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Thu, 24 Sep 2020 06:06:46 +0400 Arabian Industry - Utilities 144 16 en ITP Digital Ltd. 2020 (webmaster) Thu, 24 Sep 2020 06:06:46 +0400 20 Siemens Energy’s eco-friendly system complements one of China’s largest offshore wind turbines SF6-free high-voltage switchgear and ester-filled transformer complete demo project, delivering an integrated clean energy solution for China News | Utilities Thu, 24 Sep 2020 02:44:50 +0400 Honeywell launches security system that provides users with complete situational awareness Pro-Watch Intelligent Command is a web-based user interface that provides organizations complete situational awareness of their security system to protect people, property and assets News | Utilities Thu, 24 Sep 2020 02:40:00 +0400 ADNOC partners with Mubadala, ENEC to drive In-Country Value for UAE The partnership brings together three of the UAE’s leading companies to cooperate in further driving ICV for the country. News | Utilities Wed, 23 Sep 2020 06:05:47 +0400 World Future Energy Summit to Provide a Business Blueprint for a Green Global Economic Recovery The business event will feature a new, three-day format, bringing together stakeholders from government and private sectors, finance, technology providers, innovators, academics and industry leaders News | Utilities Wed, 23 Sep 2020 05:50:46 +0400 Empower commences operation of its advanced district cooling plant with 18,500 RT in Midriff The new state-of-the-art district cooling plant will replace the existing two semi-permanent plants that are successfully providing district cooling services to the Midriff residents for 10 years. News | Utilities Wed, 23 Sep 2020 05:45:37 +0400 Sharp launches new 440W half-cut cell PV panel NU-JD440 The NU-JD440 has a module efficiency of 19.9% and uses 144 M6 wafer size half cells. News | Utilities Tue, 22 Sep 2020 06:57:12 +0400 Department Of Energy in Abu Dhabi launches #SaveAtHome competition to encourage conservation The competition is part of #Use It Wisely campaign that aims to Spread the culture of rationalizing consumption in society News | Utilities Tue, 22 Sep 2020 06:51:22 +0400 UAEREP Tests Efficiency of New Cloud Seeding Nanomaterials in USA Campaign aims to investigate cloud seeding effectiveness of novel nanomaterials developed by Program’s 1st cycle awardee following its successful test in UAE News | Utilities Tue, 22 Sep 2020 06:42:08 +0400 Hitachi ABB Power Grids launches open and scalable ecosystem for digitalisation of transformers The manufacturer-agnostic, TXpertTM Ecosystem to enable millions of dollars in savings through greater flexibility, efficiency and resilience in electricity networks News | Utilities Tue, 22 Sep 2020 02:43:55 +0400 Samra finds fluid solutions to boosting Jordan’s water security Infor EAM helps to raise efficiency at Samra, Jordan’s leading wastewater treatment plant News | Utilities Mon, 21 Sep 2020 11:38:27 +0400 Multifunctional cutting tools for applications in industry and trade The light and compact scissors have screw joints and can be re-adjusted. News | Utilities Mon, 21 Sep 2020 11:19:10 +0400 Oxford Economics and SAP Study Explores Businesses’ Use of Data to Manage During the Pandemic Utilities, banking, healthcare, oil and gas, public sector, professional services, and retail must digitally transform to overcome covid-19 challenges News | Utilities Mon, 21 Sep 2020 10:40:43 +0400 Empower Provides District Cooling Services to ‘Ain Dubai’, the World’s Tallest Ferris Wheel The plant was upgraded to the second generation district cooling systems which significantly saves power, improve efficiency and reduces carbon emission News | Utilities Mon, 21 Sep 2020 10:36:01 +0400 Middle East and Africa power industry tenders up 2% in August 2020 Looking at the last 12-month average, South Africa held the top spot with 23 tenders, followed by Oman with 11 and Iraq with six tenders News | Utilities Mon, 21 Sep 2020 10:33:29 +0400 Pump station level measurement: Upgrade with VEGAPULS 80GHZ radar