Scaling up renewable energy in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries would reap multiple benefits, according to a recent report released by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).
First utility scale wind power plant in Jordan and the Middle East
The Tafila Wind Farm was developed in response to the 2010 renewable energy law, calling for around 10% of electricity to come from renewable sources by 2020.
Vaisala and Masdar partner to enable free access to investment-critical wind resource data in the Middle East
Vaisala, a global leader in environmental and industrial measurement, has partnered with the Masdar Institute to develop the UAE Wind Atlas, the first publicly available wind resource database in the Middle East. Launched at the World Future Energy Summit, this highly significant investment and infrastructure planning tool is free to access through the International Renewable…