Green Technologies

RTA sets plan for implementation of Green Economy Governance Structure

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

The move renders the RTA the first government entity to highlight the concept. The Roads & Transport Authority – Majdi Abu Zaid: The Board of Executive Directors of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), chaired by HE Mattar Al Tayer, Director-General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of RTA has endorsed a project for preparing & implementing the …

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The Sustainable City welcomes Dubai Properties delegation

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Mohammed Al Habbai visits the first fully integrated and operational sustainable community in the region. A delegation from Dubai Properties (DP) visited ‘The Sustainable City’ (TSC) – the region’s first fully integrated and operational sustainable community – in Dubai this week. Mohammed Al Habbai, Chief Executive Officer for Urban Planning and Infrastructure of Dubai Properties , led the DP party …

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The Dubai Green Economy Partnership showcases the efforts from the Public and Private sector to enhance the level of low-carbon and sustainable development

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Latest Green Leadership Series Discusses Outcomes of Paris Agreement and its Impact on Public- Private Partnerships in the UAE. Dubai United Arab Emirates – In line with the UAE’s signing of the Paris Agreement at the Climate Conference COP21, the latest edition of Dubai Green Leadership Series (GLS) organized by Dubai Science Park and Dubai Green Economy Partnership discussed ways …

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Renewables ‘vital’ to Saudi Arabia’s economic diversification, says DC PRO engineering chief


Saudi Vision 2030 targets production of 9.5 GW of renewable energy by 2022 and 54 GW by 2040. George Berbari, CEO of DC Pro Engineering, urges Kingdom to transition to Tri-Generation & Renewable District Cooling. Riyadh – One of the world’s foremost voices in pioneering District Cooling technologies believes public and private sector entities across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia …

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Emirates Insolaire targets sales of 50,000 square metres of solar glass during 2016


Company sees strong growth potential in energy-efficiency on skyscrapers. Emirates Insolaire LLC, a pioneer in the development of new solar technologies and a joint venture of Dubai Investments PJSC and SwissINSO Holding Inc., is expecting sales of 50,000 square metres of solar glass during 2016 amidst rising demand for sustainable, energy-efficient solar technology across the globe. The company, which offers …

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Rosatom presented leading nuclear technologies at Alexandria University within the framework of Nuclear Energy Week in Egypt


Nuclear Energy Week was held at Alexandria University in Egypt. Alexandria University is one of the oldest and most respected universities in the country. Nuclear Energy Week is held on the grounds of the Faculty of Engineering and is one of the key industry events in Egypt. The event was organized by the Nuclear Power Plant Authority of Egypt (NPPA), …

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ADFD and IRENA enter new phase of cooperation for innovative $350m renewable energy development facility


Facility will be even better placed for targeted and effective renewable energy investments in developing countries through $6m of technical and administrative support from Abu Dhabi Fund for Development over next four years Abu Dhabi, UAE – Abu Dhabi Fund for Development ( ADFD ) has signed a new cooperation and support agreement with the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), …

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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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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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DEWA organises Carbon Neutral initiative for Earth Hour

Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

In cooperation with the Dubai Carbon Centre of Excellence (DCCE), Dubai Electricity and Water Authority ( DEWA ) has launched the Carbon Neutral initiative to neutralise all carbon emissions during Earth Hour. This will be achieved by adopting the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) across all DEWA projects based on the Kyoto protocol, which is directly linked to the United Nations …

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