Can renewables really compete in the oil-rich Middle East?

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Gulf cities such as Dubai have ambitious renewables plans, but they also boast some of the highest carbon footprints in the world
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Gulf cities such as Dubai have ambitious renewables plans, but they also boast some of the highest carbon footprints in the world

The region is keen to move away from oil, but Siemens' outlook report still suggests gas power could remain dominant through to 2035 - are renewables once again being underestimated?

Saudi Arabia, Iran, Iraq, Bahrain, the UAE - wherever you look, the Middle East is a region closely associated with oil and gas. Jordan, with just over half of its power deriving from the fossil fuels,...

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