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KSA to launch $30b-$50b renewable energy program
Environment & Energy | Tuesday 17 January, 2017 9:00 am
Saudi Arabia will launch in coming weeks a renewable energy program that is expected to involve investment of between $30 billion and $50 billion by 2023, Saudi Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources Khalid Al-Falih said on Monday. Falih, speaking at an energy industry event in Abu...
 International Water Summit to Put Focus on Clean Energy Desalination
Environment & Energy | Tuesday 17 January, 2017 3:30 am
A review of recent research into water security, conducted ahead of this month’s International Water Summit (IWS) in Abu Dhabi, has demonstrated significant potential for innovative desalination technology to improve sustainability in the UAE’s water supply.   The UAE and...
Dubai Investments targets booming solar energy market across Middle East region
Environment & Energy | Tuesday 17 January, 2017 3:22 am
 Dubai Investments PJSC [DFM: DIC], the leading, diversified investment company listed on the Dubai Financial Market, is targeting a strong growth in the booming solar energy market through its subsidiary Emirates Insolaire LLC – DIC’s joint venture with SwissINSO Holding Inc., a...
Dubai Supreme Council of Energy along with DEWA Organise Workshop for Green Public Procurement
Environment & Energy | Sunday 15 January, 2017 3:03 pm
Dubai Supreme Council of Energy and its member entities in association with Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) organised a workshop marking the roll-out of common criteria for Green Public Procurement, including General Criteria as an overarching framework, and specific criteria for...
10th World Future Energy Summit Opens Tomorrow in Abu Dhabi
Environment & Energy | Sunday 15 January, 2017 10:24 am
The 10th World Future Energy Summit (WFES) opens tomorrow at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC), with the 2017 edition expected to be the biggest ever. Hosted by Masdar as part of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW), WFES drives the business case for sustainability, and is now firmly ...
Empower braces for active participation in World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi
Environment & Energy | Saturday 14 January, 2017 2:15 pm
Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (EMPOWER), the world's largest district cooling service provider, has announced its participation in the 10th World Future Energy Summit (WFES), which will be held as part of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week 2017, under the theme of...
Falih optimistic about oil market stabilization
Environment & Energy | Saturday 14 January, 2017 3:35 am
Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources Khaled Al-Falih said Thursday he was optimistic about a stabilization of the oil market following an OPEC deal to cut output. “We believe that the agreement that we refer to between us and OPEC and non-OPEC members will hold,” he...
Building Sustainable Green Infrastructure With Green Walls and Green Roofs
Environment & Energy | Friday 13 January, 2017 6:17 am
Rapid population growth coupled with people across the world migrating to cities has fueled the growth rate of urban development. With rapid urbanization and diminishing natural landscapes and greenery, the need for managing urban areas and developing sustainable cities is at the core focus of...
Saudi Arabia cuts oil output to lowest in 2 years, pledges more reductions
Environment & Energy | Friday 13 January, 2017 5:06 am
Saudi Arabia has cut oil output to its lowest in almost two years, Energy Minister Khalid Al-Falih said on Thursday, as the world’s largest oil exporter leads OPEC’s drive to eradicate a global glut and prop up prices. Al-Falih said output had fallen below 10 million barrels per day...
Airbus supports Mission Archéologique de Madain Salih in Saudia Arabia
Environment & Energy | Thursday 12 January, 2017 1:23 pm
Restating its commitment to the community in Saudi Arabia, Airbus announced its partnership with the “Madain Salih Archaeological Project”, at a conference recently held at the French Embassy in Riyadh.    The partnership began in October 2016 when Airbus agreed to...
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