Re­new­ables to power re­gional elec­tric­ity gen­er­a­tion sec­tor to $22bn by 2022

Utilities Middle East - - NEWS -

As part of its ‘En­ergy Strat­egy 2050,’ the UAE aims to gen­er­ate 44% of its elec­tric­ity from re­new­ables by the mid­dle of the cen­tury

Re­new­able en­ergy, So­lar, Mid­dle East Elec­tric­ity, Tekom-Puk The GCC is likely to speed up its so­lar en­ergy con­ver­sion move­ment in the wake of lessons learnt from the de­pressed oil prices of the past few years, ac­cord­ing to an in­dus­try leader.

Turk­ish so­lar power struc­ture sup­plier, Tekom-Puk, main­tains the su­per-en­er­gised so­lar drive will en­sure the Gulf re­gion reaches its 2030 tar­get of a col­lec­tive 4.6GW PV in power gen­er­a­tion to emerge as a global re­new­ables leader. Speak­ing ahead of TekomPuk’s par­tic­i­pa­tion at Mid­dle East Elec­tric­ity 2019, the re­gion’s power in­dus­try show, which runs at Dubai World Trade Cen­tre (DWTC) from March 5-7 next year, Mu­rad Saygın, the com­pany’s Gen­eral Man­ager said the GCC’s so­lar sec­tor is now widely viewed as “highly promis­ing” and likely to scale up fur­ther.

GCC coun­tries have been fash­ion­ing a crit­i­cal role for them­selves in the global shift to re­new­able en­ergy.

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