The Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant will contribute to meeting the UAE Energy Strategy and the realization of the UAE’s voluntary commitments to the Paris Agreement
The project will improve air quality by cutting down up to 21 million tonnes of carbon emissions every year
Abu Dhabi-UAE – 21 February 2018 - His Excellency Dr Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, Cabinet Member and UAE Minister of Climate Change and Environment, visited the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant today, where he witnessed the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation ‘s (ENEC) commitment to sustainability and environmental protection. His Excellency Dr Al Zeyoudi also observed the significant progress being made across all four nuclear energy units being built at the plant in the Al Dhafra region of Abu Dhabi.
His ......read more
Dubai, UAE, February 20, 2018: For more than two decades, the European Union (EU) has been at the forefront of global renewable energy deployment. The adoption of long-term targets and supporting policy measures has resulted in strong growth in renewable energy deployment across the region, from a 9% share in gross final energy consumption in 2005 to 16.7% in 2015.
The REmap study by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), prepared in co-operation with the European Commission, identifies cost-effective renewable energy options for all EU Member States, spanning a wide range of sectors and technologies.
The EU could double the renewable share in its energy mix, cost effectively, from 17% in 2015 to 34% in 2030.
All EU countries have cost-effective potential to use more ......read more
Discover French innovations from March 6 to 8 at the French Pavilion, Dubai World Trade Centre
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 15 February 2018 – Business France is once again presenting the world-class, innovative and dynamic French electricity sector via the French Pavilion at the Middle East Electricity Exhibition from the 6th to the 8th of March. As a key platform for the introduction of new products and services in the world of electricity, this flagship exhibition continues to be a springboard for French businesses looking to expand in the region. The exhibitors at the French Pavilion are geared to welcome the thousands of participants expected and to showcase their latest novelties.
France, one of the global leaders in the electricity industry (leading exporter in Europe), will showcase a diverse ......read more
His Excellency Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer: Dubai is a global model for clean energy and green economy
Dubai-UAE: 14 February, 2018 – A holistic view of the energy sector is driving innovation at the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), said His Excellency Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of DEWA, on day three of the sixth World Government Summit (WGS 2018) in Dubai.
Speaking at a session titled ‘How Innovation Is Shaping the Future’, he noted that DEWA’s holistic approach to utilities management focuses on three main themes – a commitment to more clean energy, water desalination through solar power, and disruption by digitization. This approach is helping anticipate and shape the future of energy, and create an innovative model of future ......read more
Recent A.T. Kearney report released during the World Government Summit identifies three key steps required for the Middle East to prepare for the future of energy
Dubai, United Arab Emirates 13 February 2018 — Growing global diversification of the energy mix and an increased share of natural gas, renewables and electrification, is challenging conventional approaches and business models in the energy value chain. Oil rich nations have a window of opportunity to transform and be well positioned to benefit from this shifting global energy landscape, according to recent report “The Great Energy Shift”, produced by global strategic management consultants, A.T. Kearney.
Eduard Gracia, principal at A.T. Kearney said: “Market trends along the energy value chain are ......read more
Under recently-launched Al Naboodah Electrics, the new business is dedicated to providing renewable energy solutions in partnership with Jakson Group
Dubai, UAE, January 05 2018 – Al Naboodah Group Enterprises (ANGE), one of the UAE’s oldest and most respected family conglomerates with a diverse portfolio of businesses, is entering the solar energy space with the launch of its newest business stream, under Al Naboodah Electrics. As a renewable energy solutions provider, Al Naboodah Electrics recently entered into an exclusive partnership with Jakson Group, a leading Indian energy and engineering solutions company with presence in the Powergen & Distribution, Solar, EPC and Defence industries. The business will distribute Jakson’s portfolio of superior solar products, including solar panels, in ......read more
Experts cover the latest international best practices in drone safety standards, energy storage solutions and risk management for solar and wind projects at WFES.
