Sustainable Future Dependent on Energy Industry Support

Most countries struggle to balance energy needs Country is ranked in updated Energy Sustainability Index Switzerland, Denmark, Sweden, Spain and the United Kingdom achieve ‘AAA’ ratings...

22 Facts for the 22nd World Energy Congress

To mark the 22nd World Energy Congress, the organisers of the world’s most prestigious energy event today released 22 facts that help tell the...

Sir Richard Branson Joined Zayed Future Energy Prize Jury

Zayed Future Energy Prize is the world's most prominent award for innovation in renewable energy and sustainability. In 2014, Sir Richard Branson, founder of...

Middle East leaders to address World Energy Congress

Leading government and industry figures among 150 confirmed speakers Senior government and industry figures from some of the Middle East’s leading economies are among the...

UAE is seeking to increase crude oil production

Suhail bin Mohammed Faraj Faris Al Mazrouei, Minister of Energy stressed that the UAE is seeking to increase its production capacity to 3.5 million...

Global Energy Index Sets Benchmark for Middle East Region

World Economic Forum, in collaboration with Accenture, releases its Global Energy Architecture Performance Index Report on countries’ energy systems Significant renewable energy projects in the...

Zayed Future Energy Prize Open for Submissions

The Zayed Future Energy Prize, the world's preeminent award for innovation in renewable energy and sustainability, will open for submissions on March 4, 2013...

World Energy Council launches “Tomorrow’s Energy Prize”

US$60,000 to be awarded to the best papers in six categories Leading experts invited to submit on future of energy The World Energy Council today officially...

Zayed Future Energy Prize Recognises 2013 Finalists

Following the distinguished Zayed Future Energy Prize awards ceremony last night (15 January) that honored eight winners across five categories, Olafur Ragnar Grimsson, president...

IRENA General Assembly opens in Abu Dhabi

The third session of the Assembly of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) opened here today at St Regis hotel in Abu Dhabi. Delegates from...

Gulf population expected to increase by 30% in 7 years

Till 2020, the GCC population is expected to reach 53.5 million, a 30 % increase over the scale from 2000. In the same period,...

30,000 attendees expected at sixth World Future Energy Summit

Dramatic growth in attendance since the first World Future Energy Summit in 2008 attracted 5,000 people World leaders, government delegations, industry experts and entrepreneurs signing...

HH Sheikh Mohammed to open Dubai World Energy Forum 2012

UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum will open the Dubai World Energy Forum...

UAE issues commemorative coins on 2012 World Energy Forum

The UAE Central Bank has announced that it will be issuing with effect from Monday 22/10/2012, commemorative Gold and Silver coins on the occasion...

Energy: Cold and Expensive Dubai Summer

Residents of Dubai need to reconsider how to use energy Do you think that it is hot in UAE? Well, it is not so much...

World Energy Congress roundtable in Abu Dhabi

Senior energy representatives from the global and regional energy sectors debate the “energy trilemma” and prospects for Daegu 2013 World Energy Council (WEC) Chairman Pierre...

Shell looks out for a GameChanger; Highlights Masdar City

Are you an alternative energy entrepreneur? There are people who cannot stop dreaming up ideas to make things better. Still most of these ideas...