Is The Middle East Starting to Realize it’s True Solar Energy Potential?

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Solar Energy Potential ( Solar Thermal Magazine)

The Middle East represents not just a place for the world’s oil reserves of decades past but also of terrific opportunity for solar energy for thousands of years to come. Effectively utilizing these solar resources will ensure the wealth and well being of the people in this area while lowering the increase in global CO2 and climate change. There is a new report out for this area and the future of solar energy technology.

The MEED Insight MENA Solar report provides a comprehensive overview of the solar (PV, CSP, and small-scale unit) market in the Middle East focusing on the regulatory policies and strategies, key clients, fiscal incentives and financing mechanisms and a detailed breakdown of current and future projects.

Key benefits and features include:

  • Access breakdown of over $50bn worth of solar energy opportunities in the region
  • Learn how you can take advantage of financing opportunities
  • Obtain rankings of the key players and their projects
  • Understand the key policies and regulations for solar energy development in each country

Check out the table of contents here

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About Gordon Smith
Gordon's expertise in the area of industrial energy efficiency and alternative energy. He is an experienced electrical engineer with a Masters degree in Alternative Energy technology. He is the co-founder of several renewable energy media sites including Solar Thermal Magazine.


  • We should educate youngsters the power of solar energy in making a green economy. In our green nest solar house we trained students to design and build an eco house. Solar is the new green moto of engineering education today.

  • kamil says:

    dear sir
    we work in generation sector and we want to know more than solar project ,
    we want to know the price of one kw or one MW at this type of power station or price of ( 1 kw.h )

    best regard

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