Release of the MENA Renewables Status Report

The MENA Renewables Status Report provides unparalleled insights into the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, an emerging renewable energy champion. The report reveals massive growth in the MENA renewable energy markets: regional investment topped US2.9 billion in 2012, up 40% from 2011 and 650% from 2004.  There are currently over 100 projects under development with an anticipated 450% increase of non-hydro renewable energy generating capacity over the next few years. The report also provides an overview of the region’s renewable energy markets, industry, policy and investment trends, drawing on the most recent data provided by over 50 regional contributors and researchers.

The MENA Renewables Status Report was released on 3 June, 2013 conjointly by theInternational Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), REN21, and the United Arab Emirates as an outcome of ADIREC 2013.

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