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
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 03 December 2016: This year, Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) and Nawah Energy Company (Nawah), the operating company co-owned with Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO), celebrated the 45th UAE National Day in style.
Two events were held at ENEC’s headquarters at Masdar City in Abu Dhabi and at the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant site for the ......read more
ADNOC CEO calls on regional players to work together to tap growth opportunities
Abu Dhabi, UAE – November 29, 2016: GCC petrochemical producers should explore new partnership models for collaboration to collectively capitalise on market access, if they are to become a global industry powerhouse, according to His Excellency Dr Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, UAE Minister of State and ......read more
Doha, Qatar, 29 November 2016: As part of maximising participations in the third Emirates Energy Award (EEA) 2017 that is organised 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) held yesterday (Monday, 28 ......read more
Abu Dhabi, 27 November, 2016: For the third consecutive year, ADNOC Distribution hosted a Joint Inspection Group (JIG) workshop for 12 representatives from global blue-chip entities engaged in the aviation fuelling services sector.
Held at ADNOC Distribution’s training centre at the Abu Dhabi International Airport, the workshop aimed to help participants qualify as ......read more
Masen, a leading force for renewable energy in Morocco, supports the development of an integrated and competitive Moroccan solar ecosystem, activated in particular by the establishment of NOOR solar power plants throughout the Kingdom. Today Masen has selected the developer of the 170 MW NOOR PV I, the first photovoltaic (PV) phase of the NOOR Solar Plan. Masen has also signed contracts that ......read more
DAB is among a few water technology solution providers globally to offering a comprehensive range of water management solutions with more than 2,000 products.
Dubai, UAE, November 24, 2016: DAB Water Technology, an Italian frontrunner in the global water management industry, eyes at least 50 per cent growth in the Middle East market in the next few years. DAB officials said ......read more
Workshops and activities to foster innovative thinking and the pursuit of excellence
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 24 November 2016: The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) has this week held a series of interactive workshops and activities for employees and strategic partners to mark Innovation Week. The activities fall in line with the directives of the government and the ......read more
SEWA pavilion showcases unconventional ways to generate power for free and save energy for a bright future
Sharjah, UAE, November 21, 2016: In line with the spirit of UAE Innovation Week 2016, the Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority (SEWA) pavilion at the Expo Centre Sharjah has been hosting a number of activities that range from showcasing innovative ways to save electricity to ......read more
Challenges and solutions concerning entrepreneurial strategies discussed at length by public and private sectors during dialogue hosted by Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry and MEED, organisers of Innovation Live!
The need for introducing a platform as a ‘one-stop shop’ for starting business in the UAE identified as key to progress.
Dubai, UAE, ......read more
In Paris in December 2015, countries adopted the historic international climate agreement at the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Conference of the Parties (COP21). Ahead of this moment, countries outlined what post-2020 climate actions they intended to take under the new international agreement. ‘Intended Nationally Determined Contributions’ identified the pledges ......read more
HE Bin Shafar: "UAE gives high importance to efforts to develop mechanisms and routes to reduce carbon emissions and boost sustainability."
Dubai, UAE, November 15, 2016: Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider, was recognised for developing a new Methodology (AM0117) that aims to reduce carbon emissions ......read more
USD 50 million available for scalable, replicable and transformative renewable energy projects in developing countries
Abu Dhabi, U.A.E., 15 November, 2016: The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) have officially opened the fifth round of funding for renewable energy projects in developing countries. The funding round of ......read more
IDEA districtCOOLING2016 conference opens in Dubai
Dubai, 14th of November 2016: HE Ahmad Bin Shafar, CEO, Empower Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (EMPOWER) and Mr Rob Thornton, President and CEO, International District Energy Association (IDEA) officially inaugurated The International District Cooling Conference 2016 today with the presence of high profile officials and ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE: 10 November, 2016: ADNOC, Abu Dhabi’s integrated oil and gas company, today announced that it will expand its use of Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) and Extended Reach Drilling (ERD) technologies as part of its plans to maximise the value of its resources.
