Tag Archives: Energy

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


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


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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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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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


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


‘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


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


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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