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Empower awards Dh175mn contracts for piping projects in Dubai
Advanced infrastructure contributes to providing world-class district cooling services. Pipe networks are a vital part of the district cooling system
Final word: Power to the people
Tech utilities have the ability to create a happy population, says Alaa Elshimy, managing director & vice president, Huawei Enterprise Business, Middle East
News Analysis: Windmills of fortune
Global offshore wind projects coming online today are already delivering power at almost half the price of those finished in 2012, thanks to falling costs. This trend has emboldened GCC utilities in their quest to add wind into the region’s energy mix.
First Saudi-made gas turbine goes into operation at new power plant
The plant, costing over SR3.75 billion, has a total capacity of 1,390 megawatt (MW) electricity, of which 50 MW will come from a solar component
DHL Express drives energy efficient solutions with new electric vehicles in Dubai
DHL Express partners with Al Naboodah Automobiles to customize Volkswagen e-Golf electric car for document delivery and collection. The initiative is a step towards DHL’s goal in achieving zero emissions by the year 2050
DEWA urges customers to check internal water connections
The move is part of ‘Let’s Make this Summer Green’ campaign which supports DEWA’s efforts to instil a culture of sustainability

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WETEX & Dubai Solar Show 2018 to feature latest disruptive innovations
WETEX & Dubai Solar Show will highlight latest developments, investments and technologies in energy, water, solar, environment and green development.....
Saudi Arabia's PIF takes 15.2% stake in ACWA Power
The PIF already owns a 9.8 percent stake in ACWA through a subsidiary, Sanabil Direct Investments Company
Veolia to construct water and wastewater treatment systems in Egypt
Assiut Supercritical and Cairo West power plants’ water and wastewater treatment needs are being met through Veolia subsidiary Veolia Water.....

Power

Testing of UAE's third nuclear reactor to start, says ENEC
Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation says it has achieved a series of significant milestones in the construction of Unit 3 of.....
Oman starts rooftop solar connection to main grid
Launched under its renewable energy initiative ‘Sahim’, the authority seeks wide-scale deployment of small photovoltaic (PV) systems at residential premises.....
Saudi Arabia shortlists Rosatom for its first nuclear project
The King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy (KACARE) has also shortlisted Korea Electric Power Corp (KEPCO) for the.....

People

Delta highlights key trends shaping the regional utilities industry
Utilities Middle East speaks to Jackie Chang, president and managing director, Delta Electronics, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), about.....
Engie to streamline Middle East operations
Utilities Middle East speaks to Sébastien Arbola, CEO, Engie Middle East about the company's priorities in the region following the.....
Final Word: Playing with fire
Barry Menzies, managing director MIDEL Dielectric Fluids Global talks about the growing threat of ageing transformers

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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