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Biggest solar plant ‘a Saudi milestone’

Saudi Arabia has completed its biggest ground-mounted photovoltaic plant as the Kingdom seeks to generate a third of its electricity with energy from the sun by 2032. Germany’s Phoenix Solar AG (PS4) developed the 3.5-MW plant in Riyadh that uses 12,684 panels from China’s Suntech Power Holdings Co. Ltd. (STP) and inverters from SMA Solar […]

GPCA promotes plastics recycling through ‘Clean Up the Gulf’ campaign

The Gulf Petrochemicals & Chemicals Association (GPCA) is launching a regional initiative to promote a better understanding of the value of plastics, and encourage more responsible attitudes toward litter disposal. Employees of the association’s member companies and the public will be rolling up their sleeves on Feb. 27 in Dubai at DP World’s Al-Hamriya Port, […]

Gulf energy sources: Heat is on desert states to switch to renewables

Saudi Arabia plans for solar power to deliver a third of its domestic energy needs by 2032, the most ambitious of a series of efforts across hydrocarbon-hungry Gulf states to promote renewable resources. While questions remain over whether some green initiatives announced in the region are more about public relations than serious intent, a number […]