MENA’s renewable energy capacity increased by 28% from 2010 to 2015. While hydropower still dominates, wind and solar capacity are growing in some countries. The region’s smaller energy players are among the leaders.

Renewable energy capacity in the MENA region increased by 6.4% to 26.34GW last year. But this represents just 1.3% of global 1.99TW end-2015 renewables capacity, up 8.3% on 2014, according to freshly-released statistics from the Abu Dhabi-based International...