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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...
Khalid A. Al-Falih, to Lead Kingdom’s Largest Ever Delegation at World Future Energy Summit
Environment & Energy | Thursday 12 January, 2017 5:27 am
Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources, H.E. Khalid A. Al-Falih, will lead the Kingdom’s biggest-ever presence at the 10th World Future Energy Summit (WFES) when the event gets under way next week. The official delegation forms part of Kingdom’s strong...
Etihad ESCO’s Building Retrofit Programme Saves Energy Worth Over AED 34 Million
Environment & Energy | Thursday 12 January, 2017 4:29 am
Etihad ESCO’s retrofit projects have successfully saved 54GHW of energy in 2016, through five major projects, implemented for DEWA, JAFZA, Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) and Mohammed Bin Rashid Housing Establishment (MRHE), which equates to AED 34 Million in monetary...
Siemens brings digital future experience to WFES
Environment & Energy | Wednesday 11 January, 2017 1:40 pm
Siemens will provide a glimpse into the digital future through interactive displays from the company’s technology portfolio next week at the 10th edition of the World Future Energy Summit (WFES), part of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week. Visitors will have the chance to experience Siemens’ ...
Exciting ‘Clean Technology’ Competition Returns to the International Water Summit
Environment & Energy | Tuesday 10 January, 2017 1:45 pm
The International Water Summit’s (IWS) exciting competition to find the best clean tech solutions for water sustainability returns for 2017, as 10 contestants bid for market recognition during Innovate@IWS.   With three days of pitches in a format similar to popular television...
4th EcoWASTE Event Will Highlight Positive Solutions for a Cleaner, Healthier Environment
Environment & Energy | Monday 9 January, 2017 9:12 am
Leading international experts will share practical experience to create a cleaner, healthier, and more sustainable environment, at the fourth EcoWASTE conference and exhibition to be held from 16 to 19 January as part of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW).   Hosted by Masdar in...
Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant building in full swing
Environment & Energy | Sunday 8 January, 2017 12:19 pm
The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) has announced a new phase in the construction of Units 3 and 4 at the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant, with completion of these units now more than 50 percent complete. The recent progress significantly advances ENEC’s goal of delivering safe,...
Oil prices post gains on OPEC hopes, but doubts linger
Environment & Energy | Saturday 7 January, 2017 12:47 pm
Oil prices edged higher on Friday as output cuts by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) members met with lingering concern that other producers could try to shirk their share of planned decreases aimed at curbing global oversupply. Brent crude futures, the benchmark for...
Chinese Solar Industry Targets Booming Middle East Market
Environment & Energy | Thursday 5 January, 2017 11:31 am
Chinese solar panel manufacturers are targeting the Middle East, North Africa, and South Asia markets, with large-scale investment in renewable energy expected to drive a rapid increase in demand for imported technology.   Local demand has underpinned the rise of China’s solar...