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Dubai solar event to attract major industry players
Exhibitors will display products across four of the most prominent sectors including: Photovoltaics (PV), Solar Thermal Technologies, Energy Storage, and Solar Technology and Related Services
Fossil Fuels main source of energy supply for 82% of G20 nations
A new report y Climate Transparency has determined that 82% of the G20’s energy supply is still sourced from fossil fuels and none of the countries’ climate pledges are on a 1.5˚C-compatible pathway
ENEC completes main concrete works at Abu Dhabi nuclear plant
Construction of the Barakah plant began in July 2012 and the overall construction progress for the four units is now more than 90%
Acwa Power Barka could lose $5mn after second gas incident in Oman
A site maintenance team has been mobilised alongside a specialist from the original equipment manufacturer to assess both gas turbine generators, with the company estimating it will take six weeks to repair
Renewables to power regional electricity generation sector to $22bn by 2022
As part of its ‘Energy Strategy 2050’, the UAE aims to generate 44% of its electricity from renewables by the middle of the century

Water

Combining water capacity and availability
Beyond ramping up desalination capacity, GCC utilities will need to guarantee long-term water security
Siemens opens new UAE MindSphere Application Center
Abu Dhabi facility to co-create digital solutions for process industries including oil and gas, water and wastewater
Oman sees rise in water and electricity production
Total electricity production in Oman until the end of August this year stood at 25,673.8GW per hour compared 25,091.6GW per.....

Power

Autonomous EVs: giving attention to safety and security
The move towards autonomous vehicles, while tremendously exciting, leaves it facing its biggest challenge, says Erik Lykin, managing director and.....
Leading ADWEA from vision to action
Since taking over as ADWEA’s head, Dr. Saif Saleh Al Sayari has commanded a major shakeup of the utility and.....
UAE could be hit with $50bn skilled labour gap by 2030
Businesses focus too much on technology as opposed to human labour, causing a skill gap in the market, according to.....

People

The Nuclear Power Champ of UAE
The UAE is warming up to the GCC’s first ever nuclear power plant scheduled to commence operations this year. Mohamed.....
The rise of Aluminium cables gives an alternative Connection for the grid
In the past, aluminium cables have been shunned due to poor performance in power transmission lines compared to copper rod......
Energy Recovery: Smart Management of Waste
New technologies have been developed to prevent the negative impacts of landfills, which focus on “energy recovery” plants, also known.....

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Mar 13, 2018
An engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract estimated to be worth $45.77 has been awarded for the construction of Oman’s Haima West combined cycle power plant