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Morocco axes Orascom-led group from solar project

Morocco axes Orascom-led group from solar project

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 on Friday.

March 24, 2012 3:43
 
UAE’s Microsol buys key assets of insolvent solon

UAE’s Microsol buys key assets of insolvent solon

United Arab Emirates-based solar cell maker Microsol has acquired the key assets of Solon and its subsidiaries, including US-based Solon Corp, the insolvent German solar group said.

March 7, 2012 1:38
 
Germany’s Centrotherm signs Saudi solar deal

Germany’s Centrotherm signs Saudi solar deal

Saudi-based IDEA Polysilicon Co. has signed an agreement for Germany's Centrotherm Photovoltaics, the world's No.2 maker of solar equipment, to help it build a polysilicon plant in Saudi Arabia.

February 8, 2012 12:31
 
Why hasn’t the region conquered solar power?

Why hasn’t the region conquered solar power?

In this guest article from GE, we ask why solar isn’t powering the region, and Sami Kamel of GE Energy calls on governments to subsidize solar – just like fossil fuel.

October 6, 2010 4:26
 
Masdar’s mega solar deal

Masdar’s mega solar deal

Total and Abengoa to partner up on world’s largest concentrated solar project.

June 9, 2010 3:18
 

Abu Dhabi’s Masdar to sign Egypt wind farm deal

North African country aims to obtain 20 percent of energy from renewable sources by 2020.

February 17, 2010 5:49
 
Solar state of mind

Solar state of mind

In a region with thousands of hours of sunshine a year, the solar energy industry is in its infancy. Can Saudi Arabia lead the way in harnessing a new source of energy?

February 11, 2010 10:36