Saudi Arabia

  • SolFocus Selling Solar To Saudi Arabia

    SolFocus Selling Solar To Saudi Arabia

    Americans exporting renewable energy resources to the Middle East? It’s not opposite day. A Mountainview, Calif. company, SolFocus, announced a deal with a major construction company in Saudi Arabia— Advanced Vision Electro Mechanical Company (a.k.a. Vision) — that is building a new, commercial solar power plant in Bahra. The plant will be the first in Saudi Arabia to use… Read More

  • Saudi Arabians Will Soon Need A License To Blog

    Saudi Arabians Will Soon Need A License To Blog

    According to The Media Note, Saudi Information and Culture Ministry spokesman Abdul Rahman Al-Hazza announced last night Saudi time that all Saudi Arabian web publishers and online media, including blogs and forums, will need to be officially registered with the government. Read More

  • King Abdullah University of Science and Technology

    King Abdullah University of Science and Technology


    I’m in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia for the inauguration ceremony of KAUST, the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology. This is a 30-square kilometer state-of-the-art research institution with faculty and students from all over the world. For the next couple of days I’ll be getting some behind-the-scenes access to technology in use here, both for education and research, as well… Read More