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Panasonic strengthens its regional Eco Solutions business on the back of robust growth
Environment & Energy | Thursday 11 June, 2015 1:02 pm
With its recent foray into LED lights, Panasonic Marketing Middle East and Africa (PMMAF) - the regional headquarters for Panasonic in the region has further strengthened its regional Eco Solutions business, which grew by over 120% last year. The company is now well positioned to offer a more...
Demand for energy ‘slowing’
Environment & Energy | Thursday 11 June, 2015 1:28 am
The growth in global demand for energy slowed to levels not seen since the late 1990s, a new report suggests.BP’s Statistical Review of World Energy said global energy consumption “slowed sharply” to an increase of just 0.9 percent in 2014.BP said slow growth for energy demand was largely due ...
Sustainable Smart Lighting in the Spotlight at the Middle East Smart Lighting and Energy Summit 2015
Environment & Energy | Friday 5 June, 2015 9:57 am
The 4th edition of the annual Middle East Smart Lighting and Energy Summit will be held on 23-24 November 2015 at Jumeirah at Etihad Towers in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Produced by global conference organizers, Expotrade, the summit has evolved into Middle East’s leading energy efficient lighting event,...
Investments in technology that mitigate greenhouse gas emissions key to combatting climate change, advises GPCA
Environment & Energy | Friday 5 June, 2015 8:49 am
Investments in technology that mitigate greenhouse gas emissions key to combatting climate change, advises GPCA Jeddah, KSA; June 4, 2015: The Arabian Gulf’s petrochemicals industry is taking steps to mitigate greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions to combat climate change, said the Gulf Petrochemicals...
Environment & Energy | Thursday 4 June, 2015 1:55 am
Electrolux launches its range of air conditioners with the planting of 100 seeds of the UAE’s National tree, Ghaf Tree, as part of its commitment to plant 5,000 seeds in one year. Electrolux is globally renowned for its stylish and high quality kitchen and laundry appliances. The Swedish brand...
Schneider Electric Launches Conext CL Solar Inverter across the Middle East
Environment & Energy | Wednesday 3 June, 2015 12:26 pm
Schneider Electric Solar Business, a global leader in solutions for solar power conversion chain, is set to launch the Conext CL - a new line of three-phase string inverters - across the Middle East and Pakistan.The Conext CL features: High flexibility – an integrated wiring box with five...
New water desalination projects under way
Environment & Energy | Sunday 31 May, 2015 9:31 am
General Establishment for Water Desalination (GEWD) is implementing new projects, with a total production capacity of up to 2.5 million cubic meters per day in the Makkah Region and the Eastern Province (EP), during the next four years."The first project in the Makkah Region includes the...
Energy efficient fridges now mandatory
Environment & Energy | Saturday 30 May, 2015 10:43 am
Government inspectors will start checking stores starting Sunday to ensure they are stocking energy efficient refrigerators and freezers.Dealers had until Thursday this past week to comply with new regulations issued by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry. This is part of the government’s...
Saudi Aramco may raise rigs in 2016
Environment & Energy | Friday 29 May, 2015 2:20 am
Saudi Aramco may raise the number of its oil and gas drilling rigs to as high as 250 next year if oil prices continue to firm and as domestic demand for gas increases, industry sources said.Currently the national energy giant has 212 rigs of both types in operation and that could rise to between...
Special attention at ATOMEXPO 2015 Forum will be paid to issues of the safe use of nuclear technologies
Environment & Energy | Wednesday 27 May, 2015 2:01 pm
Extensive business program with participation of heads of corporations, top managers of international companies, international-level experts will be presented by hosts of the ATOMEXPO 2015, VII International Forum, which is to be held from 1st to 3rd of June 2015 in Moscow, Gostiny Dvor.The...