Abu Dhabi, 26 June, 2019: Othman Al Ali has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Emirates Water and Electricity Company (EWEC), a leading company in the coordination of planning, purchasing and providing of power and water across the UAE.
Othman joins from the Federal Electricity and Water Authority (FEWA), where he was Chief Financial Officer. He has almost two decades of experience in both the private and public sectors, having held various positions in the utilities and banking industries across a number of federal government entities.
Throughout his career, Othman has been the driving force behind several successful restructures and transformations that improved efficiency and strengthened performance, including initiatives to privatise the utilities sector.
Mohamed Hassan Al Suwaidi, ......read more
Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power and KEPCO Plant Service & Engineering Co. will provide services to support Nawah Energy Company in maintaining the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant
24 June 2019 – Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: Nawah Energy Company (Nawah), the subsidiary created by Joint Venture partners Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) and Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO) to operate and maintain the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant, has today signed a Long Term Maintenance Services Agreement (LTMSA) with Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power (KHNP), supported by KEPCO Plant Service & Engineering (KPS).
Under the scope of the signed LTMSA contract, KHNP and KPS will provide maintenance services to support routine and outage maintenance activities of the four APR1400 units of the Barakah ......read more
Doosan Heavy Industries to provide maintenance services for the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant
24 June 2019 – Abu Dhabi, UAE: Nawah Energy Company (Nawah), the subsidiary created by Joint Venture partners Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) and Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO) to operate and maintain the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant, has signed a Maintenance Service Agreement (MSA) with Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction (DHIC), a subsidiary of the Doosan Group, for the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant.
Under the agreement, DHIC will provide Nawah with a range of maintenance services and qualified manpower to support routine and outage maintenance activities across the four 1400 MW APR1400 Units at the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant, located in the Al Dhafra region of Abu Dhabi Emirate.
Working in ......read more
June 24, 2019 - Dubai, UAE
Just like other critical spare parts, your vehicle depends on top quality engine oil to keep it running smoothly and ensure that its engine is properly protected.
That’s why Castrol, the world leading manufacturer, distributor and marketer of premium lubricating oils, greases and related services to automotive, industrial, marine, aviation, oil exploration and production customers, has launched a new initiative to support workshops around the UAE.
A newly introduced fleet of dedicated delivery vehicles serving the whole of the UAE has been put in place so that essential supplies of Castrol’s segment leading brands - Edge, Magnatec and GTX - recommended by leading automotive manufacturers including Audi, BMW, Ford, MAN, Honda, Jaguar Land Rover, Volvo, Seat, Skoda, Tata and Volkswagen - are ......read more
• Offer maximum versatility, flexibility and ease of installation for most retrofit applications
• Easily integrate with EcoStruxure Power and Energy Management solutions and building management system software to help building managers improve energy efficiency and savings
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 17 June 2019: Schneider Electric, the leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, today announced it is extending its line of PowerLogic EM4200 series Enercept energy and power meters to include five new meters, which join the previously announced line of Enercept Flex meters, to provide installers with enhanced application flexibility and options for retrofit applications.
The EM4200 series Enercept meters are ideal for energy management, tenant sub-billing ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 13 June 2019: Refinitiv Oil Research received reports of a suspected attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, about 56 NM East of Fujairah. This was later confirmed through various sources including the managers of the vessels in question.
The two tankers are identified as the “FRONT ALTAIR” managed by Frontline and the “KOKUKA COURAGEOUS” managed by Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement.
Timeline of Events as it occurred based on Vessel Tracking Data:
The vessel Front Altair loaded 75,000 MT of Naphtha from the Takreer Refinery Terminal in Ruwais, UAE and departed the port 19:30 GMT on 11th June. After crossing the Strait of Hormuz at around 21:00 GMT on 12th June, Refinitiv Oil Research data shows the vessel to have taken a sharp deviation from its ......read more
Schneider Electric and Navigant Research release new analysis on how California can upgrade critical energy infrastructure through Energy-as-a-Service (EaaS) solutions
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 13 June 2019: Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, today released new analysis on the role of microgrids to support the modernization of California’s grid infrastructure. The white paper, created in partnership with leading market research and advisory firm Navigant Research, explores innovative use-cases for Energy-as-a-Service (EaaS) municipal microgrids and is part of Schneider Electric’s larger commitment to driving resilience and more sustainable, affordable power in the state.
