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Tapping Africa American singer Akon is driving solar adoption across Africa along with his colleagues, Samba Bathily and Thione Niang

Tapping Africa

While most Middle East headquartered solar companies have limited their African investments to North Africa, mainly in Morocco, Tunisia and Egypt, large opportunities abound in Sub-Saharan Africa, where over 620 million people live without access to power


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Bridging the cooling gap

Bridging the cooling gap

Planning and designing an effective temperature control system is a requisite that every developer must prioritise before the start of any project. But more than often, not everything goes according to plan
 
Pumping forward

Pumping forward

The GCC region remains an indispensable market for the global water pump industry owing to growing demand for water. But with the region plagued with low oil prices that continue to constrain government budgets, can the industry survive the current storm?
 
Saudi Arabia's unstoppable utilities market

Saudi Arabia's unstoppable utilities market

Saudi Arabia’s ambitious drive to scale up investments in new water and electricity projects has been undimmed by the stagnation in falling oil prices as demand for utilities reaches an all-time high
 
Honeywell makes inroads in securing utilities

Honeywell makes inroads in securing utilities

Utility installations are the lynchpin of any economy, and are traditionally the first to be secured in the wake of any attack. But beyond physical security, how well guarded is the utility sector from an avalanche of virtual attacks?
 

 

Bentley tackles GCC floods

Bentley tackles GCC floods

Bentley discusses its latest modelling products for an integrated management of the entire urban water lifecycle that advances the design and construction of water, wastewater, and stormwater infrastructure.
 
GE drives smart utilities

GE drives smart utilities

The power and utilities industry is under pressure to become more energy efficient, amid growing costs. Industry-leading companies such as GE believe that smart solutions will represent a paradigm shift in the way utilities are managed and consumed.
 
Boom time for GCC power cable industry

Boom time for GCC power cable industry

Increased demand for electric power in the GCC is set to drive the regional utility cable industry into an ostensibly tenable future. But how is the industry primed to meet changing demand patterns, a reflection of a more intuitive market landscape?
 
Miraah shines on Oman

Miraah shines on Oman

Having successfully completed a pilot project together in the Oman desert, GlassPoint and Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) are now working on one of the largest solar projects in history.James Henderson speaks to senior executives of both companies.
 
Substations form powerful energy delivery hub

Substations form powerful energy delivery hub

At the foundation of power generation and distribution are the substations, fueling infrastructure projects and coping with the ever-increasing domestic demand as Qatar’s population swells
 
Policy and finance for renewables gain focus

Policy and finance for renewables gain focus

Policy makers and business leaders will address issues around renewable energy policy and financing at next week's MENA Clean Energy Forum
 
Dubai solar plan a boon for specialist contractors

Dubai solar plan a boon for specialist contractors

Opportunities abound for contractors as the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy aims to provide 7 per cent of Dubai’s energy from clean energy sources by 2020 and increase this target to 25 per cent by 2030 and 75 per cent by 2050
 
MENA water supply could drop by half

MENA water supply could drop by half

Water regulators, as well as solutions and service providers are urged adopt a holistic view that looks at water as part of a nexus with food and energy to optimize its use as a major primary resource
 
Electric cars take centre stage in UAE

Electric cars take centre stage in UAE

Automobile manufacturers are in a race to develop electric cars that can run longer distances without recharging by using high-quality batteries
 
Turkey drives renewable energy growth in MENAT

Turkey drives renewable energy growth in MENAT

Unprecedented energy demand increase in Turkey is boosting growth for renewable energy in the MENAT region while also unlocking unlimited business prospects for material, component and equipment suppliers to the renewable energy industry.
 
$65bn power contracts awarded in MENA.

$65bn power contracts awarded in MENA.

Current power investments are not enough to address capacity shortages that must rise by 50% before 2020 to meet demand forecasts, with limited access to finance posing a constant challenge.
 




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