRT, CleanTechnica, and Masdar — CleanTechnica Director Zach Shahan interviewed UAE Minister of Energy and Industry Suhail Mohamed Faraj Al Mazrouei about the future of transport and the UAE's leadership in e-mobility and renewable energy
May 30th, 2018 | by Sponsored Content
As recently as 20 years ago, 83% of the income in United Arab Emirates (UAE) was from the sale of oil, but as the economy grows and expands, the share that oil contributes to the GDP is only 29%. This means that UAE is well-positioned to lead the world in adoption of alternative technologies and urban mobility solutions.
February 25th, 2018 | by Steve Bakker
Until April 1st, 2016, the only thing I knew about Tesla Motors came from a news story reporting on an esoteric car company out of California that had appropriated the last name of famous inventor Nikola Tesla, and was marketing an awesome electric car with a price tag of $100,000. The car was clearly desirable, yet since my budget didn’t stretch to anywhere near the vehicle’s purchase price, I basically forgot about the car and the company