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Eight contracts signed to provide water, sewage services in five regions
Environment & Energy | Monday 19 June, 2017 3:29 pm
Minister of Environment, Water and Agriculture Abdul Rahman Al-Fadli signed a number of contracts to operate and maintain a series of water and sewage projects in five regions of the Kingdom, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) said. The cost of the water and sewage projects totaled SR146.7 million...
Empower starts delivering district cooling solutions to JVC and JVT
Environment & Energy | Monday 19 June, 2017 2:18 pm
Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider, stated that it has started delivering district cooling solutions to Jumeirah Village Triangle (JVT) and Jumeirah Village Circle (JVC) projects. Empower will provide residential,...
Water Ministry launches new projects worth SR4.9bn
Environment & Energy | Thursday 15 June, 2017 3:26 pm
 In keeping with the Vision 2030 and the National Transformation Program (NTP) 2020, several water-related projects costing SR4.9 billion ($1.3 billion) were launched at a special sahoor party hosted by the Ministry of Water, Environment, and Agriculture at a hotel in Riyadh on...
Energy minister opens Saudi pavilion at Astana Expo 2017
Environment & Energy | Tuesday 13 June, 2017 6:46 am
Saudi participation in Expo 2017 in Astana reflects the Kingdom’s drive to develop and use sustainable energy, said Minister of Energy, Industry and Natural Resources Khalid Al-Falih. The Kingdom is participating in the expo in the Kazakh capital with a wing supervised by the King Abdullah...
Empower’s ‘Smile at 24 degrees’ campaign set to drive optimal utility savings for district cooling consumers
Environment & Energy | Tuesday 13 June, 2017 4:20 am
As the mercury rises, Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider, has launched its nationwide summer campaign – ‘Smile at 24 degrees’. The campaign will be running for three months and it aims to reduce the...
Superfood ‘kale’ now grown in UAE without soil
Environment & Energy | Monday 12 June, 2017 2:23 pm
Global Food Industries part of the Albatha Group has revolutionized the agricultural industry in UAE by developing a huge aqua farm to produce kale, known as one of the most-healthiest superfood on the planet due to its nutritional properties. Once it’s harvested, it is rapidly processed with ...
Technical Committee of 3rd  Emirates Energy Award (EEA) holds its 1st meeting to review participations
Environment & Energy | Monday 12 June, 2017 12:22 pm
The technical committee of the Emirates Energy Award (EEA), which organised under the patronage of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, under the theme “Innovative solutions for clean energy”, held its first meeting...
The 20th edition of Saudi Elenex Exhibition  was concluded last week
Environment & Energy | Sunday 11 June, 2017 3:50 pm
  The 20th edition of Saudi Elenex and Saudi Aircon exhibitions were concluded on Tuesday 16th of May 2017, at the Riyadh International Convention and Exhibition Centre,   With the support of Saudi Electricity Company as a diamond sponsor, and a participating sponsor of Saudi...
Sadara expands its suite of specialty chemicals
Environment & Energy | Thursday 8 June, 2017 4:21 pm
Sadara Chemical Company (Sadara), the largest chemical complex ever built in a single phase, today announced the production of commercial quantities of butyl glycol ether (BGE), which will be refined into several specialty chemicals that Sadara will be producing in Saudi Arabia for the first time....
Expo Astana outlines the future challenges of clean energy
Environment & Energy | Tuesday 6 June, 2017 12:19 pm
A few days ago, the World Expo in Kazakhstan will be held under the theme "Future Energy". All Kazakh governmental and private institutions and authorities are ready to promote the success of this event, which is attended by 115 countries and 22 international organizations. Saudi Arabia,...