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Saudi Arabia: Fossil Fuels Are Cleaner … Wait, What? (Exclusive Video)

Originally published on CleanTechnica by Zachary Shahan Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources, Khalid A. Al-Falih, who is also chairman of Saudi Aramco, the “world’s most valuable company,” was interviewed in Abu Dhabi for Global Action Day last week. I happened to be in attendance and captured Al-Falih making some rather interesting comments. Asked about […]

February 12th

Saudi Arabia Focusing On CSP, Adding 41 GW Solar By 2032

Originally published on Planetsave.com Significantly boosting electricity generation from renewable sources in the upcoming years, Saudi Arabia is expected to experience robust growth in its solar power market, with a special focus on Concentrated Solar Power technology. According to a recently published report from TechSci Research, a “phenomenal” rate of growth is anticipated, especially between 2015–2020. […]

May 26th

SunEdison & Saudi Arabia Looking At Building $6.4 Billion Solar PV Facility

The Saudi Arabian government, along with the noted solar developer SunEdison, is currently undertaking a feasibility study for a proposed $6.4 billion fully integrated solar PV manufacturing complex. The potential project would see the creation of a fully functional and complete “industrial ecosystem” — capable of doing everything from producing polysilicon to assembling PV modules. […]

February 10th

New High-Tech Solar Company for Saudi Arabia

A new high-tech company for the solar energy sector is going to be created in Saudi Arabia, courtesy Saint-Gobain (in particular, Jean-Pierre Floris, Senior Vice-President and President of the Innovative Materials Sector) and Prince Faisal Bin Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud. A MOU was signed at a ceremony in Torgau, Germany, this week. That’s where “Saint-Gobain’s Avancis affiliate operates […]

October 18th