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

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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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