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2020 marks start of ‘decade of action’ UAE and international policymakers declare ahead of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week 2020
Environment & Energy | Monday 6 January, 2020 2:04 pm
2020 should be the start of a ‘decade of action’ to enable the world to work together to meet the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals, UAE ministers and senior business leaders declared today ahead of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW).  ADSW 2020, one of the...
Abu Dhabi Power Corporation Awards Digital14 to Provide Digital Technology Solutions
Environment & Energy | Monday 6 January, 2020 1:03 pm
Abu Dhabi Power Corporation (ADPower) and Digital14 entered into an agreement, whereby Digital14 will provide solutions to enhance digital resilience within ADPower’s group of companies. The agreed scope of work will ensure effective technology assessments and deliver digital transformation...
Ministers of Environment and Industry witness signing of scientific and technical cooperation agreement for preservation of natural resources in Kingdom
Environment & Energy | Monday 6 January, 2020 4:00 am
Minister of Environment, Water and Agriculture Eng. Abdul Rahman bin Abdul Mohsen Al-Fadhli, and Minister of Industry and Mineral Resources Bandar bin Ibrahim Al-Khuraif witnessed the signing of a scientific and technical cooperation agreement between the Ministry of Environment, Water and...
ENOC Group ends 2019 with opening new service stations in Dubai Hills and Lehbab
Environment & Energy | Sunday 5 January, 2020 12:12 pm
ENOC Group today announced the opening of two service stations in the UAE at Dubai Hills and Lehbab First.   As the Group achieves its aim to launch 10 service stations in UAE in 2019, the launch of two new service stations expands ENOC’s network to 135 stations across the...
Emirates NBD boosts AED 1 billion digital transformation with new milestone in core banking system upgrade
Environment & Energy | Monday 30 December, 2019 11:31 am
Emirates NBD, a leading banking group in the region, has completed the third phase of its international core banking system upgrade, as it forges ahead with its ongoing digital transformation efforts to boost innovation and efficiency across its domestic and international operations. Leveraging...
Minister of Energy launches countdown to resume oil production operations from Al Khafji
Environment & Energy | Thursday 26 December, 2019 3:23 am
Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, the Minister of Energy, in the presence of Minister of Oil and Minister of Electricity and Water of the State of Kuwait Dr. Khaled Al-Fadil, launched the countdown to start resuming production operations in the joint Khafji operations. Prince Abdulaziz...
SEC, Egyptian Electricity Transmission Sign Consulting Services Contract
Environment & Energy | Thursday 26 December, 2019 2:25 am
A delegation from the Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company has paid a visit to a number of dynamic compensating stations for inactive power of the Saudi Electricity Company (SEC) at three different locations, in Jeddah and Madinah. The Egyptian delegation's visit aims to get acquainted...
Dramatic ‘Ring of Fire’ solar eclipse is a first for Saudi Arabia
Environment & Energy | Thursday 26 December, 2019 1:36 am
Saudi Arabia will wake up to a “Ring of Fire” in the sky on Thursday — a spectacular solar eclipse believed to be the first of its kind in the Kingdom. The final solar eclipse of 2019 will farewell the year in dramatic fashion in places such as India, Singapore, the Philippines ...
Siemens and Tarshid to reduce 4,300 tons of CO2 emissions and cut energy consumption
Environment & Energy | Wednesday 25 December, 2019 3:43 am
Tarshid, the National Energy Services Company, and Siemens Saudi Arabia signed a smart energy scheme to reduce 4,300 tons of CO2 emissions and support the National Information Center (NIC) save 28% on energy consumption annually. Leveraging on the ESPC model to accelerate smart building performance ...
Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman Signs Appendix to Divided, Submerged Zones' Agreement, to Resume Oil Production from Jointly-operated Fields
Environment & Energy | Wednesday 25 December, 2019 1:38 am
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia signed with the sisterly state of Kuwait here an agreement attached to the agreements of dividing the divided and the submerged zones, adjacent to the divided zone between the two countries, and a memorandum of understanding related to procedures for resuming oil...