Region must drive power projects

January 2014
MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;1/10/2014, Vol. 58 Issue 2, p5
Trade Publication
The article discusses the plan of governments across the Middle East and North Africa to diversify power generation resources to boost energy security and reduce costs in the long term, with Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) launching renewable energy and nuclear programmes.


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