15 Rabi' I 1445 - 30 September 2023
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ROSATOM considers ASEAN one of the key regions for nuclear power development
Environment & Energy | Wednesday 4 November, 2015 9:33 am
At the ongoing Singapore International Energy Week (SIEW) 2015, being held in Singapore from 26 to 30 of October, 2015 the Head of ROSATOM in Southeast Asia Egor Simonov told about prospects of the development of peaceful atom in the region in the frame of the roundtable “Is Southeast Asia...
Water tariff to rise 50% next month
Environment & Energy | Monday 2 November, 2015 1:47 am
The Ministry of Water and Electricity will raise by 50 percent tariff for water and sanitation services provided for government bodies and large industrial and commercial establishments as of Dec. 16. The ministry has set special pricing for water for those who benefit from water service only,...
Environment & Energy | Thursday 29 October, 2015 2:58 pm
The current progress and future of the power sector and plans to promote renewable energy resources in the State of Qatar were discussed at length, across two days at the recently concluded Power Qatar Summit 2015, held under the patronage of KAHRAMAA. Organized by global conference producers,...
Domestic energy price hike under study: KSA
Environment & Energy | Wednesday 28 October, 2015 6:38 am
Saudi Arabia is considering raising its heavily subsidized domestic energy prices, said Ali Al-Naimi, minister of petroleum and natural resources, Tuesday. “All prices eventually rise,” Al-Naimi said on the sidelines of a mining conference. “Is it under study? The answer is...
Middle East to Focus on Emergency Response Services as Region Prepares for Rise in Natural Disasters
Environment & Energy | Wednesday 28 October, 2015 4:02 am
Governments in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region are ramping up efforts to enhance emergency response and disaster prevention services, as the rise in natural disasters in the region outpaces the global average and more sophisticated solutions become available on the...
Petrol pipelines to Riyadh to be built by Aramco
Environment & Energy | Tuesday 27 October, 2015 3:56 am
The Cabinet has approved a recommendation from the Shoura Council for Saudi Aramco to build petrol pipelines to Riyadh and set up new stations in remote rural areas.  The decision was taken at a Cabinet meeting chaired by Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman on Monday at Al-Yamamah...
Kingdom wins laurels in water desalination
Environment & Energy | Monday 26 October, 2015 2:56 am
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman received on Sunday the awards that were given to the Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC) at the recent Global Water Summit in Greece. Abdullah Al-Hussayen, water and electricity minister, who took the awards to the king, was accompanied by...
Environment & Energy | Sunday 25 October, 2015 2:02 pm
The two- day Power Qatar Summit, which is to be held under the patronage of Qatar General Electricity & Water Corporation (KAHRAMAA) will be opened tomorrow here at Ritz-Carlton Doha.  The event focused on power generation and transmission in the State of Qatar will witness the presence ...
KSA, Hungary sign atomic energy deal
Environment & Energy | Saturday 24 October, 2015 3:16 am
The Kingdom has signed a cooperation agreement on the peaceful use of atomic energy with Hungary in order to diversify its energy sources to achieve its Vision 2032. The vision aims to replace 50 percent of dependence on traditional fossil fuel with atomic and renewable energy sources. The...
Qatar’s Energy Future in Discussion at the Power Qatar Summit 2015
Environment & Energy | Tuesday 20 October, 2015 3:54 pm
Qatar government’s various initiatives to accelerate and bolster its energy strategy in order to achieve a sustainable energy future has gained global recognition. It is against this backdrop that global conference producers, Expotrade have organized the Power Qatar Summit, incorporating the...