GCC LED lighting market estimated to comprise about 38% of the total lighting market in 2015
Dubai, U.A.E: The increase in global demand for lighting solutions, with an emphasis on energy efficient sources, is reshaping the lighting industry, while the continued market expansion in the region puts the Middle East in the spotlight as global majors target Light Middle East 2017.
The leading trade, networking and business generating event for the lighting design and technology industry in the region, Light Middle East returns to Dubai later this year, larger and more representative than ever before. Organisers Messe Frankfurt Middle East, are expecting the show to open at least 10% larger than the previous edition in terms of both area and number of exhibitors, underlining the increasing appeal of the region to global ......read more
*Article written by Christopher EL Khouri, Mechanical Engineer at DC PRO Engineering, a recognized world leader in the fields of District Energy, and regional pioneer in sustainable Green Building MEP Design
19 July 2017
With the increase of the temperatures in the GCC during the summer season, higher electric demand load will put pressure on air conditioning equipment in homes and offices around the city. DC PRO Engineering’s Christopher El Khouri provides six tips to reduce unnecessary energy consumption and keep bills down during the summer - and keep the environment happy.
Reduce electrical consumption in peak load hours (14:30-15:30). Daily summer temperatures are highest between 14.30 and 15.30. Consequently, air conditioning equipment consumes much ......read more
Abu Dhabi, 15 July, 2017: ADNOC Distribution has announced the opening of Seah Al Saram Service Station in Fujairah, taking the total number of service stations in its network to 460 across the country.
The latest addition to the network demonstrates the company’s sustained efforts to meet the growing demand for its high-quality products and services in the UAE.
Located on Martyrs Street near the area of Dibba Al Hosn, the service station consists of five islands with 8 dispensers offering E-Plus 91, Special 95, Super 98 and Green Diesel. The station has sufficient fuelling capacity to serve 16 vehicles simultaneously.
Saeed Mubarak Al Rashdi, Acting Chief Executive Officer of ADNOC Distribution, said: "The new Seah Al Saram service station further expands our comprehensive service station network ......read more
ADWEA leadership delegation visits Barakah and receives update on commissioning activities of Unit 1 of Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant
Peaceful nuclear energy will become a major provider of sustainable energy for the Nation
Tour of Units 2, 3 and 4 demonstrate major construction progress and preparations for quality nuclear operations
Tour demonstrated alignment with highest nuclear quality and safety standards
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 08 July 2017: His Excellency Dr. Saif Al Seiari, Acting Director General, Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority (ADWEA), as well as senior leaders from ADWEA were hosted by ENEC’s Chief Executive Officer, Mohamed Al Hammadi, and executive management, during a visit to the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant. The delegation was given a tour of Unit 1, which is now in the ......read more
ADNOC Distribution is the sole distributor of petroleum products in the Emirate
ADNOC Distribution’s service station network in Sharjah receives over 250,000 vehicles every day
ADNOC Distribution operates 89 service stations in Sharjah
Abu Dhabi, 08 July, 2017: ADNOC Distribution, the sole distributor of petroleum products in the Emirate of Sharjah through its comprehensive service station network, has announced the further consolidation of its presence in the Emirate with the opening of Al Meedan Service Station.
Located on Al Zahra Street adjacent to Government House Square in Sharjah, the new facility is part of the company’s continuous commitment to meet the growing demand for its high-quality products and services across the UAE.
The latest addition to ......read more
The Global Cooperation Agreement brings together countries such as Canada, China, Colombia, Denmark, Germany (European Union), Japan, Singapore, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom and United States of America
Dubai, UAE, 1 July 2017: In an effort to enhance the conservational impact and development of district cooling in the UAE, Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider and a member of the Board of Directors of International District Energy Association(IDEA); and partners of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) District Energy in Cities Initiative, signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU), a Global Cooperation Agreement at the 108th IDEA Annual Conference & Tradeshow held in Scottsdale, U.S.A, from 26 to 29 June ......read more
Covers KOTC vessels in Fujairah, Khor Fakkan and Singapore
Fujairah, UAE July 1, 2017: GAC Fujairah has been awarded a husbandry contract by the Kuwait Oil Tanker Company (KOTC) to provide ship supply services, spare parts handling and a range of other logistical services to its vessels arriving in Fujairah, Khor Fakkan and Singapore anchorage.
