Let’s store solar and wind energy – by using compressed air

Electricity generated by fossil fuels is increasingly unsustainable and a shift towards renewable energy – principally from the sun and wind – is vital. Renewable generation is already less expensive per unit than its polluting counterparts, but the fact the sun doesn’t always shine and the wind doesn’t always blow presents an obstacle to a […]

Egypt to build a solar park in Aswan

Farah Tawfeek on September 16, 2018 wrote about Egypt to build a solar park in Aswan, would be a follow on the one in Benban that is soon to be the most significant and possibly the biggest solar installation in the world.  It will provide Egypt with clean energy that it needs. This solar park will […]

Sahara Green again, thanks to deployments of all Renewables

 Alona Armstrong, of Lancaster University, answered her own question below with the prospect of a Sahara Green again, thanks to deployments of all Renewables hardwares  . Massive solar and wind farms could bring vegetation back to the Sahara   Picture of Juanjo Tugores / shutterstock Switching from fossil fuels to renewable energy is an important […]

Tunisia plans Solar Power complexes

Tunisia planning Solar Power complexes is elaborated on by pv magazine of September 3, 2018 by Emiliano Bellini.  The solar park is set to be built across three phases and will be located in Tunisia’s southernmost region of Remana, in the Sahara Desert. The project was conceived by the Tunisian Government to support organic farming […]

India Increased Its Massive 2022 Renewable Energy Target

Almost all countries in the MENA region with of course the oil exporting ones at the front, adopted some policy about installing renewable energy and planned for it, each in its own way. Some are in implementing their schemes,  more successful than others, but none took decidedly the lead. Now that renewable energy makes sense […]

GCC opening up to major solar energy projects

Per S&P, Global Ratings, a leader in financial research and analysis, the GCC opening up to major solar energy projects, is taking advantage of its sunny climate and large tracts of available land.  Most of the GCC countries–Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates–are well placed to benefit from solar power, given […]