Green Technologies

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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Latest global innovations in electric and hybrid vehicle technology to share UAE spotlight

Abdulla Abdulqader Al Maeeni

More than 200 delegates expected for inaugural International Conference on Future Mobility 2015 in Dubai. Dubai, UAE: The UAE will be the focal point of the latest global advancements in electric vehicle technology when the Middle East’s first international conference on innovations in electric and hybrid vehicles makes its November 2015 debut in Dubai. The International Conference on Future Mobility ...

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Empower urges developers participating at Cityscape Global 2015 to adopt district cooling as a cost-effective and environment friendly method

H.E Ahmad Bin Shafar

Ahmad bin Shafar: “District cooling has become the integral part of new lifestyle, which is now well-accepted at new projects in the region” Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation ( Empower the world’s largest district cooling services provider, said in connection with Cityscape Global 2015, that the real estate developers in the Arab world realize the importance of district cooling in ...

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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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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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Alba announced as a winner in the International Green Apple Awards 2015

Alba's COO, Isa Al Ansari

The Company recognised as a winner in the Environmental Best Practice category. The 2015 award ceremony will be held on November 16, 2015 in The Houses of Parliament, United Kingdom. Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C . ( Alba ), a leading aluminium producer in the world, is proud to have been recognised as a winner in the Environmental Best Practice category of ...

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Shams Dubai initiative: a qualitative addition to Dubai’s renewable energy portfolio

HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of DEWA

Dubai – Sustainable development, in its comprehensive sense, contributes to improving the quality of life at various levels. It encourages the rational and responsible use of natural resources, striking a balance between the general requirements of development and the sustainability of the ecosystem. A focus on sustainability also drives social development, including job creation. Adopting green practices also advances several ...

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Bubble desalination latest effort to boost crop growth

Copyright: Carolyn Drake/Panos

By Ian Randall – SciDev.Net Researchers in Australia are seeking to build a prototype ‘Bubble-Greenhouse’ that could provide remote, arid places with a low-tech, low-maintenance way to turn salt water into fresh water to grow food. The engineers from Murdoch University, who published their study last month in the journal Desalination, estimate that a 150 square metre Bubble-Greenhouse could produce ...

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Masdar Institute and MIT Developing Innovative Renewable Energy Storage Technology


Vanadium Redox Flow Batteries Can Provide High Performance Energy Storage for the Future Electrical Grid Abu Dhabi – Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, an independent, research-driven graduate-level university focused on advanced energy and sustainable technologies is working with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to develop an innovative energy storage technology that can support renewable energy in the UAE. ...

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Emirates Green Building Council strengthens UAE’s sustainable built environment with 9 years of path-breaking initiatives

Saeed Al abbar - Chairman of Emirates GBC

• EmiratesGBC has been prime driver in facilitating UAE’s vision to be a global leader in sustainable built environments • EmiratesGBC has hosted numerous networking events to date attended by over thousands of professionals • New Board Advisory Committee with government representatives being set up in line with National Agenda Dubai – Emirates Green Building Council (EmiratesGBC), an independent forum ...

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