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Environment & Energy | Thursday 17 September, 2015 5:17 am
 Next year the Middle East region’s solar industry will have a new platform: The industry’s leading international exhibition is coming to Dubai. From 19 – 21 September 2016, Intersolar Middle East will take place in conjunction with GulfSol. The organisers of the...
SEC’s peak power load hits record high
Environment & Energy | Tuesday 15 September, 2015 12:24 am
Saudi Electricity Co.'s (SEC)'s peak electricity load hit its highest level ever in August driven by local demand for power during the hot summer, the Gulf's largest utility said on Sunday. SEC's peak load rose by 10.2 percent to 62,260 megawatts (MW) from 56,547 MW a year...
Addressing Power and Water Sustainability in GCC Region
Environment & Energy | Monday 14 September, 2015 3:58 pm
Looking into the issues faced by GCC region, BE Summits is pleased to host its 2nd Annual GCC Power & Water Forum which will be held in Abu Dhabi on 12th & 13th Oct’15.  This two day forum will address concerns regarding sustainable water & energy and will help to understand...
Water Ministry OKs 36 water, sewage projects
Environment & Energy | Monday 14 September, 2015 4:18 am
Minister of Water and Electricity Engineer Abdullah bin Abdur Rahman Al-Hussein has signed 36 agreements for implementation of water and sewage projects worth SR906 million for various regions in the Kingdom, according to an online newspaper. These agreements include implementation of a sewage ...
REC and O Capital announce a new alliance to provide turn-key solar power solutions in Egypt, Africa and the Middle East
Environment & Energy | Monday 7 September, 2015 4:49 pm
REC, the largest European brand of solar panels, and O Capital for Services and Contracting (“O Capital”), a fully owned subsidiary of Orascom Telecom Media and Technology Holding (“OTMT”) responsible for the energy sector, announce that they have signed a new strategic...
Makkah strategic water storage project to operate by Q2 of 2016
Environment & Energy | Monday 7 September, 2015 2:53 pm
NWC said it is continuing to work on the installation of strategic water storage projects in Makkah. The capacity of the initial part of the project’s first phase will be 560,000 cubic meters and worth SAR 170 million. This phase is expected to be completed in the second quarter of 2016. The...
Riyadh to install more LED streetlights
Environment & Energy | Monday 7 September, 2015 1:25 am
The Riyadh municipality has intensified its efforts to rationalize energy consumption in street lighting by increasing reliance on energy-saving (LED) systems and expanding the use of solar energy. This comes as part of the governorate's plans to decrease the consumption of the electric power...
Phase 2 of Makkah strategic water storage project to undergo test run in 2016
Environment & Energy | Sunday 6 September, 2015 4:09 am
NWC is working on finishing the SAR 260,000 second phase of its strategic water storage project in Makkah that has a capacity of 760,000 cubic meters. The project comprises four cylindrical tanks that are each 20 meters high, 110 meters in diameter and has a capacity of 190,000 cubic meters. The...
 SABIC cuts steel prices by SR 200 in all the regions of the Kingdom
Environment & Energy | Thursday 3 September, 2015 12:40 pm
The Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) announces the reduction in the retail price of rebar by SR 200 per ton in all regions of the Kingdom, effective Tuesday, September 1, 2015. Abdulaziz Sulaiman Al-Humaid, SABIC Executive Vice President, Metals Strategic Business Unit, said that the...
Sadara and Juffali Sign Multi-Year “BTG” Supply Agreement Following Successful “MDI” Agreement
Environment & Energy | Thursday 3 September, 2015 5:56 am
Sadara Chemical Company and E. A. Juffali & Brothers, a privately-owned Saudi company, have signed a second supply agreement, this time for Butyl Tri-Glycol ether (BTG), following the successful execution of an MDI supply agreement in July 2015. With this new agreement, Sadara will supply BTG...