Due to chocked pipes from sewer sludge, Aqualia MACE chose to upgrade the hydrostatic level measurement at ADSSC. Non-contact radars have now improved the reliability in pump control at the busiest part of Abu Dhabi city News | Utilities Sun, 20 Sep 2020 05:13:50 +0400 NAS battery enables megawatt-hour energy storage, realizes a stable supply of renewable energy Featuring a large capacity, high energy density, and long life, it boasts a compact size (about one-third of lead batteries) and can supply high output power for a long time News | Utilities Sun, 20 Sep 2020 05:05:31 +0400 DEWA's Moro Hub to help in boosting water and air quality control New service will enable government regulators and private sector clients to monitor and manage multiple locations for indoor air and water quality. News | Utilities Sun, 20 Sep 2020 04:44:36 +0400 Trina Solar reports 245.81% year-on-year net profit growth in 2020 half-year results Global total revenue for H1 2020 reached $1.836bn while Net Profits for Shareholders stand at $72mn News | Utilities Sun, 20 Sep 2020 04:38:13 +0400 DEWA applies simulated reality experiences for the 2020 virtual WETEX and Dubai Solar Show DEWA is providing a 3D virtual stand for each exhibitor with their branding and screen to display videos. The stand also displays the company’s information, brochure, and presentations News | Utilities Sat, 19 Sep 2020 03:41:12 +0400 Renewable energy in Chile gets more attractive with its major capacity build-up during 2019-30 Chile has a plan to phase out coal-fired power plants by 2040 and achieve carbon neutrality by 2050 News | Utilities Fri, 18 Sep 2020 06:25:53 +0400 TAQA Group announces $280mn bond placement to boost its position in Morocco’s energy market Bond placement follows 17-year Power Purchase Agreement extension option for TAQA Morocco’s Jorf Lasfar Power Plant News | Utilities Thu, 17 Sep 2020 03:51:37 +0400 Empower completes shoring work for its fourth district cooling plant in Business Bay Total investment of Dh250mn and cooling capacity of 50,000 RT. Company will soon announce huge milestones in the district cooling industry News | Utilities Thu, 17 Sep 2020 03:33:08 +0400 UAE's Masdar to buy stake in Benban’s PV park from Ib Vogt The PV plant is located in Egypt’s sprawling Benban solar complex, where Ib Vogt has stakes in three more parks with a combined capacity of 166.5 MWp News | Utilities Wed, 16 Sep 2020 06:31:15 +0400 SUNPRO SOLAR Installs LG’s New NeON Solar Panel in US These new modules are more aesthetically appealing and perform with cutting-edge high efficiency to bring more savings to homeowners News | Utilities Wed, 16 Sep 2020 06:16:55 +0400 Hitachi ABB Power Grids expands Tropos portfolio with wireless strategy for industrial communications New future-proof hybrid solution integrates cellular, self-healing broadband mesh technol-ogies and partner sub-GHz technologies to enable a growing number of industrial applications News | Utilities Wed, 16 Sep 2020 06:08:18 +0400 Yellow Door Energy launches massive solar carport and rooftop solar plant for Al Nabooda Automobiles The completed solar carport at Al Nabooda Automobiles, Body & Paint Shop and Test Facility in Dubai Industrial City News | Utilities Tue, 15 Sep 2020 12:05:46 +0400 Empower strengthens its support to Dubai’s vital sectors with highly efficient district cooling systems District Cooling is the best solution for various sectors and it suits to all types of buildings News | Utilities Tue, 15 Sep 2020 11:57:41 +0400 Dubai Supreme Council of Energy reviews progress made in the Dubai Integrated Water Resource Management Strategy Dubai also ranked first in the C40 Network reports for sustainable cities, with results exceeding the targets set in the Dubai Carbon Abatement Strategy News | Utilities Tue, 15 Sep 2020 11:42:09 +0400 DNV GL chosen as lead partner in Offshore Coordination Project for Great Britain DNV GL selected by National Grid ESO as a lead partner in the Offshore Coordination Project, which will advise and shape the future