UAE-based leading solar developer Yellow Door Energy announced in January that it had raised $65 million in Series A financing to scale its investments in solar energy and energy efficiency solutions in the Middle East and Africa. This is one of the Middle East’s largest private placements in distributed solar.
UAE-based leading solar developer Yellow Door Energy announced in March the commissioning of a solar plant for Kamal Osman Jamjoom Group (KOJ) in Dubai Investments Park (DIP). The solar plant will generate 7,100 megawatt hours of clean energy in the 20-year lease duration, equivalent to reducing 3,100 metric tons of carbon emissions or removing 680 vehicles from the road.
China based event organiser CSP Focus announced that French energy company EDF will be attending the CSP Focus MENA 2018 event, which will take place in Marrakech, Morocco on June 27-28. Mr. Olivier BORDES, Development Project Director Middle-East Africa of EDF will be among the speakers at the conference.
According to latest Middle East Solar Industry Association (MESIA) ‘BIPV in the MENA Region’ report, for the upcoming Big 5 Solar Exhibition, which will run from 26-29 November 2018 at the Dubai World Trade Centre, the construction sector across MENA countries can expect to see an increase in Building Integrated Photovoltaic (BIPV) components as the region strives to achieve decarbonisation targets.