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Solar power ‘crucial’ for KSA
Environment & Energy | Sunday 18 October, 2015 2:00 am
The pact signed earlier this year to set up an independent solar power plant would help meet some of the country’s rising energy demands over the next few decades. This is according to Abdularahman Almuhanna, chief executive officer of Taqnia Energy, who said the 50 megawatt (MW) plant to be ...
Aramco, major energy firms pledge support for climate deal
Environment & Energy | Saturday 17 October, 2015 3:11 am
Ten of the world’s leading oil and gas companies including Saudi Aramco have vowed to help fight climate change, notably by shifting toward cleaner natural gas. The initiative to limit climate-altering greenhouse gas emissions comes six weeks ahead of a critical summit in Paris to negotiate...
Altaaqa Global, Altaaqa Alternative Solutions Score Major Nominations at 2015 Platts Global Energy Awards
Environment & Energy | Saturday 17 October, 2015 3:01 am
Dubai-based Altaaqa Global, the leading global provider of temporary power solutions, and sister company Altaaqa Alternative Solutions (Altaaqa), the premier provider of electrical power, water and temperature control solutions in Saudi Arabia, have garnered major nominations in the 2015 Platts...
ACWA Power consortium celebrates ground breaking of Phase 2 of Salalah Independent Power Plant
Environment & Energy | Thursday 15 October, 2015 2:01 pm
A consortium led by ACWA Power and Mitsui celebrated today the commencement of construction operations of Salalah IPP (Phase 2). The consortium signed an agreement with the Oman Power and Water Procurement Company (OPWP) on 25 May 2015 to develop Phase 2 of Salalah IPP, at a cost of 2.32 billion...
Eye on Earth Summit calls for practical actions to support  informed decision-making
Environment & Energy | Thursday 15 October, 2015 2:58 am
The second Eye on Earth Summit, held last week, has concluded with a commitment by delegates to implement a number of mechanisms, recommendations and practical actions around the supply, demand and enabling conditions of data considered essential to support informed decision-making and the 2030...
Over 100 High-Level Regional and International Chairs & Speakers at POWER-GEN Middle East
Environment & Energy | Tuesday 13 October, 2015 2:49 pm
The 13h POWER-GEN Middle East (PGME) Conference and Exhibition, recently held at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, successfully addressed key issues affecting the region’s electricity market, through providing pioneering and practical solutions to expand energy efficiency,...
Making The Switch to Smart Lighting
Environment & Energy | Tuesday 13 October, 2015 2:35 am
The lighting industry has grown at an astronomical pace. CFLs have not just replaced light bulbs – it is a step more than that. The advent of technology in the lighting industry has paved the way to smart lighting. But, what do we understand by smart lighting? Simply put, it is the use of...
Environment & Energy | Monday 12 October, 2015 2:47 pm
GlassPoint Solar, the global leader in solar enhanced oil recovery (EOR), is showcasing its innovative solar steam technology at the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Kuwait Oil & Gas Show and Conference 2015 (KOGS) taking place from the 11th to the 14th of October. Engineers, executives and ...
EcoWASTE 2016 to Address Drastic Regional Increase of Waste Production
Environment & Energy | Monday 12 October, 2015 3:14 am
  The third edition of EcoWASTE is set to highlight solutions to sustainably and effectively manage the increasing waste generation in the region, including Tadweer’s recently announced master plan for Abu Dhabi.   With figures from the latest World Bank Report; A Global...
Haya Water Purchases Xylem’s 4 millionth Flygt wastewater pump
Environment & Energy | Sunday 11 October, 2015 1:35 pm
Xylem Inc. (NYSE: XYL), a leading global water technology company, has produced the 4 millionth Flygt wastewater pump at its state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Sweden. Haya Water, owned by the Sultanate of Oman, purchased the 4 millionth Flygt wastewater pump that will support the efficient ...