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Powering Iraq through the Pandemic: GE Executes Critical Service Works at Al Qudus Power Plant
Environment & Energy | Thursday 10 December, 2020 1:23 pm
Highlighting its continued support to the Iraqi government to enhance power generation and strengthen the country’s electricity infrastructure, GE today announced the completion of a major overhaul of a 9E.03 gas turbine at the Ministry of Electricity’s Al Qudus Power Plant. This helps to...
Saudi mayor honors British expat for 27 years of beach cleaning
Environment & Energy | Friday 4 December, 2020 2:07 pm
It was a visit to a Saudi beach that prompted a British expat to spend his day off cleaning the area – he continued his efforts for 27 years – now Neil Walker is being rewarded for his efforts.The Brit had gone to a beach south of Half Moon Bay in Alkhobar when he discovered a vast amount of...
Schneider Electric launches “made in Saudi” labelled high quality low-voltage circuit breakers with new Riyadh-based manufacturing line
Environment & Energy | Friday 4 December, 2020 4:47 am
Schneider Electric, the global energy automation and management company, has announced the launch of a new manufacturing line for high-quality low-voltage circuit breakers bearing the label "Made in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia". The new production lines will generate Air-Circuit Breakers (ACB) ...
20by2020 Improves Water Quality in Rural Communities of Madagascar
Environment & Energy | Monday 30 November, 2020 1:37 pm
To help tackle the prevailing challenge of access to potable water in remote communities of Madagascar, the UAE-driven humanitarian initiative; 20by2020, recently installed ‘Safe Water Cube’ fountains across five rural areas of the East African country, with the aim of improving the quality of...
Aramco Announces Expansion of Its Flagship Localization Program
Environment & Energy | Monday 30 November, 2020 1:31 pm
Aramco today announced the expansion of its flagship program to increase local content and boost domestic supply chains. It is a significant milestone in the company’s In-Kingdom Total Value Add (iktva) program, which marks its fifth anniversary on December 1st. The expansion includes plans for...
Moody's Upgrades Saudi Electricity Company Credit Rating From A2 to A1 to match Saudi Arabia's Sovereign Rating
Environment & Energy | Sunday 29 November, 2020 2:33 am
Moody's, the credit rating agency, announced yesterday that it upgraded the Saudi Electricity Company’s rating from A2 to A1, which is the same as the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia sovereign credit rating.This credit rating upgrade comes as a positive result following the approval of comprehensive...
DEWA Innovation Centre and 800MW 3rd phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park inaugurated
Environment & Energy | Thursday 26 November, 2020 3:34 pm
HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has inaugurated Dubai Electricity and Water Authority’s (DEWA’s) Innovation Centre and the 800MW third phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, the largest single-site solar ...
Emirates Environmental Group and Dabur International preserve native species of the Arab Region
Environment & Energy | Thursday 26 November, 2020 11:25 am
Arak Tree Planting initiative launched On the auspicious occasion of the 49th UAE National Day 2020Arak trees are commonly used to produce Miswak twig, used as a natural toothbrush in Arab cultureArak trees (Salvadora persica), commonly known for its Miswak twig holds traditional and ...
Bee’ah and Sharjah Cement Factory Partner to Support Sharjah’s Zero-Waste Strategy with Alternative Fuel Contract
Environment & Energy | Thursday 26 November, 2020 5:41 am
Bee'ah, the Middle East’s award-winning sustainability pioneer, and Sharjah Cement Factory signed a long-term contract today for the supply of alternative fuel from Bee’ah’s Solid Recovered Fuel (SRF) plant, in line with the UAE’s commitment to promote the use of cleaner fuels and protect...
Suqia UAE opens registration for 3rd cycle of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Water Award and adds a new category
Environment & Energy | Wednesday 25 November, 2020 2:39 am
The UAE Water Aid Foundation (Suqia UAE), under the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, has opened registration for the 3rd Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Water Award. The award, with total prizes worth USD 1 million, aims to find sustainable and innovative solutions for water ...