national strategy for offshore grid development in Great Britain News | Utilities Tue, 15 Sep 2020 11:32:38 +0400 Saudi’s SEC raises $1.3bn from oversubscribed green sukuk The high interest received from investors in the Middle East, Asia and Europe pushed the oversubscription rate to four times News | Utilities Mon, 14 Sep 2020 03:22:06 +0400 Saudi Tabreed bags 3-year district cooling deal for Makkah Work on the district cooling services will begin soon after the completion of the infrastructure work within the first phase of the project News | Utilities Mon, 14 Sep 2020 03:14:58 +0400 Tabreed successfully closes syndication of $692mn loan Successful syndication is recognition of Tabreed’s strong market position despite challenging global conditions News | Utilities Mon, 14 Sep 2020 03:10:00 +0400 ACCIONA produces first cubic meter of water at Al-Khobar desalination plant in Saudi Arabia Al-Khobar 1, built by ACCIONA and owned by the Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC), will be one of the largest desalination plants in Saudi Arabia, serving 350,000 people News | Utilities Mon, 14 Sep 2020 02:51:33 +0400 WLAN Mesh for automation networks The WLAN Mesh function is also available on older WLAN 2100 modules by updating the firmware. News | Utilities Sun, 13 Sep 2020 04:00:00 +0400 Marafiq-led consortium reaches $280mn Financial Close for Jeddah Sewage Treatment Plant PC and the consortium composed by Marafiq, Veolia, and Amwal AlKhaleejiah have successfully achieved the financial closing of the US$ 280M ISTP (Independent Sewage Treatment Plant) project for Jeddah News | Utilities Sun, 13 Sep 2020 02:34:20 +0400 ABB supplies EV chargers for residential compound in Saudi Arabia This is the first residential charger project for ABB in Saudi Arabia, having previously supplied three of 50 KW Fast DC Chargers News | Utilities Sun, 13 Sep 2020 02:26:58 +0400 Grundfos deploys state of the art water pump technology at $3.5bn project in Oman The project brings together high efficiency Grundfos submersible pumps with intelligent controllers and state-of-the-art cloud-enabled Grundfos Remote Management (GRM) News | Utilities Sun, 13 Sep 2020 02:18:24 +0400 WGEO highlights youth role in leading green recovery post-COVID-19 WGEO webinar emphasises the importance of young people and the need for their active involvement in facilitating a post-COVID-19 green recovery in the context of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs News | Utilities Sun, 13 Sep 2020 02:07:59 +0400 DEWA encourages customers to regularly check water pipes at home DEWA Store on DEWA’s smart app provides a list of maintenance companies that provide exclusive offers and discounts for DEWA’s customers News | Utilities Sat, 12 Sep 2020 06:59:51 +0400 Acwa Power sells its stake in a 60MW photovoltaic power plant in Bulgaria The Karadzhalovo power plant, which is the largest single-site PV plant in Bulgaria, generated 85.56 GWh of carbon-neutral energy in 2019 News | Utilities Fri, 11 Sep 2020 06:38:50 +0400 Landmark Group signs 2.6 MWp solar deal with Yellow Door Energy and AMANA Investments Fully automated OMEGA DC Warehouse in Dubai’s Jebel Ali Free Zone (JAFZA) will be equipped with 2.6 megawatts of solar rooftop power News | Utilities Thu, 10 Sep 2020 08:46:54 +0400 Hitachi ABB Power Grids innovates world-first disaster recovery Hitachi ABB Power Grids Innovates World-first Disaster Recovery Solution-based on Modu-lar Mobile Substations News | Utilities Thu, 10 Sep 2020 08:39:32 +0400 Saft’s new Compact nickel batteries to streamline footprint and maintenance budgets for industrial sites New range of nickel backup batteries is designed to support critical systems in remote and hard-to-reach industrial installations News | Utilities Wed, 09 Sep 2020 11:28:35 +0400 Kent College Dubai goes Solar with SirajPower and contributes to educating the next generation on sustainability 1.3 MWp solar power plant installed making it the largest in scale in Dubai’s education sector News | Utilities Wed, 09 Sep 2020 11:18:09 +0400 Post-pandemic investment urgently needed to accelerate scaling of wind, solar and new energy technologies to stem gap in climate targets Annual DNV GL report ‘Energy Transition Outlook – Power Supply and Use’ shows renewables have been less volatile than fossil fuels during COVID-19 pandemic News | Utilities Wed, 09 Sep 2020 11:14:27 +0400 Dubai EV users can now charge their electric vehicles with DEWA’s smart app DEWA launched the EV Green Charger initiative in 2015 to encourage electric vehicle adoption within Dubai and support sustainable transportation to save the environment News | Utilities Tue, 08 Sep 2020 01:00:28 +0400 Abu Dhabi Energy Sector Enters Digital Transformation Era with an Integrated System of e-Services A notable 2 million transactions across the energy sector were completed via digital channels between January and June 2020 News | Utilities Tue, 08 Sep 2020 11:51:14 +0400 After waste is converted into energy, what’s next? Emirates Waste to Energy Company will generate up to 30MW of electricity by displacing almost 450,000 tons of CO2 emissions per year at its plant in Sharjah. But besides producing electricity, it has found ways to extract value from the plant’s residual waste News | Utilities Tue, 08 Sep 2020 11:33:57 +0400 Trina Solar: Bringing more value to solar Over the past 20 years, Trina solar has grown from a top-class photovoltaic (PV) module supplier to the world’s leading PV and smart energy total solutions provider. With technology as its main driver, the company seems well set on the course to shape the future of PV solar News | Utilities Tue, 08 Sep 2020 11:22:25 +0400 ACWA Power consortium achieves $650mn financial close for Jubail 3A IWP The water purchase agreement was signed on the 21st of May 2020 by Saudi Water Partnership Company (SWPC) in its capacity as the off taker of the project News | Utilities Mon, 07 Sep 2020 03:14:10 +0400 Emirati experts key to the successful start-up and connection of unit 1 of the Barakah nuclear energy plant UAE National professionals held key roles in every phase of the construction, testing, start-up and grid synchronization of Unit 1 at the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant News | Utilities Mon, 07 Sep 2020 03:01:59 +0400 DEWA receives registration requests for WETEX and DSS 2020 The two exhibitions are organised virtually for 1st time in MENA and focus on water, energy, sustainability, and innovation News | Utilities Mon, 07 Sep 2020 02:38:50 +0400 GE Awarded Equipment Contract for Taiwan Power Company’s Hsinta and Taichung Projects GE has been awarded to deploy its latest gas turbine technology, the 7HA.03, with its matching steam turbine, generators and HRSG at both sites News | Utilities Mon, 07 Sep 2020 10:15:02 +0400 $15mn Solar Plant funded by UAE's ADFD Gets Capacity Boost to 15MW Financing part of the Fund’s commitment of $350 million to support renewable energy uptake in developing countries News | Utilities Sun, 06 Sep 2020 01:59:21 +0400 DEWA launches a virtual reality studio and self-service kiosks for its staff The virtual reality studio shows simulations for first aid, fire and safety and information on DEWA’s projects, strategies, and services for employees and customers News | Utilities Sun, 06 Sep 2020 01:53:36 +0400 Energy ministers in major oil-exporting countries affirm their commitment to renewable energy Climate change presents an imminent threat that governments must cooperate to contain News | Utilities Sun, 06 Sep 2020 01:47:58 +0400 Acwa Power signs financing agreements for the 900MW phase of MBR solar park The financing for the project is based on the principles of limited recourse project financing with the senior debt provided by a number of international, regional and local banks along with a project recourse mezzanine tranche committed by a regional bank News | Utilities Sat, 05 Sep 2020 02:02:01 +0400 Dubai’s Hassyan IWP achieves world’s lowest tariff of 0.277 USD per cubic metre DEWA has adopted the IWP procurement model for the Hassyan desalination