Energy

    IRENA, RCREEE strengthen energy transition collaboration in MENA region
    12 Jun 2022

    AMMAN, 8th June, 2022 (WAM) — The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE) agreed to strengthen their collaboration on scaling up renewable energy deployment in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed today in Jordan, on the […]

    Masdar signs agreements to develop 4,000 MW of clean, renewable energy ‘Mega Projects’ in Azerbaijan
    09 Jun 2022

    ABU DHABI, 5th June, 2022 (WAM) — Masdar, one of the world’s leading renewable energy companies, has signed implementation agreements with the Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Azerbaijan to develop clean and renewable energy projects in the country with a combined confirmed capacity of 4,000 megawatts (MW) as an exclusive concession. Under the […]

    UAE begins waste-to-energy era
    26 May 2022

    ABU DHABI, 25th May, 2022 (WAM) — The UAE, yesterday, began a new era of clean energy production and climate neutrality by producing the first kilowatt (KW) of energy from waste, through the inauguration of the Sharjah Waste-to-Energy Plant. The plant, the first of its kind in the region, will help turn nearly 300,000 tonnes […]

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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 […]