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Combining water capacity and availability
Beyond ramping up desalination capacity, GCC utilities will need to guarantee long-term water security
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 head of Global Data Risk, Duff & Phelps
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 initiated landmark water and electricity projects
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
ABB wins $79mn order for upgrade on Bab onshore project in Abu Dhabi
The upgrade will include a fully integrated ABB Electrical, Control and Telecommunication (ECT) solution with 45 power and capacitor bank skids, as well as centralized and localized automation systems

Water

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.....
Saudi Arabia to build solar-powered desalination plant
A symbolic foundation stone for the 5,200 m3/d desalination facility, which is to be located on the Red Sea coast.....
Rain overwhelms Kuwait utilities
The Ministry of Interior's operations center has received a total 20,027 rain-related contacts since the severe wave of heavy rains.....

Power

2.35MW of PV to be constructed under the UAE-Caribbean renewables fund
The three solar projects include a 900-kW carport PV array with an electric vehicle (EV) charging station at the national.....
Seven bidders up for Taweelah desalination project in Abu Dhabi
Acwa Power of Saudi Arabia, along with its partner Abengoa, placed the lowest bid using the higher electricity tariff at.....

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