Tag: renewables

    50 DEWA employees begin Masters in Future Energy Systems & Technology from UC Berkeley
    09 Jan 2022

    Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), inaugurated the third batch of the Master’s Program in Future Energy Systems & Technology, which DEWA implements in collaboration with the University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley). This was attended by UC Berkeley College of Engineering Dean Tsu Jae King Liu; […]

    BIG has designed a cybersecurity center with wave-like solar roofs in Slovakia

    Architectural company BIG presented the project of the Center of Innovative Technologies for ESET in Bratislava. The 12 buildings will be visually connected by wavy sunroofs that resemble the surrounding mountains, Dezeen states. The technology quarter, which will include the headquarters of the Slovak company ESET, will be built on the site of a former […]

    From renewables to reforms: how Saudi Arabia made strides in 2021

    In 2021, Saudi Arabia kept up the breakneck speed of reforms that have, in recent years, propelled it to become a dynamic business, tourism, and cultural destination. The kingdom has undertaken some of the world’s most ambitious megaprojects, The National News states. From education reform and changing women’s role in society to investing billions in […]

    Masdar continues to strengthen its leading stature in the clean energy sector
    03 Jan 2022

    The Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company (Masdar) is continuing to strengthen its leading stature in the clean energy sector and help drive the sector’s development, in line with the directives of the UAE’s leadership to promote clean technology and renewable energy solutions on a large scale, as well as support the global efforts to address […]

    Georgia celebrated its National Day at Expo 2020 Dubai with a packed itinerary of cultural events and an official visit

    Georgia celebrated its National Day at Expo 2020 Dubai on Wednesday with an impressive line-up of cultural and entertainment activities, featuring everything from ballet to singing, taking place throughout the day at various venues across the site, WAM states. Levan Davitashvili, Vice Prime Minister of Georgia and Minister of Environmental Protection and Agriculture, accompanied by […]

    Five ESG investing trends we will see in 2022
    02 Jan 2022

    Today’s investors recognize the benefits of ESG investing (which means investing with environmental, social, and corporate governance considerations) and await reporting on these parameters accordingly. But what are the new sustainable investment trends to look out for in 2022? Let’s find the answer, thanks to Antonello Argenziano from Intertrust Group. *** In 2020, the demand […]

    Why I pulled the plug on my electric dream
    01 Jan 2022

    We’ve found a remarkable column written by Mohamed Chebaro for Arab News.. He’s a British-Lebanese journalist, media consultant and trainer with more than 25 years’ experience covering war, terrorism, defense, current affairs and diplomacy. *** My friends have always described me as someone very attached to his mobility and comfort, who uses a car when […]

    Gaussin – Aramco Signing Partnership
    27 Dec 2021

    Saudi Arabian energy giant Aramco announced on December 4 that it had signed five agreements with French companies on a variety of projects, Oil and Gas Middle East reports. The agreements included an announcement between Aramco and French renewable energy technology firm Gaussin to establish a modern manufacturing facility in Saudi Arabia focused on on-road […]

    A new ladies’ only beach which uses eco-friendly solar energy opened in Qatar
    26 Dec 2021

    Al Shamal Municipality opened a new beach for women in the Al Ghariya area on December 14, in an effort to provide the “best and high-quality services to all members of society.” This is now the second women’s only beach in Qatar, Doha News states. Qatar’s Ministry of Municipality said on Twitter that the move […]

    Eco-friendly worship: The ways some Muslims are protecting the environment
    18 Dec 2021

    From using sustainable water sources to renewable energies, mosques worldwide are looking to combat climate change. Let’s read more in the Middle East eye article. On the cover: Cambridge Mosque is the first purpose-built eco-designed mosque in Europe (Creative Commons). *** When it comes to climate change, many Muslim-majority states are leading the way for […]