As part of global shipping, logistics and marine services provider GAC Group, GAC Fujairah worked in close cooperation with the Middle East Regional Office in Dubai and GAC Singapore to secure the deal.
Under the contract, the GAC team is set to handle approximately 450 jobs a year, a figure which is likely to grow as the KOTC fleet expands.
This is the third time GAC Fujairah is appointed by KOTC to provide husbandry services to its vessels. A KOTC senior management ......read more
Ahmad Bin Shafar presented his views and opinions on the pace of change in the district cooling industry during the ‘Global Leaders Plenary Panel Discussion’
Dubai, UAE, 28 June 2017: Ahmad Bin Shafar, CEO of Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (EMPOWER), the world’s largest district cooling services provider, shared some of its latest best practices and innovations at the International District Energy Association’s (IDEA) 108th Annual Conference & Tradeshow held in Scottsdale, USA,from26 to 29 June2017.
“District Cooling has emerged as one of the best solutions to meet energy efficiency needs in response to global warming. The UAE has made considerable progress in this field and it was a pleasure to share and exchange some of the best practices and innovations ......read more
Abu Dhabi, 28 June, 2017: ADNOC Distribution recently opened the Mahawi North service station, located in the Mahawi area on the Abu Dhabi – Al Ain highway. This new addition takes the total number of stations in Abu Dhabi city and its suburbs to 98 service station and 10 ADNOC Xpress.
Throughout 6 islands and 12 dispensers; Mahawi service station will offer its customers with an around-clock conventional refueling services of fuel; E-Plus 91, special 95 and Super 98 as well as Green Diesel. In the future, the station will add natural gas for vehicles (NGV) facilities.
Saeed Mubarak Al Rashdi, Acting Chief Executive Officer of ADNOC Distribution, said: "The opening of these two new service stations represents the latest stage in ADNOC Distribution’s overall expansion strategy aimed at meeting growing energy ......read more
Dubai 20 June 2017: InSinkErator, a business unit of Emerson (NYSE: EMR), the inventor and the world's largest manufacturer of food waste disposers for home and commercial use, has been included by the Ministry of Energy for the third consecutive year, in the 2017 UAE State of Energy Report. InSinkErator was recognized for this contribution during the Ministry of Energy’s annual iftar.
Engineers at InSinkErator have identified that a 10 watt LED lightbulb could be powered for 17 hours by one pound of food. The conclusion is that by putting food waste directly into a digester or using disposers to divert food waste from landfills to advanced wastewater treatment plants is not only environmentally responsible but also makes commercial sense. In a system where biogas is captured for energy and the bio-solid ......read more
Abu Dhabi, 18 June, 2017: ADNOC Distribution’s has announced that an updated version of its free-to-download mobile app is now available for customers, suppliers and the public.
The upgraded app serves as a one-stop-shop for all ADNOC Distribution’s consumer-focused services. Comprehensive and friendly to use, the free mobile app enables customers to engage, interact, explore and stay-up-to date with ADNOC Distribution’s latest facilities and information.
Saeed Mubarak Al Rashdi, Acting Chief Executive Officer of ADNOC Distribution, said: “We are delighted to offer an improved user-friendly design and an expanded range of useful functionalities through our upgraded app. We have focused on ease of use for our customers and have introduced an online account management facility for ADNOC Smart and Rahal ......read more
Dubai, 15 June, 2017: As the region’s countries continue to inch closer to establishing knowledge-based economies and ICT becomes an integral part of everyday life, Dubai hosted the ICT Energy Efficiency Summit 2017, a two-day event that highlighted the latest innovations that drastically reduce energy consumption.
Organized by Huawei, the Summit saw over 100 high-profile delegates representing the ICT industry in the region, including local operators Etisalat and du, as well as regional players including STC and Vodafone. The event also saw the participation of policy makers, regional authorities and industry analysts.
