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Atlas Copco Launches ZR 90-160 VSD+ Air Compressor With Up To 35% Less Energy Consumption

The latest oil-free rotary screw air compressor from Atlas Copco, the ZR 90-160 VSD+, delivers up to 35% energy savings for a fast return on investment. Ideal for applications in the food & beverage, electronics, automotive, textile and pharmaceutical industries, the water-cooled ZR 90-160 VSD+ is equipped with two high-efficiency permanent magnet motors, state-of-the-art compressor elements, a new cooler design and an improved monitoring system. This plug-and-play compressor is housed in a compact, soundproof enclosure. It’s the latest air compressor in Atlas Copco’s smart AIR solutions portfolio. read more

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Wolrd’s first portable Graphene Battery Power Bank- Apollo

Apollo is the world’s first transportable power pack that uses USB C PD technology and graphene composite battery. It supports equal to 60W at charge, which implies that the battery with a 6000mAh capacity can be entirely powered in approximately 20 minutes or so when using the USB-C 60W Adapter. read more

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Dubai Adds 200MW Solar Energy, Increasing Clean Energy Share To 4% of Installed Capacity

HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has inaugurated the 200 megawatts (MW) first stage of the 800MW third phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park. read more

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Registration is Open for 2nd Solar Decathlon Middle East in 2020, With Prizes Totalling Over AED20 Million for the Two Competitions

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has announced that registration is now open for the second Solar Decathlon Middle East (SDME). SDME was created through an agreement between Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, DEWA, and US Department of Energy. Dubai will host the first two rounds of SDME; in November 2018, and in 2020. Prizes for the two rounds total over AED20 million (USD5.45 million). read more

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Abu Dhabi hosts Maritime Standard Ship Finance and Trade Conference

The fourth annual The Maritime Standard Ship Finance and Trade Conference will take place on November 6th, 2018 at the Sheraton Abu Dhabi Hotel and Resort. The popular one-day event is expected to attract over 150 senior executives from across the shipping, ports, finance, banking and legal sectors, who will gather to debate and discuss the key issues and challenges facing the industry. read more

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Solar mini-grid companies being targeted by commercial investors

THEnergy sees the need for shortened due diligence processes and has developed a streamlined approach read more

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Dubai Breaks Ground on World’s Biggest CSP Project

HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, broke ground on 4th phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park. This is the biggest Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) investment project in the world, based on the Independent Power Producer (IPP) model, and will generate 700MW on a single site. It will have the world’s tallest solar tower at 260 metres, and the largest thermal energy storage capacity in the world. It will provide clean energy to 270,000 residences, reducing 1.4 million tonnes of carbon emissions annually. The project will use two technologies: a 600MW parabolic basin complex and a 100MW solar tower, over 43 square kilometres. This project, with AED14.2 billion in investments, achieved the lowest Levelised Cost of Electricity (LCOE) of USD 7.3 cents per kW/h. read more

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ABB Records Steady Growth in the UAE

Digitalization and clean energy integration transforming the energy landscape in the country read more

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GEZE Middle East Bespoke R3 Program Offers Solutions for Existing Buildings To Improve Sustainability And Energy Performance

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UAE hails China’s role in boosting its renewable energy strategy

China has played an important role in supporting the future energy mix strategy of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the UAE Minister of Energy and Industry Suhail Al-Mazrouei said Tuesday. read more

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Billions of dollars are being spent in Dubai to retrofit buildings

Retrofitting is the new money spinning investment read more

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Zayed Future Energy Prize Sets a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS Title

Arabic.pdf  The Zayed Future Energy Prize has officially achieved a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title for the “Largest environmental sustainability lesson”, announced on January 10. read more

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Energy Storage Company Fluence Unveils SunFlex Energy Storage, its New Technology Platform for Solar PV

Arabic New technology offering eliminates solar variability and increases solar generation by 50 percent read more

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Energy from Waste; The New Revolution In The GCC

The oil price drop in 2014 has led countries in the GCC to think of better and alternative ways to generate energy other than consistent reliance on the oil. Governments within the GCC are all turning to explore the option of producing energy from waste which is in line with the UAE’s goal 2021 to divert 75 percent of solid waste away from landfills. read more

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ACWA sees Dubai 700MW Concentrated Solar Power financial closure in early 2018

ACWA Power will reach financial closure on the world’s largest single-site concentrated solar power (CSP) project, currently underway in Dubai, by the first quarter of 2018, its chief executive said on Monday. read more

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Abu Dhabi is now investing in sustainable lighting

Abu Dhabi is one of the most active cities in the region that is investing in sustainable development and a significant part of this investment is focused on energy efficiency in buildings and extension landscape lighting. read more

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The future arrives in the Gulf as the Future Cities Show season kicks off

The region is expected to see the launch of new, futuristic technologies at the Future Cities Show, to be held from April 9-11, 2018, that will change the way people live and work in urban environment read more

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