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World’s largest desalination plant to be built in Abu Dhabi

World’s largest desalination plant to be built in Abu Dhabi

The $1.2bn project is important to ensure the security of potable water supply in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi as well as playing a key role in the ongoing cost reduction initiative in the sector

 •   Membrane technology share reaches 95% of desalination market
 •   UAE’s FEWA to build two desalination plants in Umm Al Quwain
 •   Sharjah to build new desalination plants


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ACWA Power signs EPC Contract with Chint Group to build three PV projects in Egypt

ACWA Power signs EPC Contract with Chint Group to build three PV projects in Egypt

ACWA Power, in collaboration with China’s Chint Group, will undertake the 165.5MWp PV projects at Benban within the Egypt’s Feed-in-tariff program
 
Etihad ESCO awards airport retrofit deal to Siemens and Smart4Power

Etihad ESCO awards airport retrofit deal to Siemens and Smart4Power

Etihad Energy Service Company (Etihad ESCO), a leading energy service company in UAE has partnered with Siemens Tech and Smart4Power for the execution of an Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) Project at the Dubai International Airport
 
Abdul Latif Jameel Energy to power homes in Chile with solar-wind energy

Abdul Latif Jameel Energy to power homes in Chile with solar-wind energy

Abdul Latif Jameel Energy’s first hybrid solar-wind project will power 223,973 homes and reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 221,400 tons of CO2 per year
 
Abu Dhabi unveils world’s largest man-made desalinated water reserve

Abu Dhabi unveils world’s largest man-made desalinated water reserve

Water storage recovery strategy to become blueprint for world’s desert zones
 

 

Masdar unveils locally manufactured all-electric Eco-Bus

Masdar unveils locally manufactured all-electric Eco-Bus

New zero-emissions bus designed specifically for hot climates, with 150km range per charge
 
Siemens predicts major uptake of renewable energy in the Middle East by 2035

Siemens predicts major uptake of renewable energy in the Middle East by 2035

Power generation capacity from renewables expected to increase to 100 gigawatts from 16.7 GW, requiring energy storage solutions
 
ACWA Power becomes first utility-scale generator to adopt SolarCoin

ACWA Power becomes first utility-scale generator to adopt SolarCoin

Global reward programme allows solar electricity producers to extract more value from generated solar energy through a dedicated digital currency
 
Saudi’s ACWA Power achieves financial close for Egypt solar PV projects

Saudi’s ACWA Power achieves financial close for Egypt solar PV projects

ACWA Power has reached the financial close of the three solar PV projects worth US$190mn under Round 2 of Egypt Feed-in-Tariff programme II, with an aggregate capacity of 165.5MWp
 
Robust growth expected for GCC power sector

Robust growth expected for GCC power sector

The GCC power sector will to remain bullish despite tightening of government expenditure due to erratic oil prices
 
$4bn to be generated from Saudi power market restructuring

$4bn to be generated from Saudi power market restructuring

Reducing subsidies and increase in peak-time energy delivery can contribute billions to the economy
 
Unit 3 and 4 of Barakah nuclear plant connected to UAE's main electric grid

Unit 3 and 4 of Barakah nuclear plant connected to UAE's main electric grid

The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) has achieved a major milestone by successfully connecting units 3 and 4 of the Barakah nuclear energy Plant to the UAE electricity transmission grid
 
Saudi Arabia shortlists ACWA power, Marubeni for 300MW solar project

Saudi Arabia shortlists ACWA power, Marubeni for 300MW solar project

Saudi Arabia’s Renewable Energy Project Development Office (REPDO) has shortlisted Acwa Power and a consortium led by Japanese conglomerate Marubeni Corporation to develop 300MW of solar PV in Sakaka, Al Jouf.
 
New solar panel plant opens in Dubai

New solar panel plant opens in Dubai

Maysun Solar has become the first photovoltaic panel producer to set up a manufacturing facility in the region’s leading free zone, DP World’s Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza)
 
Bahrain to install more smart meters by 2019

Bahrain to install more smart meters by 2019

The Electricity and Water Authority has so far installed 53,000 new power and water meters    1 Comments
 
Larsen & Toubro bags orders worth $250mn in GCC, India

Larsen & Toubro bags orders worth $250mn in GCC, India

The power transmission and distribution business of Larsen & Toubro (L&T) Construction has bagged orders worth $250m in India and the GCC
 




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