Saudi Arabia’s capital city is central to its plans to become a modern economy, but how attractive is Riyadh as an FDI location?
Qatar hopes the lifting of the economic blockage imposed by its GCC neighbours and the forthcoming FIFA World Cup can boost FDI into Doha.
In trying to meet UN Sustainable Development Goals, is foreign investment aimed at increasing electricity access in Africa doing more harm than good?
Kuwait City may not aspire to emulate the glitz of regional rivals such as Dubai, but through the Vision 2035 plan it is hoping to compete when it comes to FDI attractiveness.
Distributed power was supposed to solve Africa’s electricity deficit, but much more investment is needed in off-grid and mini-grid solutions to make up this shortfall.
Batteries will play an important role in decarbonisation, but by ignoring their social and environmental costs, governments and investors will only exacerbate these problems.
The UK government wants state-owned investors to fund major energy transition projects, but how much appetite will they have for these assets?