ADNOC intends to expedite the development of its hydrocarbon resources, and enhance recovery from several smaller ......read more
Leading global engineering software provider organized one-day conference series in Middle East
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 10, 2016: Intergraph® Process, Power & Marine (PP&M), part of Hexagon and the world’s leading global provider of enterprise engineering software to the process, power and marine industries, organized its Middle East Users Conference in ......read more
INSEAD’s first oil and gas industry event calls for reform to account for new realities
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 10th November 2016: As experts work out details for the next OPEC ministerial gathering on Nov. 30, INSEAD, the world’s leading business school, and Siemens, the global powerhouse in electronics and electrical engineering, brought together several industry ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE, November 9, 2016: The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) has entered into an agreement with Schlumberger, a world leader in drilling technology, to license ADNOC’s proprietary offshore drilling technology for use in Schlumberger’s portfolio of drilling services. The Stabilising System for Deep Drilling (SSDD) technology greatly improves offshore drilling ......read more
New IRENA report highlights region’s success, emerging trends and valuable insights for other countries
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 8 November 2016: Buoyed by rapid technology cost reductions and the consolidation of renewable energy policies, Latin America hosts some of the world’s most dynamic renewable energy markets, according to a new report by the International Renewable Energy ......read more
Plant would add 50% additional processing capacity and help ensure Abu Dhabi’s rising demand for gas is met
Abu Dhabi, UAE, November 8, 2016: ADNOC, in partnership with Occidental Petroleum, announced today, its intention to expand its Al Hosn facility, which will increase sour gas processing by 50 per cent of existing capacity.
The plant could become operational within the life ......read more
“In new energy era cost and price are the only variables and the rules are being redefined”
Abu Dhabi, UAE, November 7, 2016: Delivering the keynote address at ADIPEC 2016, the world’s most influential event for the oil and gas industry, H.E, Dr Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, UAE Minister of State and ADNOC Group CEO, said that in an era of unpredictable oil prices, ......read more
30% reduction in project costs through standardised and modular solutions
SNC-Lavalin will present technical session on modular construction for oil and gas projects at ADIPEC 2016
Abu Dhabi, UAE, November 6, 2016: The oil and gas sector is under increasing pressure to reduce costs and enhance efficiency for energy projects. Against such a backdrop, standardised designs and ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 06, 2016: Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza), Dubai and the UAE’s flagship trade and logistics hub for the wider Middle East region and Africa has a growing customer base in the energy and petrochemicals sector with leading global companies expressing their interest in setting up facility in the free zone. Energy giants looking forward to establishing ......read more
IRENA chief applauds rapid progress on climate action framework
Abu Dhabi, U.A.E., 05 November 2016: International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) Director-General Adnan Z. Amin issued the following statement upon the entry into force of the Paris Agreement today:
“IRENA welcomes the entry into force of the Paris Agreement and congratulates those Parties whose leadership made ......read more
ADNOC to host Abu Dhabi CEO Roundtable
Abu Dhabi, UAE, November 5, 2016: Twenty of the world’s leading oil industry chief executives will gather, in Abu Dhabi, on November 6, to discuss the new energy landscape and different models for partnerships across the industry.
The senior executives, representing the world’s biggest oil companies from across the globe, have ......read more
HH Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Chairs First SPC Meeting of 2016 and inaugurates new ADNOC HQ
ADNOC’s plans underpin growth across its upstream, midstream and downstream businesses that will drive economic prosperity
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 3 November, 2016: The Supreme Petroleum Council (SPC), presided over by His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu ......read more
Agency plans future work to drive sustainable energy revolution
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 1 November 2016: More than 300 high-level government representatives from 100 countries – the largest number ever represented at an IRENA Council meeting – gathered today in Abu Dhabi to attend the 12th Council of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).