Abu Dhabi, February 04, 2018 — UL (Underwriters Laboratories, a safety science leader, introduced a team of energy experts from across the globe to a captivated audience at the World Future Energy Summit (WFES) in Abu Dhabi.
The trio of energy experts educated visitors and delegates on the latest best practices to help ensure new energy technology is embraced and safely implemented, including topical subjects such as energy storage for solar and wind energy, drone safety and environmentally-friendly building codes through UL’s GREENGUARD Program.
WFES took place in Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) from January 15-18. It is held ......read more
January 29, 2018, Abu Dhabi – Rosatom participated in the World Future Energy Summit (WFES) that took place in Abu Dhabi, UAE, on January 15-18. The WFES is the foremost global annual event dedicated to advancing renewable energy and clean technologies. The Summit is traditionally held as part of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.
Rosatom presented an exposition inspired by the so-called ‘green square’ concept that forms the basis of energy’s sustainable development. The concept envisages four key types of future clean power generation – nuclear, hydro, solar and wind power. The exposition presented Rosatom’s cutting-edge ......read more
3 new stations to open in Dubai
3 major station extensions in Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, UAE – January 24, 2017: ADNOC Distribution, the UAE’s leading fuels and convenience retailer, has announced plans to open at least 13 new service stations in 2018 including, for the first time, sites in Dubai and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Three new service stations are planned for strategic locations across the Emirate of Dubai, nine new stations will open in the Emirates of Abu Dhabi, Ajman and Fujairah and at least one site will open in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), under a franchise agreement. In addition, major extensions will be completed at three existing stations in Abu Dhabi in 2018.
ADNOC Distribution’s Acting CEO, Saeed Mubarak Al Rashdi, commented: “Improving service, ......read more
Ground breaking technology on show from 850 exhibiting companies from 40 countries
Major water security milestones and investments announced for Abu Dhabi at International Water Summit
USD 45 million worth of contracts signed by Tadweer at EcoWASTE Exhibition
Abu Dhabi, 22 January 2018: More than USD 15 billion worth of projects and funding was announced at the World Future Energy Summit (WFES) and its co-located events, the International Water Summit and EcoWASTE Exhibition, which took place during Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week 2018 from 15 – 18 January, hosted by Masdar. The deals, which combined a number of local, regional and international agreements, strengthen the UAE’s position for advancing renewable energy and clean technology.
With WFES entering its 11th year, the ......read more
Abu Dhabi-UAE:21 January 2018 – Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council (QCC), the entity responsible for developing quality infrastructure in the emirate of Abu Dhabi, has awarded Emirates Motor Company (EMC) the first Abu Dhabi Certification for Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment.
EMC, the authorised distributor of Mercedes-Benz in the emirate of Abu Dhabi and the flagship company of ALFAHIM, received the certification for the Mercedes wall-mounted 11kW and 22kW electric vehicle chargers. QCC has verified that the products conform to international electrical standards and they have undergone hot weather testing.
In collaboration with the Department of Transport, the QCC-certified chargers will be installed in the parking areas of 10 shopping malls in Abu Dhabi.
Engineer Abdullah Hassan Al Muaini, Executive ......read more
Al Suwaidi: we are committed to implement international best practices to preserve the environment
20 January 2018, Abu Dhabi, UAE: H.E. Engineer Awaidha Murshed Al Marar, Chairman of the Department of Energy, met with executives and directors of several national energy companies participating in the Climate Innovation Exchange (CLIX), an international platform based in Abu Dhabi that was launched as part of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week.
Al Marar visited stands of several government entities participating in CLIX, including Nawah. He also praised the successful organization of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week and its accompanying events, stressing that this success enhances the UAE’s leading position in the energy sector.
