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Empower concluded its participation in 18th WETEX
Environment & Energy | Wednesday 12 October, 2016 7:07 am
The Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), world’s largest district cooling services provider, concluded its participating in the 18thWater, Energy, Technology, and Environment Exhibition (WETEX) 2016 and the third World Green Economy Summit (WGES) that were held in Dubai as...
German Leading Pump Manufacturer Wilo Participates in WETEX 2016
Environment & Energy | Tuesday 11 October, 2016 11:05 am
Wilo Middle East FZE, the leading pump manufacturer Headquartered in Germany, partook in the 18th Water, Energy, Technology, and Environment Exhibition (WETEX) held in Dubai during 4–6 October 2016 under the theme ‘At the Forefront of Sustainability.’ This marks the fourth...
Summertown Interiors: Dubai Municipality’s green rating system set to improve corporate sustainability
Environment & Energy | Monday 10 October, 2016 10:23 am
The Dubai Municipality’s decision to introduce Al Safat, a green building rating system for new buildings in Dubai is set to improve corporate sustainability, according to Summertown Interiors, the UAE’s leading fit out contractor specialising in green interiors.   The...
Kingdom emerges third globally in ethylene output
Environment & Energy | Monday 10 October, 2016 5:25 am
Saudi Arabia maintained its leading position as the third largest producer of ethylene worldwide after the United States and China, with 17 million tons annually in 2016, and $17 billion average sales per year. Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) comes in the second place in the global...
First Solar Commissions 52.5MW Shams Ma’an Plant in Jordan
Environment & Energy | Sunday 9 October, 2016 4:35 pm
First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) today announced that it has commissioned the 52.5 megawatt (MW)AC Shams Ma’an project in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, on schedule.    The plant is owned by a consortium of investors consisting of Diamond Generating Europe Ltd., Nebras...
Dubai announces another year of positive results and savings for the Demand Side Management Strategy 2030
Environment & Energy | Sunday 9 October, 2016 3:56 am
The Dubai Supreme Council of Energy launched its 2015 Annual Report for the Demand Side Management Strategy at WETEX 2016.   The Council announced another year of positive results of the Demand Side Management (DSM) strategy of Dubai, which delivered over 5% of electricity consumption...
 OPEC officials set for flurry of meetings
Environment & Energy | Saturday 8 October, 2016 4:34 am
 OPEC officials are embarking on an unusual flurry of meetings in the next six weeks, OPEC sources said, to nail down details of their deal to cut production agreed last week in Algiers. The chain of meetings, starting with ministers in Istanbul next week, signal that unlike in the first half ...
Saudi Arabia, Russia role ‘critical in rebalancing oil markets’
Environment & Energy | Friday 7 October, 2016 5:17 am
Saudi-based economists see a crucial role for the Kingdom and Russia in rebalancing the energy markets as US oil prices rose above $50 a barrel in New York Thursday for the first time since June. Prices gained strength as Algerian Energy Minister Nouredine Bouterfa said that OPEC could cut...
UN prize awarded to Audi’s Environmental Foundation
Environment & Energy | Friday 7 October, 2016 4:47 am
The “Columns of Diversity” project, which was implemented jointly by the Audi Environmental Foundation and the association Species Protection in Franconia, has been recognized with immediate effect as an official project within the Decade on Biodiversity of the United Nations. With four ...
EmiratesGBC celebrates 10 years of green building excellence
Environment & Energy | Wednesday 5 October, 2016 1:03 pm
Emirates Green Building Council (EmiratesGBC), an independent forum aimed at conserving the environment by strengthening and promoting green building practices, celebrated 10 years of serving as an integral partner in achieving the ‘green vision’ of the United Arab Emirates at a recent...
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