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Ford Launches 20th Edition of its Conservation and Environmental Grants, Incorporating World Environment Day Theme of “Beating Air Pollution” with a Total Prize Pool of $50,000
Environment & Energy | Tuesday 30 July, 2019 1:44 pm
Ford Motor Company launches the 20th edition of its Conservation and Environmental Grants programme, with $50,000 made available to successful entries from around the Middle East and North Africa region, including a special category grant for this year’s World Environment Day theme, Beating...
 Monitoring a new bird in the sky of Aqaba
Environment & Energy | Sunday 28 July, 2019 7:44 pm
The Royal Society for the Conservation of Nature (NPR) team at the Aqaba Bird Observatory recorded a first-ever Serenice bird in the Bird Observatory. The head of the observatory, Firas al-Rahhalah, said: "This bird crosses our region during the migration seasons. It is considered a rare...
GE’s Gas Turbine Upgrades Increase Output and Efficiency at Kuwait’s Sabiya West CCGT 2,000 MW Power Plant
Environment & Energy | Thursday 25 July, 2019 11:01 am
The Kuwaiti Ministry of Electricity & Water (MEW) and GE Power have successfully started implementing Total Plant Solution upgrades at the MEW’s 2,000 megawatts (MW) Sabiya West Combined Cycle Gas Turbine Power Station. Phase 1 of the project, which included installing GE’s...
Environment & Energy | Tuesday 23 July, 2019 8:56 am
Held under the auspices of the Ministry of Oil and Gas of the Sultanate of Oman, the 10th annual World Heavy Oil Congress & Exhibition (WHOC) will host over 80 international senior heavy oil experts. Industry leaders from Petroleum Development Oman (PDO), TDA Research, Unipetrol, Indian Oil,...
Consortium led by EDF Renewables and Masdar reaches financial close on the Dumat Al Jandal wind project in Saudi Arabia
Environment & Energy | Tuesday 23 July, 2019 1:30 am
The consortium consisting of EDF Renewables and Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company (‘Masdar’) has completed the financing of the Dumat Al Jandal utility-scale wind project in Saudi Arabia, with the backing of Saudi and international banks.   The Renewable Energy Project...
Green for Growth Fund accredits Jordan development bank
Environment & Energy | Friday 19 July, 2019 9:06 am
The Ministry of Environment, the Cities and Villages Development Bank and the Global Green Growth Institute signed a memorandum of understanding to grant the bank accreditation from the Green for Growth Fund (GGF). Under the agreement, the bank will get ministry support to fund projects to combat...
Karak part of study to grow climate change resistant grains
Environment & Energy | Wednesday 17 July, 2019 8:37 am
 A research team from Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU) in Germany has recently bred a new line of barley that achieves good crop yields even under harsh heat and drought conditions.  Their study was originally published in “Scientific Reports” in April, and...
Ministry of Energy: Global oil prices climb in July's second week
Environment & Energy | Monday 15 July, 2019 11:20 pm
 Prices of international oil derivatives during the second week of July increased compared to their prices in the first week of the month, according to a report by the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources on Monday. The report stated that the price of gasoline octane 95 rose 5.1 percent ...
The Leading Awards and Symposium for Women in the Energy Industry in the Middle East
Environment & Energy | Sunday 14 July, 2019 12:12 pm
The Leadership Excellence for Women Awards and Symposium is now in its 5th edition and will be organized alongside MEPEC under the Patronage of HE Shaikh Mohamed bin Khalifa Al Khalifa, Minister of Oil, Kingdom of Bahrain. LEWAS 2019 will be held with the support and guidance of Chairperson:...
Contributing to the community: ADU volunteer students recognized for lending a hand to People of Determination
Environment & Energy | Sunday 14 July, 2019 11:40 am
Seven students from Abu Dhabi University’s Al Ain campus were honored for their volunteer work at the Aoun Community Service Award ceremony held at the University’s main campus in Abu Dhabi. Organized by the Emirates Red Crescent, the award recognized the ADU team with a cash prize of...
Lamborghini "Urus" achieves record sales
Saturday 14 September, 2019 2:00