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Middle East/North Africa Natural resources and energy Under The Radar

Under the Radar: Are you ready for the Middle East’s solar gold rush?

The MENA region saw over 2 GW of new solar capacity tendered in 2016, and 2017 looks to easily surpass this level as hundreds of billions of dollars begin to flow into green energy in the Arab world.

Asia Pacific Natural resources and energy Under The Radar

Under The Radar: Why China’s energy deregulation overshadows the Aramco IPO

Fighting pollution and overcapacity, China is deregulating its energy sector, opening up one of the country’s last unexploited markets.

Natural resources and energy North America

Congressional spending deal boosts US energy security

Abandoning a crude oil exports ban and introducing tax incentives for wind and solar power as part of a Congressional spending deal could become a powerful tool to strengthen the

Middle East/North Africa Natural resources and energy

Morocco will soon have the world’s largest solar power plant

Morocco will soon be known as a solar giant with its world’s largest concentrated solar power plant, providing electricity to 1.1 million Moroccans by 2018. The Moroccan city of Ouarzazte

North America Politics

US utility companies push back in net metering battle

Net metering has helped propel the American rooftop solar market. Nevertheless, net metering customers may see less favorable energy policy in the future. With the advent of generous incentives for

Economics Middle East/North Africa

Qatar Pursues Water and Food Security

The 2013 Arab Competitiveness Report produced by the World Economic Forum ranked Qatar as the most competitive Arab nation and the 11th most competitive country in the world. This listing

Latin America Technology and infrastructure

Developing Haiti’s Domestic Solar Industries

Last week, as I rode down the congested streets of Port-au-Prince on the back of a motorcycle, I noticed that the streets were lined with empty bottles, brightly colored shops,