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World Green Economy Summit (WGES) 2017 to shed light on how smart cities have become a key to a green economy
Environment & Energy | Sunday 15 October, 2017 2:16 am
The fourth edition of the World Green Economy Summit (WGES) 2017 will highlight the importance of smart cities in the transition towards the green economy. This is an endeavour to design ‘smart’ approaches, which ensure that cities, will be optimised for economic activity, energy...
Siemens honored by His Excellency, Khalid Al-Falih at Saudi Electricity Forum
Environment & Energy | Sunday 15 October, 2017 1:38 am
Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources, Khalid Al-Falih, honored Siemens at the inauguration of the Saudi Electricity Forum 2017 in Riyadh as the Main Sponsor and an active contributor to localization of key technologies in the Kingdom.   Siemens displays its latest...
Ras Al Khaimah Public Service Department Signs MoU with FEWA
Environment & Energy | Sunday 15 October, 2017 1:03 am
The Ras Al Khaimah Public Service Department (RAKPSD) and the Federal Authority for Electricity and Water (FEWA) have signed a memorandum of understanding between the two entities aimed at developing a joint working strategy and a specific mechanism for cooperation and coordination related to...
UL and the GCC Laboratories Announce Joint Venture to Strengthen the Middle East’s Renewable Energy Infrastructure
Environment & Energy | Saturday 14 October, 2017 5:01 am
Global safety science firm, UL, has announced a joint venture with Saudi based GCC Lab aimed at strengthening the Middle East’s Renewable Energy Infrastructure.   UL’s regional base operates out of offices in Dubai and its new state-of-the-art lab facility in Abu Dhabi. The...
Saudi Aramco considering ‘range of options’ for share sale
Environment & Energy | Saturday 14 October, 2017 2:23 am
Saudi Aramco is considering a “range of options” for a listing on stock markets but has not ruled out the possibility of a private sale of shares to global institutions and sovereign wealth funds, it has emerged. One potential alternative to an immediate listing on global stock...
Saudi Electric Services Polytechnic signs MoU with GE to provide technical training for Saudi youth
Environment & Energy | Thursday 12 October, 2017 3:17 pm
GE (NYSE: GE) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Saudi Electric Services Polytechnic (SESP), a leading center of vocational learning in power utility technical education, to train Saudi youth for professional careers in the power sector.   The MoU was signed by Laith...
6th Annual EmiratesGBC Congress in Dubai on Oct. 17 & 18
Environment & Energy | Thursday 12 October, 2017 2:32 pm
The sixth Annual EmiratesGBC Congress to be held on October 17 and 18 at the Pullman Dubai Creek City Center hotel, under the theme ‘Urban Energy: Powering Smart, Happy & Efficient Cities’ will highlight the various aspects of promoting human well-being in urban cities....
Saudi Electricity Forum gets underway on Today in Riyadh
Environment & Energy | Tuesday 10 October, 2017 7:00 am
The Saudi Electricity Forum 2017 gets underway today at Al-Faisaliah Hotel to discuss the issues and challenges facing the electricity sector with 500 participants expected to attend. With Saudi Energy Minister Khalid Al-Falih as patron, the forum will offer solutions to problems faced by the...
Sadara Chemical Company announces management change
Environment & Energy | Monday 9 October, 2017 3:40 pm
Sadara Chemical Company (Sadara), which recently announced commercial operations of the full chemical complex in Jubail Industrial City II, has appointed Dr. Faisal Al-Faqeer of Saudi Aramco as the new Chief Executive Officer. Consistent with this appointment, Dr. Al-Faqeer also subsequently...
ADNOC Strengthens Energy Partnership With Japan as it Pursues Growth Opportunities
Environment & Energy | Monday 9 October, 2017 2:30 pm
The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) has strengthened its long-standing energy partnership with Japan, through the signing of a tri-partite Memorandum of Cooperation with Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) and the Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Company...