Saudi Arabia-based ACWA Power has selected Shanghai Electric as the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor to build the fifth phase of Mohammed bin Rashid Solar Park, to be located near Dubai, UAE.
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has commenced operations of the new 400/132kV substation in Dubai South.
A consortium comprising France's EDF Renewables and China's JinkoPower has been awarded a contract to develop what it claims to be the world’s largest solar power plant, with 2GW capacity, in Abu Dhabi, UAE.
Abu Dhabi National Energy (TAQA) has completed financial closure on the 2.4GW gas-fired plant to be built in the UAE.
Spanish infrastructure solutions company Acciona and its partner Saudi Arabia’s RTCC have been awarded a contract by Saudi publicly-owned company Saline Water Conversion (SWCC) for the construction of the $500m Al Khobar 2 desalination plant.
A consortium of Saudi Arabia-based ACWA Power, Gulf Investment Corporation and Alternative Energy Projects Co. (AEPC) has secured financing for the 500MW Ibri II solar photovoltaic (PV) independent power project (IPP) in Oman.
Abu Dhabi-based master developer Modon Properties has awarded three contracts worth AED2.374bn ($646.2m) to deliver infrastructure works for the second and fifth phases of Riyadh City South project in the UAE.
A joint venture of India’s Larsen & Toubro (L&T) and Power China International has secured a contract, worth AED1.87bn ($509.1m), from Etihad Rail Company to construct freight facilities for the railway network.
Saudi Development and Reconstruction Program for Yemen (SDRPY) has launched Phase I of Aden International Airport expansion project in Yemen.
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has awarded a contract worth AED982m ($267m) to a consortium of Ghantoot Transport and General Contracting and Ghantoot Gulf Contracting for the construction of its new headquarters, called Al-Shera’a (Arabic for sail).
Almar Water Solutions, through Abdul Latif Jameel and Rawafid Alhadarah, and its consortium partners Spanish infrastructure company Acciona and Japanese firm Marubeni Corporation have laid the foundation stone at the IWP Shuqaiq-3 desalination project in Saudi Arabia on the Red Sea coast.
A consortium of Orascom Construction and Siemens has signed an agreement with Iraq’s Ministry of Electricity to rebuild Baiji 1 and Baiji 2 power plants in northern Iraq.
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has selected a consortium of Strabag Dubai, Strabag, Andritz Hydro and Ozkar for the construction of the AED1.437bn (£316m) pumped storage hydroelectric power station in Hatta, Dubai.
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has floated a tender for the fifth phase of the AED50bn (£10bn) Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park.
GE and its partners have secured approximately $1bn in financing from Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC), Japanese export credit agency (ECA) and private financial institutions for the proposed 1.8GW Hamriyah Independent Power Company in Sharjah, UAE.
A consortium of Spanish company Abengoa and Chinese engineering firm SEPCOIII has secured a contract to begin early works for the construction of a $700m reverse osmosis desalination plant in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE).
The Oman Power and Water Procurement Company (OPWP) has selected a consortium of ACWA Power, Gulf Investment Corporation (GIC) and Alternative Energy Projects (AEPCo) to develop the 500MW Ibri-2 solar project in Oman.
Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA), alongside Abu Dhabi’s Mubadala Investment Company and Dubal, has commenced construction on a new power block at Jebel Ali smelter in Dubai.
Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) and Diamond Developers, a company that develops sustainable communities in the UAE, have begun work on AED2bn ($544m) Sharjah Sustainable City, the first urban mixed-use project in the emirate.
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) and a consortium led by Saudi Arabia’s ACWA Power and Chinese government-owned Silk Road Fund, have achieved financial close on the 950MW fourth phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park.