Energy & Power Generation

Bahrain’s Diversification Away from a Hydrocarbon-dependent Economy Through Embracing Tech

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Despite having weathered the 2008 global economic crisis comparatively well, GCC economies, still heavily hydrocarbon-dependent, have showed signs of strain in recent months, as oil prices have slumped. Bahrain is perhaps rather more sensitive to regional economic pressures than some of its more oil-rich neighbours, as highlighted by the recent downgrades by ratings agencies. Governments across the region are taking …

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ENEC Completes Successful Installation of Unit 3 Steam Generators at the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant

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Latest milestone reached for unit 3 at Barakah Unit 3 now over 54% complete Steam generators play a key role in converting energy into electricity   The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) has announced the successful installation of its Unit 3 Steam Generators (SGs), marking another safe and on-time milestone in the development of the UAE’s first nuclear energy plant …

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ENEC and KHNP Sign Operating Support Services Agreement for the Barakah Nuclear Power Plant

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The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) and Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power (KHNP) have signed an Operating Support Services Agreement (OSSA) at a ceremony held at ENEC’s headquarters in Abu Dhabi in the presence of senior management representatives from both companies. Under the agreement, KHNP will dispatch experienced and qualified nuclear plant personnel to the Barakah Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP), …

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Siemens ships its first “Made in KSA” gas turbine to power Jazan Economic City

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In line with the Saudi Vision 2030 and Saudi Aramco’s In-Kingdom Total Value Add (iktva) program, Siemens delivered the first shipment of its locally produced gas turbines to the Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle (IGCC) power plant in Jazan. This is the world’s largest power plant of its kind that will be fueled with gasified refinery residues, which contributes significantly to …

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GE appoints Joseph Anis as President & CEO for Power Services in the Middle East & Africa

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Dubai, UAE – GE (NYSE: GE) today announced the appointment of Joseph J. Anis as President and Chief Executive Officer for its Power Services business for the Middle East and Africa (MEA). His appointment follows the move of Azeez Mohammed, who takes on a new role as CEO for GE Energy Connection’s Power Conversion unit based in Paris. Power Services …

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3 green plants on the way

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Riyadh – Three new renewable energy plants will be set up in different regions of the Kingdom as part of an initiative by the government to replace dependence on oil for energy production with atomic and renewable energy by 2032. King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy (K.A.CARE), in cooperation with other government agencies, is working on a renewable …

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Future of Energy Summit Hears High-Level Support for Zayed Future Energy Prize

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Al Gore among leaders making case for UAE award. Nearly 2,000 key decision-makers linked to the energy industry, including U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, are hearing why the world needs the Zayed Future Energy Prize from Former U.S. Vice President Al Gore, President of Iceland Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson and Former Prime Minister of Norway Dr Gro Harlem Brundtland, at …

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Siemens and Iraq sign landmark energy cooperation agreement

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Siemens has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Federal Government of the Republic of Iraq to strengthen the collaboration with the Ministry of Energy as well as Ministry of Oil & Gas for modernizing the energy infrastructure and the Oil & Gas sector. In the presence of the Prime Minister of Iraq, Mr. Haider al‑Abadi, the Memorandum of …

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Empowering Plans For Enjaz Power In Sub Saharan Africa

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Enjaz Power, a Dubai and Mauritius based independent power producer (IPP), announced today its plan to develop, own and operate power plants in Sub-Saharan Africa. Enjaz Power’s goal is to develop a total of 500 Mega Watts over the next 5 years, for a total investment of $650 Million. The Sub-Saharan African market suffers from a lack of power affecting …

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GE signs agreement with Iraqi Ministry of Electricity

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‘GE Power Up Plan’ to sustain and increase Iraq’s power generation for the peak summer period GE extends support in project financing for the ambitious power infrastructure upgrade Technology upgrades, advanced solutions and maintenance to generate added power from MoE’s fleet of GE’s heavy duty gas turbines across the country Underlines long-term commitment of GE to support Iraq’s developmental plans …

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