plant following the success of the Independent Power Producer (IPP) model at the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park projects News | Utilities Fri, 04 Sep 2020 09:12:40 +0400 Adani Ranked as the Largest Solar Power Generation Owner in the World 12.32 GWac global portfolio exceeds total capacity installed by entire U.S. solar industry in 2019 News | Utilities Thu, 03 Sep 2020 11:13:41 +0400 Azelio signs MoU with Atria Power for 65MW in India The agreement is Azelio’s first in the country, a market with significant potential for renewable energy solutions in off-grid areas News | Utilities Thu, 03 Sep 2020 10:57:21 +0400 Siemens Energy lays out its post-spin-off strategy The company says it is committed to accelerate profitability by rigorously driving operational excellence, portfolio adjustments and gradually shifting innovation focus towards sustainability and service News | Utilities Wed, 02 Sep 2020 12:22:08 +0400 MENA Business Expo 2020 to bring business leaders from around the world together on a virtual platform. Supported by the private office of Sheikh Ahmed Bin Faisal Al Qassimi, the three-day event will bring business leaders, startups and investors together to tackle new business challenges on News | Utilities Wed, 02 Sep 2020 10:58:04 +0400 Noor Abu Dhabi solar plant achieves 2,000GWh net power production World’s largest single-site solar power plant to reduce Abu Dhabi’s CO2 emissions by one million tonnes, equivalent to taking 200,000 cars off the roads News | Utilities Wed, 02 Sep 2020 10:47:18 +0400 $3.4trn to be Invested Globally in Renewable Energy by 2030 - report Bolstered by Saudi Arabia’s shift in energy policy, the solar power market in the Middle East will witness a surge in activity levels in the 2020s, says the new report by Frost & Sullivan News | Utilities Tue, 01 Sep 2020 02:06:21 +0400 Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems changes corporate name The company says the rebrand marks the start of a new chapter in its mission to grow as an energy solutions provider and help solve the foremost energy challenges of our time, which includes decarbonising energy News | Utilities Tue, 01 Sep 2020 01:57:41 +0400 DEWA MD & CEO reviews progress on SWRO-based desalination plant in Jebel Ali DEWA awarded an AED 871-million contract for the construction of the SWRO-based desalination plant in Jebel Ali to a joint venture comprising ACCIONA Agua SA and Belhasa Six Construct (BeSIX) News | Utilities Tue, 01 Sep 2020 12:05:34 +0400 Siemens Gamesa awarded 325MW onshore wind project in USA The order, with an undisclosed customer, is for two new onshore wind projects in Texas that will generate a combined 325 MW of power using 65 SG 5.0-145 wind turbines News | Utilities Tue, 01 Sep 2020 11:28:01 +0400 Saud Electricity signs $2.4bn medium-term financing agreement with 7 banks The 7-year financing was arranged and funded by the National Commercial Bank, Bank Albilad, Al-Rajhi Bank, Riyad Bank, Samba Financial Group, Banque Saudi Fransi and the Saudi British Bank News | Utilities Mon, 31 Aug 2020 04:06:58 +0400 Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure drafts unified quality of life indexes The National Strategy for Wellbeing 2031 aims to promote an integrated concept of wellbeing, thus supporting Vision 2021 and the UAE Centennial 2071 News | Utilities Mon, 31 Aug 2020 03:49:26 +0400 UK power industry sees a drop of 25% in deal activity in Q2 2020 A total of 27 deals worth $1.59bn were announced in Q2 2020, compared to the last four-quarter average of 36 deals News | Utilities Mon, 31 Aug 2020 03:29:21 +0400 AVEVA Prioritizes Cloud Strategy in Order to Respond to the Demands of The New Normal Company Expands Core Capabilities with New Cloud-Based Solutions Designed to Enable Increased Collaboration in a Transforming World News | Utilities Mon, 31 Aug 2020 03:18:29 +0400 Enecsol, Schletter Group sign sales partnership deal Enecsol will be marketing the Schletter range for roof products in France and Belgium with immediate