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DEWA launches 6th annual Sustainability Report
Environment & Energy | Saturday 24 August, 2019 6:12 am
The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority, DEWA, in its 6th annual Sustainability Report, has summarised its efforts to promote social and economic sustainability as well as provide a sustainable model for energy and water. The report focuses on ways to support economic growth without damaging...
Saudi Aramco sets share sale stage with $47 billion profit
Environment & Energy | Wednesday 14 August, 2019 5:50 am
Saudi Aramco proved itself the most profitable company in history on Monday with financial figures that beat all its competitors by a long way. The Kingdom’s oil giant reported net income of $46.9 billion for the first half of 2019, way ahead of the $31.5 billion reported by the next...
Oman’s Dhofar Wind Farm produces first kilowatt hour of electricity
Environment & Energy | Wednesday 14 August, 2019 5:21 am
The 50-megawatt (MW) Dhofar Wind Farm in Oman has produced its first kilowatt hour of electricity, marking a major milestone for the GCC region’s first utility-scale wind farm. The landmark wind farm, which is fully funded by the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD), the leading...
Saudi Arabia Sets a New World Record for Wind Power Generation
Environment & Energy | Friday 9 August, 2019 2:09 am
The Ministry of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources has announced that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has achieved the most world competitive price in terms of generation of wind power, where the price for the implementation of Dumat Al-Jandal wind power plant with a capacity of 400 MW has set a...
ENOC Group becomes the first energy company to win the SPLC Awards for sustainable business practices
Environment & Energy | Wednesday 7 August, 2019 1:00 pm
ENOC Group is the world’s first energy company to have won the coveted Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council (SPLC) Award in Portland, USA at the 2019 SPLC Summit organised by the US based not-for-profit organisation.   The Group was awarded under the ‘Sustainable...
DEWA Invites International Companies to Benefit from Investment Opportunities at WETEX and Dubai Solar Show
Environment & Energy | Tuesday 6 August, 2019 1:26 pm
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has invited international companies and organisations specialised in energy, renewable energy, water, the environment, to participate and display their products and services at the 21stWater, Energy, Technology, and Environment Exhibition...
WGES to present Dubai’s global achievements in sustainability
Environment & Energy | Monday 5 August, 2019 4:08 am
The World Green Economy Summit (WGES) 2019 will be held under the patronage of HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, on 20th-21st October at Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre with the theme...
RAKEZ partners with Smart4Power to reduce energy and water consumption by 38%
Environment & Energy | Saturday 3 August, 2019 2:47 pm
Ras Al Khaimah Economic Zone (RAKEZ) has contracted with Smart4Power, one of the Middle East’s leading energy efficiency solutions providers, for a retrofit project covering nine buildings, including a district cooling plant. The agreement, which is part of RAKEZ contribution towards the...
EBRD to finance largest private-to-private solar project in Jordan yet
Environment & Energy | Thursday 1 August, 2019 7:20 am
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) announced on Wednesday it would grant a $35-million financial package to support Jordan’s largest private-to-private solar project in Jordan yet. Under new regulations that allow private consumers to establish their own energy...
Dubai Culture donates resources to support technology education
Environment & Energy | Wednesday 31 July, 2019 2:26 pm
Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture) donated a large number of its used technological equipment and resources to Dubai Municipality’s Digital Devices Refurbishment Centre to be revamped and reused. This initiative is part of a project where devices reconditioned by Dubai...