California faces a number of key challenges, such as ......read more
June 13, 2019 - Dubai, UAE
Industry 4.0 is the intelligence behind the maximum efficiency of tomorrow’s world. But how does collecting data today help businesses stay sustainable while predicting what will happen tomorrow?
The Middle East and Africa market for augmented and virtual reality is expected to grow to $6 billion by 2020, according to the International Data Corporation. As the digital trend continues to innovate, it will transform the future of sustainable business.
Industry 4.0 has revolutionised the way a modern warehouse or distribution centre operates too, and it is only a matter of time before other sectors start to recognise the advantages.
Alain Kaddoum, General Manager at Swisslog Middle East reveals more insights on this topic.
Energy efficient automation solutions
While Industry 4.0 ......read more
Ahmad Bin Shafar: The meeting acts as a platform that highlights Dubai’s success in district cooling
Dubai, UAE, 13th June 2019: Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world's largest district cooling services provider, is taking part in the 5th Annual Partners’ Forum, organized by the United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) for its ‘District Energy in Cities’ initiative. The meeting is being held from 11-14 June 2019 at Copenhagen, Denmark.
Ahmad Bin Shafar, CEO of Empower and Special Advisor on district cooling, will be attending the Forum in addition to a number of experts on district cooling from around the world.
Bin Shafar will take part in various panel discussions about the district cooling industry and its latest technologies, as part of the ‘District ......read more
Solar in top 5, while methanol fastest-growing fuel energy term in UAE in online search
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 12 June 2019: UAE residents are showing increasing interest in methanol and biodiesel as energy resources, with significant online search growth during the past three years, according to a recent report from SEMrush – the award-winning online digital marketing suite.
The SEMrush study, which pooled monthly search volumes of 11 types of fuel energy terms during the past three years, revealed electricity-related online searches were the most popular with UAE residents. Diesel and petrol, natural gas and solar completed the top five related searches.
The fastest-growing fuel energy terms of methanol and biodiesel align with growing regional investment and demand, with ......read more
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - 11 June 2019: The Italian energy sector looks set to play a key part in European participation at the 24th World Energy Congress, taking place in Abu Dhabi from 9-12 September, following today’s visit to the country by the leadership of the Congress Organising Committee.
Earlier today, H.E. Dr. Matar Al Neyadi, Chairman of the 24th World Energy Congress Organising Committee, met senior Italian energy stakeholders in Rome to brief them on progress so far towards September’s Congress, including the Congress programme, side events and many other initiatives taking place across the four days.
The meeting included discussions and perspectives towards energy transition in Europe and the Gulf Region. The meeting was organised by the Italian National ......read more
After three successful years, Lukoil Marine Lubricants will once again supply Kuwait Oil Tanker Company’s full fleet of various tanker vessels
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 11 June 2019: Dubai-based subsidiary of LUKOIL, Lukoil Marine Lubricants (Lukoil), has reached a renewal agreement with the subsidiary of Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC), Kuwait Oil Tanker Company (KOTC). For the past three years, Lukoil has supplied KOTC’s full fleet of tanker vessels with their specialized product of marine lubricants. The new deal between the two companies will help to build upon the existing foundation of an already solid business working relationship. As per the contract terms, Lukoil will supply KOTC’s 24-strong fleet consisting of Very Large Crude Carriers (VLCC’s), Product Carriers, Liquefied ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 09 June 2019: Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world's largest district cooling services provider, announced the launch of its summer campaign, under the slogan ‘Switch to 24°C and save more’. The campaign runs from June till end of summer. This is part of Empower’s efforts to support sustainability and deliver environmentally friendly district cooling services.