At the ......read more
Barakah One and ADWEC signed the agreement for the purchase of electricity generated at the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant for 60 years
Agreement is key to powering the growth of the UAE with clean energy, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and attain climate change COP 21 sustainability targets
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 1 November 2016: The Barakah One PJSC Company (Barakah One), a ......read more
Forum Set to create a knowledge base for seawater-based food and energy systems
Abu Dhabi, UAE, November 1, 2016: The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology’s Sustainable Bioenergy Research Consortium (SBRC) – a non-profit consortium supported by founding members Etihad Airways, and Boeing [NYSE: BA], as well as Takreer, SAFRAN and General Electric [NYSE: GE] – ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 1, 2016: Abu Dhabi National Oil Company “ADNOC”, would like to thank you for your ongoing support in providing media coverage of our company’s developments and activities. We appreciate your help in conveying information regarding ADNOC, and we recognise the important role you hold for your readership and in the community.
In order to ensure ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 26 October 2016: Mohamed Al Hammadi, Chief Executive Officer of Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC), has spoken on the past fifty years of nation building and Abu Dhabi’s ceaseless pursuit of a brighter future. Al Hammadi emphasized the pride brought on by the occasion, a reflection of the extraordinary efforts committed to the advancement of the ......read more
Three SGT-400 gas turbine-generator sets destined for largest natural gas field in the Mediterranean sea
Approximately 20 percent more efficient than competing offers
Dubai, UAE, October 24, 2016: The Dresser-Rand business received an order from Egypt-based Belayim Petroleum Company (Petrobel) for three model SGT-400 industrial gas turbines, including associated ......read more
ESCO type and efficient lighting projects are now listed in the UNFCCC site as approved Programme of Activities for the UAE
Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Dubai Carbon has jointly announced with the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy (DSCE) that it has reached a major milestone to incentivise retrofit markets in the entire UAE. The UN backed Programme of Activities (PoA) framework, launched ......read more
ENEC and KEPCO finalize financial agreements for the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant project as part of new Joint Venture Agreement
Barakah One Company will receive and manage the funds of the Barakah project
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 22 October 2016: The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) and the Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO) announced today the formal financial ......read more
3M a science-based company fuelled by innovation, will showcase 3M™Novec™ 1230 Fire Protection Fluid at ADIPEC that will be held from 7 – 10 November 2016. Novec™1230 fluid is a revolutionary clean fire suppression agent that reduces the climate impact of a fire protection system by more than 99%.
As a clean agent Novec™1230 fluid is electrically ......read more
IRENA analysis of more than 3,500 cities charts course to increase renewable energy in urban settings
Dubai, UAE, October 19, 2016: Cities now have an unprecedented opportunity to transform and decarbonise their energy supply and use, according to a new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). Renewable Energy in Cities, released today on the sidelines of the ......read more
UAE, October 16, 2016- The 7th edition of the Arabia CSR Forum kicks off on Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at the Steigenberger Hotel in Dubai’s Business Bay with the broad participation of senior government officials and luminaries in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability. The region’s leading CSR event will once again act as a strategic platform for regional and ......read more
Dubai, UAE, October 13, 2016: Under the auspices of Sharjah Petroleum Council (SPC), Sharjah National Oil Corporation (SNOC) and Uniper SE today have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) targeting the importation of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) into the Port of Hamriyah in the Emirate of Sharjah in the UAE.
First gas deliveries should arrive into ......read more
ADIPEC 2016 Panel Sessions to Address Research and Technology, Operational Efficiency, and Investment Challenges and Opportunities
Natural Gas Fastest Growing Fossil Fuel Globally, with 50% Increase in Consumption by 2040: World Energy Outlook
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 12 October 2016 – Oil and gas companies must demonstrate agility in their approach to business and adapt to a rapidly ......read more
Partnership puts manufacturing at the heart of global problem-solving and sustainable industrial development, in line with UN’s Development Goals
Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit to bring together business, government and NGOs to create blueprint for sustainable change
Siemens strategic partnership with GMIS demonstrates commitment to being at the forefront of ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 10 October, 2016: ADNOC Distribution has announced the new retail price of unsubsidised LPG cylinders for the month of September 2016.
