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Emirati builds his own wind turbine at home

An Emirati engineer has installed a wind turbine at his home and claims it works even when there is no wind. Ali Hussain Al Obaidi, a former aircraft engineer, spent Dh100,000 to build the turbine in his backyard in Al Rahba in the capital. He spent years researching wind turbines …

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UAE’s first nuclear power plant now completed

The UAE’s first nuclear power plant at Barakah has been finally completed, after nine years in the making. His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and South Korean President Moon Jae-in were welcomed at Monday’s …

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Second hydrogen station in UAE to open in Abu Dhabi

As discussions are on to open the UAE’s second hydrogen station in Abu Dhabi, experts find a bright future for hydrogen as an alternative green fuel in the UAE. “We are working closely with Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc), Masdar and Air Liquide [prominent hydrogen fuelling stations supplier] to …

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First hydrogen refilling station in region opens in Dubai

The first hydrogen refilling station in the region was unveiled in Dubai Festival City on Wednesday, aimed to eventually transform the UAE into a “hydrogen society”. Al Futtaim Motors, the country’s Toyota dealership, inaugurated its first hydrogen station in the UAE in its Al Badia showroom in partnership with France’s …

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KSA boosts renewable energy investments

THE LEVANT – The Kingdom has confirmed its commitment to allocate over $109 billion of investment to develop a strong renewable energy sector by 2032, according to energy industry sources.The Kingdom’s strategy targets renewable energy to contribute 20-23 percent of its energy needs, with the world’s most valuable company, the Saudi …

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