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Power & Renewables

Middle East & Africa October 2019

Regional analysis & forecasts
Middle East & Africa

The Noor Abu Dhabi solar plant came online in July adding 1.17 GW of solar capacity in the United Arab Emirates. The country had 594 MW of renewable energy capacity – mostly in the form of solar photovoltaic and concentrated solar power – in 2018. This recent addition sees capacity jump to almost 1.8 GW, an increase of 198%. The country has a total power generation capacity of 31.27 GW which mainly consists of gas-fired plants. The UAE is the leader in clean energy among...