Tag: solar power

    DEWA opens Noor Energy 1 Visitors Centre at MBR Solar Park
    14 Dec 2021

    The Noor Energy 1 Visitors Centre displays the latest in the future of green hydrogen, Concentrated Solar Power (CSP), and photovoltaic cells, Mepmiddleeast states. The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority‘s (DEWA) Managing Director and CEO, HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, has inaugurated the ‘Noor Energy 1 Visitors Centre’ within Phase 4 of the Mohammed bin […]

    Expo’s Kuwait Pavilion funnels the focus on water security

    The giant funnel at the center of the Kuwait Pavilion represents the country’s water towers, storing fresh water in elevated tanks, Mepmiddleeast reports. Spread across a built-up area of 5,600m2, the Kuwait Pavilion at Expo 2020 marks the nation’s largest-ever participation at a World Expo. Incorporating the theme `New Kuwait, New Opportunities for Sustainability,’ the […]

    Al-Futtaim Malls extends solar project with $2mn investment
    08 Dec 2021

    Following the success of Phase 1 of the Dubai Festival City Mall solar generation project, Al-Futtaim Malls has announced plans to extend the facility’s operations with a $2.17mn (AED8mn) Phase 2. Phase 2 of the solar project is divided into two sections providing a total of 2.6 MWh of power, which is estimated to generate […]

    Masdar and Iraq agree to implement the first phase of the 2GW project
    26 Oct 2021

    Masdar, a subsidiary of Mubadala Investment Company, and Iraq’s Ministry of Electricity and National Investment Commission signed an agreement on October 6 that implements the first phase of solar projects that will boost the country’s goal of generating 20-25% of its energy from renewables, equivalent to 10-12 gigawatts by 2030. The clean energy company will […]

    The pact signed for new 100MW solar PV farm in Oman
    17 Oct 2021

    The Public Establishment for Industrial Estates (Madayn), along with Mubadrah and Solar Wadi signed on October 12 an agreement covering the establishment of a 100MW solar PV farm in Suhar Industrial City to be operational in 2022, Oman Observer states. The project is part of the overall strategy of Madayn in providing a significant portion […]

    UPS launches world-first solar vehicle charging point at Expo 2020 Dubai
    09 Oct 2021

    The world’s first solar-powered vehicle charging point has been launched at Expo 2020 Dubai where it will be used by the courier service UPS to power its fleet of electric delivery vans, Arab News reports. UPS made the announcement alongside its partners Arrival and DP world at a press conference at the Expo site on […]

    Sunshine-rich Gulf slow to adapt solar, clean energy
    04 Sep 2021

    The share of renewables in Gulf states’ electricity generation is marginal, and the region still utilizes fossil-fuel driven power grids, but the potential for clean energy is substantial, Al-Monitor states. Electricity consumption in the Gulf region is reaching its annual peak as armies of energy-intensive air conditioners work at full throttle to insulate populations from […]

    UAE to build one of the world’s largest $1.1bn waste-to-energy plants

    Bee’ah, the company managing Sharjah’s waste, says it will create green spaces and install a 120-megawatt solar-power facility on top, as well as produce hydrogen from the garbage to fuel its rubbish trucks. The United Arab Emirates is building one of the world’s largest waste-to-energy plants to deal with its growing trash load, Arabian Business […]

    Alec Energy secures Dewa HQ contract

    Alec Energy has won the contract to provide a solar photovoltaic solution for Dubai Electricity and Water Authority’s new headquarters, Al-Shera’a (Arabic for sail), in the Al Jaddaf area of Dubai, DEWA states. To maximize the solution’s full potential, Alec Energy provided a multi-tiered solution which includes the delivery of almost 21,150 sq m of […]