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Almarai's Sustainability Report 2020:119% increase in solar energy usage
Environment & Energy | Tuesday 21 September, 2021 1:20 am
Almarai's Sustainability Report 2020 revealed a 119% increase in solar energy use compared to 2019, as part of the company’s keenness to implement more sustainable solutions to reduce emissions every day.According to the annual report, Almarai is aware of the serious risks involved in climate...
Saudi seeks partners for water pipeline project
Environment & Energy | Monday 20 September, 2021 1:48 am
The Saudi Water Partnership Company (SWPC) has invited expressions of interest (EoIs) for the Riyadh-Qassim Independent Water Transmission Pipeline (IWTP) project, which, on completion, will have a transmission capacity of 685,000 cubic meters per day, according to TradeArabia.com. Through...
Schneider Electric reaches number 1 spot for sustainability in its sector by ESG rating agency Vigeo Eiris
Environment & Energy | Sunday 29 August, 2021 12:03 am
Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, received top ranking for performance in its sector by Vigeo Eiris (V.E), the principal European environmental, social and governance (ESG) rating agency and part of the Moody’s Group. Schneider has...
How Saudi Arabia is aiding global action on climate change
Environment & Energy | Wednesday 25 August, 2021 12:18 am
It is now indisputable: The planet is getting hotter, and unless governments take immediate action to cut greenhouse gas emissions, dramatic changes to the climate will become irreversible. That was the verdict of the world’s foremost climate scientists in a report published earlier this...
Jeddah’s new drinking water and wudu stations draw inspiration from the past
Environment & Energy | Monday 23 August, 2021 12:10 am
Four new drinking water and wudu stations have been launched in Jeddah by the King Abdul Aziz Endowment of Ain Al-Aziziah, drawing their inspiration from the city’s historical water supply methods.Al-Bazan, which translates as water tanks, is based on Jeddah’s previous water distribution...
Saudi Arabia gets green light on clean hydrogen
Environment & Energy | Thursday 19 August, 2021 12:09 am
Hydrogen is morphing from a niche power source into a potential front-runner in the green energy revolution — and research shows that Saudi Arabia can become one of the world’s largest suppliers of the gas.Many experts agree that “green” hydrogen, a carbon-friendly nontoxic gas produced...
The 29th Annual MPGC 2022 to be held Live and In-Person, on January 24-25 in the Kingdom of Bahrain
Environment & Energy | Monday 16 August, 2021 1:36 pm
The Kingdom of Bahrain is all set to host the 29th Annual Middle East Petroleum & Gas Conference (MPGC), the longest running annual oil and gas conference in the Middle East. MPGC will be held on January 24-25, 2022, under the Patronage of H.E. Shaikh Mohamed Bin Khalifa Al-Khalifa, Minister of ...
Water networks launched in six villages in Samtah - Jazan
Environment & Energy | Tuesday 10 August, 2021 1:44 am
The National Water Company (NWC) commenced operation of water networks in six villages in Samtah governorate, Jazan region. The goal is to meet the growing demand on water services and reinforce the water resources system and infrastructure of water and environmental services. The villages included ...
Dumat Al-Jandal wind farm turbine trial run begins
Environment & Energy | Thursday 5 August, 2021 12:44 am
The Ministry of Energy announced the start of the trial operation of the first turbine in the Dumat Al-Jandal wind farm project in the northern Al-Jouf region. The project, which will exploit wind energy in the production of electricity, is the first project of its kind that comes within the...
MoU to boost palm and dates market in AlUla
Environment & Energy | Thursday 5 August, 2021 12:40 am
 The Royal Commission for AlUla (RCU) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the National Center for Palms and Dates (NCPD) to boost the palm and dates sector, achieve production efficiency from AlUla dates and market them locally and internationally.The MoU included working on...