Arabian Industry - Utilities Guide to Middle East industry news and tenders. Includes Construction, Hospitality, Aviation, Technology, Oil, Gas, Travel, Supply Chain, Utilities, Comms, and Petrochemicals information as well as live market data. Gulf business events, information, photos and data for Saudi, UAE, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain and more. http://alpha.arabianindustry.com/utilities/?service=rss Wed, 23 May 2018 07:01:02 +0400 www.arabianindustry.com http://www.arabianindustry.com Arabian Industry - Utilities http://alpha.arabianindustry.com/utilities/?service=rss 144 16 en ITP Digital Ltd. 2018 webmaster@www.arabianindustry.com (webmaster) Wed, 23 May 2018 07:01:02 +0400 20 Dubai Airports to save 20% on annual energy bill with Siemens' technology http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/may/22/dubai-airports-plans-20-energy-savings-with-siemens-technology-5931731/ The airport wil havbe new air and water systems to reduce CO2 emissions by approximately 25,000 tonnes, generate electricity savings of approximately 50 gigawatt hours and water savings of around 21mn gallons News | Utilities Tue, 22 May 2018 04:00:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/may/22/dubai-airports-plans-20-energy-savings-with-siemens-technology-5931731/ UAE introduces new visa system for investors, professionals, students http://www.arabianindustry.com//travel/news/2018/may/21/new-uae-visa-system-to-grant-10-year-stay-for-investors-and-professionals-5930886/ The new visa system will increase the chances of attracting investors and competencies to the UAE and thus, further boost the country's economic competitiveness globally News | Utilities Mon, 21 May 2018 10:41:11 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//travel/news/2018/may/21/new-uae-visa-system-to-grant-10-year-stay-for-investors-and-professionals-5930886/ Saudi Arabia, SoftBank discuss financing of mega solar project http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/may/20/saudi-arabia-softbank-discuss-financing-of-mega-solar-project-5930236/ Both parties have been meeting over the past few weeks along with key international banks to determine the best financing strategy for the 200GW solar project News | Utilities Sun, 20 May 2018 09:55:45 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/may/20/saudi-arabia-softbank-discuss-financing-of-mega-solar-project-5930236/ Oman seeks expressions of interest (EOI) for rooftop solar panel installation http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/may/17/oman-seeks-expressions-of-interest-eoi-for-rooftop-solar-panel-installation-5929443/ AER has identified the experience requirements expected of an entity which will operate the system on its behalf and ensure the systems are installed, commissioned and operated in an efficient manner News | Utilities Thu, 17 May 2018 10:03:14 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/may/17/oman-seeks-expressions-of-interest-eoi-for-rooftop-solar-panel-installation-5929443/ TS&S and Siemens Strengthen Partnership with Expanded MRO Deal http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/may/17/tss-and-siemens-strengthen-partnership-with-expanded-mro-deal-5929456/ Collaboration will allow UAE-based MRO services provider to increase capacity to 60,000 hours News | Utilities Thu, 17 May 2018 09:34:52 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/may/17/tss-and-siemens-strengthen-partnership-with-expanded-mro-deal-5929456/ DEWA, GE Power sign Dh192.7mn deal for gas turbine upgrade at Jebel Ali Power E station http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/may/17/dewa-ge-power-sign-dh1927mn-deal-for-gas-turbine-upgrade-at-jebel-ali-power-e-station-5929469/ Advanced Gas Path (AGP) upgrade boosts performance with increase in output, reduced maintenance intervals and higher operational efficiency News | Utilities Thu, 17 May 2018 09:26:42 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/may/17/dewa-ge-power-sign-dh1927mn-deal-for-gas-turbine-upgrade-at-jebel-ali-power-e-station-5929469/ MENA Renewables Maintaining Momentum, APICORP http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/may/16/mena-renewables-maintaining-momentum-apicorp-5929196/ Many energy-importing countries, most notably Morocco, Jordan and the UAE, will continue to accelerate the development of their renewable-energy sectors, while Saudi Arabia issued its first tender after a bit of delay News | Utilities Wed, 16 May 2018 02:52:47 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/may/16/mena-renewables-maintaining-momentum-apicorp-5929196/ Dubai’s Ducab launches first GCC manufactured 400kV cable http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/may/15/dubais-ducab-launches-first-gcc-manufactured-400kv-cable-5928455/ The 400kV cable circuit, completed two months ahead of schedule, utilises the leading technology from the industry. News | Utilities Tue, 15 May 2018 10:12:47 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/may/15/dubais-ducab-launches-first-gcc-manufactured-400kv-cable-5928455/ DEWA saves over US$4m through electricity and water conservation in 2017 