Energy & Power Generation

Total focuses on Partnership, People and Innovation at ADIPEC 2015


Total , the international energy group, will once again be supporting the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition & Conference (ADIPEC) with a significant presence at this year’s event, both as a major exhibitor and through keynote speakers at the conference programme – including Total CEO, Patrick Pouyanne. Total has supported ADIPEC since its inception in 1984 and is again a …

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World Future Energy Summit Puts International Spotlight on Renewable Energy


GCC Renewable Energy Targets to Save 4 Billion Barrels of Oil and Reduce Carbon Emissions by 1.2 Gigatonnes through 2030: IRENA Report. Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – Meeting all stated renewable energy targets in GCC countries would save 4 billion barrels of oil and reduce emissions by 1.2 gigatonnes between now and 2030, according to new figures revealed by …

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DEWA adopts Solar Life Project developed by Government Innovation Diploma which is organised by Mohammed bin Rashid Centre for Government Innovation

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE

Dubai: Dubai Electricity and Water Authority ( DEWA ) has adopted the Solar Life Project developed by members of the Government Innovation Diploma which is organised by the Mohammed bin Rashid Centre for Government Innovation. The move supports the UAE Innovation Week initiative, launched by HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE …

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Renewable energy at the forefront of discussion at the Power Qatar summit 2015

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Keynote speech in progress at Solar Qatar Summit 2014. Later this month on 26-27 October, the state of Qatar known for its abundant natural energy resources will witness the region’s leading power generation, transmission and distribution event, the Power Qatar Summit. Held under the patronage of Kahramaa , the Summit brings together senior decision makers within the government, regional and …

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Exploring the business opportunities in the renewable energy sector


“Without a clear strategy they are certain to fail” “We have learned from the industry that there are many potential role players for the renewable sector yet without a clear strategy they are certain to fail.” So says Daniel Swanepoel, lead facilitator of the upcoming course in Business Strategies for Renewable Energies that is taking place from 29-30 October in …

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Focus on Poverty: Why the grid isn’t always the answer

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By Sally Murray – SciDev.Net The World Bank recently announced that between May 2014 and May 2015, Kenya’s national energy utility formally connected 150,000 households in urban slums to the electricity grid, up from just 5,000 previously. This massive jump was largely achieved by subsidising families’ grid connections (connection fees alone are US$400), an approach the NGO Innovations for Poverty …

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Oman’s Renewable Energy Projects to be overseen by Industry Experts and Consultants-CESI Middle East


The Rural Areas Electricity Company (RAECo) awards CESI Middle East to provide consltancy services in implementing renewable energy projects- paving the way for a more sustainable future Muscat, Oman: 06 September 2015 – CESI Middle East, a global leader in technical consulting and engineering, signed an agreement with the Rural Areas Electricity Company in Oman (RAECo), having been awarded to …

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Tomsk Polytechnic University and an Egyptian university will jointly train specialists for the nuclear power plant in Egypt


Masdar Institute Admits 140 New Students Into Its Highly Selective, Graduate Level Advanced Technology and Sustainability Programs. Abu Dhabi – The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, an independent, research-driven graduate-level university focused on advanced energy and sustainable technologies, celebrated its incoming class of Master’s and PhD students during its orientation program. With its incoming class, the Institute welcomes a …

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BBAC Funds and Launches Groundwater Extraction Project Using Solar Power


BBAC (Bank of Beirut and the Arab Countries) inaugurated a groundwater extraction project using solar power in Maknah village, Bekaa. The ceremony took place under the patronage of the Ministries of Industry and Agriculture in the municipality premises in the presence of political, social and economic personalities and dignitaries of the region. The project is a step in the right …

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DEWA adopts latest technological solutions to enhance Dubai’s energy sector


Countries in the region make tireless efforts to strengthen the efficiency and effectiveness of the conventional and renewable energy sector, which plays a key role in advancing the sustainable development. The UAE is leading regional and global efforts in this area. Represented by Dubai Electricity and Water Authority ( DEWA ), the UAE has achieved significant achievements. The latest of …

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