Krzysztof Ignaciuk, director and head of our MENA business, Apricum Founder and CEO Nikolai Dobrott and Consultant Kai Stepputat spotlight the opportunities found in the globe’s growing number of power-hungry data centers.
Our view on the latest developments in saudi arabia.
Elizabeth Oliphant, Krzysztof Ignaciuk and Alex Metz analyze Saudi Arabia’s ambitious green mobility goals that will require an estimated 34,000 new charging stations in the next eight years.
There are two sides of the coin when it comes to promoting local content in the renewables industry. In emerging markets like Brazil, South Africa and India, incentivizing and promoting local industry benefits the domestic economy. However, it also results in...
Saudi Arabia Unleashes Renewable Energy Procurement with Tenders for 300 MW Solar and 400 MW Wind Projects
On February 20, 2017, Saudi Arabia released requests for qualification (RFQ) for a 300 MW solar photovoltaic and a 400 MW wind project on an IPP basis. Applicants are invited to provide their credentials by March 20, 2017. The request for proposals (RFP) was announced...
Potentially Game-Changing Saudi Arabian Government Restructuring Bolsters 9.5 GW Renewable Energy Target by 2023
Deputy crown prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia announced first cornerstones for the deployment of renewable energy in the country on April 25, 2016, followed by a comprehensive restructuring of responsible government bodies. The “Saudi Arabia Vision 2030” paper states an initial target of 9.5 gigawatts (GW) of renewable energy by 2023, translating to annual installations of 1.6 GW.
Apricum Partner Dr. Moritz Borgmann was interviewed by UAE's The National newspaper for this article on what Saudi Arabia can learn from Dubai in support of its strategy to diversify the economy, with solar as one of its key future industries. Read Saudi Arabia can...
UAE's newspaper The National ran this story on the middle east's move towards renewables, referencing Apricum Senior Advisor Dr. Amer Alswaha. Dr. Alswaha was an expert panelist at the World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi last week. You can read the article here.
While Saudi Arabian company ACWA Power has been making headlines recently for its record-breaking solar bids in Dubai, there are still many Saudi companies considering how best to enter the renewable energy market.
On November 20, 2014, ten bids for the 100 MW PV IPP tender issued by Dubai’s state utility DEWA were opened. The results provoked awe throughout the Gulf region’s power community and will set the standards for future tenders.
With great pleasure, Apricum announces the appointment of Dr. Amer M Alswaha as senior advisor, one of the influential figures in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s energy sector.
We spoke to Nikolai Dobrott about his thoughts on the much-discussed topic of when, by whom, and how the next steps in the development of Saudi Arabia’s solar market will unfold.
Interview with Vahid Fotuhi, President of ESIA, the Emirates Solar Industry Association Apricum: Saudi Arabia has just revealed its ambitious solar plan, foreseeing 41 GW of installed capacity in 2032. With this plan, is the Kingdom jumping to the top of solar markets...