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

May 15, 2018 UAE Business 0

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

May 11, 2018 UAE Business 0

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

April 29, 2018 UAE Business 0

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

April 26, 2018 UAE Business 0

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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Dubai Breaks Ground on World’s Biggest CSP Project

March 20, 2018 UAE Business 0

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

February 13, 2018 UAE Business 0

Smart building technologies enable the conservation of energy and offers one of the quickest, most cost effective and environmentally friendly ways to reduce overall costs. GEZE, a global leading player in building technology provides building automation systems for doors and windows that monitor and regulate tasks such as heating, air conditioning, lighting, environmental variables, security and appliances. When integrated in a building, these solutions can contribute to lower operational costs and a smaller carbon footprint in the long run. Read more