Renewables are unlikely to challenge the dominance of gas in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) power sector before 2020.
In January, the UAE revealed its energy strategy for the next 33 years, which expects the country’s power demand to increase by an average of 6% per year until 2050. The plan also forecasts the contribution of “clean energy” – which includes nuclear and renewables – in the UAE’s power sector to reach 50% by that time. More specifically, the UAE aims to produce 44% of its power from renewables by 2050, while 38% will come from gas, 12% from ‘clean coal’ and 6% from nuclear.
Log in or register for a free trial to continue reading this article
Already a subscriber?
If you already have a subscription, sign in to continue reading this article.Sign in
Not a subscriber?
To access our premium content, you or your organisation must have a paid subscription. Sign up for free trial access to demo this service. Alternatively, please call +44 (0)20 3004 6203 and one of our representatives would be happy to walk you through the service.Sign up