Wednesday 29 March 2017

Empower’s transmission pipelines cross 236 km

UAE-based Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), a leading district cooling services provider, has revealed that its network of district cooling transmission pipelines crossed 236 km by the end of 2016. The remarkable expansion of Empower’s network of distr


ME countries eye Russian floating nuke power plants

Middle Eastern countries are considering purchase of floating nuclear power plants (NPP) of Russian make that were developed for sea water desalination, a top Russian government official said on Wednesday. "Arab countries are more and more interested in buying these floating


China’s TBEA, Orascom win bid for Egypt power plant

China-based TBEA and the Egyptian Orascom have won the tender for implementing transformer substations and civil works for the 650 MW Walideya, Assiut power plant, a report said. TBEA will be awarded a contract worth EGP94.860 million ($5.22 million) for the substations, while Or


DSOA opens free EV charging stations

Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA) has launched its new initiative that allows electric vehicle owners to use the charging stations on its premises free of charge from March 22 until the end of the year. As part of its aim to encourage people to purchase or rent zero-emission e


Enec sets quality benchmark with nuclear plant work

The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (Enec) said it has successfully completed the welding of reactor coolant loop (RCL) piping and the reactor containment building (RCB) dome structure for Unit 3 of the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant. The completion of pipe welding for the reac


Kaspersky offers critical infrastructure protection

Kaspersky Lab has announced the global availability of its Industrial CyberSecurity for Energy, a vertical advanced package for energy enterprises, based on Kaspersky Lab’s suite for protection of industrial infrastructure. Modern electrical power grids are complex networks


Envirol plans to expand recycling facilities in Dubai

Envirol, a joint venture initiative between Dubai Municipality and Blue (a member of Alserkal Group), has revealed plans to expand and upgrade its current recycling facilities in Dubai, UAE. The announcement was made today (March 22), during a ground-breaking ceremony for the exp


Hempel inaugurates new factory in Kuwait

Hempel, a leading paint manufacturer, today (March 22) inaugurated a new factory in Kuwait to meet increased demand and also to consolidate its position as market leader in the region. The new factory, costing €13 million ($14.02 million), set up in Mina Abdullah meets ISO 9


EDF joins Dubai solar park Phase Three consortium

EDF Group, an integrated electricity company, said it has joined a consortium led by Abu Dhabi future energy company Masdar which is developing the 800-MW third phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park in Dubai, UAE. The entry into the consortium was made possible b


Siemens launches new gas turbine

Siemens, a global technology leader, has added a new gas turbine to its portfolio, SGT-A45 TR mobile unit, which addresses the growing market for fast power. The aero derivative gas turbine possesses an electrical generating capacity of up to 44 megawatts, and is packaged for rap

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