H.E. Mohammed Sahoo Al Suwaidi, Chief ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 18, 2018: Renewable energy solutions that can deliver on-demand electricity and store energy when renewable resources are available, is the key component for transitioning into fossil fuel-free power generation. Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, which is part of the Khalifa University of Science and Technology, and the Swedish solar technology company Cleanergy have signed a service agreement to jointly engage in research on solutions for a Thermal Energy Storage (TES) system to integrate with Cleanergy’s Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) Stirling-based solar electricity technology.
Cleanergy and Masdar Institute will under the agreement conduct research and development to determine the optimal TES material to achieve dispatchable solar electricity with the Stirling CSP system. The ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 17 January 2018: InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has partnered with e-mobility think tank Global EVRT for the ‘Electric Vehicle Road Trip Middle East 2018’, starting on January 18th with an inaugural event at Crowne Plaza® Abu Dhabi – Yas Island. The collaboration will install electrical vehicle charging stations across select IHG hotels in the Middle East, including Crowne Plaza® Abu Dhabi – Yas Island, Crowne Plaza® Sohar, Crowne Plaza® Muscat, InterContinental® Muscat and InterContinental® Fujairah Resort in UAE. The road trip extends IHG’s support as the official hotel partner to Global EVRT in their efforts to promote adoption of electric vehicles as a sustainable method of ......read more
Tadweer signs waste contracts worth AED165 million at EcoWASTE Exhibition
Abdul Latif Jameel Energy Secures Financing for Mexican Solar Farm that will Power 150,000 Homes
Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority launches tender for world’s largest reverse osmosis desalination plant
ACWA Power announces plans to become first utility scale generator to adopt SolarCoin
17 January 2018, Abu Dhabi, UAE: The second day of the World Future Energy Summit, International Water Summit and EcoWASTE Exhibition saw a number of new business agreements signed by participating companies, with Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority, Tadweer and Abdul Latif Jameel all unveiling significant new plans.
H.E. Suhail Al Mazroui, UAE Minister of Energy Opens World Future Energy Summit Conference ......read more
Environment Agency - Abu Dhabi (EAD) and Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority unveil the world’s largest manmade water reserve
16 January 2018, Abu Dhabi: The World Future Energy Summit (WFES) 2018 today opened its doors to some of the world’s most important sustainability stakeholders at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre. The event, and its co-located events, International Water Summit and EcoWASTE Exhibition will continue throughout the week, closing on Thursday, January 18th.
HH Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Presents Nine Zayed Future Energy Prize Awards at Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week Opening Ceremony
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the United Arab Emirates Armed Forces, today ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 16 Jan 2018 – His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, presented awards to nine winners of the Zayed Future Energy Prize at the awards ceremony during Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, marking the historic 10th anniversary of the world’s preeminent sustainability award and 2018 as the Year of Zayed.
The ceremony was marked by the participation of Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, President of Mauritania and HRH Prince Hussein bin Abdullah II, Crown Prince of Jordan.
His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, said: “2018 marks a momentous year for the UAE. It will see the nation coming together to commemorate the Year of Zayed, ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE, January 16, 2018 – His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the United Arab Emirates Armed Forces, today stated that His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed, President of the UAE, has always guided the UAE towards educating young people on the principles of sustainable development, in line with the vision and approach of the UAE’s founding father, Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan.
HH Sheikh Mohammed stressed this as he attended the Opening Ceremony of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW), which is being held this year under the theme ‘Driving the Global Energy Transformation’. ADSW 2018 will include government ministers, representatives of international organisations and industry experts, among more ......read more
January 15, 2018: The Middle East Facility Management Association (MEFMA) today (Monday, January 15, 2018) led a comprehensive seminar on energy efficiency simultaneous with the opening day of the World Future Energy Summit (WFES) at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre. The seminar which saw the participation of renowned FM experts forms part of MEFMA’s ongoing efforts to integrate sustainability into all facets of facilities management (FM) in the region.