The Summit highlighted topics include the road to smart ICT facilities, reducing operating expenditure (OPEX), solar energy applications in the ICT industry and ways to a green, connected ......read more
15 June 2017 - Dubai, UAE:
Gulf Energy Maritime (GEM), the Middle East's leading independent commercial product tanker operator has signed an AED275 million Shari'ah-compliant facility with Dubai Islamic Bank (DIB), the largest Islamic bank in the UAE.
The agreement marks the first time GEM has raised funding of this kind through Islamic finance.
Commenting on the new terms, GEM CEO Ahmed Essa Hareb Al Falahi said: “The seven year facility is the first deal between GEM and Dubai Islamic Bank, the closing of this agreement is part of a long-term relationship with the bank as we look to extend our association. Providing custom-made services will assist the company to meet objectives to provide safe, high quality and economical operation of vessels and optimise shareholder value as well the purchase of new ......read more
13 June 2017
Petrofac has agreed a five-year relationship with Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) for the provision of specialist technical training and competency development services.
The contract, which is valued at more than US$35 million, was secured following a competitive tendering process and is effective immediately. The work will be undertaken within Kuwait by the Training Services team who form part of Petrofac’s Engineering & Production Services division.
Petrofac will support KOC in reviewing and updating its competency systems and will develop and deliver technical training programmes to enhance the capability of its operations and maintenance personnel.
Karim Osseiran, Vice President, Training Services, Engineering & Production Services, East said: “This is a highly innovative, ......read more
On June 1-3, IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano inspected several Russian nuclear facilities as part of his visit to the St Petersburg International Economic Forum.
On June 3, Mr. Amano visited the Leningrad Nuclear Power Plant, where he was introduced to the operation of the revamped power units and inspected the new launch-ready Generation 3+ VVER-1200 unit of the NPP.
During his visit, Mr. Amano expressed his high opinion of the Leningrad BPP’s safety systems, commenting that the new power unit comes originally equipped with additional protection systems compared to earlier projects. ‘The VVER-1200 unit’s multi-level produces a very powerful impression – in the event one system fails, another comes into effect, which is very correctly done,’ Mr. Amano noted.
Earlier, on June 1, Mr. Amano ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 12 June 2017: The technical committee of the Emirates Energy Award (EEA), which organised under the patronage of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, under the theme “Innovative solutions for clean energy”, held its first meeting in the headquarter of Dubai Supreme Council of Energy (DSCE). The meeting was led by Dr. Eassa Al Bastaki, chairman of the technical committee, in addition to the committee members, Saeed Al Abbar, Chairman of Emirates GBC, Habiba Al Marashi, Chairperson of the Emirates Environmental Group, Taher Diab, Secretary General of EEA, technical committee coordinator among other assessors experts.
Members of the committee reviewed during the meeting the applications received by Dubai Supreme Council of Energy to participate ......read more
For the fourth year in a row:
The campaign aims to reduce the energy consumption through optimal temperature setting
Dubai, UAE, 11 June 2017: As the mercury rises, Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider, has launched its nationwide summer campaign – ‘Smile at 24 degrees’. The campaign will be running for three months and it aims to reduce the energy consumption through optimal temperature setting, which will help to save the environment, energy, future for the generations to come, as well as save on energy bills.
To put simple ideas into action, Empower ran a pre-summer preparation campaign titled ‘8 Step Summer Campaign’ to ensure accuracy, efficiency and reliability of the usage of district cooling ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 8, 2017: Petrofac has secured a long-term Framework Agreement (FA) with Petroleum Development Oman PDO) for the provision of Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management (EP+Cm) Support Services for major oil and gas projects.
The Agreement, which is for ten years with an additional five-year option, builds upon a three-year programme of EP+Cm support contract delivery Petrofac has undertaken on behalf of PDO. Future projects undertaken through the FA will be supported by Petrofac’s Muscat office for technical delivery and to ensure sustainable in-country value is generated.
Craig Muir, Group Managing Director, Engineering and Production Services, Petrofac said: “This is a landmark agreement between our two companies and marks a new level of collaboration between PDO and ......read more
The new A.T. Kearney Energy Transition Institute will develop and share technological, economical, and forward-looking insights on energy transition
Dubai, 07 June, 2017 - In a world where energy consumption results in 66% of global greenhouse gas emissions, senior leaders in the public and private sectors need to find ways to navigate a rapidly changing energy landscape while meeting increased pressure to combat climate change and keep global warming below the 2o target, says A.T. Kearney.