The campaign helps customers to reduce their district cooling energy consumption during summer period by encouraging them to set the AC thermostat to 24°C, to reduce cost, promote environmental conservation, save energy, and protect resources, to achieve the transition to a green community.
Empower highlighted that setting the AC thermostat to 24°C is the optimum temperature for ideal ......read more
• Seven-Year 170 Million Gallon Equivalents Purchase from Clean Energy Fuels Corp.
• Will Reduce GHG Emissions by More than 1 Million Metric Tons
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 29, 2019: today announced an agreement with Clean Energy Fuels Corp. (NASDAQ: CLNE) to purchase 170 million gallon equivalents of renewable natural gas (RNG) through 2026. This is the largest commitment for use of RNG to date by any company in the United States, with a range of 22.5 - 25 million gallon equivalents per year. RNG is a key part of UPS’s strategy to increase alternative fuel consumption to be 40% of total ground fuel purchases by 2025, supporting the logistics leader’s efforts to reduce the absolute greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions of its ground fleet 12% by 2025.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 27 May 2019: ENOC Group has announced ambitious plans to strengthen its retail and service station network by 2020 to meet the requirements of Expo 2020 Dubai.
ENOC Group will further expand its retail network to 191 from its current 129 service stations across the UAE in the lead up to Expo 2020 Dubai as its Official Integrated Energy Partner. Alongside, the Group will also expand its local presence across the Northern Emirates through reopening service stations in Sharjah; Ras Al Khaimah and Fujairah.
In 2019, ENOC plans to open 15 service stations across the UAE, with five service stations and three compact stations in Dubai. The Group will also move forward with its plans for Sharjah by opening five service stations in its reclaimed locations; one new service station in ......read more
Bin Shafar: AI based district cooling mechanism increases efficiency and leads to more reduction in energy consumption
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 26, 2019: Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world's largest district cooling services provider, stated that the use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology in district cooling systems helps to improve the efficiency of the sector and provide an easier experience for the countries and companies looking for adopting district cooling systems. Empower is committed to offer innovative and environmentally friendly district cooling solutions since its inception, 15 years ago.
With the advancement of AI technology, the company will continue its efforts to employ smart and advanced district cooling systems, which support the transition towards the ......read more
• Gasunie manages its high-grade gas grid using innovative Schneider Electric’s Advanced Gas Management System (AGMS) software
• The AGMS software serves as a modern, sophisticated and smart SCADA + Grid Management platform for natural gas grid management
• It is built with the joint effort of Gasunie and Schneider Electric and relies on EcoStruxture ADMS proven foundations in the power utility industry
• Using AGMS technology, Gasunie reduces its operational transport cost while maintaining the highest standards for safe and secure operations
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 23, 2019: Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, and Gasunie, the leading European gas infrastructure company, have successfully completed a ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 22, 2019: Every year, companies spend more than $450 billion on energy and sustainability initiatives while 63% of Fortune 100 companies have set clean energy targets. That’s a clear indication that companies recognize the positive benefits these efforts bring.
There is ample proof to validate the same. Organizations that actively manage for climate change see an average of 67% higher return on equity than companies that don’t. In addition, the nearly 80,000 emission-reducing projects reported by 190 Fortune 500 companies in 2016 returned almost $3.7 billion in savings. A groundswell of new technology means that its increasingly easier for companies to meet their energy and environmental goals.
For corporate leaders, this creates an opportunity and a challenge: more ......read more
The Lighting Retrofit Project to generate AED 5 million annual savings
UAE, 16 May 2019 – Etihad Energy Services Company (Etihad ESCO) announced the signing of an agreement with Sharaf Electronics for the implementation of the lighting retrofit project at three terminals of Dubai Airport. The project will replace over 15,000 outdoor and indoor lights with latest energy saving LED lights, resulting in about AED 5 million annual savings every year, for next seven years for the airport. In addition, the project supports Dubai Airport’s vision of environmental sustainability.
