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Low temperatures forecast for many parts of Kingdom
Environment & Energy | Sunday 15 November, 2015 6:50 am
Presidency of Meteorology and Environmental Protection (PMEP) announced on Saturday that various areas of the Kingdom will experience low temperatures in the coming days. “Temperatures are expected to drop significantly, ranging from four to seven degrees starting on Sunday,” said PMEP ...
Record oil glut stands at 3 billion barrels
Environment & Energy | Saturday 14 November, 2015 4:05 am
The world is awash with oil having built record stockpiles in recent months and slowing demand growth combined with resilient non-OPEC supply could worsen the glut well into next year, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said. “Stockpiles of oil at a record 3 billion barrels are providing...
World Future Energy Summit Puts International Spotlight on Renewable Energy
Environment & Energy | Wednesday 11 November, 2015 12:42 am
Meeting all stated renewable energy targets in GCC countries would save 4 billion barrels of oil and reduce emissions by 1.2 gigatonnes between now and 2030, according to new figures revealed by the Abu Dhabi-based International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) ahead of the upcoming World Future...
GO15 Reliable and Sustainable Power Grids and GCCIA to jointly organize 2nd International GO15 Forum in Dubai
Environment & Energy | Tuesday 10 November, 2015 2:28 am
For the first time in the Arab World and Middle East, the GO15 organization, the World’s 18 largest power grid operators that serve 3.5 billion consumers globally, will hold its 2nd Forum on November 11th, 2015, at Intercontinental Festival City, Dubai, after its Annual Meeting hosted by GCC...
ArabiaWeather Raises US$7.1 Million to Expand Weather Offering for Businesses and Consumers in Middle East
Environment & Energy | Tuesday 10 November, 2015 12:38 am
ArabiaWeather Inc., the Middle East’s largest weather company, has announced a new round of funding totalling US$5 million, following the US$2.1 million it raised earlier this year. The current cycle, among the largest venture capital deals raised in the region in 2015, is led by Badia Impact ...
Environment & Energy | Monday 9 November, 2015 3:45 am
The lighting industry globally has undergone a phenomenal transition over the past decade. While sensor-driven lighting is soon to become the norm, rapid developments in solar power generation along with energy storage have created immense opportunities for solar-generated lighting. The use of...
Veolia Water Technologies introduces innovative solutions for water treatment and recycle
Environment & Energy | Thursday 5 November, 2015 6:28 am
As Saudi Arabia plans to raise its water reuse rate to reach more than 65 % by 2020 and even exceed the 90 % by 2040, by means of converting the wastewater treatment facilities into main water sources at all sectors, global companies in cooperation with governmental bodies have already started to...
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,...
Taj Dhabi awarded two new developments in KAFD
Taj Dhabi awarded two new developments in KAFD
Tuesday 28 November, 2023 10:30