“UAE, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait offer large opportunities for the advancement of sustainable energy projects,” commented Kurt Oswald, lead partner of the A.T. Kearney Utilities Practice in the Middle East and board member of the A.T. Kearney Energy Transition Institute.
The UAE has taken huge strides and made ......read more
The new service will allow Empower’s customers to know the outstanding balance and make the payment of their district cooling consumption bills at all ENBD ATMs and CDMs across the UAE.
Dubai, UAE, 7 June 2017: Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider, launched payment facility for its customers through Emirates NBD (ENBD) bank’s ATMs and CDMs across the country. The new service is part of wider customer relation management (CRM) initiatives now being implemented by Empower.
The new service will allow Empower’s more than 65,000 customers to perform almost all the activities related to their district cooling consumption bills, such as viewing the outstanding amount, statements, making payments and getting a receipt at ENBD’s ......read more
NICEIC – British training and safety body for electrical contractors to help GCC authorities tackle high incidence of building fires caused by electrical faults
Dubai, UAE, 6th June 2017: - NICEIC, the UK’s electrical contracting industry’s independent voluntary regulatory body for electrical installation safety throughout the UK, is to establish a regional base in Dubai.
The expansion of NICEIC’s services comes after the introduction of Dubai’s new fire code in January 2017, which mandates third party independent inspections, strict accountability and a number of fines for non-compliance or a breach of standards.
Electrical faults are the most common cause of fire across the GCC. A study by Dubai Statistics Centre revealed 22% of fires between 2011 and 2013 were caused by electrical faults ......read more
Latest addition to IoT-enabled EcoStruxure™ architecture leverages advances in power distribution to improve operational and energy efficiency
Delivers safer, more reliable and efficient power in large and critical buildings and infrastructures
Simplifies building management, tracks and reduces energy costs and improves asset and maintenance efficiency in small and medium buildings
Dubai, UAE – June 05, 2017 – Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, has announced the introduction of EcoStruxure Power, a digital architecture for energy management in buildings that delivers significantly enhanced value to professionals in the power industry, including contractors, consulting engineers, panel builders and their end customers. With open integration, real-time ......read more
The meeting was held to review the assessment results of the introduction of district cooling in countries as Bosnia, Herzegovina, Chile, China, India, Serbia and Morocco among many others.
Dubai, UAE, 31 May 2017: With an aim to promote sustainable development of cities through energy efficiency, Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world's largest district cooling services provider, participated in the 3rd Annual Partners Meeting of the ‘Global District Energy in Cities’ initiative by United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), which was held on 30thMay, at United Nations (UN) Environment offices in Paris.
In the presence of Ahmad Bin Shafar, CEO of Empower, the 3rd Annual Partners Meeting focused on ‘Supporting Implementation’ at various cities. In addition, ......read more
Abu Dhabi, 31 May, 2017: ADNOC Distribution has announced the opening of two new service stations in Abu Dhabi and Ras Al Khaimah, taking the total number of service stations in its UAE-wide network to 447: these include 347 stations dedicated to vehicles and boats and 100 stations serving specialised sectors.
The newly opened stations are the Tawazun service station in the Al Ajban area of Abu Dhabi and the Ras Al Khaimah Marine service station - a land and marine service station in Ras Al Khaimah.
Saeed Mubarak Al Rashdi, Acting Chief Executive Officer of ADNOC Distribution, said: "The opening of these two new service stations represents the latest stage in ADNOC Distribution’s overall expansion strategy aimed at meeting growing energy demand from various sectors in the UAE.”