As an accredited ESCO company with Regulatory & Supervisory Bureau (RSB) for electricity and water in Dubai, Sharaf Electronics is tasked to complete the project within a year and a half. With over 8,500 outdoor lights, including high mast lighting ......read more
Agreements in Egypt and Bahrain open up new markets for company
Follows recent contract wins in Saudi Arabia and Kenya
May 12, 2019: Abdul Latif Jameel Energy has stepped up its active participation in the Middle East’s water sector with two agreements expanding its presence in Egypt and Bahrain.
Almar Water Solutions, Abdul Latif Jameel Energy’s dedicated water solutions unit, formed a joint venture with HA Utilities (HAU), part of Hassan Allam Holding (HAH), to provide sustainable water infrastructure solutions to municipal and industrial clients across Egypt.
Drawing on the extensive sector experience of both companies, the JV will work on developing sustainable water solutions, including water and wastewater management, and BOT and BOO projects in ......read more
Affirms openness and advocacy for securing the digital economy and strengthening cybersecurity policies and laws to benefit customers, partners, and its extended ecosystem
Advances digital trust in our hyper-connected world by prioritizing cybersecurity practices that address digital risk
Improves how customers secure and protect digital infrastructure while complying with international requirements
Dubai, UAE, May 02, 2019: Dedicated to securing and protecting trust in the digital economy, Schneider Electric announced this year its membership in the Cybersecurity Coalition, based in Washington, D.C. As a digital transformation leader operating in more than 100 countries, Schneider Electric continues to work closely with governments, customers, and partners to play a principal role in confronting cybersecurity risks and ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 1st May 2019: Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world's largest district cooling services provider, announced its readiness for summer, with the latest global technologies; to meet the growing demand for district cooling services in Dubai during the summer. The company usually launches summer campaigns to raise awareness among customers, and help them reduce consumption during summer.
Empower confirmed the completion of the periodic maintenance of its 75 cooling plants across Dubai, ensure the provision of high quality district cooling services for customers, during the peak hours of summer.
Empower confirmed the use of latest district cooling systems, that comply with global standards, in its operational processes. This supports reducing electricity and water consumption by ......read more
Provides cooling services for more than 17% of hotels in Dubai
Help to build a green economy and achieve sustainable development
Ahmad Bin Shafar: “The steady growth in Dubai’s hospitality industry is a clear indication that this sector needs to adopt district cooling systems to be an active partner in promoting sustainability and reducing carbon emissions. ”
Dubai, UAE, 29th April 2019: In conjunction with the Arabian Travel Market 2019, Ahmad Bin Shafar, CEO of Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world's largest district cooling services provider, has confirmed Empower’s support to Dubai’s hospitality sector, one of the fastest-growing industries in the UAE. The district cooling system helps the hotel enterprises to reduce carbon emissions and supports the ......read more
- Fully integrated with Abu Dhabi General Administration of Customs, FANR NuTech Portal is the first of its kind in the UAE
- FANR NuTech Portal reduces approval time for clearing of shipments from customs by 80%
28 April 2019, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: The Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation (FANR), the nuclear regulator in the UAE, has developed the nation’s first automated import and export control system for nuclear related dual use Items. Fully integrated with Abu Dhabi General Administration of Customs, FANR’s NuTech Portal system is paperless and has reduced approval time for the clearing of shipments from Abu Dhabi Customs by 80%, and achieved a customer happiness rating of 100%.
The FANR’s NuTech Portal was established in March 2018, following five ......read more
The award aims to promote practices and techniques to improve energy efficiency, rationalize consumption and increase renewable energy
Dubai, UAE, April 27, 2019: The Supreme Council of Energy in Dubai announced the launch of the fourth edition of the Emirates Energy 2020 Award, under the patronage of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, at a press conference held in the city of Casablanca in the Kingdom of Morocco. As part of the Council's strategy, the aim is to encourage innovative ideas from individuals and research centres, as well as public and private sector institutions to participate in the forthcoming award.
