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SEC to build 3 renewable energy plants

SEC to build 3 renewable energy plants

The Saudi Electricity Company (SEC) is getting ready to set up three new renewable energy plants as part of an initiative in line with Saudi Vision 2030

 •   MENA renewable energy lenders prioritise quality
 •   Saudi Arabia targets 9.5GW of renewables by 2030
 •   GCC countries set to pump $100bn into renewables


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KAHRAMAA intensifies AC usage campaign

KAHRAMAA intensifies AC usage campaign

The Public awareness campaign led by the Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation (KAHRAMAA) through the National Program for Conservation and Energy Efficiency (Tarsheed) has gained momentum after its successful launch
 
GCC explores water grid possibility

GCC explores water grid possibility

Senior officials of the Gulf region's power and water sectors have explored the possibility and scope of establishing a water grid between the member states    2 Comments
 
MENA renewable energy lenders prioritise quality

MENA renewable energy lenders prioritise quality

A growing interest in MENA projects has seen competition drive down prices in the solar and wind sectors
 
Suqia promotes $1m Global Water Award

Suqia promotes $1m Global Water Award

The Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Water Award aims to find sustainable solutions for water scarcity
 

 

Solar can address all Saudi power needs, minister

Solar can address all Saudi power needs, minister

In high solar irradiation regions, PV with batteries are seen as the most economic solar solution for storage durations of a few hours, while CSP plants offer lower generation costs across longer storage periods
 
ENEC achieves another milestone at nuclear plant

ENEC achieves another milestone at nuclear plant

The completion of major electrical installation work at Unit 1 represent another milestone in the continued progress from construction to commissioning of the plant at Barakah
 
KSA to revive its solar programme at smaller Scale

KSA to revive its solar programme at smaller Scale

Kingdom to add 9.5 gigawatts of renewable energy in 2030 plan. Target is below the 41 gigawatts previously envisioned
 
Saudi-Egypt power grid link to start early 2019

Saudi-Egypt power grid link to start early 2019

Egypt is planning to complete its project to link power grids with Saudi Arabia by the end of 2018 or early 2019 at maximum
 
Dubai, Abu Dhabi lead in water sustainability

Dubai, Abu Dhabi lead in water sustainability

Arcadis’ sustainable cities water index explores water sustainability of global cities based on resiliency, efficiency and quality
 
Osmoflo eyes Middle East expansion

Osmoflo eyes Middle East expansion

The Adelaide-based firm, which has just finished building an $80mn desalination plant in the Middle East to provide clean drinking water to 250,000 people in Oman, is now eyeing more lucrative overseas projects
 
KSA, GE in deals worth $2bn

KSA, GE in deals worth $2bn

The move underlines GE’s commitment to Saudi Vision 2030 to drive localised manufacturing and job creation
 
Empower opens third cooling plant at Business Bay

Empower opens third cooling plant at Business Bay

Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation Empower, the world's largest district cooling services provider, has started operations at its third Business Bay district cooling plant    1 Comments
 
Study to privatise MEDC to be concluded this year

Study to privatise MEDC to be concluded this year

Nama Group, the holding company grouping all of Oman's state-owned electricity transmission, distribution and related power sector entities, says it plans to conclude a study on the proposed privatisation of its subsidiary, MEDC, by end of this year
 
UAE, Seychelles enhance cooperation on utilities

UAE, Seychelles enhance cooperation on utilities

The two countries have partnered on a new innovative training and support programme in electricity and water management
 
Siemens training facility to boost regional talent

Siemens training facility to boost regional talent

Siemens aims to enable young talents to enhance their professional and vocational competencies, building local experts in the energy industry over the next years
 




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