Monday , 21 October 2019

Green Technologies

Green finance and global energy transition

Erich Becker, founder and managing partner of Exergy Capital Management, says that key challenges undoubtedly arise as a result of such a significant transformation. he global energy transition, the historic shift to low-carbon emission economies, continues to gain traction as more and more countries proceed on the path to sustainable development in all its forms. Key challenges undoubtedly arise as …

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Revolta to set up the Egypt’s first electric vehicle manufacturing factory by end-2019

Revolta ties up with Ukrainian firm Eco Factory for Egypt’s new green project Revolta Egypt, a developer of electric vehicle (EV) charging stations and related projects, is planning to launch the first EV manufacturing factory and maintenance centre in the country. Revolta has tied up with Ukrainian firm Eco Factory to set up the factory by end of 2019, Ezz …

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Renewables: The full potential of the UAE economy

Investment opportunities in UAE’s renewable energy sector and relevant structures for them As the prices of crude oil and gas dropped in recent years, countries whose economies relied on non-renewable resources were alerted to the pressing need of diversifying their interests. On the other end of the spectrum, steady population growth, rising energy demand, concerns of climate change and decreasing …

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Green for Growth Fund (GGF) attracts EUR 4 million in new catalytic funding for climate action in Middle East North Africa (MENA) region

GGF has seen remarkable growth in its MENA investment portfolio, which increased by over 50% in volume in 2018 to cross the EUR 133 million mark Climate Action in the Middle East North Africa (CAMENA) invests EUR 4 million in the GGF to attract private capital for helping the region fight climate change; together with EUR 5 million EIB investment, …

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60 young debaters from the Middle East, North Africa, Europe and the Balkans met in Malta to debate a sustainable 2030 future

The overall objective of the Young Mediterranean voices programme is to empower young people to enhance a culture of dialogue to contribute to public policy “It is our duty to build the next generation of Euro-Mediterranean dialogue leaders to transform debate into action for a sustainable future. This was stated by the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Promotion Carmelo …

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Appointment of regional Vice Chair of World Green Building Council’s MENA region

Engineer Al Shamari has been appointed on a two-year term for his leadership in the green building movement Engineer Meshal Al Shamari, Director, Qatar Green Building Council (QGBC), a member of Qatar Foundation, has been appointed Regional Vice Chair of the World Green Building Council’s (WorldGBC) Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Regional Network – a group of green building …

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WETEX & Dubai Solar Show present the latest developments, investments and technologies in energy, water, solar, environment and green development

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) is organising the 21st Water, Energy, Technology, and Environment Exhibition (WETEX) under the directives of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and under the patronage of HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Minister of Finance and …

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UAE promotes clean energy, green initiatives

UAE has taken early steps to conserve natural resources, increase the contribution of clean energy, and implement green development plans World Environment Day 2019 provides an opportunity to urge governments, industries, communities, and individuals to work together to explore renewable energy and green technologies, thereby improving air quality in cities and regions around the world, said Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, …

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Hanergy to set up the region’s first thin-film solar power industrial park in Middle East

The total investment of the project will be over one billion dollars The world’s largest thin-film solar power solution company, Hanergy Thin Film Power Group has signed an MOU investment cooperation agreement with Ajlan & Bros on Monday (Jan. 28) in launching the first solar thin-film industrial park in the Middle East region. The total investment of the project will …

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UAE’s Department of Energy experts discuss solar energy and other topics on Day 3 of World Future Energy Summit

Over 850 companies representing over 40 countries have converged at the 2019 edition of WFES to view the latest “green” technology and offer thought leadership through platforms including the Future Sustainability Summit, WFES Expo, WFES Forums, CLIX (Climate Innovations Exchange), the Abu Dhabi Sustainable Finance Forum and other WFES hosted events. Experts from the UAE’s Department of Energy (DoE), a …

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