The launch ceremony witnessed the presence of representative of UAE embassy in Morocco and HE Ahmad Buti Al Muhairbi, Secretary General of the ......read more
Ahmad Bin Shafar: “This recognition proves our commitment towards positive change that supports society and promotes sustainable development”
Dubai, UAE, 11 March 2019: Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider, has been awarded Dubai Chamber CSR label, for the fifth year consecutively, for its ......read more
Electro-magnetic charging stations for Electric Vehicles, Magnetic RAM for data storage and Efficient Smart House to reduce power consumption among leading entries
Dubai, UAE, Thursday March 9, 2019: Some of the region’s brightest young engineers have showcased a wave of intelligent, next-generation solutions designed to solve today’s greatest power challenges during the ......read more
44th edition of region’s leading power event welcomes more than 60,000 industry professionals across three-day show
1,600 exhibitors from all corners of the globe spotlight breakthrough tech and latest solutions to feed GCC’s USD109 billion power investment needs
Dubai, UAE, Tuesday March 5, 2019: His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of ......read more
Inspections reveal that several companies are yet to comply with Emirates Authority for Standardization & Metrology (ESMA) guidelines
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - March, 05, 2018: A joint task-force comprising six Dubai Government entities and ENOC Group is taking concerted efforts to curb illegal trade of diesel in Dubai, which have seen steady progress in recent ......read more
United Arab Emirates - March 04, 2019: 2019- 27 French companies will be exhibiting in 2019 with Business France, the national agency supporting the international development of the French economy, at the Middle East Electricity Show in Dubai, a chance for a French excellence sector that is both innovative and dynamic to enjoy the spotlight. The event is truly a springboard for companies looking ......read more
Dubai, UAE – Monday 4th March, 2019: Power industry professionals from around the world descend on Dubai tomorrow (5th March) for Middle East Electricity 2019, the 44th edition of the region’s leading event for the power industry, to debate, promote and reshape the future of a sector beset by game-changing disruption.
The power battalion are exhibiting, visiting, and ......read more
Culligan says changing attitudes to consumption, waste added to technology advancements are taking water treatment to sustainable future
Dubai, UAE - 27 February 2019: The Middle East is witnessing a dramatic change of attitude towards water, how we consume it and how to minimise the amount we waste, and water treatment experts say the revolution will continue to gather pace ......read more
Directors of award-winning movie ‘Point of No Return’ will host interactive session at mega power trade show
Dubai, UAE – 27 February, 2019: Directors of the multi award-winning documentary ‘Point of No Return’ will put the growing influence and versatility of renewables firmly in focus at Middle East Electricity 2019 – the leading international trade event ......read more
United Arab Emirates - 26 February 2019: 27 French companies will be exhibiting in 2019 with Business France, the national agency supporting the international development of the French economy, at the Middle East Electricity Show in Dubai, a chance for a French excellence sector that is both innovative and dynamic to enjoy the spotlight. The event is truly a springboard for companies ......read more
Ahmad Bin Shafar: “IDEA is committed to diversify its topics and the objectives of its activities to maximise the benefit of all parties involved in the district cooling and heating sector”
Dubai, UAE, 24 February 2019: Ahmad Bin Shafar, CEO of Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider, ......read more
Power generation operations and maintenance to be major beneficiaries
Advanced technology dominating knowledge programme at Middle East Electricity 2019
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 24 February, 2019: Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) will significantly impact roles within the regional power sector according to the newly-released Middle East Electricity A.I. & Energy Report, ......read more
Abu Dhabi, 18 February 2019: Mubadala Petroleum announces that it has signed the Gross Split Production Sharing Contract (PSC) for South Andaman, as awarded by the Government of Indonesia pursuant to the 2018 Indonesian Third Direct Tender Round. Following the signing, Mubadala Petroleum is the operator of both the South Andaman and the adjacent Andaman I PSC and a partner in the Andaman II ......read more
Entitled “Pioneering Nuclear Energy; Emirati Leadership” the session was led by H.E. Eng. Mohamed Al Hammadi, Chief Executive Officer of the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation
The session, held at ENEC’s headquarters in Abu Dhabi, highlighted the key role played by peaceful nuclear energy in powering the future growth and prosperity of the UAE
Abu ......read more
J-Series Reliability and Efficiency Propel Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems to Global Leadership
Dubai, UAE (February 18, 2019) - Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS) has achieved a major milestone in the global Power Generation sector, securing 2018 market share leadership in global orders for heavy duty gas turbines (100 MW and above). The result is based on data compiled ......read more
7,756 photovoltaic (PV) solar panels installed over roofs of 554 Hatta villas
Project to generate 3,612,357-kilowatt hour (KWh) of power annually
Annual reduction of CO2 emissions by 2,159 tons among many benefits
UAE, 13 February 2019 – With DEWA’s support and sponsorship, Etihad Energy Services Company (Etihad ESCO), the wholly-owned subsidiary of Dubai ......read more
Dubai UAE, February 11, 2019 – Nexans, a global actor in cabling systems and services and an industry leader in umbilicals, will be attending the EGYPS 2019 exhibition and conference on February 11-13.
