EDF Renewables to further solidify its presence in the UAE

EDF Renewables has signed a Power Purchase Agreement alongside consortium partner KOWEPO and local shareholder, Masdar, with EWEC for the 1.5 GW Al Ajban Solar PV Independent Power Project in Abu Dhabi.  

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EDF Group to drive green energy production in Oman with large-scale green ammonia project

EDF Group and its subsidiary EDF Renewables, alongside consortium partners J-Power and Yamna, have been awarded a land block by Hydrogen Oman SPC (Hydrom). 

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EDF Renewables-led consortium reaches financial close on Manah 1 solar plant

The consortium led by EDF Renewables and Korea Western Power Corporation (KOWEPO) has achieved financial close on the Manah 1, a 500-megawatt (MW) utility-scale photovoltaic (PV) solar power plant in Oman. Construction commenced in early May 2024.

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Al Henakiyah will be one of the largest solar plants in the world

Masdar, EDF Renewables, and Nesma Company have secured the development of the Al Henakiyah solar power plant, a groundbreaking 1.1 GW project in the province of Al Madinah, Saudi Arabia. The consortium, chosen for its highly competitive offer, signed a Power Purchase Agreement with Saudi Power Procurement Company (SPPC).

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EDF to lead decarbonization efforts with first-of-their-kind decarbonized CCGT power plants in KSA

EDF, along with Al Jomaih Energy and Water Co. Ltd. (JENWA) and Buhur for Investment Company, have signed Power Purchase Agreements with The Saudi Power Procurement Company (SPPC) for the Taiba-1, Taiba-2, Qassim-1, and Qassim-2 Conventional IPPs projects in Saudi Arabia. The consortium will develop the 2 x 1.8 GW decarbonized Combined Cycle Gas Turbine (CCGT) projects.


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EDF to drive the sustainable vision for the Amaala project

Red Sea Global has entered into a 25-year concession agreement with EDF and Masdar to design, build, and operate the power and water infrastructure for the luxury resort destination, Amaala, situated on the Red Sea coast in Saudi Arabia.

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Miral and Emerge sign an agreement to build a solar power project

Published on 17/10/2023

Miral, Abu Dhabi’s leading creator of immersive destinations and experiences, has signed an agreement with Emerge, a joint venture between the UAE’s Masdar and France’s EDF, to develop a 524-kilowatt peak (kWp) solar photovoltaic (PV) project on Yas Bay Waterfront, Abu Dhabi’s vibrant day-to-night dining, entertainment and leisure destination located on Yas Island.  The project is designed to offset 450 tonnes of CO2 emissions per year.  

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SNOC and Emerge signed an agreement to build the largest solar energy station in Sharjah

Published on 16/10/2023

On October 4, 2023, the Sharjah National Oil Corporation (SNOC), and Emerge Company, the joint venture between EDF Group and Masdar signed an agreement to build the largest solar power station. This new solar power station in Sharjah, is expected to be operational by the end of 2024, and will have a capacity of 60 megawatts. 

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Abu Dhabi selects EDF led consortium for energy-efficient Road Lighting

Published on January 16, 2023

The Abu Dhabi Investment Office (ADIO), in collaboration with the Department of Municipalities and Transport (DMT), has selected French consortium EDF (Électricité de France) and ENGIE to deliver Phase 2 of its Road Lighting LED public-private partnership (PPP) project. EDF and ENGIE have formed a 50-50 joint venture called Nojoom (meaning “stars” in Arabic) to deliver the project in the UAE capital.

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EDF UAE: barakah nuclear power plant

R&D in the nuclear energy sector

Published on June 30, 2021

The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) has signed a Letter of Intent with France’s electricity company EDF to develop a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for cooperation on research and development (R&D) in the nuclear energy sector.

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EDF UAE: barakah nuclear power plant

Barakah nuclear plant

Published on June 30, 2021

Nawah Energy Company (Nawah), the subsidiary created by Joint Venture partners Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) and Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO) to operate and maintain the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant, signed a Maintenance and Engineering Services Agreement (MESA) with Framatome, an international leader in nuclear energy technologies. The signing took place during the 3rd annual e-Fusion event, which brings Emirati and French companies together to become part of the UAE’s nuclear industry supply chain.

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MoU for cooperation on R&D in the nuclear energy sector in the Middle East

E-fusion initiative

Published on June 30, 2021

The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) and EDF have announced their plans to cooperate on nuclear energy R&D under a new Memorandum of Understanding, which includes exploring the production of 'green hydrogen' powered by nuclear energy.

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