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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...

Hitachi offers solutions for the energy needs of expanding cities

From the food we eat to the health system that keeps us well, to the many electronic devices that keep us connected and entertained...

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...

Dubai to become the smartest city in the world

5th Smart Grids and Smart Meters Summit, being held between 28-29 October 2015 at the Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai, is a unique conference-led exhibition,...

Bold Energy Reforms Needed across Major Emerging Economies

The Global Energy Architecture Performance Index Report 2015, launched today, ranks 125 countries on ability to deliver secure, affordable and sustainable energy Switzerland, Norway and...

How Much Energy Will the 2014 World Cup Consume?

Along with 3 billion other viewers around the world, I plan to tune in for the month-long World Cup to see whether the 22-year...

2013 World Energy Congress calls for policymakers, industry leaders to “get...

After the 2013 World Energy Congress in Daegu, Korea, the World Energy Council warned that several prevailing myths to create a sustainable energy future.

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,...