"Since the beginning of ......read more
Open IIoT approach helps customers digitize and bring new levels of intelligence, decision making capabilities, productivity and efficiency across multiple industries
Next-generation System Platform 2017 sets new standard for operational excellence, situational awareness and actionable intelligence, can be built on any hardware or software regardless of age or manufacturer
Brings together industry’s broadest portfolio in one architecture to deliver end-to-end operational efficiency with more dynamic control for better business results
Dubai, UAE – May 31, 2017 – Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, has announced a significant step forward in its ability to help its industrial customers remove complexity, leverage open technology and experience ......read more
The audience is expected to surpass last year with attendees coming from 45 countries making Jordan a focal point for the energy industry in the region and throughout JIES delegates are able to interact and engage in purposeful meetings
AMMAN, Jordan, February 1, 2017: On 2-3 April 2017, Jordan will host the 3rd Jordan International Energy Summit (JIES) (www.JIES-Summit.com) under the ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 31, 2017: ENGIE has been awarded the contract and achieved financial closing for the greenfield Fadhili independent power project (IPP) in Saudi Arabia, the most efficient cogeneration plant in the country.
Located in the east of Saudi Arabia, 50 kilometers northwest of Jubail Industrial City, the Fadhili project is a combined cycled gas power plant with a ......read more
The entity will provide energy efficiency solutions to over 600 villas built under the Hatta Comprehensive Development Plan
Dubai, United Arab Emirates- Etihad ESCO, the leading energy management services provider established by DEWA, has submitted a tender for the largest rooftop solar PV project in the region. Etihad ESCO will design and install the most comprehensive energy efficiency ......read more
Agreement exchanged in presence of HH Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed and India’s PM Narendra Modi
Abu Dhabi, UAE – January 26, 2016: In the presence of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces and India’s Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) and ......read more
Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) started its hunt for “Black Gold” in Indian waters in 1976 and is currently operating more than 265 offshore fixed jacket platforms in water depths ranging from 25 to 90 meters. Most of these platforms had a 25-year design life, with many of them having already outlived this milestone and many more approaching it. Additionally, modifications on ......read more
UAE, January 25, 2017- Collaboration Management & Control Solutions (CMCS), the leading in Project Management Information Systems, has introduced an Executive Training Program for Project Management Offices (PMOs) in the UAE. The move is in line with the UAE Government’s announcement to launch a project for training and certifying over 500 public sector employees who are managing ......read more
H.E Bin Shafar: "Empower boosted cooperation with many international energy companies at the summit"
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 22 January 2017: Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (EMPOWER), the world's largest district cooling service provider, successfully concluded its participation in the 10th World Future Energy Summit (WFES), as part of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week ......read more
Fisch Asset Management: Energy sector faces challenges but reasons for optimism in Saudi Arabia
Despite World Future Energy Summit focus on Saudi diversification, oil revenues remain at heart of economic growth
Proposed IPO of Saudi Aramco could see leverage up to a maximum of 2.5x and qualify for a rating in line with the sovereign
I-CV issues independent ratings of A for UAE’s ......read more
Abu Dhabi leads region in successful Carbon Capture Utilisation and Storage
Abu Dhabi, UAE – January 21, 2017: The world must recognise the increasingly important role Carbon Capture and Storage’ (CCS) can play in mitigating greenhouse gas emissions, the World Future Summit (WFES) has been told. CCS operations like Al-Reyadah, the joint venture between the Abu Dhabi National ......read more
High Interest in KSA 9.5 GW and India 175 GW Renewable Energy Deals
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, January 19, 2017: The 10thedition of the World Future Energy Summit (WFES) ended Thursday, with strong growth in commercial activity surrounding the event and the number of hosted business meetings surging by more than 60 per cent.
