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ACWA Power signs agreement to develop green hydrogen project in Egypt worth more than $4 billion
Environment & Energy | Thursday 21 December, 2023 1:05 pm
Saudi-listed ACWA Power, the world’s largest private water desalination company, leader in energy transition and first mover into green hydrogen, has signed the framework agreement, following the MoU that was signed in 7th of December 2022 to outline the development of the first phase of the...
Saudi Arabia seeks to provide clean, sustainable energy at competitive price: Minister
Environment & Energy | Thursday 21 December, 2023 8:44 am
Minister of Energy Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman said the ministry is committed to providing clean and sustainable energy at competitive prices to help the Kingdom become a center for modern technologies and industries.   On the sidelines of the Digital Government Forum, the minister...
 Industry and Academic Experts Shed Light on How Businesses Can Reduce Carbon Emissions and Boost Profitability
Environment & Energy | Wednesday 20 December, 2023 10:36 am
Arthur D. Little (ADL), a management consulting firm, has published the latest issue of AMPLIFY, an ADL-edited journal that brings academic experts and business leaders together to advance thinking in critical areas of business and technology. The Journey to...
NWC pumps desalinated water to four Hail centers to serve 1500 beneficiaries
Environment & Energy | Tuesday 19 December, 2023 1:06 pm
The National Water Company (NWC), represented by the Water Business Unit in Hail Region, has started pumping and distributing desalinated water to four centers -Tabah, Al-Makhoul, Al-Safraa, and Al-Wasaa- that are affiliated to the governorates of Al-Shanan and Al-Hayet....
Saudi Arabia targets 130 GW of renewables by 2030: Minister
Environment & Energy | Tuesday 19 December, 2023 8:32 am
Saudi Arabia aims to add 20 gigawatts (GW) of renewable energy annually to reach 130 GW by 2030, said Minister of Energy, Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman at Saudi Arabia Smart Grid Conference 2023, held in Riyadh.   The Kingdom is ready to export up to 150 GW of green electricity or...
Positive Zero to Drive Energy Transition in the GCC with BlackRock Investment
Environment & Energy | Monday 18 December, 2023 12:51 pm
At the close of COP28, Positive Zero, a decentralized decarbonization infrastructure business headquartered in the UAE, announced an agreement for a fund managed by BlackRock’s Diversified Infrastructure group to invest up to $400 million in the company. This investment will support Positive...
COP28 delegates praise Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park and DEWA’s sustainability efforts
Environment & Energy | Monday 18 December, 2023 10:16 am
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has organised field visits for 217 participants in COP28 to the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park. Most of the visitors were from outside the UAE. The visits, which were organised during COP28, included the Innovation Centre and the 4th...
Abu Dhabi announces its success in planting 44 million Mangroves as part of the country’s efforts to combat climate change
Environment & Energy | Saturday 16 December, 2023 11:27 am
Under the directives of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler’s Representative in Al Dhafra Region and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD), the Agency announced its success in planting of 44 million mangrove trees in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi...
Goumbook and Sanofi Champion Indoor Air Quality Initiative in the UAE
Environment & Energy | Saturday 16 December, 2023 2:24 am
In a vital dialogue on indoor air quality, Goumbook and Sanofi hosted a think tank panel on December 12, 2023. "Invisible Challenge - Exploring the nexus of indoor air quality, public health and climate action" took place at COP28, Dubai and addressed the significant challenge of air...
ICBA Publishes New Book Exploring Science Behind UAE’s Traditional Agricultural Practices
Environment & Energy | Friday 15 December, 2023 2:39 am
A new book titled “Agricultural Practices in the UAE: Heritage and Science” was unveiled by the International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA) at the UAE Pavilion on COP28’s Food, Agriculture and Water Day. In keeping with the legacy of the late founding father of the UAE,...