Energy

    New power storage system in Dubai could ‘revolutionise’ clean energy
    19 Nov 2022

    Dubai: A solar solutions provider in the Middle East on Wednesday announced that it has successfully delivered an energy solution for the Visitor Centre of the Noor Energy 1 — the world’s largest CSP installation (Concentrated Solar Power) located in Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum (MBR) Solar Park in Dubai. ALEC Energy said the energy […]

    Hatta hydroelectric power plant progress crosses halfway mark
    29 Oct 2022

    Construction of Hatta‘s hydroelectric power plant has crossed the halfway mark as authorities announced on Tuesday that the project was 52.6 per cent finished. Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) said the 72-metre main Roller Compacted Concrete (RCC) wall of the upper dam was complete, as well as the 37-metre-high RCC side wall at the project’s upper […]

    UAE’s nuclear energy chief lands global safety role
    15 Oct 2022

    The UAE’s nuclear energy chief spoke of his pride after securing a prominent role to champion safety in the sector around the world. Mohamed Al Hammadi has been a driving force behind the development of the country’s Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant as chief executive and managing director of Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation. He has now made history as the […]

    EGA signs agreement with Ministry of Energy & Infrastructure to join UAE Hydrogen Leadership Initiative
    29 Sep 2022

    ABU DHABI, 26th September, 2022 (WAM) — Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) today signed an agreement with the Ministry of Energy & Infrastructure to join the UAE Hydrogen Leadership Initiative to explore collaboration opportunities across industries and further research & development into the future uses of hydrogen in decarbonisation. Suhail bin Mohammed Al Mazrouei, Minister of […]

    Some countries returning to fossil fuels due to soaring energy price is worrisome: Ban Ki Moon
    20 Sep 2022

    JEJU ISLAND, South Korea, 15th September, 2022 (WAM) — As energy prices are soaring across the world, especially in Europe, “I am concerned about the possibility of some countries returning to fossil fuels,” said Ban Ki-moon, a former Secretary-General of the United Nations. “This is again very foolish and very worrisome. I know that we […]

    Dubai Municipality completes 85% of world’s largest waste-to-energy project
    14 Sep 2022

    DUBAI, 12th September, 2022 (WAM) — Dubai Municipality today announced that 85 percent of Dubai Waste Management Centre (DWMC), the world’s largest waste-to-energy project, has been completed. Construction of the landmark project began in 2021, in line with the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of […]

    KIZAD to welcome Abu Dhabi’s first electric vehicles assembly facility
    10 Sep 2022

    ABU DHABI, 6th September, 2022 (WAM) — KIZAD, part of AD Ports Group’s Economic Cities and Free Zones, today announced the signing of a lease agreement with NWTN to establish an electric vehicle (EV) assembly facility in Abu Dhabi to serve the growing demand for sustainable transport options. Founded in 2016, green mobility technology company […]

    Green Hydrogen project at Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park supports UAE’s competitiveness in green hydrogen markets
    08 Sep 2022

    DUBAI, 5th September, 2022 (WAM) — Innovative technologies to produce green hydrogen using clean and renewable energy are witnessing rapid developments and steady progress, and studies indicate that green hydrogen production will increase by 57 percent annually to reach 5.7 million tonnes in 2030. The UAE aims to acquire 25 percent of the low-carbon hydrogen […]

    Masdar achieves financial close on Uzbekistan’s first utility-scale wind farm
    05 Sep 2022

    TASHKENT, 2nd September, 2022 (WAM) — The Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company (Masdar), one of the world’s leading renewable energy companies, announced today that it has achieved financial close on the 500-megawatt (MW) Zarafshan wind project – Uzbekistan’s first utility-scale wind farm. The announcement was made following a ceremony to mark the occasion, held in […]

    DEWA’s R&D Centre registers new patent for solar PV robotic carrier
    04 Sep 2022

    DUBAI, 2nd September, 2022 (WAM) — Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) ‘s Research and Development (R&D) Centre has registered its sixth patent for a user-friendly robotic carrier to transport solar photovoltaic panels easily and lift them smoothly from any surface. It can also transport glass panels or sensitive materials that require close care. The […]