Hosted by Masdar as part of Abu Dhabi Sustainability ......read more
18 January 2017, Abu Dhabi, UAE: Attended by His Excellency Eng. Suhail Al Mazrouei, UAE Minister of Energy and Chair of the UAE National Committee, His Excellency Dr Matar Al Neyadi, the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Energy and the Chair of the Organizing Committee signed today the Project Management Office (PMO) contract with Energy Events Experts (E3) to support the work of the ......read more
QCC to Focus on Energy Efficiency and Water Conservation Certification Schemes to Promote Sustainable Built Environment
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 18 January, 2017: The Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council (UPC) will be transferring ownership of Estidama Villa Products Database (EVPD) to Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council. This transition has been decided by Abu Dhabi Government in order to ......read more
Event closely aligned with PepsiCo’s commitment to responsible water stewardship
PepsiCo pledges to provide access to safe water to an incremental 16 million people in water-stressed areas over the next decade
PepsiCo plans to improve water-use efficiency by 25% globally in direct manufacturing operations, and replenish local watersheds
New expert report from Booz Allen ......read more
The forum is being held in parallel to the World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi
H.E. Eisa Saif Al Qubaisi: “The implementation of waste management plan is one of the main pillars of Abu Dhabi’s national waste policy”
Abu Dhabi, 18 January 2017: Tadweer (Center of Waste Manage – Abu Dhabi) concluded today its Waste Management Solutions ......read more
Displaying model of its third plant in Business Bay:
Company to contribute in implementing Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050 as part of adopting best sustainable solutions to save natural resources for future generations in the Emirate
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 18 January 2017: Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (EMPOWER), the world's largest district cooling service ......read more
Initiatives will generate savings of US$1 billion by 2020
Abu Dhabi, UAE – January 17, 2017: The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) announced, today, it plans to introduce measures that will increase energy efficiencies by 10 per cent by 2020. The energy efficiency strategy will reduce ADNOC’s gas consumption by 156 million cubic feet per day, saving a total of US ......read more
UAE Policies Encourage Building Owners to Install PV Panels
Rooftop Solar Places Electricity Generation Where it is Needed
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, January 17, 2017: Rooftop solar energy will help drive renewable energy to the next stage of its development in the Middle East and South Asian markets, according to leading industry figures at the World Future Energy Summit and the ......read more
ENEC emphasizes sustainable working practices across the corporation as a whole
ENEC is a Platinum Sponsor of the 10th World Future Energy Summit, a part of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week 2017
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 17 January 2017: Showcasing its commitment to sustainability, the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) is an exhibitor and Platinum Sponsor of the 10th ......read more
Abu Dhabi. January 17, 2017: A delegation of EXPO 2017 National Company is taking part in the 10th World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the UAE.
"Participating in such a large-scale event dedicated to the development of green energy in the world is very important for us. Kazakhstan and the UAE have similar goals in terms of economic diversification, the ......read more
Opening Address Delivered by: His Excellency Dr Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, UAE Minister of State and Chairman of Masdar.
Your Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, and Deputy Supreme Commander of the United Arab Emirates Armed Forces.
Allow me to take a moment to pay tribute to the five UAE diplomats, whose lives were cut short, while bringing ......read more
GCC Leads World in Desalination, Now Aims to Link Water Supply to Sustainable Energy
New Business Opportunities in Closing the Water ‘Sustainability Gap’
Clean Energy Desalination Key Topic for Conference Agenda
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, January 17, 2017: A review of recent research into water security, conducted ahead of this month’s International Water Summit ......read more
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 15 January, 2017: ADNOC Distribution today announced that it has commenced a project to enhance the quality of services and products offered at its Officers City service station, located on Al Khaleej Al Arabi Street in Abu Dhabi.
Designed to meet the growing demand for fuelling services at the service station, the enhancement project involves increasing the number ......read more
Part of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 15 January 2017: Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (EMPOWER), the world's largest district cooling service provider, has announced its participation in the 10th World Future Energy Summit (WFES), which will be held as part of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week 2017, under the theme of 'Practical Steps Towards a ......read more
10MW of clean energy for 90,000 people, rising to 25MW in subsequent phases
Major step for country’s ambition to have 20% of all energy from renewable sources by 2018
Abu Dhabi-United Arab Emirates: 15 January 2017: Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD), Abu Dhabi’s national independent entity, has today signed an USD 15 million concessionary loan agreement for the ......read more
Abu Dhabi, 14 January, 2017: ADNOC Distribution has announced the new retail price of unsubsidised LPG cylinders for the month of January 2017.
As per the announcement that is set on the 10th of every month, the new retail price is as follows: AED53 per 25lb up from the earlier marked retail price of AED49, and AED106 per 50lb from the earlier marked retail price of AED98.
