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UAE’s DEWA deploys Microsoft HoloLens for network maintenance

The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) has become one of the early adopters of Microsoft HoloLens

 •   DEWA, GE collaborate to boost power supply in Dubai
 •   UAE's DEWA makes progress on $46.2mn water pipeline project
 •   UAE’s DEWA reveals 5-year investment strategy

Why hydropower is preferred over solar and wind

But despite its immense benefits, hydropower development activity globally lags that of other renewables
 

Phoenix Contact’s innovations energising infrastructure

Phoenix Contact to showcase new innovations at the Middle East Electricity 2018
 

AquaVenture Holdings acquires 56% stake in West African desalination plant

American water services company, AquaVenture Holdings, has acquired a majority stake in the Teshie Desalination Plant in Ghana

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Hydropower is still the cheapest source of electricity

Hydropower is still the cheapest source of electricity
The global weighted average LCOE from new projects commissioned in 2017 was US$0.05/kWh from hydropower, compared with US$0.06 for onshore wind, $0.07 for bioenergy and geothermal projects and $0.10 for utility-scale solar pv
   
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Why hydropower is preferred over solar and wind

Why hydropower is preferred over solar and wind

But despite its immense benefits, hydropower development activity globally lags that of other renewables
 

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Energising Waste

Energising Waste

The GCC’s waste volume is expected to reach 180 million tonnes in the next five years, which augments the case for investment in waste-to-energy (WTE). Is the region now overcoming bottlenecks that previously stood in the way of utility scale WTE?
 
 

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A stronger, smarter and greener grid

A stronger, smarter and greener grid

The disruption caused by multiple and unpredictable sources of renewable energy generation and the decentralisation of the energy infrastructure is presenting opportunities to utilities and system operators such as ABB
 
 

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Paving the way for nuclear power’s future

Paving the way for nuclear power’s future

The world’s first Generation 3+ nuclear reactor is a symbol of optimism in nuclear power, says Alexander Voronkov, vice president, ROSATOM Middle East and North Africa
 
 

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WETEX 2017

WETEX 2017

The 19th Water, Energy, Technology, and Environment Exhibition (WETEX 2017), organised by Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), took place on 23-25 October 2017 at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Center (DICEC).
 
 

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Countering cyber threats requires careful planning

Countering cyber threats requires careful planning

Andrey Suvorov, head of critical infrastructure protection business development, Kaspersky Lab speaks to Utilities Middle East about the need for a carefully planned approach in integrating industrial cyber-security solutions
 
 

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