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Dubai embarks on nuclear awareness

Dubai embarks on nuclear awareness

Dubai Supreme Council of Energy recently organised a workshop to introduce the National Programme to produce electricity using peaceful nuclear energy

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 •   Russia eyes nuclear prospects with Dubai office


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Siemens’ 1000th gas turbine on way to Qatar

Siemens’ 1000th gas turbine on way to Qatar

The SGT5-4000F gas turbine, which has a capacity of 300 megawatts (MW), weighs 300 metric tons and is destined for the Umm al Houl combined cycle power plant in Qatar
 
UAE nuclear facility to avoid Fukushima repeat

UAE nuclear facility to avoid Fukushima repeat

ENEC emphasises the importance of creating a culture of safety around the nuclear reactors in the country to avoid any disasters like the one that affected Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan
 
Oman awards water project tenders worth $109mn

Oman awards water project tenders worth $109mn

The Oman tender board has conducted its fourth meeting for 2016 and awarded tenders to the tune of OMR42mn for the construction of various projects
 
Saudi utilities minister sacked over new tariffs

Saudi utilities minister sacked over new tariffs

King Salman issued a decree on Saturday ordering the dismissal of water and electricity minister Abdullah al-Hussayen, and replacement in the interim by Agriculture Minister Abdel Rahman al-Fadli
 

 

ACWA owned CSP lights up villages in South Africa

ACWA owned CSP lights up villages in South Africa

Within the first month of commercial operation, the newly inaugurated 50MW Bokpoort Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plant built and operated by ACWA Power has produced electricity for a continuous period of 161 hours, equivalent to almost six days
 
Dubai forms body to drive nuclear plans

Dubai forms body to drive nuclear plans

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates, has issued a decree forming the Dubai Nuclear Energy Committee (DNEC)
 
Adwea approves 34 bidders for 350MW solar park

Adwea approves 34 bidders for 350MW solar park

Among the approved bidders are US headquartered First Solar, Italy’s Enel and France’s EDF that are already involved in utility scale solar projects in the Middle East and North Africa
 
Grundfos Gulf opens studio Miyah in Dubai

Grundfos Gulf opens studio Miyah in Dubai

Grundfos Gulf has opened its new showroom Studio Miyah in Dubai’s Jebel Ali Freezone that gives visitors an interactive journey to discover pump manufacturing
 
Dubai's hotels drive district cooling demand

Dubai's hotels drive district cooling demand

Empower, the world's largest district cooling services provider, has announced that Dubai's hotel industry accounts for 12% of its total portfolio
 
German companies eye 1GW Oman solar project

German companies eye 1GW Oman solar project

The plan is for German investment trusts to provide the needed funds, technology and training for the project
 
Saudi Arabia targets 9.5GW of renewables by 2030

Saudi Arabia targets 9.5GW of renewables by 2030

The move is part of its Vision 2030 reform plan, a package of economic and social policies designed to free the kingdom from dependence on oil exports
 
Qatargas builds waste water treatment plant

Qatargas builds waste water treatment plant

The new facility at Qatargas is the region's first Waste Water Treatment plant using Membrane Bioreactor Technology
 
ADFD, Irena partner on renewable energy projects

ADFD, Irena partner on renewable energy projects

Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) has signed an agreement with the International Renewable Energy Agency (Irena) to ensure the effective allocation of $350mn of funds pledged by ADFD for renewable energy projects in developing countries
 
Empower awards district cooling plant deal

Empower awards district cooling plant deal

The contract entails providing professional consultancy services for the full design, engineering, contract administration, construction supervision and project management of the company’s district cooling plant located in Jumeirah project area
 
OETC to invest $776.6mn in transmission network

OETC to invest $776.6mn in transmission network

The investment is being made for building power infrastructure for a three-year period between 2016 and 2018
 




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