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/may/15/dewa-saves-over-us4m-through-electricity-and-water-conservation-in-2017-5928260/ DEWA has set up an energy-management committee to increase the efficiency of electricity and water use in its buildings by implementing a number of measures to rationalise and monitor use News | Utilities Tue, 15 May 2018 09:02:35 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/may/15/dewa-saves-over-us4m-through-electricity-and-water-conservation-in-2017-5928260/ JinkoSolar supplies pv panels to Jordan’s 103MW Quweira PV plant http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/may/9/jinkosolar-supplies-pv-panels-to-jordans-103mw-quweira-pv-plant-5925803/ JinkoSolar has been confirmed as the world’s leading solar PV module supplier according to new figures released by leading data and analytics firm GlobalData News | Utilities Wed, 09 May 2018 11:02:26 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/may/9/jinkosolar-supplies-pv-panels-to-jordans-103mw-quweira-pv-plant-5925803/ Renewable energy jobs reach 10.3mn worldwide in 2017 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/may/9/renewable-energy-jobs-reach-103-million-worldwide-in-2017-5925816/ China, Brazil, the United States, India, Germany and Japan remain the world’s largest renewable energy employers, representing more than 70 per cent of all industry jobs globally News | Utilities Wed, 09 May 2018 10:40:02 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/may/9/renewable-energy-jobs-reach-103-million-worldwide-in-2017-5925816/ Kuwait's KAPP set to issue tenders for wastewater projects http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/may/9/kuwaits-kapp-set-to-issue-tenders-for-wastewater-projects-5925829/ The move by Kuwait Authority for Partnership Projects (KAPP) comes following the approval from the Council of Ministers on the awarding of the projects News | Utilities Wed, 09 May 2018 10:33:53 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/may/9/kuwaits-kapp-set-to-issue-tenders-for-wastewater-projects-5925829/ Duracell, Bee’ah partner to drive battery recycling in UAE http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/may/8/duracell-beeah-partner-to-drive-battery-recycling-in-uae-5925439/ Agreement includes launch of The Great Battery Challenge, a battery recycling program set to launch across 100 schools and 50 retail outlets in UAE News | Utilities Tue, 08 May 2018 01:55:55 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/may/8/duracell-beeah-partner-to-drive-battery-recycling-in-uae-5925439/ Ariston Thermo Inaugurates New Plant in Bahrain http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/may/8/ariston-thermo-inaugurates-new-plant-in-bahrain-5925452/ The new site will produce water heaters for the Middle East and North Africa markets News | Utilities Tue, 08 May 2018 01:42:52 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/may/8/ariston-thermo-inaugurates-new-plant-in-bahrain-5925452/ Phoenix Contact adds new AC charging controller with extended functions http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/may/7/phoenix-contact-adds-new-ac-charging-controller-with-extended-functions-5924750/ The new EV Charge Control Advanced Plus AC charging controller combines all of the control and monitoring functions essential for the charging process in one compact housing. News | Utilities Mon, 07 May 2018 11:17:08 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/may/7/phoenix-contact-adds-new-ac-charging-controller-with-extended-functions-5924750/ Enoc adds another solar-powered service station in Dubai http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/may/7/enoc-adds-another-solar-powered-service-station-in-dubai-5924672/ The station has photovoltaic (PV), solar panels with an on-grid system installed on the canopy roof that can produce a peak capacity of 120 Kilowatt per hour (kWh), 30% more than the average energy required to run the station News | Utilities Mon, 07 May 2018 10:58:56 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/may/7/enoc-adds-another-solar-powered-service-station-in-dubai-5924672/ Empower supplies Dubai Arena with 3,600 tonnes of cooling http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/may/6/empower-supplies-dubai-arena-with-3600-tonnes-of-cooling-5924191/ Empower has announced that it will connect one building with its services and it will be delivered by end of June. News | Utilities Sun, 06 May 2018 01:39:12 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/may/6/empower-supplies-dubai-arena-with-3600-tonnes-of-cooling-5924191/ World’s first date factory to run on solar power in Dubai http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/may/3/worlds-first-date-factory-to-run-on-solar-power-in-dubai-5923125/ Enviromena will install a 1 megawatt peak solar PV system at Al Barakah Dates Factory in Dubai, which will produce part of the required electricity to help store and process over 60,000 tonnes of dates per year News | Utilities Thu, 03 May 2018 11:14:11 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/may/3/worlds-first-date-factory-to-run-on-solar-power-in-dubai-5923125/ Phoenix contact introduces new Managed Switches for