The demand for power in the UAE will be more than 40,000 megawatts annually by 2020 at a growing rate of 9 per cent, said a senior government official.
The growth rate average is three times of the international energy demand aver
Up to 700 nuclear experts from around the world will discuss the development of peaceful nuclear energy at an upcoming conference in Abu Dhabi.
The New Nuclear International Conference, which will run at the Ritz Carlton Abu Dhabi
Bahrain has postponed its plans to adopt nuclear energy as a source of power by 2017, according to sources familiar with the matter.
Former Electricity and Water Affairs Minister Fahmi Al Jowder had earlier announced that experts
Saudi Arabia has signed a bilateral agreement with South Korea for cooperation on the development of nuclear energy.
The agreement calls for cooperation in research and development, including building nuclear power plants and research reac
Saudi Arabia is serious about developing civil nuclear energy within 10 years, which creates good opportunities for US companies, a US government official said.
"They seem to be very committed to having civil nuclear as
Iran is ready to share its nuclear power know-how with other countries in the region, said a top Iranian official in Bahrain.
Iranian Foreign Ministry special envoy and spokesman Ramin Mehman Parast said his country now had 2,000 scientist
Saudi Arabia has brought in engineering and consulting company Poyry to give advice on a strategy for the use of nuclear and renewable energy, the Finnish group said on Thursday.
Philipp Elkuch from Poyry's nuclear energ
Top oil exporter Saudi Arabia said it would set up a scientific centre for civilian nuclear and renewable energy to meet increasing demand for energy, state news agency SPA said on Saturday.
King Abdullah ordered the creation of a science
Jordan is all set to sign an agreement to build civilian nuclear reactors, according to one of the region’s top energy officials.
After UAE, which awarded a $20 billion contract recently to build four reactors in Abu Dhabi, Kuwait and Egyp