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Dubai Electricity and Water Authority signs power purchase agreement with Masdar for third phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Solar Park

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Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has signed a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Abu Dubai Future Energy Company (Masdar), for the 800MW third phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park. The agreement was signed by HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of DEWA, and HE Dr Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, UAE Minister of State …

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Qatar’s premier green building meet to take place next week

Engineer Meshal Al Shamari, QGBC Director, speaking at a press conference on the upcoming Qatar Sustainability Week and the Qatar Green Building Conference

Qatar Green Building Conference 2016 to Mark Launch of Qatar Sustainability Week. Qatar Green Building Council (QGBC) is preparing to host hundreds of leading environmentalists, academics and sustainability experts from Qatar and around the world at its second annual green building meet entitled, ‘Qatar Green Building Conference 2016 – The Action’. The conference will take place from 13th to 15th …

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UAE residents show promise for a greener community – YouGov study

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65% of those who don’t shop with reusable bags would consider using them if supermarkets started charging 64% of non-solar panel users would consider installing them with incentives from the government 9 in 10 recycle at work when there is a recycle system available A new YouGov study into the green habits of UAE residents has found that the population …

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RTA adopts 15 innovative ideas to enhance energy, green economy initiatives

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The Roads and Transport Authority – Nashwan Atta’ee: The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has adopted 15 innovative ideas during the Innovation Lab organized by the Strategy & Corporate Governance Sector in the Dubai Tram Depot at Al Sufouh. The session focused on improving RTA’s energy and green economy initiatives, which are of paramount importance to RTA’s long-term plans. RTA …

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DEWA organises Innovation Lab to promote Shams Dubai and innovation in solar energy projects

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Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has organised an Innovation Lab at its Sustainable Building in Al Quoz. Attendees included representatives from Dubai Government Excellence Program (DGEP), and innovators from various government departments, organisations, and foundations in Dubai. The Innovation Lab was organised to promote the Shams Dubai Initiative, which was launched by DEWA to achieve the Smart Dubai Initiative, …

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DEWA contributes to the sustainable future of Dubai by investing in renewable and clean energy projects

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Al Tayer: We are proud of our achievements and will continue the journey guided by the vision of our wise leadership Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park will provide 1,100 green jobs by 2020 DEWA records a new world record in solar energy cost We allocate 40% of our goals to strategic innovation   Dubai, UAE – HE Saeed …

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Furthering the Region’s Green Agenda

HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of DEWA

By H.E. Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Vice Chairman of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, MD and CEO of Dubai Water and Electricity Authority and Chairman of World Green Economy Summit. Dubai, UAE – In April, the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO), a United Nations body, released its latest ‘Status of the Global Climate’ report, which detailed the string of climate …

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10th World Future Energy Summit Demonstrates the Business Case for Sustainability

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Falling Costs Make Renewable Energy an Investment in the Future. Co-Located Events for Water Security, Waste management, Energy Efficiency, Solar Energy, and Sustainable Transport. 35,000 Attendees Expected at Milestone 2017 Event in Abu Dhabi. With the cost of solar energy plummeting, the World Future Energy Summit 2017 (WFES) will showcase an unprecedented range of financially profitable clean energy solutions, opening …

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Al Tayer explores cooperation with UNDP in Green Economy

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The Roads and Transport Authority – Nashwan Al-Taa’ee: HE Mattar Al Tayer, Director-General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of the Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) has recently received HE Frode Mouring, Resident Representative of the United Nations Development Program(UNPD), UAE. Attendees included Mohammed Al-Asmawi Head of Programme UNPD, Nasir Hamad Abu Shehab, CEO of RTA Strategy & …

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Cityscape Global provides international stage for New Living on Water concept combining luxury, privacy, environmental sustainability and renewable energy

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Dubai, UAE – Dubai has earned a global reputation for launching unique and spectacular real estate projects, and a Dutch developer hopes the emirate will now provide a successful springboard for stunning floating homes designed to take their owners back to nature. The company, New Living on Water (NLW), will give a Middle East debut to its striking organic shaped …

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