Power & Electricity World Africa 2018
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Arzon Announces uModule Platform

The California-based Arzon Solar team is excited to unveiling the uModule CPV platform. Unlike most CPV products, which are targeted specifically to the utility-scale segment of the solar market, uModule is designed to empower products in every market segment of solar, including industrial, commercial, off grid, remote, mobile, utility and as an alternative to rooftop. Click here to learn more about the uModule platform on the Arzon Solar blog....

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CPV’s Golden Opportunity in the MENA Region

No solar technology can claim to offer what concentrated photovoltaics (CPV) does, be it the superlative efficiencies in high-DNI regions, or zero-water usage in passively cooled systems. Just like concentrated solar power, CPV works best in regions with high Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI), especially with values above 2,000 kWh/m2. And just like standard flat-plate photovoltaics, CPV has the benefit of modularity, thus can be designed to meet...

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SolarPV.TV coverage of WFES

أطلق تلفزيون الخلايا الفولتضوئية الشمسية تغطية حصرية للقمة العالمية لطاقة المستقبل لعام 2015. شاهد الفيديو أدناه لمزيد من التغطية على:...

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Green funding makes its way into the MENA region

Financing has historically proven to be one of the biggest obstacles for solar power developers, and even more so in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), where the lack of a track record of renewable projects poses a persisting challenge. But the picture is finally changing. Plummeting solar system prices, improvements in module efficiencies, and an industry-led movement to seek alternative means of raising capital, are together leading to...

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KSA aims to become leading renewable energy market

Saudi Arabia may be the biggest oil exporter but moves are afoot for it to also become the world’s foremost market for renewable energy, according to industry sources. The Kingdom has earmarked $109 billion investment budget to achieve this goal, they said. By 2032, Saudi Arabia hopes to generate as much as a third of its local energy demand by using renewable energy. Read the full story from Arab...

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SPE Paper Examines Economics of Steam Generation for Thermal Enhanced Oil Recovery

Abu Dhabi November 24, 2014 GlassPoint Solar, the leader in solar enhanced oil recovery (EOR), recently released a new Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) paper entitled, “Economics of Steam Generation for Thermal EOR.” The SPE paper examines the economics of generating steam for thermal EOR using three methods deployed at oilfields in the Gulf region. Findings show under what conditions solar steam generators deliver the lowest-cost...

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Renewable Energy Investment Opportunities in Middle East, Africa Focus at World Future Energy Summit 2015

Region’s largest renewable energy and sustainability event expected to welcome 32,000 delegates and 650 participating companies to Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi-UAE: 24 November, 2014 – Unlocking the growing clean energy investment opportunities of the Middle East and Africa – two of the world’s most promising renewable energy markets – will be a key focus during the World Future Energy Summit (WFES), January 19-22, in Abu Dhabi. WFES unites the key...

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Saudi Arabia Solar Market Insights

This presentation, given by SASIA Executive Director Browning Rockwell at the 5th Arab-German Energy Forum held in Berlin on November 14th, 2014, outlines the current status of the solar market in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Drawing on the most recent developments in the Kingdom, Rockwell highlights the opportunities, emerging business realities, challenges, and resources available to those interested in partnering with stakeholders in the...

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