Tag: electricity

    DEWA highlights its global achievements supporting UAE’s excellence and competitiveness journey
    06 Jan 2022

    Since its establishment on 1 January, 1992, Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) is moving steadily to achieve the visionary directives of the Founding Fathers and the wise leadership vision to promote comprehensive and sustainable development in the UAE, which thrived over the past 50 years. This was evident in several achievements and gains that […]

    The amount of electricity generated by coal jumped to all-time highs in 2021 – opinion
    04 Jan 2022

    Frank Kane, a business journalist based in Dubai, believes that it is a supreme irony that, despite the vocal calls of environmental activists for the complete abandonment of coal as a source of power generation, 2021 will go down as the year King Coal resumed his throne in the global energy markets. Let’s check his […]

    Abu Dhabi Department of Energy issues ‘2020 Annual Technical Report for the Water, Wastewater, and Electricity Sectors in Emirate of Abu Dhabi’

    The Abu Dhabi Department of Energy (DoE) has issued the ‘2020 Annual Technical Report for Water, Wastewater, and Electricity Sectors in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi’, as part of its role as the regulatory entity tasked with monitoring and enhancing the energy sector’s performance in the emirate, WAM reports. The objective of the report is […]

    UAE, Jordan, and Israel signed key pact to mitigate climate change
    15 Dec 2021

    The governments of Jordan, Israel, and the United Arab Emirates signed a landmark declaration of intent in November to build renewable electricity and water desalination capacity and address the threat posed by climate change on energy and water security in the region. The signing at the UAE Leadership Pavilion at Dubai Expo was witnessed by […]

    Massive Attack presented a plan to make music concerts more eco-friendly

    The British band Massive Attack, together with scientists from the Tyndall Center for Climate Change Research in Manchester, presented a plan to reduce carbon emissions at music concerts.   Main recommendations         refusal of flights;       service of concerts by electric cars;       rejection of diesel generators at […]

    Swedish scientists turned bean roots into a battery

    Scientists at Linkoping University made bean roots conduct electricity and store energy. For this, the plants were watered with a solution with a conjugated ETE-S oligomer. It absorbed into fabrics and created a conductive polymer film, liu.se reports. Bean roots could conduct electricity for at least a month with an indicator of 10 siemens per […]

    Spa to enhance tourism’s contribution to Bahrain’s economic recovery
    22 Nov 2021

    His Excellency Shaikh Khalid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa, Deputy Prime Minister and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Bahrain Mumtalakat Holding Company, today paid a visit to the construction site of the five-star Jumeirah Gulf of Bahrain Resort and Spa scheduled to launch in 2022, BNA reports. During the inspection, HE Shaikh Khalid highlighted […]

    AYCMQ partners with national stakeholders to measure the household carbon footprint
    17 Nov 2021

    The Arab Youth Climate Movement Qatar (AYCMQ) has taken action to measure carbon footprint in the Gulf state, Doha News reports. The Household Carbon Footprint Initiative is one of the signature projects of the Arab Youth Climate Movement Qatar (AYCMQ) to understand the resource consumption and carbon footprint profiles of different socioeconomic groups in Qatar. […]

    ZipCharge Go suitcase-size power bank will help EV owners deal with range anxiety
    11 Nov 2021

    The British startup has presented a new device – a power bank on wheels for emergency charging of electric cars. According to the manufacturer, in 30 minutes, the ZipCharge Go charges enough to travel up to 32 km. The ZipCharge Go is a suitcase-sized power bank that can be used to charge a depleted electric […]

    Green Globe recertification awarded to Marriott hotel in Jumeirah

    Delta Hotels by Marriott, Jumeirah Beach Dubai has announced that the hotel has been recertified by Green Globe for the second consecutive year, GD Online reports. Located in the heart of Dubai’s Jumeirah Beach Residences (JBR), the hotel is leading the way in exercising sustainable initiatives through routine checks including measuring the consumption of water, electricity, gas, […]