effect. News | Utilities Sun, 30 Aug 2020 05:21:52 +0400 New record as wind energy supplies 60% of UK’s electric power The record was set at in the early hours of Wednesday as the UK was experiencing high winds from storm Francis. News | Utilities Sun, 30 Aug 2020 05:16:21 +0400 ENGIE chooses Wartsila for combined heat and power projects in Italy The Ravenna plant in Northern Italy will feature three Wärtsilä 31SG engines with a total output of 35.2MW, and the Gazoldo degli Ippoliti plant in Lombardia will operate on two Wärtsilä 31SG engines delivering 21.4MW News | Utilities Sun, 30 Aug 2020 04:50:39 +0400 Trina Solar has been recognized as a top bankable module supplier for 5 consecutive years The Bloomberg New Energy Finance report considers the company's financial health, record of its modules in the field and manufacturer warranties as important indicators for financial institutions in their evaluation of PV manufacturers’ bankability News | Utilities Sun, 30 Aug 2020 04:35:20 +0400 Digital DEWA partners with Group 42 to boost AI and cloud innovation in the UAE As a Dubai 10X enabler, Digital DEWA ensures a leading role in the adoption of digital technologies with its four pillars; Solar Energy, Energy Storage, Artificial Intelligence, and Digital Services News | Utilities Sat, 29 Aug 2020 11:19:19 +0400 Convert SC Flex to Equip the Smart Grid Project of the Sport Center of Békéscsaba in Hungary Convert SC Flex storage converters chosen again for its off-grid features, Protect PV inverters are also part of the solar plant News | Utilities Fri, 28 Aug 2020 11:42:52 +0400 Shutdown Battery option added to IQ range to provide continued operations in a power outage A new integral battery option provides fail-to-position functionality in explosionproof applications News | Utilities Thu, 27 Aug 2020 12:13:44 +0400 New water stationed launched in Sharjah’s Al Bridi Nature Reserve Located next to the farms, the Bridi Water Station has 2 filling points that can fill tankers of 5,000 UKG in less than 20 minutes News | Utilities Thu, 27 Aug 2020 12:08:37 +0400 Construction of KSA SWPC’s Shuqaiq 3 IWP desalination plant achieves two million man-hours without injuries SWPC’s Shuqaiq 3 IWP, designed and built by ACCIONA, will be one of the largest desalination plants in Saudi Arabia, serving 2,000,000 people. News | Utilities Wed, 26 Aug 2020 02:15:10 +0400 GCCIA awards three year contract to Hitachi ABB Power Grids for new RelCare solution GCCIA signs up to Hitachi ABB Power Grids’ new reliability-based digital ‘RelCare’ service solution for optimized asset lifecycle management. News | Utilities Wed, 26 Aug 2020 01:53:11 +0400 Farnek launches remote energy audit system New remote building energy audit system to promote cost savings and enhance building energy performance by utilising energy saving best practice News | Utilities Wed, 26 Aug 2020 01:25:00 +0400 Siemens Gamesa’s climate targets verified by Science Based Targets initiative Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) verifies that Siemens Gamesa’s emission reduction strategy is aligned with what climate science says is required to meet the 1.5°C trajectory News | Utilities Wed, 26 Aug 2020 01:06:24 +0400 ABB, ORION sign contract to ramp up efficiency of solar plant in Bangladesh The contract will see ABB collaborate with Energon Renewables, a subsidiary of ORION, and aims to support the country’s growing energy requirements News | Utilities Tue, 25 Aug 2020 02:50:46 +0400 Harnessing waste to boost UAE's electric power supply Khaled Al Huraimel, CEO of Bee’ah, and Mohamed Jameel Al Ramahi, CEO of Masdar, discuss the Sharjah Waste to Energy facility, reducing waste to zero in the emirate, and the future for energy in and beyond the UAE’s borders News | Utilities Tue, 25 Aug 2020 02:29:19 +0400 AFX - New Standardized and Modular Air Fin Cooler AFX is the new Air Fin Cooler range for cooling operations in power and heavy industry, chemicals and petrochemicals as well as turbine and compressor cooling according to API 661 News | Utilities