Hydrogen spurs plans for green covid recovery – MEED

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Latest report from MEED provides an update on the progress of energy diversification strategies in the region, the development of the hydrogen sector, project opportunities and investment drivers

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Despite the devastating impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the Middle East, the outlook for investment in the renewable energy sector is bright.

The long-term rise in demand for energy in the region remains undimmed by the health crisis, while the need to diversify energy sources and to decarbonise the economy has put renewables at the top of the energy policy agenda.

At the same time, new technologies, such as green hydrogen, are catching the eye of investors.

While the Middle East lags behind China, Europe and the US in the scale of renewables investment, the world’s largest and cheapest solar projects are now found in Saudi Arabia, Abu Dhabi and Dubai. The region’s ambition is to be a hub for the development of renewable energy and

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