Egypt, facing the risk of ever-worsening blackouts, has approved a 55-million-Kuwaiti dinar ($195.52 million) loan from the Kuwait-based Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development to help finance an upgrade of a power plant.
Siemens has been awarded a $253 million contract by the Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation (Kahramaa) to build nine substations, the German technology giant said on Sunday.
The contract, valued at 920 million Qatari r
Turkey's energy minister said Ankara will announce by the weekend which country will construct its second nuclear power station, a project expected to cost around $22 billion.
Turkey, likely to overtake Britain as Europe's
Bahrain has signed a deal with US-based Petra Solar, a provider of smart energy solutions to the electric supply industry, towards setting up a 5MW solar energy power station in the kingdom in the next nine months.
It could lead to Bahrain
Alstom has signed a contract worth approximately €50 million with the Ministry of Electricity in Iraq for the rehabilitation of two units at Khor Al Zubair gas-fired power station, located in the Basrah district, south of Iraq.
Twenty-one power stations will be built across Bahrain this year at a cost of BD165.5 million ($439 million), according to the country's Energy Minister Dr Abdulhussain Mirza.
The projects directorate has started operating two 220V sta
Bahrain plans to set up 21 new power stations, worth BD165 million ($437.8 million), this year as part of its upgrade of electricity grid.
This will put an end to power cuts, particularly during summer when demand peaks, our sister paper A
Gulf Photo Plus (GPP), a leading photography event organiser, will offer an opportunity to produce stunning travel portraits and photographs of the natural and urban landscape of Istanbul in an upcoming photo tour.
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