Tue, 25 Aug 2020 02:07:42 +0400 Trina Solar to Add 10GW in Annual Production Capacity of Ultra-High-Efficient 210mm Solar Cells The 10GW 210mm cells will be used in the Trina Solar Vertex 600W+ new product series, which has been widely acclaimed in the market News | Utilities Tue, 25 Aug 2020 01:01:35 +0400 Oman registers 2.6% electricity production drop in first half of 2020 The electricity production during the first half of the current year decreased by 2.6 per cent to reach 17,501.8 GW per hour compared to the total production of 17,968.3 GW per hour in the first half of 2019 News | Utilities Mon, 24 Aug 2020 03:04:15 +0400 Saudi Arabia's SWCC signs MoU for innovation in water desalination The memorandum, which supports desalination efforts, also establishes constructive cooperation relations with global partners News | Utilities Mon, 24 Aug 2020 02:59:26 +0400 MHPS Receives Order for Three M701JACs Advanced Air-cooled Turbines for Fujairah F3 MHPS will supply three JAC gas turbines and other auxiliary equipment through Samsung C&T Corporation, the South Korean company that is the lead contractor for the project News | Utilities Mon, 24 Aug 2020 02:53:54 +0400 When bits drive watts in the Middle East Alaa Elshimy, MD & Senior Vice President, Huawei Enterprise Business Group - Middle East, explains how electric power companies can further embrace digitalization as the lifelines of national economic development News | Utilities Mon, 24 Aug 2020 09:41:57 +0400 Egypt set to add 19 new desalination plants by 2022 The desalination plants worth a total of LE11 billion ($690mn) will have a total daily production is 550,000 cubic meters News | Utilities Sun, 23 Aug 2020 05:57:08 +0400 Saudi Arabia's renewable energy sector to create 750,000 jobs over the next 10 years A new report cites the Kingdom’s efforts in localising its manufacturing base as the primary generator of employment opportunities as the Kingdom aims to localize the sector to 40-45 percent by 2028 and beyond. News | Utilities Sun, 23 Aug 2020 05:50:44 +0400 DEWA records a peak load increase of 6.6% DEWA says it is working to enhance its production capacity of electricity and water and the efficiency of its transmission and distribution grids to keep pace with the urban and economic expansion of Dubai News | Utilities Sun, 23 Aug 2020 07:59:17 +0400 InfraX Network Operations Centre inaugurated to provide pioneering digital services on DEWA’s fibre-optic network The centre was built by DEWA in cooperation with Huawei, to enhance its smart services and Digital DEWA’s data-centre and cloud-computing value-added services News | Utilities Sun, 23 Aug 2020 07:52:05 +0400 Saudi Electricity approves $10bn projects in 2020 231 contracts were signed year-to-date (YTD), boosting the local content by SAR 2.2 billion as part of the initiatives of the Localization of Electricity Industry Programme News | Utilities Sat, 22 Aug 2020 01:55:54 +0400 Global power industry M&A deals total $15.72bn in Q2 2020 The value marked a decrease of 24.4% over the previous quarter and a drop of 38.2% when compared with the last four-quarter average, which stood at $25.45bn News | Utilities Fri, 21 Aug 2020 11:59:41 +0400 Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant Unit 1 connected to UAE’s transmission grid During the process, the generator in Unit 1 was integrated and synchronized with the requirements of the UAE’s national electricity transmission grid News | Utilities Thu, 20 Aug 2020 12:43:01 +0400 GE to scale up power stability through two new agreements with Iraqi Ministry of Electricity $500 million agreement by GE Gas Power to undertake critical upgrade, maintenance and service of several power plants that will strengthen efficiency and help maintain over 6,000 MW of electricity News | Utilities Thu, 20 Aug 2020 09:43:11 +0400 Software AG and du partner to accelerate IoT implementations in UAE Software AG - du engagement creates the largest IoT partnership for business solutions in UAE News | Utilities Wed, 19 Aug 2020 06:45:14 +0400