Tag Archives: Energy

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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Saudi’s USD 100 Billion in Renewable Energy Projects to Meet Skyrocketing Power Needs

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Saudi Arabia Hosts Middle East’s ‘Biggest Potential’ for Solar and Wind, Supporting Economic and Job Growth: Abdul Latif Jameel Energy and Environmental Services Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: More than USD 100 billion in Saudi renewable energy projects will help meet its skyrocketing energy demand and diversify its energy sector, industry experts said today in the build-up to the World …

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GCC hydrocarbon economies setting global benchmark in race for renewable energy through innovation

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The COP21 climate change deal, signed last week in Paris, confirms that the leaders of 200 nations are now committed to embracing renewable energy as an important tool to limiting the rise of the ambient temperature on earth without compromising on continuing to provide much needed energy to fuel social development and economic growth. Commenting on what the deal meant …

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Total focuses on Partnership, People and Innovation at ADIPEC 2015

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Total , the international energy group, will once again be supporting the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition & Conference (ADIPEC) with a significant presence at this year’s event, both as a major exhibitor and through keynote speakers at the conference programme – including Total CEO, Patrick Pouyanne. Total has supported ADIPEC since its inception in 1984 and is again a …

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Focus on Poverty: Why the grid isn’t always the answer

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By Sally Murray – SciDev.Net The World Bank recently announced that between May 2014 and May 2015, Kenya’s national energy utility formally connected 150,000 households in urban slums to the electricity grid, up from just 5,000 previously. This massive jump was largely achieved by subsidising families’ grid connections (connection fees alone are US$400), an approach the NGO Innovations for Poverty …

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Mission to Select Future Prize Winners Begins in Abu Dhabi

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Zayed Future Energy Prize enters evaluation phase. Selection of the winners of the 2016 Zayed Future Energy Prize, the world’s preeminent award for innovative contributions to the future of energy and sustainable development, got underway on September 1-2, with the first of three evaluation meetings in Abu Dhabi. Local and international experts in sustainability, policy, engineering, architecture, academia, energy and …

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Masdar Institute and MIT Developing Innovative Renewable Energy Storage Technology

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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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Win the APO Energy Media Awards and travel to Dubai to attend the Africa Energy Forum

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APO will offer transport, accommodation and perdiem for the first-place winner to attend the Africa Energy Forum held in Dubai from 8-11 June 2015 APO (African Press Organization) (http://www.apo-opa.com), the sole press release wire in Africa and the global leader in media relations relating to Africa, announced today that entry is now open for the 2015 APO Energy Media Awards …

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Dubai Supreme Council of Energy evaluates implementation plans for Dubai’s solar power projects and green economy initiatives

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HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Vice Chairman of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy chaired the Supreme Council’s 33rd meeting held at its headquarters. The meeting was attended by HE Ahmed Butti Al Muhairbi, Secretary General of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy and other Supreme Council members including, Abdullah Kalban, MD & CEO of Emirates Global Aluminium, Saeed Khoory, …

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Saif bin Zayed Reviews the Efforts of the MoI Energy Conservation Committee

Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior

Successfully Reduces Energy Consumption by 7% Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, reviewed the efforts of the Ministry of Interior’s Energy and Water Conservation Committee in their successful reduction of energy consumption by seven percent in ministry premises across the country. His Highness urged the committee to continue to promote …

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