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World Future Energy Summit opens today

We show you our most important and recent visitors news details World Future Energy Summit opens today in the following article. The World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi opens today (Jan. 13), with organizers leading by example to show how even small changes can make businesses more environmentally sustainable. The four-day event incorporates sustainability initiatives across its operations, ranging …

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Why Middle East cities should worry about climate change

Several areas in the MENA region could begin to experience periodic floods in coming years. The impact of climate change on human civilization will be “incredibly disruptive,” yet as long as the issue is viewed as a “slow-motion crash” people around the world will continue to underestimate its magnitude and urgency. That warning by Jonathan Pershing, climate envoy under the …

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Renewable energy shaping the future of sustainability

The UAE leads the efforts to adopt the latest innovations that address climate change, mitigate the effects of global warming, and plays a major role in supporting the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals 2030. Renewable energy is key requirement to sustainability, and stands at the forefront of Dubai’s and the UAE’s strategic priorities. The UAE leads the efforts to adopt …

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Ministry of Mines and Hydrocarbons of Equatorial Guinea to Attend Global Energy Forum in Abu Dhabi

In 2020, Equatorial Guinea will be organizing, and participating in, a series of high-level international roadshows in China, the UAE, the US and Africa. As part of Equatorial Guinea’s Year of Investment Initiative which is centered on driving investment in Equatorial Guinea and Africa’s leading oil and gas-producing economies, Minister of Mines and Hydrocarbons H.E. Gabriel Mbaga Obiang Lima will …

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MENA has $100bln of clean energy projects in pipeline

Total investment in clean energy is forecasted to exceed $300bln by 2050. The MENA region has $100 billion worth of clean energy projects currently in the pipeline, according to a report by Energy & Utilities. The report estimates total investment in clean energy to exceed $300 bn by 2050 if the region’s utilities are to meet their ambitious targets. Middle …

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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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