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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...

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

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

Leading experts to participate in Dubai Global Energy Forum 2011

HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, announced today that leading experts in the field of...

Technology transforming potential of renewable energy

The potential for renewable energy to meet large-scale power requirements is clear and the necessary technology is being developed much faster than we think

UAE delegation to participate in OPEC’s Fund for International Development meeting

UAE Delegation Participates in the 33rd Ministerial Council Meeting of OPEC Fund for International Development in Austria Meeting chaired by HE Obaid Humaid Al Tayer,...

Unemployment, Governance Challenges, Energy Price Shocks Seen as Major Risks in...

New risk analysis by the World Economic Forum shows risk perception by regional business leaders focuses on economic, governance, and security issues Risks...

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...

Dubai to Host 1st MENA Climate Week Coinciding With Expo 2020

HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Chairman of the World Green Economy Organization (WGEO)has announced that the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)...

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,...

Circumnavigating the world in a solar airplane among topics to be...

Bertrand Piccard, President and Pilot of Solar Impulse wants to demonstrate what can be achieved when pushing the...

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Inaugurates World Future Energy Summit...

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, today inaugurated...

World Solar Car Challenge 2011 winner to debut at World Future...

Tokai Challenger, winner of the 2009 and 2011 World Solar Challenge, the world's premier race for solar cars, is set to make its Middle East debut at the World Future Energy Summit from January 16.

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...