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Tag Archives: Green Technologies

Middle East users can save up to 40% with the help of compressor modulation technologies

At the Smart Skyscrapers Summit in Dubai The Middle East can take a giant step towards energy efficiency by switching to Air Conditioning systems with compressor modulation, reducing energy consumption by up to 40%. This challenge was tackled in a thought-provoking discussion led by Emerson Climate Technologies MEA during the Smart Skyscrapers Summit held at Sofitel The Palm, Dubai. The …

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DEWA unveils Green Week agenda

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority ( DEWA ) has unveiled the programme of the second Green Week, which is the biggest community initiative in the Middle East that promotes environmental sustainability, and highlights different topics related to sustainability and green economy. Green Week, to be held from 21-26 April 2015, comprises several events. These include the 17th Water, Energy, Technology, …

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Dubai residents urged to take part in DEWA’s Earth Hour Walk on 29 March

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has urged residents in Dubai to take part in the Earth Hour Walk, a key activity that is being held as part of the Earth Hour 2014 celebrations on Saturday 29 March at Bay Avenue Park, Business Bay. Held under the patronage of HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince …

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RTA powers 11 buses by biofuel, 60 in 3 years

Roads & Transport Authority – Majdi Abu Zaid: The number of Green Buses powered by biofuel within the fleet of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has risen to 11 buses under a plan based on the Green Economy initiative launched in January 2012 by HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and …

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Desert plantations could help capture carbon

By Imogen Mathers and additional reporting by Nehal Lasheen – SciDev.Net Planting trees in coastal deserts could capture carbon dioxide, reduce harsh desert temperatures, boost rainfall, revitalise soils and produce cheap biofuels, say scientists. Large-scale plantations of the hardy jatropha tree, Jatropha curcas, could help sequester carbon dioxide through a process known as ‘carbon farming’, according to a study based …

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Sharjah event gets greener

Going green is the new mantra and the way forward for all business today. Apart from adopting clean technology, substituting everyday-use products with more eco-friendly ones is helping companies boost their corporate social responsibility initiatives as well as cater to the heightened environment awareness among office-goers. Targeting businesses that are looking for innovative green technology and eco-friendly products, Expo Centre …

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AfDB supports a greener pathway in Egypt

As part of its ongoing activities under the South-South Cooperation Trust Fund (funded by the Government of Brazil), the Energy, Environment and Climate Change Department of the African Development Bank (http://www.afdb.org) hosted a high-level workshop in Cairo, Egypt, on June 11, 2013 to showcase the results and recommendations of an analytical study, “Clean Technology Transfer Mechanisms in Egypt Based on …

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AfDB supports a greener pathway in Egypt

CAIRO, Egypt, June 13, 2013/ — As part of its ongoing activities under the South-South Cooperation Trust Fund (funded by the Government of Brazil), the Energy, Environment and Climate Change Department of the African Development Bank (http://www.afdb.org) hosted a high-level workshop in Cairo, Egypt, on June 11, 2013 to showcase the results and recommendations of an analytical study, “Clean Technology …

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CSE: Certified Carbon Strategy Practitioner (Dubai, 29&30 of September, 2013) IEMA Approved

Event details: Date:  29&30 of September, 2013 City/Town: Dubai Website: http://www.amiando.com/SMDUQIQ.html Event Type: training, General information The Certified Carbon Strategy Practitioner training is approved by the leading UK Institute for Environmental Management & Assessment (IEMA) and delivers extensive and specialized knowledge for managers dealing with environmental and corporate sustainability issues. Who should attend? The training is designed for General Managers, …

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Zayed Future Energy Prize Seeks to Enhance Submissions from African Clean Energy Sector for 2014 Edition

Participates at African Utility Week in Cape Town, South Africa. As part of its outreach campaign to increase the number and quality of submissions from the African continent, the Zayed Future Energy Prize participated at the Clean Power Africa conference within the African Utility Week in Cape Town, South Africa, from 14 – 15 May 2013. Submissions to this year’s …

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