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DEWA awards AED14.2 billion largest CSP project in the world with a record bid of USD 7.3 cents per kW/h to generate 700MW

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has achieved another world record by awarding the 700MW AED14.2 billion fourth phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park. This is the largest single-site Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) project in the world, based on the Independent Power Producer (IPP) model.  The contract is awarded to a consortium comprising Saudi Arabia’s ACWA Power and China’s Shanghai Electric. read more

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US$ 90 billion will be invested in KSA’s energy sector

Saudi Arabia is planning a national program to optimise water and energy consumption, and intends to reduce subsidies for fuel, power and water. Major restructuring of the kingdom’s energy and water sectors will take place as part of the Saudi vision 2030. read more

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Delivering critical utility-scale solar PV projects in the Middle East

14-15 November 2017

Advanced Conferences & Meetings (ACM) is launching the Utility Scale Solar Summit on 14-15 November 2017 in Beirut, which will focus on delivering critical utility-scale solar PV projects in the region. read more

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Transformative energy company named in top 100 Arab start-ups in 4iR

Sami Khoreibi

A transformative energy company driving the Middle East and Africa’s renewable agenda has been named as one of the top 100 start-ups in the Arab world for its role in cultivating the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4iR). read more

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Kuwait And Oman Join Saudi Arabia And Russia In The Quest To Extend Oil Supply Cuts.

Growing news across oil exporting countries have been unpleasant. This Monday, Russia and Saudi Arabia announced that they request a nine month OPEC output cut extension. Following that Kuwait and Oman has joined Russia and Saudi Arabia – the two largest producers among the 24 producers who earlier agreed to cut output in 2018 for an extension. read more

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Power Industry Focuses on Renewables: Solar PV is the Fastest Growing

Transition to more decentralized and intelligent energy systems are driving market opportunities, finds Frost & Sullivan’s Energy & Environment team read more

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SSAB EcoUpgraded Steel reduces CO2 emissions for Transport Vehicles and Construction Machinery

A global sustainability initiative from global steel manufacturer, SSAB, is helping customers reap the environmental rewards of using high-strength steel. SSAB EcoUpgraded is highlighting the benefits of upgrading to high-strength steel, which include reduced weight, improved fuel economy and extended product lifetime. read more

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INTERSOLAR MIDDLE EAST 2017: TOP-CLASS SPECIALIST CONFERENCE

In many of the sun-blessed countries in the Middle East, solar energy generation is at the top of the energy agenda. The Intersolar Middle East conference 2017 in Dubai (United Arab Emirates) pays tribute to this fact. Information on current market trends and framework conditions of the industry, and opportunities and risks of market entry awaits participants, as well as the chance to make contact with key players which are crucial for expanding business relationships in the region. In a comprehensive program held on September 26 and 27 at the Conrad Dubai Hotel, the specialist conference is set to build on the success story of the Intersolar Middle East exhibition 2016. read more

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The Wealthy Philanthropist Dr Alvaro Sobrinho Sees Clean Energy As the Key to Africa’s Economic Growth

Dr Álvaro Sobrinho is a successful Angolan banker and philanthropist who has made it a personal mission of sorts to see to it that Africa’s strongest economies become even stronger still. To be specific, Dr Álvaro Sobrinho focuses on investing in scientific initiatives, technology, and higher education. read more

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HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Inaugurates 200MW Second Phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park

HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has inaugurated the 200 megawatt (MW) second phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park. The project reflects a new era in the excellence and leadership of the UAE, as it increases the share of clean and renewable energy. The inauguration coincided with the International Day of Happiness. read more

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