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MENA’s renewable energy growth expected to power regional economies, cushion oil...

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) economic wellbeing is on a sustained recovery path thanks to a positive global outlook, rise in oil...

IRENA not seeking additional funding, focusing on creating institutional structure

A clarification following the statement made by the Acting Interim Director General of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), Mr. Adnan Amin to Reuters,...

Emerging markets: Driving force behind renewable energy investment

Energy requirements, policy and job creation are the key drivers Solar thermal energy has been a particularly popular investment with several large projects on the...

Zayed Future Energy Prize opens 2012 nominations

Zayed Future Energy Prize, the world’s preeminent award for innovation and development of solutions for renewable and sustainable energy, has announced that nominations are...

UAE to chair OAPEC by 2010

The UAE will be a chair of the Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries (OAPEC) from 2010 in the framework of rotational presidency of the OAPEC...

Zayed Future Energy Prize awards US$1.5m to wind energy leader Vestas

General H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, today presented...

First online Renewable Energy MBA programme worldwide

In October 2011 the Beuth University of Applied Sciences Berlin, in cooperation with the Renewables Academy AG (RENAC), will start a new Master of...

Kuwait Signs $2.65 Billion Electricity Agreement to Boost Power Capacity and...

Kuwait Ministry of Electricity and Water Selects GE, Hyundai Heavy Industries to Build New Power Plant in Sabiya GE Energy yesterday announced that the Kuwait...

Next Decade – A Golden Age for Gulf Countries

Middle East petrochemical industry is entering into a golden age of opportunities, according to Mr. Khalid A. Al-Falih, President and CEO of Saudi Aramco, the world's largest oil company in terms of market capitalization.

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 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,...

GE Applauds US-UAE Civilian Nuclear Energy Cooperation Agreement

GE applauds the U.S.-United Arab Emirates (UAE) civilian nuclear energy cooperation agreement that recently earned congressional approval. Commonly known as a “123 Agreement,” this...

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...

UAE Permanent Headquarter of IRENA

Today, during the historic first session of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), member nations officially confirmed the United Arab Emirates as the permanent...

Saudi Arabia Strategy to become a global leader in power, water...

A new study is set to reveal recommendations on how Saudi Arabia can become a leader in knowledge and innovation in power, water and...

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...

World Future Energy Summit 2010 set to reach three-year high

More than 50 countries confirm participation in pivotal gathering in UAE capital Summit conference anticipates 3,000 delegates and 100...

GCC states to spend UDS 120bn on new power generation projects

In order to cope up with the increasing demand for power, the Gulf countries will need to spend over USD 120bn in the next...