The Middle East: Solar Rockstar

Just a short drive away from Dubai’s awe-inspiring skyline, lies the first phase of the Mohamed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park: row-upon-row of black solar panels shimmers in the heat, a seemingly futuristic mirage in the desert. Born of a vision for a sustainable future, the plant’s 152,880 First Solar thin film modules work […] Read more

Solar Comes to Tunisia

A recent report on African Jet said that British investors have proposed the creation of a solar power plant in Rjim Maatoug, Governorate of Kebili. The plant would have a capacity of 2,000 megawatts to be connected directly to the European power network. The plan was presented during a recent meeting with solar powerpower investors […] Read more

Japan, Tunisia Forge Sustainable Business Partnership

This past weekend at the second annual Japan-Arab Economic Forum, thegovernments of Japan and Tunisia formally sealed a deal to collaborateon a sustainable business project that takes advantage of Tunisia’sample solar resources. Together the two countries will be building asolar power plant in the Sahara desert, which is rapidly becoming a hotspot for some of […] Read more