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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
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 stadium in the Bahamas, a 350-MW solar carport, also with an EV station, and a 500-kW ground-mounted PV facility in Barbados
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 hour in the same period last year
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 at Yanbu, was laid by Saudi leader King Salman during a visit to King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST)

Water

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.....
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.....
A smart approach to water loss
The wide integration of IoT and data analytics into the GCC water networks can help to minimise leaks

Power

Testing for quality in solar panels
A renewed emphasis on solar module quality raises the question of how quality is evaluated
The expo 2020 substation promise
Sustainability, mobility and opportunity substations at Expo 2020 Dubai to boost power distribution
How Cities are embracing energy transition
The world of energy is transforming rapidly, with cities adopting decentralised, zero carbon strategies at the local level. A recent.....

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