Through several umbilical deliveries in East Mediterranean, Nexans has confirmed its role as a trusted and committed partner in the in the oil and gas industry. This has also ......read more
ENEC Innovation Week activities included an Innovation Majlis, hackathons, and collaboration with academia to foster innovative thinking and the pursuit of excellence
Abu Dhabi, UAE - 07 February 2019: The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) and its subsidiaries, the Nawah Energy Company and Barakah One Company, hosted an Innovation Majlis, a hackathon, and youth events as part of ......read more
ENEC Innovation Week activities included an Innovation Majlis, hackathons, and collaboration with academia to foster innovative thinking and the pursuit of excellence
Abu Dhabi, UAE - 06 February 2019: The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) and its subsidiaries, the Nawah Energy Company and Barakah One Company, hosted an Innovation Majlis, a hackathon, and youth events as part of ......read more
February 04, 2019: Technical Supplies & Services Company (TSSC), a leading manufacturer of advanced building materials and systems in the Middle East and a member of Harwal Group, announced that its latest innovative technologies for the cold chain industry continue to gain traction, serving the ever-growing demand for energy-efficient solutions in the region in line with the highest ......read more
Eng. Mohamed Al Hammadi addresses UAE high ranking military students at Abu Dhabi University
ENEC CEO delivers series of lectures on the role of UAE Peaceful Nuclear Energy Program in advancing the nuclear energy industry locally and internationally
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 2 February 2019: Eng. Mohamed Al Hammadi, Chief Executive Officer of the Emirates Nuclear Energy ......read more
Big opportunities to help increase petrochemical output in the Kingdom to USD 453.3 billion by 2030
January 23, 2019 – Under the patronage of His Royal Highness Prince Mishaal Bin Majid bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Governor of Jeddah, the Jeddah Centre for Forums and Events is set to host the 16th edition of the Saudi Plastic and Petrochemical Exhibition, organized by Riyadh ......read more
Empower also achieved the milestone of Revenues crossing the mark of AED 2.0 bn for the first time
Total Cooling Capacity reached to 1.43 million RT in 2018
Customer base expanded to 100,000 and the total number of buildings served by Empower DCS reaches to 1,090.
Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider, ......read more
Eight women from diverse backgrounds within the energy sector win inaugural awards
Dubai, UAE; January 22, 2019: ENOC Group’s inaugural ‘Women in Energy Awards’ honoured eight women in a first-of-its-kind award ceremony held to recognise women’s achievements within Dubai’s energy sector.