Saeed ......read more
IRENA Convenes high-level meeting on renewable energy in South East Europe
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 13 January 2017: A new comprehensive study from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), reveals the enormous potential of renewable energy in the South East Europe (SEE) region. The report, Cost-Competitive Renewable Power Generation: Potential across South East Europe, ......read more
ENEC CEO, Mohamed Al Hammadi, attended as a panel member at the opening of the forum
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 14 January 2017: The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) has participated in the inaugural Atlantic Council Global Energy Forum in Abu Dhabi, held by The Atlantic Council and in partnership with the UAE Ministry of Energy, ADNOC, Mubadala, and IPIC.
ENEC ......read more
World Future Energy Summit, ADNEC, Booth No. A401, Hall 5
Showcasing solutions that empower energy industries in Middle East
Regional CEO to address company’s CO2-neutral program in panel discussion
Key topics include transformation of distribution grids, hydrogen storage
Dubai, UAE, January 11, 2017: Siemens will provide a glimpse into the ......read more
Abu Dhabi — January 16-19, 2017
2 French pavilions (IWS & WFES)
Energy competitiveness clusters: French innovation to take part in the Tech Talk Theater on 17th, 18th from 1p.m to 3p.m
United Arab Emirates, January 11, 2017: Business France, the national agency supporting the international development of the French economy, is once again running two French ......read more
The energy service provider has successfully completed retrofit projects for 2,178 buildings
Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Etihad ESCO’s retrofit projects have successfully saved 54GHW of energy in 2016, through five major projects, implemented for DEWA, JAFZA, Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) and Mohammed Bin Rashid Housing Establishment (MRHE), which equates to AED 34 Million ......read more
Over 1,000 delegates from 150 countries to attend IRENA Assembly
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 10 January 2017: Government officials from more than 150 countries including 75 ministers, and leaders from international organisations, the private sector and civil society are gathering this week for the Seventh Assembly of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). The Assembly ......read more
President Nursultan Nazarbayev and organisers of Astana Expo 2017 will officially unveil their WFES pavilion on 16th January 2017
Kazakhstan Delegation to participate in WFES panel discussion on how the Expo can provide sustainability opportunities for upcoming host cities Astana and Dubai
Dubai, UAE, January 9, 2017: Organisers of Astana Expo 2017 invite you to the opening day of World ......read more
The company is the first and thus far the only temporary power provider to have its projects certified in accordance with ISO 50001:2011 standards
Dubai, UAE, January 4, 2017: After months of rigorous process alignment and extensive audit, Altaaqa Global Caterpillar Rental Power, a leading global provider of multi-megawatt temporary power solutions, has achieved ISO 50001:2011 ......read more
120 Lucky Customers Win Valuable Prizes in First Phase
175 Additional Prizes to be Won in Second and Final Draw on 27 February, 2017
Abu Dhabi, UAE, January 03, 2017: A total of 120 lucky customers won valuable prizes at the first draw of ADNOC Distribution’s ‘Oasis of Surprises’ promotional campaign hosted on Thursday, 29 December 2016. Launched in ......read more
2 French pavilions (IWS & WFES)
28 French exhibitors attending
United Arab Emirates, January 3, 2017: Business France, the national agency supporting the international development of the French economy, is once again running a French pavilion at the World Future Energy Summit and the International Water Summit in Abu Dhabi from January 16 to 19, 2017, in partnership with Club ......read more
Abu Dhabi, 28 December, 2016: ADNOC Distribution, in collaboration with Al Masaood, has launched an Autoserv Centre at its Rabdan service station in Abu Dhabi’s Mushrif area.
Managed by Al Masaood, vehicle owners in Mushrif visiting the Autoserv Centre can benefit from the expertise of highly skilled technicians who ensure the delivery of best-in-class, reliable services. ......read more
Gasoline and Aromatics Project will add 4.2 mtpa of gasoline supply and 1.6 mtpa of aromatics
Abu Dhabi, UAE – December 28, 2016: The Abu Dhabi Oil Refining Company (TAKREER), an ADNOC Group company announced, today, the awarding of two major contracts for its Gasoline and Aromatics Project (GAP), that will significantly increase its gasoline production capacity.
As part of ......read more
United Arab Emirates,December 27th 2016: Business France, the national agency supporting the international development of the French economy, is once again running a French pavilion at the World Future Energy Summit and International Water Summit in Abu Dhabi from January 16 to 19, 2017, in partnership with Club ADEME International.
