Category Archives: Energy

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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Exhibitors, Visitors, and Participants Commend Diversity of 19th WETEX and 2nd Dubai Solar Show

The Water, Energy, Technology, and Environment Exhibition (WETEX) has become an annual event that is much awaited by international organisations and companies specialising in energy, water, and environment, to show their technologies and products and identify investment opportunities in these key areas. The exhibition offers a unique opportunity for investors to establish and develop commercial relations and promote business opportunities by holding one-on-one meetings with major corporations and decision makers from the region and the world. read more

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Microsoft Leads Support for The Energy Digitalisation Summit

Microsoft has announced its support for The Energy Digitalisation Summit Middle East (EDs ME) as the event’s official Platinum Partner. Taking place 12-13th December 2017, The Energy Digitalisation Summit Middle East is the only event that discusses IIoT, IoT, Big Data and Analytics for the energy industry. read more

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Grundfos Introduces Its Energy Check Services to the UAE Market

The energy checks will help industrial organizations, hotels, water utilities and offices achieve 30-60% savings in your pumps energy cost and enhance their environmental footprint read more

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Solar firm shortlisted in Energy Provider of the Year category at the 2017 MEED Awards

One of Enviromena’s many solar projects read more

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TAITRA Introduces Smart Energy – Efficiency Solutions Providers to the Middle East

Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) has always been instrumental in promoting foreign trade. In its mission for a greener future, TAITRA, recently held aSmart Energy Seminar in the city, where Mr.  Suo-Hang Chuang, Vice Chairman, TAITRA, led a delegation of 4 established Taiwanese Suppliers to the UAE who have made considerable progress in the field of energy efficient solutions, giving UAE domestic companies an opportunity to discuss trade and investment cooperation with their Taiwanese Counterparts. At the same time, the seminar also helped the Taiwanese firms get the exposure they need to take their Smart Energy Products internationally. read more

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Intersolar Middle East: Global PV Markets – Are The GCC Ready to Join the Global Solar Market Leaders?

The global PV demand is still dominated by China. EnergyTrend estimates its cumulative installed solar capacity to hit 125 GW by the end of 2017. China, the U.S., India and Japan represent 75% of the world’s entire solar installation capacity for the year 2017. The total global installed PV capacity will exceed 400 GW in 2018, nearly 1 TW total installed solar power is possible by 2021. India alone plans to reach 100 GW of PV by 2022. read more

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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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