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Neom to construct a ‘Solar Dome’ Desalination Plant

By Dr. Haytham Mouzahem   Saudi Arabia will adopt a new solar technology to desalinate seawater at Neom, a mega-city that it is developing along the country’s northern Red Sea coast. Last month NEOM announced that it will rely on a pioneering solar technology to produce clean, low-cost, environmentally friendly …

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Masdar pushing renewables in Armenia

Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company, Masdar, is pursuing renewable energy opportunities in the Republic of Armenia, a country with considerable potential for solar and wind energy development. Mohamed Jameel Al Ramahi, Chief Executive Officer of Masdar, and David Papazian, Chief Executive Officer of the Armenian National Interests Fund (ANIF), today …

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Abu Dhabi launches solar project in far off Cuba

Abu Dhabi Fund for Development, ADFD, together with the Cuban Ministry of Energy and Mines and International Renewable Energy Agency, IRENA, today inaugurated a new 10 megawatt, MW, solar PV project. The grid-connected project was financed by ADFD with US$15 million under the IRENA/ADFD Project Facility and will deliver enough …

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ENOC wins ‘Idea of the Year’ award in United Kingdom

ENOC Group has received the ‘Idea of the Year’ award at the 32nd edition of ideasUK event recently held in Manchester, England. The Group was awarded in the ‘Digital and Technology’ category for the development and implementation of innovative solutions across their service stations network. The theme of this year’s …

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UAE renewable energy projects reach Caribbean islands

The first three renewable energy projects under the US$50 million United Arab Emirates-Caribbean Renewable Energy Fund, UAE-CREF, have broken ground in the Bahamas, Barbados and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, MOFAIC, announced today. Fully financed by the Abu Dhabi Fund for …

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ADNOC-Japan cooperate in solar power initiative

As part of its continuing commitment to efficiency and the adoption of cutting-edge technologies in its growing network of service stations, ADNOC Distribution, the UAE’s largest fuel and convenience retailer, has signed an agreement with Japan Cooperation Centre Petroleum, JCCP, to supply, install and pilot the use of a photovoltaic, …

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Masdar acquires stake in Montenegro’s first wind farm

Masdar, Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company, signed a share purchase agreement (SPA) with Akuo Energy, the leading French independent power producer (IPP) in renewable energy, to enter into the Krnovo Wind Farm, Montenegro’s first wind energy project. The agreement was signed by Niall Hannigan, Chief Financial Officer of Masdar, and …

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UAE off to a good start to meet Energy Plan 2050 goals

It is exactly a year since the announcement of the UAE Energy Plan 2050, the country’s first energy strategy, and one that will serve for the next three decades. Increasing the contribution of clean energy to 50 per cent, and simultaneously, reducing the consumption of individuals and institutions by 40 …

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