Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS) has adopted a pilot project using the systems of photovoltaic cells to generate solar power in 150 houses, said a report.
The project is part of KFAS' new strategy
Morocco has recruited foreign investors to fund a $9 billion solar power project, even though some European lenders have balked due to the location of some planned plants in the disputed Western Sahara, its foreign minister said.
Qatar is working on a project to develop 1,800 megawatts of solar power and aims to raise its share in electricity generation to 16 per cent by 2018, an official said on Saturday in a rare example of an Opec nation embracing renewable energy.
Morocco has excluded a group led by Egypt-based Orascom Construction Industries from the bidding for the first phase of a major solar energy project, l'Economiste newspaper reported.
The newspaper gave no reason for the exclusion and a
Private investment funds Terra Nex of Switzerland and Germany's Middle East Best Select (MEBS) plan to build 400 megawatts (MW) of solar power generating capacity in Oman, the European investors said.
Terra Nex, a wealth management com
UAE-based Economic Zones World (EZW), a global developer of economic zones and industrial parks under Dubai World Group, and its subsidiary Gazeley raised $30,000 for a solar energy project in Malawi.
The funds raised were used to help lau
Global marine terminal operator DP World has inaugurated a pilot solar power system at its busiest Indian facility, Nhava Sheva, which will allow the Mumbai terminal to harness solar energy for its energy requirements.
With the aim of redu
Bahrain National Oil and Gas Authority (Noga) said it has initiated a pilot solar project in co-operation with a US company Petrosolar that will implemented across the kingdom in different phases.
The project, which aims to run every house