Safdar Akhtar, business development director - cyber security, Honeywell Process Solutions
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?
Saudi Arabiaâ€™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
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.
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.
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?
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.
At the foundation of power generation and distribution are the substations, fueling infrastructure projects and coping with the ever-increasing domestic demand as Qatarâ€™s population swells
Policy makers and business leaders will address issues around renewable energy policy and financing at next week's MENA Clean Energy Forum
Opportunities abound for contractors as the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy aims to provide 7 per cent of Dubaiâ€™s energy from clean energy sources by 2020 and increase this target to 25 per cent by 2030 and 75 per cent by 2050
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
Automobile manufacturers are in a race to develop electric cars that can run longer distances without recharging by using high-quality batteries
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.
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.
Tackling the challenge could be a bonanza for business.
More good news for the power sector as vast reserves discovered in the Med.
Oman's newest desalination plant comes online to quench the thirst of Muscat citizens