The biennial awards which were previously ......read more
Sharjah, UAE January 20, 2019: Crescent Petroleum, the Middle East's first and largest private exploration and production company, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Local Organizing Committee (LOC) for Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019 to sponsor the World Games taking place 14-21 March, underscoring its commitment to empowering people of ......read more
Legislation recognising ICOs as securities among legal reforms to act as a beacon for increased foreign investment, says STA senior partner
Dubai, UAE, 19 January, 2019: Space, artificial intelligence and renewable energy are priority sectors in the UAE, and it is expected they will be amongst those to be opened up to higher levels of foreign investment in 2019, according to ......read more
H.E. Eng. Khalid bin Abdulaziz Al-Falih witnessed the significant progress being made at Barakah
16 January 2019: H.E. Eng. Khalid bin Abdulaziz Al-Falih, Minister of Energy, Industry, and Mineral Resources for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) expressed his appreciation for the significant development of the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant in a recent visit to ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 16, 2019: RAK Petroleum plc, the Oslo-listed oil and gas investment company, announces that, as the result of a request by Afaq Al Roya Trading (LLC) to release the restrictions on its 9,000,000 Restricted Class A Shares, and a request by another shareholder to release the restrictions on his 180,000 Restricted Class A Shares, 9,180,000 Restricted Class A Shares have ......read more
ENEC sponsoring and exhibiting at WFES 2019
ENEC committed to sustainable working practices across all aspects of its business
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 16 January 2019: The Emirates Nuclear Corporation (ENEC) and its subsidiaries, the Nawah Energy Company and Barakah One Company, are participating for the seventh year in the World Future Energy Summit (WFES) 2019 as ......read more
For CNN Business, John Defterios spoke to Saudi Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources, Khalid A. Al-Falih.
During the interview, Al-Falih told CNN he doesn't "see a big economic recession" but that corrective actions are "easily within our control."
As the United States Secretary of States Mike Pompeo prepares to meet Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin ......read more
HH Ruler of Sharjah Receives Eni Ceo Claudio Descalzi
SHARJAH, Sharjah Government Media Bureau, January 14, 2019: His Highness Sheikh Dr Sultan bin Mohamed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, received this morning (Sunday) in his office Claudio Descalzi, CEO of Eni, Italy’s largest energy company, in the presence of HH Sheikh Ahmed bin ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 13, 2019: As part of the third Global Energy Forum, His Excellency Khalid A. Al-Falih, Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia delivered the opening address for day three of the Forum.
His Excellency Al-Falih later joined Frederick Kempe, President and CEO of the Atlantic Council, on a panel titled 'An Update On ......read more
Winners of 3rd edition of Barakah Excellence Awards announced during special ceremony
Awards part of ENEC’s internal recognition program designed to promote and encourage excellence
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 12 January 2019: The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) and its subsidiaries, Nawah Energy Company and Barakah One Company, celebrated the third edition of its ......read more
ArabPlast 2019, closed on a grand note witnessing the participation of more than 900 companies from 32 countries
Advanced economies currently use up to 20 times more plastic than developing economies on a per capita basis, underscoring the huge potential for global growth
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 10 January 2019: Industry experts at ArabPlast 2019 indicated that plastics ......read more
90% of Siemens’ contribution to UAE gross value added is in non-oil sector
Company works with more than 800 SMEs in the UAE
AED 425-million software grant to five UAE universities, equipping over 3,850 students with digital experience
Its energy-efficient solutions reduce CO2 emissions by 4.76 million metric tons
Dubai, UAE, January 07, 2019: For the second ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 06, 2019: Dubai-based multidimensional conglomerate Easa Saleh Al Gurg Group (ESAG) inked a new partnership with Petronas Lubricants International (PLI), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Malaysia’s national oil corporation, Petronas, which will see its range of automotive lubricants available in the UAE within the first quarter of 2019.
