Category: Middle East

Solar projects awarded in the Middle East and North Africa last year increased ten-fold over the year prior, according to the Middle East Solar Industry Association. In 2015, more than 1,500 megawatts worth of solar will be tendered to meet rising electricity demands in the region. Morocco is on track to have 42% of its energy from renewables by 2020, with 2,000 MW from solar. Egypt is aiming for 2.3 gigawatts of solar by 2017. VIA GE