As per the announcement that is set on the 10th of every month, the new retail price is as follows: AED49 per 25lb up from the earlier marked retail price of AED46, and AED98 per 50lb from the earlier marked retail price of ......read more
Yaming, the MEA and CIS regional headquarters of Chinese lighting giant Shanghai Yaming Lighting Co, a trusted brand and pioneer in lighting technology development is pleased to announce the appointment of Ayhan Siriner as its new General Manager with immediate effect.
Ayhan will be responsible for managing the sales and marketing team to maximize market share, sales, margin and volumes ......read more
Dubai, UAE- Halul Offshore Services Co., the offshore marine services arm of Milaha (Qatar Navigation), won the ‘Excellence in Health, Safety & Environment Award’ at the recently concluded 2nd Offshore Achievement Awards for the jack-up rig & liftboat industry. The award ceremony was held during the annual Offshore Jack Up Middle East (OJME) Conference at The Address Hotel, ......read more
PV power plant accounts for approximately 1% of Jordan’s total power generation capacity
TEMPE, Ariz./AMMAN, Jordan, October 9, 2016 – First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) today announced that it has commissioned the 52.5 megawatt (MW)AC Shams Ma’an project in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, on schedule.
The plant is owned by a consortium of investors consisting of ......read more
The company named QESCO (Quantum Eurostar Energy Solutions Company) will help businesses in the GCC to implement eco-sustainable and socially responsible practices by reducing energy consumption.
Dubai, UAE, October 8, 2016: EUROSTAR Group, the leading digital and consumer technology innovator in the Middle East, has signed a partnership agreement with Italian technology major ......read more
To Develop Collaborative Technology Entrepreneurial Projects
Dubai, UAE, October 8, 2016: Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA), the regulatory body for Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO), the integrated free zone technology park, has signed a strategic partnership agreement with the Department of Science, Industrial Policy and Entrepreneurship of Moscow (DSIPE of Moscow), the executive body ......read more
Early adopter of renewable energy, DWTC taps into next-gen technologies and innovative conservation solutions
Dubai, UAE, October 6, 2016: In its continued commitment to champion the UAE’s clean energy agenda, the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) seeks to be a benchmark in fully integrated, new-age renewable energy solutions across its developments.
As an integral ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates: The Dubai Supreme Council of Energy launched its 2015 Annual Report for the Demand Side Management Strategy at WETEX 2016.
The Council announced another year of positive results of the Demand Side Management (DSM) strategy of Dubai, which delivered over 5% of electricity consumption savings and over 3% of water consumption savings compared to business as usual ......read more
Dubai, UAE, October 5, 2016: Arabian Power Electronics Company (APEC), a leading global power electronics manufacturer fully owned by Eram Group, today announced its regional expansion plans for the UAE and other GCC countries at the Water, Energy, Technology and Environment Exhibition (WETEX) 2016, which is being held at the Dubai World Trade Centre from 4-6 October 2016. The company showcased ......read more
Leading international brands showcase latest developments in lighting design and technology at fast-growing Future Zone
Dubai, UAE, October 5, 2016: A lighting installation allowing Middle East home-owners and end-users to create their own customised illumination from ‘billions of colour options’ will be among the latest innovations on show at the Light Middle East 2016 ......read more
Draw Strong Participation of Leading Global Suppliers and Manufacturers
Abu Dhabi, UAE, October 4, 2016: His Excellency Mohamed Thani Murshed Al Rumaithi, Chairman of Federation of UAE Chambers of Commerce & Industry and Chairman of Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry, opened at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) today the inaugural editions of Climate Abu Dhabi, an ......read more