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UN approves Energy Efficiency Programme in the UAE
Environment & Energy | Tuesday 25 October, 2016 4:34 am
Dubai Carbon has jointly announced with the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy (DSCE) that it has reached a major milestone to incentivise retrofit markets in the entire UAE. The UN backed Programme of Activities (PoA) framework, launched during WETEX 2016, will enable ESCO type and efficient lighting ...
World Future Energy Summit to Showcase Vast Renewables Opportunity in India
Environment & Energy | Tuesday 25 October, 2016 3:56 am
India’s solar power industry will showcase an unprecedented range of investment opportunities at the World Future Energy Summit (WFES) 2017 in Abu Dhabi, after the Indian government recently outlined plans to add an additional 175 GW of renewable energy to the nation’s electricity...
A Green Economy Bridge between Dubai and Turin
Environment & Energy | Monday 24 October, 2016 6:11 am
The city of Turin (Italy) became a Strategic Partner of the Dubai Green Economy Partnership (Dubai GEP). The Secretary General of Dubai GEP, HE Fahad Al Gergawi and the Mayor of Turin, Mrs Chiara Appendino, met in Dubai FDI to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which supports both...
Saudi Agriculture 2016 Wraps up this year’s Edition Almost 18,365 visitors in 4 days
Environment & Energy | Monday 24 October, 2016 2:07 am
the Saudi Agriculture Exhibition held from 2 to 5 October 2016, at Riyadh International Convention & Exhibition Center wraps up this year edition with Great success. The Exhibition organized by Riyadh Exhibitions Company and accredited by UFI, was held under the patronage of H.E. Minister...
Oil-price downturn coming to an end
Environment & Energy | Thursday 20 October, 2016 3:37 am
Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources Khalid Al-Falih said on Wednesday that the oil-price downturn was coming to an end. Speaking at the Oil & Money conference here, Falih called for new investments to avert a supply shortage in the future. “We are ...
Global and regional experts on sustainability to address  5th EmiratesGBC Congress 2016 on Oct. 25 & 26 in Dubai
Environment & Energy | Wednesday 19 October, 2016 1:39 pm
Some of the world’s foremost thought leaders in sustainability are making a beeline for Dubai to take part in the deliberations of the fifth EmiratesGBC Congress 2016 hosted by Emirates Green Building Council (EmiratesGBC), an independent forum aimed at conserving the environment by...
Empower achieves impressive 8.9% saving on District Cooling energy consumption
Environment & Energy | Sunday 16 October, 2016 3:36 pm
The Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider, has announced that it achieved 8.9% savings in energy consumption of district cooling during its four-month summer campaign “Saving Starts at 24°C”, which was...
Well-established Gulf petrochemical industry to lift GCC stock markets says ArabPlast organizers
Environment & Energy | Sunday 16 October, 2016 12:51 pm
Although some upstream oil operators have posted results that have missed expectations, their derivative segments and other petrochemical businesses are seeing the upside of the oil price erosion revealed Satish Khanna, General Manager, Al Fajer Information and Services, co-organisers of ArabPlast, ...
SEC, GE drive Saudi Arabia’s electricity digital transformation
Environment & Energy | Sunday 16 October, 2016 6:23 am
SAUDI Electricity Company (SEC) has selected GE as its solutions provider to drive a nationwide digital transformation of electricity in Saudi Arabia. GE and SEC will work together to make SEC’s power generation capabilities one of the world’s most efficient and reliable, as it prepares ...
Rescued Cheetah Cubs Raised at Emirates Park Zoo and Resort
Environment & Energy | Saturday 15 October, 2016 1:00 am
 Emirates Park Zoo and Resort rescued Jasper and Shazly, two cheetah cubs from the Saudi Arabian border. Officials confiscated 15 cubs who were being smuggled into the country, with the intent of selling as pets. All 15 are suspected of being taken from the wild. Originally, Emirates Park...