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Pre-paid electricity meters soon
Environment & Energy | Monday 12 December, 2016 7:31 am
The Saudi Electricity Company (SEC) is planning to install pre-paid electricity meters for new subscribers, according to the company’s spokesman Abdullah Al-Rakaf. He said pre-paid meters were installed in some companies as an experiment. “This is within the company’s drive to ...
Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week Set to Drive Business Opportunities as Investment in Renewables Reaches Record High
Environment & Energy | Thursday 8 December, 2016 11:03 am
The 2017 edition of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW) is on track to be the most important in the event’s history for driving commercially focused action, said industry leaders at a press event today.   Hosted by Masdar, the forthcoming ADSW theme is ‘Practical Steps...
Water preservation research vital to sustain growth, says minister
Environment & Energy | Thursday 8 December, 2016 10:52 am
The Saudi government is supporting universities and research centers to carry out scientific studies on water to reach findings that would help it draw up vital development strategies, said Environment, Water and Agriculture Minister Abdul Rahman Al-Fadli when he opened the seventh International...
Empower transplants palms and other trees from Jumeirah Village to other areas in Dubai
Environment & Energy | Tuesday 6 December, 2016 3:03 am
Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider, has announced plans to replant more than 55 trees and palms that were moved from the two construction sites of district cooling services in Jumeirah Village to various...
Saudi Diesel Equipment Company (SDEC) & Doosan Portable Power (DIPP) Launching Event
Environment & Energy | Monday 5 December, 2016 2:23 pm
Highly trusted and widely popular Doosan Portable Power, and Saudi Diesel Power Equipment Division, recently organized an event at the Marriot Hotel in Riyadh. The main purpose of the event was to launch Doosan’s latest, eco-friendly hi-tech Generators; and to inform the prospect clients of...
Dulsco collects over 33,800 recyclables at the Emirates Kids Marathon
Environment & Energy | Friday 2 December, 2016 2:16 am
Dulsco, a regional leader in human resource solutions and waste management services collected a record of 33,800 recyclables thus ensuring their diversion from the landfill. Dulsco teamed up as the Green Partner at the ‘Emirates Kids Marathon’ that was conducted by the UAE Athletic...
OPEC production deal sends oil prices, shares higher
Environment & Energy | Thursday 1 December, 2016 10:37 am
The oil price surged on Wednesday and global shares climbed after the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) reached a deal to cut production, according to dpa. The world oil benchmark Brent jumped about 8 per cent to breach the key 50-dollars-a-barrel mark for the...
AURAK Awarded for Best Green Campus in UAE
Environment & Energy | Wednesday 30 November, 2016 11:20 am
The American University of Ras Al Khaimah has been presented with the Best Green Campus award for 2016, receiving the prestigious accolade at an exclusive ceremony in Abu Dhabi. AURAK competed against 14 other major universities, all based in the UAE, for the award which was organized as part of ...
Schneider Electric Lights-up Remote Village in Pakistan with ‘Mobiya’ Solar Lamps
Environment & Energy | Tuesday 29 November, 2016 3:06 pm
Schneider Electric, a global leader in energy management and automation, lately distributed 72 Mobiya solar lamps to Dhoor Gadhro village in Thar, Pakistan, in collaboration with non-profit organisation AWARE. Located 70 kms from the nearest electrical grid, Dhoor Gadhro remains...
Real-time water contamination detection and quality monitoring now available in GCC and key markets in Asia and Africa
Environment & Energy | Tuesday 29 November, 2016 9:48 am
Metito and Optiqua Technologies today announced their collaboration to bring Optiqua’s intelligent water quality monitoring solutions, Eventlab and Minilab, to the GCC and other key markets in Asia and Africa. Both products provide unique benefits over traditional sensor technologies and are...
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