China, Brazil, the United States, India, Germany and Japan remain the world’s largest renewable energy employers, representing more than 70 per cent of all industry jobs globally
Dubai saw a 4% increase in power demand in 2016 as its population continues to grow at a fast rate. Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has set aside $17.6bn toward the emirate’s energy sector over the next five years.
ACWA Power led consortium with Veolia and DIDIC awarded Salalah IWP project at a cost of $155.6mn. The project is the first independent water desalination procurement in the Governorate of Dhofar
Following the announcement of a $500mn investment on digital initiatives within the Middle East, Dietmar Siersdorfer, CEO, Siemens Middle East talks to Utilities Middle East on how his company hopes accelerate industrial digitalisation in the region
The industrial conglomerate plans to establish the first two MindSphere application centres for digital applications in the UAE to transform data into real value
The $3bn project is expected to significantly boost Dubai’s plan to increase the share of clean energy in its total power output, which by 2020 should be 7 percent, and rise to 25 percent by 2030
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