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MENA Renewables Status Report

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John Bryden, Lily Riahi, Romain Zissler
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This report provides a status overview of renewable energy markets, industry, policy and investment trends in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, drawing on the most recent data available. It reports significant growth in the renewable energy markets of the MENA region. Regional investment topped US$2.9 billion in 2012, up 40% from 2011 and 650% from 2004. With more than 100 projects under development, the region could see a 450% increase in non-hydro renewable energy generating capacity in the next few years, according to the report.