Africa Middle East power

Middle East investors take a growing position in African power projects

Issue 487 - 09 Jul 2023 - By Marc Howard , John Hamilton | 6 minute read

As responsibility for marshalling the global response to climate change passes from COP27 host Egypt to the UAE, Gulf players are assuming a growing role in developing electricity supply schemes across Africa.

Cairo-based Infinity Power has used support from Abu Dhabi and multilateral institutions to commission gigawatts of new capacity and expand into transmission and green hydrogen projects, while other schemes have attracted actors from Dubai, Qatar and Saudi Arabia, write John Hamilton and Marc Howard*.

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