Saudi Arabia

L&T wins 1.5 GW solar agreement in Saudi Arabia
The renewable energy branch of Larsen and also Toubro's (L&T) Power Transmission as well as Distribution service has secured an engineering, purchase and also building (EPC) contract for a solar photovoltaic (PV) plant in Saudi Arabia.
Apr 12, 2021 // Plants, Large-Scale, Markets & Finance News, Saudi Arabia, PPA, Asia, PV Power Plant, L&T, Sekharipuram Narayanan Subrahmanyan
Masdar and EDF start construction deal with 300MW solar plant in Saudi Arabia
A consortium between Abu Dhabi-based Masdar, EDF Renewables and Nesma Holding Company has broken ground on a 300MW PV project in Saudi Arabia.
Apr 12, 2021 // Plants, Masdar, Saudi Arabia, PPA, EDF, Asia, power purchase agreement, middle east, EDF Renewables, Bruno Bensasson
Saudi Arabia secures PPAs for near to 3 GW of fresh solar
Power acquisition contracts (PPA) for approximately 3 GW of solar photovoltaic or pv (PV) projects have been checked in Saudi Arabia, it was announced on Thursday.
Apr 9, 2021 // Plants, Saudi Arabia, PPA, Asia
Total types joint venture for C&I solar release in Saudi Arabia
French oil significant Total and also industrial empire Zahid Group have developed a joint endeavor (JV) focused on distributed solar generation for Saudi Arabia's business as well as industrial (C&I) sector.
Mar 4, 2021 // Plants, Large-Scale, Markets & Finance News, Saudi Arabia, Asia, Total, distributed solar, Julien Pouget, joint venture, commercial and industrial, oil and gas majors
Not Yet Time For Batteries And Photovoltaic Solar Panels In Saudi Arabia
Two Saudi Arabian scientists, Professor Alberto Boretti and Dr. Wael Al-Kouz Prince Mohammad Bin Fahad University, together with Dr. Stefania Castelletto, an Associate Professor from Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) University, Australia, announced in a recent publication of IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science that contrary to claims that 100% renewable energy is possible in Saudi Arabia using PV single-axis and battery storage, the assumption is impractical and not feasible.
Feb 4, 2021 // Storage, Market Research, Saudi Arabia, Australia, Asia, Oceania, solr panel, Alberto Boretti, Wael Al-Kouz, Stefania Castelletto
International scientists create two-sided solar cells to accumulate scattered light
To raise the performance of solar panels, a team of scientists based in Saudi Arabia, Italy, Germany and Canada has developed a bifacial, or two-sided, tandem solar cell, constructed by combining the very best of the perovskite and silicon innovations.
Jan 13, 2021 // Technology, Canada, Saudi Arabia, Germany, Italy, solar cells, Europe, Asia, North America, KAUST, Stefaan De Wolf, Ted Sargent, Yi Hou, Michele De Bastiani
Pollutants improve efficiency of organic solar cells
Sunshine uses a prospective service in the look for an energy resource that does not damage the planet, but this relies on discovering a method to successfully turn electro-magnetic power into electricity. Scientists from KAUST have demonstrated how a recognized herbicide can improve this conversion in natural devices.
Jan 7, 2021 // Technology, Saudi Arabia, solar cells, Asia, efficiency, KAUST, organic solar cells, Yuanbao Lin, Thomas Anthopoulos
ACWA Power safeguards US$ 125m funding center to sustain development of renewables portfolio
Saudi Arabian designer ACWA Power has actually signed a US$ 125 million facility that will serve as a funding resource to support the growth of its eco-friendly power portfolio.
Jan 6, 2021 // Markets & Finance News, Saudi Arabia, Asia, ACWA Power, mena, apicorp, Kashif Rana, Nicolas Thévenot
Saudi Arabia to construct the globe's biggest battery storage space center
The Red Sea Development Company (TRSDC), the Saudi programmer that constructed the kingdom's 28,000 km2 The Red Sea Project, has revealed it is producing the world's largest battery storage facility to enable the whole site at 1,000 MWh.
Nov 27, 2020 // Storage, Saudi Arabia, Asia, Red Sea Development Company, John Pagano
Little particles can hold the trick to enhancing the performance of natural solar cells
Comprehending how fragments take a trip with a tool is important for boosting the effectiveness of solar cells. Scientists from KAUST, dealing with an international group of scientists, have actually currently developed a set of layout guidelines for enhancing the performance of molecular products.
Nov 25, 2020 // Technology, Saudi Arabia, Asia, efficiency, KAUST, organic solar cells, Yuliar Firdaus
Saudi Arabia Aims Next to Be Largest Hydrogen Exporter
The globe's largest oil exporter has actually established its sights on likewise becoming the biggest vendor of hydrogen, a fuel seen as crucial for suppressing climate change.
Nov 23, 2020 // Solar to Fuel, Saudi Arabia, Asia, hydrogen
Light on efficiency loss in natural solar cells
Understanding right into energy losses that influence the conversion of light into electrical power can help improve organic solar cell efficiencies. A KAUST-led group of natural drug stores, products engineers, spectroscopists and academic physicists from six study groups has actually thoroughly evaluated efficiency-limiting procedures in organic photovoltaic or pv systems.
Oct 29, 2020 // Technology, Saudi Arabia, solar cells, Asia, efficiency, KAUST, Denis Andrienko
Investment estimates for 2020 remain to indicate a record downturn in investing
Released in May 2020, the IEA's World Energy Investment 2020 pointed to a record downturn in international power financial investment. This write-up offers an upgrade to those figures based on extra recent analysis, showing that capital expenditures throughout the energy market are anticipated to fall by 18% this year to $1.5 trillion.
Oct 28, 2020 // Market Research, USA, Saudi Arabia, UTILITY-SCALE SOLAR, China, Europe, Asia, investment, North America, Russia, International
A blast of gas for better solar cells
A basic procedure for transferring silicon oxide onto silicon wafers could be a fantastic progression for making silicon-based solar cells. Researchers at KAUST have utilized a method called plasma processing in a chamber filled with carbon dioxide gas.
Oct 28, 2020 // Technology, Saudi Arabia, solar cells, Asia, KAUST, Areej Alzahrani, Stefaan De Wolf
Saudi scientists launch solar-powered air conditioning project
King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy intends to prove effectiveness of the technology in an industrial setting
Oct 9, 2020 // Technology, Saudi Arabia, Asia, cooling project, KACARE