Energy

    TAQA’s green hydrogen projects in advanced techno-feasibility stage
    12 May 2022

    By Binsal Abdulkader ABU DHABI, 12th May, 2022 (WAM) — The green hydrogen projects of Abu Dhabi National Energy Company (TAQA) are progressing very well, a senior executive told the Emirates News Agency (WAM), adding that green hydrogen, dubbed as the oil of the future, will play a significant role in the company’s growing portfolio […]

    The battery set to transform renewable energy
    03 May 2022

    We all know that renewable energy will play a pivotal role if we’re to decarbonise the environment. One of the key challenges with alternative power sources, such as wind and solar, is storing what they produce at scale. But scientists at the University of Jena think they may have found the solution. They have developed […]

    Government officials, industry leaders and experts set to convene for World Utilities Congress in May 2022
    30 Apr 2022

    ABU DHABI, 29th April, 2022 (WAM) — Held under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Khaled bin Mohamed bin Zayed, Member of Abu Dhabi Executive Council and Chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive Office, the World Utilities Congress is set to take place at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC), from 9th to 11th May 2022. The […]

    Construction of UAE’s first waste-to-energy plant complete
    27 Apr 2022

    Construction of the UAE’s first waste-to-energy plant is complete and systems testing is under way. The plant in Sharjah is central to its plans to become the Middle East’s first zero-waste city and support the UAE’s 2050 net-zero goals. The complex will turn unrecyclable waste into clean energy and ensure nothing is sent to landfill, state news agency […]

    UAE takes part at IAEA’s First International Conference on Nuclear Law
    26 Apr 2022

    ABU DHABI, 26th April, 2022 (WAM) — A United Arab Emirates delegation is taking part in the First International Conference on Nuclear Law: the Global Debate, which is organised by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) from 25th to 29th April 2022 in Vienna, Austria. The UAE’s delegation, headed by Ambassador Hamad Al Kaabi, the […]

    Construction completed on UAE’s first waste-to-energy plant
    26 Apr 2022

    SHARJAH, 26th April, 2022 (WAM) — Construction of the UAE’s first waste-to-energy plant has been completed, with the project now entering the testing and commissioning phase. The Sharjah Waste to Energy plant is the first project of Emirates Waste to Energy, a joint venture established by BEEAH Energy, the renewable energy business of BEEAH Group, […]

    DEWA launches new tool to assess electricity, water consumption in Dubai
    20 Apr 2022

    DUBAI, 20th April, 2022 (WAM) — Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has added a Self-Assessment tool for residential customers to easily understand their consumption patterns, as part of DEWA’s Smart Living initiative. The Self-Assessment tool includes a survey on electricity and water consumption for customers to assess their consumption and learn about different ways […]

    DEWA EV Green Chargers provides over 8,800 MWh of electricity to electric vehicles since 2015
    18 Apr 2022

    DUBAI, 18th April, 2022 (WAM) — Through its EV Green Charger initiative, Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has provided over 8,800 megawatt-hours (MWh) of electricity to charge electric vehicles (EVs) in Dubai since 2015. This has helped EV users to travel approximately 58 million kilometres in eco-friendly vehicles and experience a 73 percent reduction […]

    Dulsco commissions first-in-region Refuse Derived Fuel Plant
    09 Apr 2022

    DUBAI, 8th April, 2022 (WAM) — Dulsco, an integrated solutions provider and the Official Waste Management Partner of Expo 2020 Dubai, continues to drive environmental sustainability with the successful introduction of its Refuse Derived Fuel (RDF) plant, currently located within the Expo 2020 Dubai premises. The waste to energy plant has the capacity to process […]

    UAE, IRENA launch ‘Beyond Food’ for sustainable energy for cooking
    05 Apr 2022

    Abu Dhabi: The UAE and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) have launched ‘Beyond Food’, a new joint initiative that aims to provide people in communities in low-resource settings worldwide with crucial access to sustainable energy for cooking. In collaboration with Nama Women Advancement Establishment (NAMA), the UAE and IRENA have teamed-up to foster cooperation […]