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KEPCO holds nuclear roadshow in Saudi Arabia
Kepco held nuclear energy forums, business meetings, and exhibitions on 17 and 18 October in Saudi capital Riyadh, and Dammam city on the Arabian Gulf
ADFD Delegation to Mauritius Evaluates $10mn solar power Project
Announced at the 8th Session of the IRENA Assembly, the project to provide 10,000 Solar PV kits to low income communities – one of the beneficiaries of the fifth funding cycle – is being financed through the IRENA/ADFD Project Facility
UAE steps up preparations to host the 24th World Energy Congress
The UAE Organising Committee is now in the process of working with the World Energy Council to finalise the programme which will centre on the theme of Energy for Prosperity
DEWA awards Dh131mn contract for water pipeline project in different areas of Dubai
The project includes the extension of 1,200 millimetre (diameter) GRE (Glass-Reinforced Epoxy) main water pipes of up to 19.5 km and related works
Siemens, Bentley Announce Integrated Asset Performance Management (APM) Solution for Power Plants
Combines Bentley’s advanced asset performance software capabilities and Siemens’ complementary power generation expertise to deliver enhanced equipment availability, reliability, and cost efficiency
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 as “Waste to Energy” plants or W2E, says David de Lara, Middle East Country Manager, ACCIONA Industrial

Water

Maximising output, minimising loss
As digitalisation becomes ubiquitous within the power and water sector, regional utilities continue to harness its limitless potential to enhance.....
Acwa Power named preferred bidder on Bahrain’s Al Dur 2 plant
The project is an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for a plant of 1,500 MW gas-fired power generation and.....
DEWA to showcase transformational smart solutions at WETEX 2018
DEWA wants to use smart solutions to help increase output, reliability of services as well as enhance customer experiences

Power

Enova signs retrofit deal with Ras Al Khaimah Municipality to cut energy and water use by 31%
Ras Al Khaimah Government’s first energy performance agreement underlines RAK Municipality’s commitment to the RAK Energy Strategy 2040 goals and.....
Oman to generate 1600MW from renewables by 2024
The commercial utility-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) based schemes are key to accelerating Oman’s transition away from gas-based electricity generation
LS Cable bags $126mn extra HV cable deal in Bahrain
LS is responsible for all the process of setting up power networks across the country, ranging from the supply of.....

People

Final Word: Future of today’s electric power systems
With smart automation and continuous monitoring, a lot can be achieved, says Ali Al Jassim, CEO, Etihad ESCO
GCC utilities are embracing a smart vision through smart meters
Regional utilities are accelerating the deployment of smart meters as consumers seek better insights into their consumption of electricity and.....
Transforming utilities with digital power
Many regional utilities are embracing the digital revolution as massive opportunities await those able to transform themselves ahead of the.....

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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