With the deal, ESAG will ......read more
The group will invest Dh160 million in the Hamriyah Free Zone in order to provide industrial services for the oil sector
Dubai, UAE, January 05, 2019: SRS Middle East FZE, which is a joint venture that consists of Global Petro Storage (GPS), Innova Refining Industries, and Chemie Tech LLC, has announced its decision to select Sharjah as the destination for its latest investment projects ......read more
ENEC stand provided visitors with information about peaceful nuclear energy and included a range of educational activities
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 02 January 2019: The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) participated in the Al Dhafra Festival, which took place in Madinat Zayed, in the Al Dhafra Region of Abu Dhabi, between 17 December 2018 and 1 January 2019. ENEC’s ......read more
Decentralized renewable energy solutions will guarantee electricity access to millions, while creating millions of jobs
Training programs, particularly in the low energy access countries, are not adequacy developed
The Powering Jobs campaign wants all stakeholders to recognize the challenge and step up their efforts
Dubai (United Arab Emirates), 23 December 2018 – ......read more
by Ron Beck Energy Industry Marketing Director, AspenTech
Dubai, UAE, December 18, 2018: Digital transformation continues to be the keynote of the coming year for operators across the oil and gas sectors. Digitalisation is nothing new to the sector, of course. Refineries have, for example, been pursuing it for more than thirty years, with technologies like advanced process control (APC) ......read more
Cold Hydrostatic Testing successfully completed at Unit 3
Significant step towards the completion of Unit 3 of the Barakah plant
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 16 December 2018: The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) has successfully completed Cold Hydrostatic Testing (CHT) at Unit 3 of the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The testing, which is a crucial step ......read more
The increase in humanitarian emergencies calls for mobile, clean, reliable and affordable energy access solutions
Villaya Emergency can be deployed on site in less than 30 minutes to provide energy for impacted areas
Dubai (United Arab Emirates) – 12 December 2018 – During a humanitarian crisis, electricity is often difficult to access. Schneider Electric , ......read more
The Group will present innovative solutions to fight climate change in Katowice
Schneider Electric’s experts & leaders will actively participate at COP24
Dubai, UAE, December 10, 2018: At a time when the latest IPCC report calls for urgent action to fight climate change, Schneider Electric, the leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, is ......read more
Abu Dhabi, 10 December 2018: Mubadala Petroleum announces that it has completed the acquisition from Italy’s Eni of a 20 percent participating interest in the Nour North Sinai Offshore Area (”Nour”) concession, an offshore exploration block in Egypt.
In the concession, which is in participation with Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company (EGAS), Eni as ......read more
As the Solar Decathlon Middle East 2018 comes to an end, German bathroom brand sponsor hansgrohe – and its regional partner ITC – say the future is looking brighter for protecting the environment
09 December 2018, Dubai, UAE: Solar energy could one day supply most of the world’s energy needs, but it is crucial that individual countries invest in the next ......read more
By Ole S Hansen, Head of Commodity Strategy at Saxo Bank
Dubai, UAE, December 09, 2018: Commodities received a late boost after the Opec+ group managed to agree to a decent output cut; gold, meanwhile, received a bid following a weak US jobs report. The market’s overall focus stayed with the US-China trade war and the increased prospect of a US slowdown.
Commodities found a ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 01, 2018: According to ICAEW’s latest Economic Insight report, economic recovery in the Middle East is slowly gathering momentum after last year’s slump, when economic growth slowed to an eight-year low at only 0.9%. Overall, the Middle East’s GDP is expected to grow to 2.3% in 2018, though growth remains below the 2010-2016 average of 3.9%. The ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 28, 2018: According to ICAEW’s latest Economic Insight report, the economic outlook for UAE is set to accelerate to 2% this year, up from the eight-year low of 0.8% in 2017, supported by rising oil prices, regional economic recovery, higher public spending and investment and a gradual build-up in business momentum. The accountancy and finance body says the non-oil ......read more
28th November 2018, Dubai, UAE: Dubai Carbon has enabled yet another key energy player to enter the UAE renewable energy market, following the signing of an agreement with energy experts PLC System S.r.l.
Mr. Francesco Esposito, Sole Director of PLC System S.r.l signed a joint venture agreement with the CEO of Dubai Carbon, Mr. Ivano Iannelli signaling the increasing growth of ......read more
At Big 5 Dubai 2018, DAB launches the world’s best energy-efficient water management solutions for urban development
DUBAI - November 27, 2018: DAB Water Technology, an Italian frontrunner in the global water management industry, brings to Dubai a range of solutions utilising the advantages of renewable energy for urban development. At Big 5 Dubai 2018, taking place from ......read more
The award aims to recognise best practices in energy efficiency to enhance constructive contribution to a sustainable future
Dubai, UAE, November 27, 2018: Under the patronage of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy (DSCE) unveiled the fourth edition of Emirates Energy Award (EEA) - ......read more