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Lights On Across Egypt’s Remote Areas as Masdar Delivers Solar Projects

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30 megawatts of clean energy and 7,000 solar home systems delivered by Masdar Special Projects in Egypt. Masdar , Abu Dhabi’s renewable energy company, has completed the delivery of 30 megawatts of utility-scale clean energy projects and 7,000 solar home systems in remote and strategic areas across Egypt. Together, the four clean energy projects developed by Masdar ‘s Special Projects …

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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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Meetings of the Working Groups of the Africa-Arab Partnership in the areas of Trade and Investment; Transport, Communication and Energy

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A three-day meeting of the two Working Groups of the Africa-Arab Partnership in the areas of Trade and Investment and Transport, Communication and Energy kicked off on 3 February 2016, at the Headquarters of the African Union Commission in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, with a joint plenary session. Opening the meeting, the Co-chair on the African side, Dr. Levi Uche Madueke, …

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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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