Opportunities in Water Management on the Rise due to the Pressure on Natural Water Resources because of Increasing Global Population and Imbalance in Demand and Supply, says Nideshna V, Consultant, Industrial Practice, Frost & Sullivan.
With the internet and other modern tools at its core, smart government has empowered the public by giving them easy, round-the-clock access to services and an effective platform to reach out to public authorities, says Dr. Aisha Bint Butti Bin Bishr, Director General of Smart Dubai, UAE
Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) spoke to Utilities Middle East at the World Energy Congress 2019 in Abu Dhabi and revealed that DEWA's operational optimisation makes it the most efficient utility in the world
In the past, government procurers would leave the funding solution to the bidding developer consortia, however, this is changing, with procurers becoming increasingly prescriptive in terms of what financing solution they expect the developers to provide as part of their bid submissions for their projects, says Robert Harker, Partner, Project Finance, DLA Piper
The future looks bright for the Middle East’s distributed energy market with many more solar panels expected to adorn rooftops of commercial and industrial buildings. Utilities Middle East speaks to Yellow Door Energy, a leading commercial-scale solar developer in the Middle East about its expansion plans following a $65mn Series A round of funding it received early this year.
Waste-to-energy (WtE) plants are increasingly under focus in the UAE and across the Middle East, says Jean-Claude Nasr, Senior Vice President, Power Generation, Siemens Gas and Power, MENA.