Top-level representatives from Emrill Services, Talisen International, Enova, Farnek Services, Khansaheb Facility Management, and Cofely Besix graced the one-day session. The forum comes amidst the mounting discussions on how FM can contribute to the national and global sustainability movements, with sustainability now attracting increased attention and high interest from ......read more
ENEC is a Platinum Sponsor of the 11th World Future Energy Summit, part of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week 2018
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 15 January 2018: The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) is participating in the World Future Energy Summit 2018 (WFES) to highlight how clean, safe and efficient nuclear energy will help the UAE meet its commitments under the Paris Climate Change Agreement, in addition to demonstrating how nuclear energy is supporting the diversification of the nation’s economy and energy mix as a part of the UAE Energy Plan 2050.
An important part of the prominent Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week 2018, WFES is taking place at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) between 15th and 18th January. During the summit, ENEC will show through its exhibition booth ......read more
Abu Dhabi, U.A.E., 14 January 2017 — The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), has today launched the Global Commission on the Geopolitics of Energy Transformation, with the support of the governments of Germany, Norway and the United Arab Emirates. The Commission will examine the immediate and longer-term geopolitical implications of global energy transformation driven by large scale-up of renewable energy in the context of global efforts to tackle climate change and advance sustainable development. The Commission will be chaired by Mr. Olafur Grimsson, the former President of Iceland.
“The global energy landscape is witnessing rapid and disruptive change that will have far reaching effects on geopolitical dynamics,” said Adnan Z. Amin, IRENA Director-General. “Renewable energy resources are ......read more
Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority (ADWEA) is a key Strategic Partner of World Future Energy Summit and International Water Summit
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, January 14, 2017 – Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority (ADWEA) and its Group of Companies are participating as a key strategic partner of the 2018 World Future Energy Summit and 2018 International Water Summit. The last will be hosted by Masdar at the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and will be held from January 15th to 18th, 2018 at the Abu Dhabi Exhibition Center (ADNEC). Through this advanced platform, experts and decision makers will meet and discuss the challenges facing the world in ......read more
His Excellency Dr Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi:
Renewable energy projects in the UAE have contributed to reducing its cost to the lowest level globally
50% of the country's energy will be clean by 2050
The UAE plays an active role in addressing the financing and investment challenges facing renewable energy projects
Public-private sector partnerships accelerate the transition to sustainability in the UAE
Dubai-UAE: 14 January 2018 – The Eighth Session of the General Assembly of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) kicked off in Abu Dhabi with more than 150 countries in attendance. Running from 13 to 14 January, the session has convened representatives of IRENA member states to discuss global renewable energy action and take concrete steps to accelerate global energy transition.
In his ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 13 January 2018: The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) has participated in the second Atlantic Council Global Energy Forum in Abu Dhabi, held on 12 and 13 January by The Atlantic Council and in partnership with the UAE Ministry of Energy, ADNOC, Mubadala, and Masdar.
ENEC Chief Executive Officer, Eng. Mohamed Al Hammadi, addressed participants during the opening of “A New Age for Nuclear Energy” plenary session in the second day of the forum, highlighting the role of nuclear energy leaders as a key to the growth and consolidation of nuclear energy globally. He highlighted that Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant, as the first nuclear energy plant in the Arab world, sets a new standard for all countries developing or looking to develop peaceful nuclear energy programs, and will support the ......read more
More than 1,100 government representatives from over 150 countries to gather in Abu Dhabi for Eighth IRENA Assembly
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 11 January 2018 – More than 1,100 representatives of governments from 150 countries will meet in Abu Dhabi to attend the Eighth Assembly of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), taking place on January 13-14. As the world’s principal platform for international cooperation on renewable energy, the Assembly will provide strategic guidance to the work of the Agency for the next four years and position it to play a key role in driving the global energy transformation.
“As renewable energy costs decline, technology advances and deployment accelerates around the world, we are entering a new age of energy transformation, with renewable energy ......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
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.
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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