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Why the Middle East Is Betting on a Solar Future

Just how cheap has solar energy gotten? To give you an indication, Middle Eastern countries from Saudi Arabia to the United Arab Emirates are...

Masdar hosts renewable energy conference in Morocco

As part of the Assilah festival, Masdar continues to contribute to the global debate for viable energy solutions. Masdar, a wholly owned...

AIPN Hosts Conference on The Middle East and Global Energy

Global energy developments, as well as developments in the Middle East, will be discussed by industry leaders, experts and advisors at the...

Economic Zones World promotes energy-efficiency through World Environment Day activities

Jafza, the flagship entity of Economic Zones World (EZW), announced on the occasion of World Environment Day that it has been steadily energising its...

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,...

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...

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...

65% of MENA executives predict increase in cleantech investments over next...

65% of MENA executives polled expect an increase in cleantech investments over the next five years. This is according to Ernst & Young’s MENA...

Zayed Future Energy Prize receives record number of submissions

Prestigious global competition receives 391 formal submissions and 959 nominations from 69 different nations Selection process begins ahead of January 2011 awards The Zayed Future Energy...

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...

UAE Minister of Energy confirmed as a speaker for 2013 World...

Major international figures from across the sector to address global energy issues GCC speakers include Mohamed Bin Dhaen Al Hamli, UAE Minister of Energy, and...

UAE’s alternative energy projects up to US$100b by 2020

Globally, the total alternative investments could reach US$1.5 billion by 2010.

Dubai Peak Load records an increase by 7%

Networks capacity and efficiency levels overcome total figures of 2011 Building on its expertise as a sustainable world-class utility to meet the growing demand of...

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...

Zayed Future Energy Prize Recognises Nine New Winners

Former Prime Minister of Norway, Dr. Gro Harlem Brundtland, yesterday received the Lifetime Achievement Award of the Zayed Future Energy Prize at an awards...

Masdar set to capitalise on International adoption of renewable energy

Masdar sees opportunities to advance renewable energy solutions in global markets Masdar chief executive Dr. Sultan Al Jaber announced today that Masdar, a multi-faceted...

A Brighter Future for Solar?

It's not just oil and gas that the Gulf has in abundance. It also has another valuable resource - the Sun. But...

Zayed Future Energy Prize: Submissions close on September 19, 2011

Zayed Future Energy Prize, the world’s preeminent award for innovation, leadership, long-term vision, and impact in renewable energy and sustainability, announced that the submissions...