Bahrain-UAE renewable energy ties discussed
Manama, June 29, 2014
Bahrain's Electricity and Water Authority (EWA) chief executive Shaikh Nawaf bin Ibrahim bin Hamad Al Khalifa highlighted keenness to bolster bilateral co-operation with the UAE in the field of preservation of energy resources and the environment.
At a meeting with Abu Dhabi Future Energy (Masdar) chief of operation Mohammed Al Ramhi and clean energy manager Bader Al Lambki, he hailed the joint memorandum of understanding in the field of new energy that represents the mutual action between Bahrain and the UAE.
It is aimed at reducing the effects of climate change and the emission of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere and the surrounding environments, said a report in the Gulf Daily News (GDN), our sister publication.
He added that the agreement focuses on the preparation of a study on the possibility of the establishment of electrical power production projects by the use of the renewable energy, specifically solar energy, in Bahrain's southern region and Hawar Islands.
He lauded the role of His Majesty's personal representative and chairman of the Supreme Council for Environment, Shaikh Abdulla bin Hamad Al Khalifa, in following up renewable energy issues and the application of renewable energy for the production of electricity in Bahrain. - TradeArabia News Service