The agency’s renewed attendance at WFES & IWS ......read more
Abu Dhabi, 26 December, 2016: ADNOC Distribution announced the opening of Al Muhathab service station in Umm Al Quwain as part of its ongoing efforts to consolidate its service station network across the UAE. The company has leveraged its extensive expertise and unique capabilities in the construction of the new service station in order to meet its customers’ dynamic needs and ......read more
Science-Based Targets Initiative is supported by Carbon Disclosure Project, United Nations Global Compact, World Resources Institute, WWF
Company’s leadership reiterates efforts towards carbon neutrality following COP22
Dubai, UAE, December 21, 2016: Schneider Electric has joined the Science-Based Targets initiative to align its objectives of reducing its greenhouse gas ......read more
Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation (FANR) Board of Management tour extensive safety and environmental facilities in Ruwais
FANR leadership receives update on construction progress and operational readiness while visiting the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 20 December 2016: The Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation’s (FANR) Board of ......read more
Agreement strengthens long standing relationship with BP in Abu Dhabi’s oil and gas sector
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 17 December, 2016: ADNOC today, signed an agreement with BP, awarding the British oil and gas giant a 10% interest in Abu Dhabi’s onshore oil concession operated by ADCO, the Abu Dhabi Company for Onshore Petroleum Operations
As part of BP’s ......read more
Opens Second Service Station; Khalifa City – South
Commences Construction of Third Facility to Open in Q1 2017
Extension of Khalifa City-North Service Station Set for Completion in Q2 2017
Total Number of Service Stations in Abu Dhabi Emirate Reaches 166
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 17 December, 2016: ADNOC Distribution has consolidated its service station network ......read more
Fast-track installation of first GIS for Egypt megaproject ahead of schedule
Substations to integrate the new, highly efficient power plants into the grid
Dubai, UAE, December 17, 2016: Siemens has successfully energized the first two substations that will transmit electricity generated by the new power plants in Beni Suef and Burullus to Egypt’s power grid. When finished, ......read more
Awards form part of ENEC’s internal recognition program, inspired by the Abu Dhabi Excellence in Government Performance Awards
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 17 December 2016: The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) has celebrated the second edition of its Barakah Excellence Awards, an internal recognition program inspired by the Abu Dhabi Excellence in Government ......read more
Muscat, Sultanate of Oman; 14 December 2016: As part of its efforts to maximise participation in 3rd Emirates Energy Award (EEA) 2017 that will be held under the patronage of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai under the theme ‘Innovative Solutions for Clean Energy’, Dubai Supreme Council of Energy (DSCE) highlighted ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates: The Dubai Supreme Council of Energy (DSCE) in association with Etihad ESCO, and TAQATI held a workshop for Energy Users, reflecting on the progress and performance of Directive 1 of 2015. The workshop also looked at building-level energy audits, and discussed ways to accelerate project implementation and how to successfully overcome obstacles.
The Directive issued ......read more
Dr. Nasser Saidi, Chairman of Clean Energy Business Council (CEBC) says “Market Anticipates a ‘Major Shift’ over Next 12 Months”
5th MENA Clean Energy Summit to take place in Dubai tomorrow (December 14th)
Dubai – UAE, 13 December 2016: The renewable energy industry is bracing itself for a critical year of positive activity in 2017 as key markets ......read more
Opening Part of Asset Transfer Agreement Signed with ENOC
Abu Dhabi, 08 December, 2016: As part of the Asset Transfer Agreement signed with ENOC, ADNOC Distribution has announced the opening of three new service stations in Sharjah, taking the total number of its service stations in the emirate to 88.
The new additions include Al Manakh service station next to the old Sharjah ......read more
Expansion will help ensure Abu Dhabi’s rising demand for gas is met sustainably and economically
Abu Dhabi, UAE – December 7, 2016: Plans to expand the Al Hosn Shah Gas plant’s capacity by 50 per cent have come one step closer today, with the awarding of the Front End Engineering Design (FEED) Services contract, to Britain’s Amec Foster Wheeler.
One of ......read more