Sunday 22 January 2017

Dewa signs co-op deal with French electricity company

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the French electricity company (Électricité de France) to enhance further co-operation and facilitate exchanging of expertise in areas of mutual interest. It supports De


Masdar seals 'green' desalination technology deal

The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, an independent, research-driven graduate-level university focused on advanced energy, and sustainable technologies, has signed a research collaboration agreement with Korea University to develop energy-efficient desalination technologies in the UA


ABB delivers E-Houses for UAE offshore oilfield

ABB has shipped the first batch of nine electrical houses (E-Houses) to enable reliable power supply to an offshore oilfield in the UAE. The 98m E-Houses will supply reliable power to the Satah al-Razboot (SARB) offshore oilfield. The $80 million order – ABB&


UAE launches $50m Caribbean renewable energy fund

The UAE today announced a landmark new $50 million fund for renewable energy projects in Caribbean island countries.   Launched by Reem Al Hashimy, Minister of State for International Cooperation, the UAE-Caribbean Renewable Energy Fund represents one of the largest single i


Masdar takes 25pc stake in world’s first floating wind farm

Masdar, Abu Dhabi’s renewable energy company, has acquired a stake in Hywind Scotland, a 30-megawatt (MW) floating offshore pilot wind farm in the North Sea, it was announced at an official ceremony during Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week 2017. Through the transaction Statoil


Yokogawa wins UAE order for control systems

Yokogawa Middle East & Africa, a subsidiary of Japan’s Yokogawa Electric Corporation has received an order from the Sharjah Electricity & Water Authority (Sewa) to provide control systems for the Layyah Power and Desalination Station. Sewa is retrofitting the contro


Masdar in tie-up with Qatar Electricity, Nebras

Masdar, Abu Dhabi’s renewable energy company, has signed a cooperation agreement with Qatar Electricity & Water Company (QEWC) and Nebras Power at Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week to develop renewable and sustainable energy projects. The agreement was signed by Fahd bin Ha


Rooftop solar power to drive green energy use

Rooftop solar energy will help drive renewable energy to the next stage of its development in the Middle East and South Asian markets, said industry experts at the World Future Energy Summit and the Solar Expo in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Renewable energy, particularly solar, is making rap


Dubai to start work on $13.6bn solar park Phase 3

The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) and Abu Dhabi’s renewable energy company Masdar will begin construction of the 800-megawatt (MW) Phase Three of the Dh 50-billion ($13.6 billion) Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park in Dubai, UAE, at the end of this month following th


Quercus sells stake in green energy JV ForVEI

UK-based investment firm Quercus Assets Selection, said that its subsidiary, Quercus Renewable Energy Fund, has completed the sale of its stake in ForVEI, a joint venture comprising three firms in the renewable sector. The announcement was made at the ongoing World Future Energy

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