Green Technologies

AUS wins “Green School” category at EGBC 2015 Awards

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Sharjah – American University of Sharjah ( AUS ) won the “Green School” categoryatthe Emirates Green Building Council (EGBC) 2015 Awardsheld recently at Al MuroojRotanaHotel in Dubai. The university received this awardfor its Campus Service Center which reflects its efforts and commitment to providing a sustainable and efficient campus environment. The EGBC Awards recognize excellence in sustainability and honor architects, ...

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Dubai Supreme Council of Energy organises workshop on energy efficiency in government organisations

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Dubai Supreme Council of Energy has organised a workshop for government departments and organisations in Dubai, to review the energy demand side management strategy and assess its implementation in government facilities in Dubai. The workshop, organised in Shangri-La hotel, Dubai, was attended by HE Ahmed Buti Al Muhairbi, Secretary General of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy , Graeme Sims, ...

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Middle East users can save up to 40% with the help of compressor modulation technologies

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At the Smart Skyscrapers Summit in Dubai The Middle East can take a giant step towards energy efficiency by switching to Air Conditioning systems with compressor modulation, reducing energy consumption by up to 40%. This challenge was tackled in a thought-provoking discussion led by Emerson Climate Technologies MEA during the Smart Skyscrapers Summit held at Sofitel The Palm, Dubai. The ...

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DEWA wins Green Initiative and Technology awards at 10th Ideas.Arabia

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Dubai Electricity and Water Authority ( DEWA ) has won two awards at the 10th International Ideas.Arabia Conference 2015, in the Green Initiative and Technology categories. The event was organised by Ideas.Arabia, part of Dubai Quality Group . The conference, under the theme ‘Pillars of Innovation,’ was held under the patronage of HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President ...

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Zayed Future Energy Prize Participates in India’s Green Summit

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Obtains Pledge of Support from Karnataka Energy Minister The Zayed Future Energy Prize outreach campaign gained momentum with participation in the Green Summit 2015, in Bengaluru, Karnataka, India, between April 23-25. The prize participated in the Green Summit as part of a worldwide campaign to familiarise organisations, individuals and schools with the benefits of the platform offered by the awards. ...

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UAE hosts ‘National Roundtable of Financing & Investing in Green Economy Projects’ for the 6th Green Economy Annual Conference’

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The Ministry of Environment and Water, in cooperation with The United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI), is organizing the 6th edition of the Green Economy Annual Conference under the title ‘National Roundtable of Financing and Investing in Green Economy Projects’ which will be held on May 25, 2015 in Dubai. The conference forms part of the UAE’s preparations ...

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DEWA unveils Green Week agenda

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Dubai Electricity and Water Authority ( DEWA ) has unveiled the programme of the second Green Week, which is the biggest community initiative in the Middle East that promotes environmental sustainability, and highlights different topics related to sustainability and green economy. Green Week, to be held from 21-26 April 2015, comprises several events. These include the 17th Water, Energy, Technology, ...

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DEWA launches new environmental awareness campaign

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Dubai Electricity and Water Authority ( DEWA ) has launched a new environmental campaign whose theme is ‘Let’s be the change. Let’s change climate change.’ The campaign raises awareness among residents of Dubai on the need to rationalise electricity and water use, underline the positive impact of collective efforts on the environment, and the important role individuals play in reducing ...

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Bertrand Piccard, Initiator and Chairman of Solar Impulse Dedicates his First Flight in Abu Dhabi to Mohamed Bin Zayed

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The sustainable aircraft’s final test flight in the emirate prior departure Bertrand Piccard, initiator and chairman of Solar Impulse, today, took to the skies of Abu Dhabi for the first time to test Solar Impulse 2, the first solar-powered aircraft able to fly day and night. Piccard’s co-founder and co-pilot Andre´ Borschberg conducted the revolutionary aircraft’s first test flight in ...

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The UAE Inaugurates Three Micro Grid Solar Plants in Fiji

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UAE-Pacific Partnership Fund Provides Project Financing H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the UAE’s minister of foreign affairs, today inaugurated a solar photovoltaic micro grid project that brings clean energy to some of Fiji’s outer islands. Constructed by Masdar , Abu Dhabi’s renewable energy company, the clean energy project is the third financed by the United Arab Emirates’ US$50 ...

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