Tag: wind energy

    Omani graduate invents wind vane to tap the energy of vehicles
    06 Dec 2021

    A graduate from Oman’s premier Sultan Qaboos University, Yousef bin Yaqoub Al Busaidi, has innovated a wind vane that traps the energy released from vehicle movement on highways, stores and releases it for use as required, Gulf News reports. The sleek wind vane is characterized by a longitudinal design that occupies a small area that […]

    Oman’s maiden green ammonia project plans firm up
    16 Oct 2021

    US-based global technology firm KBR has announced that it has been selected by India’s ACME Group to provide its breakthrough technology for a green ammonia project to be built in Oman at an estimated cost or $3.5 billion, Oman Observer states. Under the terms of the contract, Houston-based KBR will provide technology license, engineering, proprietary […]

    Nuclear and renewables: Modeling tool to evaluate hybrid energy systems
    14 Oct 2021

    On the path to carbon neutrality, more than 40 countries and the European Union – representing over 70% of global CO2 emissions – have committed to net zero objectives, most of them by 2050. The deployment of low-carbon energy sources will be vital to reducing emissions from the energy sector, in which electricity and heat […]

    In Istanbul, electricity is generated from air flows from transport
    05 Oct 2021

    Wind turbines have been installed in Istanbul that generate electricity using the turbulence of airflow from transport, the Independent reports. Turbines are called “Enlil” in honor of the god of wind from Sumerian-Akkadian mythology. They were developed by the startup Deveci Tech together with Istanbul Technical University.     It is a vertical turbine that […]

    Masdar contributes to launch of Saudi Arabia’s first wind farm
    10 Aug 2021

    Dumat Al Jandal, the Middle East’s largest wind farm and the first in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, is now connected to the grid and has produced its first carbon-free megawatt-hours (MWh) of energy, WAM reports. The 400-megawatt (MW) utility-scale wind power project is being developed by a consortium led by EDF Renewables and Masdar, […]

    Middle East’s largest wind farm marks vital construction milestone with the arrival of first turbines
    29 Jul 2021

    The 400-megawatt (MW) Dumat Al Jandal utility-scale wind farm in Saudi Arabia developed by a consortium led by EDF Renewables in partnership with Masdar, both global leaders in renewable energy, has marked a key construction milestone with the arrival of 20 wind turbines at Duba Port.  A consortium with key contractors Vestas, TSK, and Al […]