growing networks http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/may/2/phoenix-contact-introduces-new-managed-switches-for-growing-networks-5922644/ The flexibility of the wide range of connections with up to four fiberglass ports, combo ports and various FO connection methods in the SC, ST/BFOC, and LC classes will continue to be available in the new versions News | Utilities Wed, 02 May 2018 11:35:10 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/may/2/phoenix-contact-introduces-new-managed-switches-for-growing-networks-5922644/ Oman pre-qualifies developers for 500MW solar tender http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/may/2/oman-pre-qualifies-developers-for-500mw-solar-tender-5922579/ OPWP has published a list of the 12 developers, which have pre-qualified for the final phase News | Utilities Wed, 02 May 2018 10:56:57 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/may/2/oman-pre-qualifies-developers-for-500mw-solar-tender-5922579/ Dubai now generates 413MW from MBR solar plant http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/may/2/dubai-now-generates-413mw-from-mbr-solar-plant-5922592/ After the addition of 200MW, solar power will now generate 4% of Dubai’s total installed capacity News | Utilities Wed, 02 May 2018 10:31:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/may/2/dubai-now-generates-413mw-from-mbr-solar-plant-5922592/ Canadian Solar signs 300MW solar deal for EMEA region http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/may/2/canadian-solar-signs-300mw-solar-deal-for-emea-region-5922605/ Canadian Solar will provide EPC and O&M services to the projects News | Utilities Wed, 02 May 2018 09:17:47 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/may/2/canadian-solar-signs-300mw-solar-deal-for-emea-region-5922605/ Phoenix Contact's new Quint DC UPS offers ease of integration to networks http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/may/1/phoenix-contacts-new-quint-dc-ups-offers-ease-of-integration-to-networks-5922085/ The intelligent battery management system with IQ Technology ensures optimum utilization of the energy storage system News | Utilities Tue, 01 May 2018 11:40:51 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/may/1/phoenix-contacts-new-quint-dc-ups-offers-ease-of-integration-to-networks-5922085/ DEWA provides free energy audit to government, businesses and industry http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/may/1/dewa-provides-free-energy-audit-to-government-businesses-and-industry-5922098/ A specialised team is making field visits to targeted buildings to conduct energy audits to encourage the use of high-efficiency technologies News | Utilities Tue, 01 May 2018 11:19:22 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/may/1/dewa-provides-free-energy-audit-to-government-businesses-and-industry-5922098/ Saudi Arabia launches first solar-powered gas station http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/may/1/saudi-arabia-launches-first-solar-powered-gas-station-5922020/ Project is the first of many within the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Renewable Energy Program News | Utilities Tue, 01 May 2018 10:46:31 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/may/1/saudi-arabia-launches-first-solar-powered-gas-station-5922020/ Siemens presents the future of power and water in Muscat http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/apr/30/siemens-presents-the-future-of-power-and-water-in-muscat-5921604/ Siemens shows that utilities can increase both efficiency and security of supply by digitalisation News | Utilities Mon, 30 Apr 2018 12:24:47 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/apr/30/siemens-presents-the-future-of-power-and-water-in-muscat-5921604/ Enviromena, TSK inaugurate Jordan’s largest solar plant http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/apr/29/enviromena-tsk-inaugurate-jordans-largest-solar-plant-5921032/ The $128 million Quweira solar plant represents 16 percent of all solar capacity in the country News | Utilities Sun, 29 Apr 2018 04:05:20 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/apr/29/enviromena-tsk-inaugurate-jordans-largest-solar-plant-5921032/ UAE’s Tabreed posts 3% profit increase in Q1 2018 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/apr/26/uaes-tabreed-posts-3-profit-increase-in-q1-2018-5920317/ The company’s group revenue went up by 2% to Dh274.4 million in the first quarter of this year compared to Dh270.2 million during the same period last year News | Utilities Thu, 26 Apr 2018 03:11:57 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/apr/26/uaes-tabreed-posts-3-profit-increase-in-q1-2018-5920317/ Salah IWP project to boost water security in Oman http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/apr/23/salah-iwp-project-to-boost-water-security-in-oman-5918380/ ACWA Power led consortium with Veolia and DIDIC awarded Salalah IWP project at a cost of $155.6mn. The project is the first independent water desalination procurement in the Governorate of Dhofar News | Utilities Mon, 23 Apr 2018 10:41:53 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/apr/23/salah-iwp-project-to-boost-water-security-in-oman-5918380/ Siemens to add 700MW to Rumaila power plant in Iraq http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/apr/23/siemens-to-add-700mw-to-rumaila-power-plant-in-iraq-5918250/ Open cycle conversion to add 700 megawatts of power generation capacity with 50% increase in overall plant efficiency News | Utilities Mon, 23 Apr 2018 09:33:33 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/apr/23/siemens-to-add-700mw-to-rumaila-power-plant-in-iraq-5918250/ $60bn worth of nuclear energy deals signed between Egypt and Russia http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/apr/21/60bn-worth-of-nuclear-energy-deals-signed-between-egypt-and-russia-5917145/ Egypt has signed nuclear energy deals worth tens of billions of dollars with Russia’s State Atomic Energy Corporation (Rosatom), News | Utilities Sat, 21 Apr 2018 08:32:43 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/apr/21/60bn-worth-of-nuclear-energy-deals-signed-between-egypt-and-russia-5917145/ Saudi Electricity, GE in partnership to boost digitalisation http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/apr/21/saudi-electricity-ge-in-partnership-to-boost-digitalisation-5917158/ As per the memorandum of understanding, SEC and GE intend to continue to work together towards accelerating the digital transformation of the Kingdom’s power sector News | Utilities Sat, 21 Apr 2018 08:16:04 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/apr/21/saudi-electricity-ge-in-partnership-to-boost-digitalisation-5917158/ Kuwait targets 15% renewable energy-sourced power by 2030 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/apr/20/kuwait-targets-15-renewable-energy-sourced-power-by-2030-5917093/ The Public Authority for Housing in Kuwait is working to ensure that 15% of Kuwait's local power demand is met through renewable energy sources by 2030 News | Utilities Fri, 20 Apr 2018 08:56:35 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/apr/20/kuwait-targets-15-renewable-energy-sourced-power-by-2030-5917093/ ABB Q1 profits exceed forecasts http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/apr/19/abb-q1-profits-exceed-forecasts-5917132/ A surge in profits could be an indication that ABB's turnaround plan had started to gain traction. News | Utilities Thu, 19 Apr 2018 01:41:16 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/apr/19/abb-q1-profits-exceed-forecasts-5917132/ UAE’s Safi water treatment plant boosts water recycling http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/apr/19/uaes-safi-water-treatment-plant-boosts-water-recycling-5916833/ Safi distributes commercialised ‘recycled water’ which is used in industries that require large amounts of it, while maintaining a high quality, good salinity and TDS levels. News | Utilities Thu, 19 Apr 2018 09:35:15 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/apr/19/uaes-safi-water-treatment-plant-boosts-water-recycling-5916833/ $260bn investment needed to meet MENA electricity demand over the next 5 years http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/apr/18/260bn-investment-needed-to-meet-mena-electricity-demand-over-the-next-5-years-5916313/ $152bn of investment needed to add 117GW of generating capacity, and $108 billion in transmission and distribution amid growing calls for regulatory and fiscal measures to manage rising levels of demand News | Utilities Wed, 18 Apr 2018 10:17:58 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/apr/18/260bn-investment-needed-to-meet-mena-electricity-demand-over-the-next-5-years-5916313/ Oman to build $155mn desalination plant http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/apr/17/oman-to-build-155mn-desalination-plant-5915806/ A consortium of ACWA Power Saudi Arabia, Veolia Middle East and Dhofar International Development and Investment Holding Company has been contracted for the project that will cost $155.5mn. News | Utilities Tue, 17 Apr 2018 10:01:09 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/apr/17/oman-to-build-155mn-desalination-plant-5915806/ ACWA Power, Shanghai Electric sign contract for Dubai CSP project http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/apr/15/acwa-power-shanghai-electric-sign-contract-for-dubai-csp-project-5914571/ The $3bn project is expected to significantly boost Dubai’s plan to increase the share of clean energy in its total power output, which by 2020 should be 7 percent, and rise to 25 percent by 2030 News | Utilities Sun, 15 Apr 2018 10:06:48 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/apr/15/acwa-power-shanghai-electric-sign-contract-for-dubai-csp-project-5914571/ GE to supply turbines for 100MW Jordanian wind project http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/apr/12/ge-to-supply-turbines-for-100mw-jordanian-wind-project-5913596/ It will be the first time that GE deploys its wind turbines in Jordan News | Utilities Thu, 12 Apr 2018 10:32:15 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/apr/12/ge-to-supply-turbines-for-100mw-jordanian-wind-project-5913596/ Kuwait awards $141mn contracts to upgrade two power plants http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/apr/12/kuwait-awards-141mn-contracts-to-upgrade-two-power-plants-5913609/ Kuwait's Ministry of Electricity and Water has signed two contracts, worth $141m (KWD47m), to upgrade its power plants. News | Utilities Thu, 12 Apr 2018 10:20:44 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/apr/12/kuwait-awards-141mn-contracts-to-upgrade-two-power-plants-5913609/ DNV GL supports acquisition of UK’s largest feed-in-tariff wind portfolio http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/apr/11/dnv-gl-supports-acquisition-of-uks-largest-feed-in-tariff-wind-portfolio-5913089/ DNV GL conducted independent technical analysis and Vendor’s due diligence of the entire 26.1MW Ventus portfolio, comprising 53 operational feed-in-tariff wind turbines. News | Utilities Wed, 11 Apr 2018 11:22:53 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/apr/11/dnv-gl-supports-acquisition-of-uks-largest-feed-in-tariff-wind-portfolio-5913089/ Reactor dome for Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant's final unit complete http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/apr/11/reactor-dome-fitted-to-barakah-nuclear-power-plant-5912959/ The completion of Unit 4's dome structure signifies the majority completion of the main construction activities at the Barakah Plant News | Utilities Wed, 11 Apr 2018 09:15:02 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/apr/11/reactor-dome-fitted-to-barakah-nuclear-power-plant-5912959/ JinkoSolar named Energy Yield Simulation Winner at congress http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/apr/10/jinkosolar-named-energy-yield-simulation-winner-at-congress-5912465/ JinkoSolar Holding Co. emerged Energy Yield Simulation Winner – Polycrystalline Group at the 4th All Quality Matters Solar Congress hosted by TÜV Rhineland in Wuxi, China News | Utilities Tue, 10 Apr 2018 10:49:50 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/apr/10/jinkosolar-named-energy-yield-simulation-winner-at-congress-5912465/ Grundfos, Taka Solutions launch new energy saving initiative http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/apr/10/grundfos-taka-solutions-launch-new-energy-saving-initiative-5912478/ Both companies will work to identify projects that present energy savings opportunities based on the replacement, retrofitting or modification of the pumps system. News | Utilities Tue, 10 Apr 2018 10:36:43 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/apr/10/grundfos-taka-solutions-launch-new-energy-saving-initiative-5912478/ Renewable energy installed capacity reaches 2.8TW in 2017 - IRENA http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/apr/9/renewable-energy-installed-capacity-reaches-28tw-in-2017-irena-5911412/ Global investments of $2.7 trillion from 2007 to 2017 have expanded the proportion of world electricity generated by wind, solar, geothermal, small-scale hydropower plants, marine, and biomass and waste-to-energy from 5.2 to 12.1% News | Utilities Mon, 09 Apr 2018 09:18:37 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/apr/9/renewable-energy-installed-capacity-reaches-28tw-in-2017-irena-5911412/ UAE’s Masdar, Korea Energy Agency partner to boost renewable energy http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/apr/2/uaes-masdar-korea-energy-agency-partner-to-boost-renewable-energy-5908266/ Masdar and KEA aim to establish a strategic partnership to encourage renewable energy investment in Korea and to develop a number of renewable energy projects using solar, wind, energy storage, floating solar power and waste-to-energy technologies News | Utilities Mon, 02 Apr 2018 05:51:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/apr/2/uaes-masdar-korea-energy-agency-partner-to-boost-renewable-energy-5908266/ Claudia Vergueiro Massei appointed CEO of Siemens in Oman http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/apr/1/claudia-vergueiro-massei-appointed-ceo-of-siemens-in-oman-5907746/ Massei will focus on strengthening Siemens’ support of economic diversification and the digital transformation in Oman News | Utilities Sun, 01 Apr 2018 06:27:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/apr/1/claudia-vergueiro-massei-appointed-ceo-of-siemens-in-oman-5907746/ Bahrain’s EWA launches solar-powered home http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/apr/1/bahrains-ewa-launches-solar-powered-home-5907616/ The house is the first to be connected to the government network with a net metering system, which allows individuals and establishments to install and use solar energy in their homes or facilities News | Utilities Sun, 01 Apr 2018 05:39:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/apr/1/bahrains-ewa-launches-solar-powered-home-5907616/ Saudi Arabia mulls renewable energy-based O&M system http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/apr/1/saudi-arabia-mulls-renewable-energy-based-om-system-5907629/ An operations and management (O&M) system based entirely on renewable energy – the world's first of its kind – is being mulled by Saudi Arabian business officials News | Utilities Sun, 01 Apr 2018 05:27:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/apr/1/saudi-arabia-mulls-renewable-energy-based-om-system-5907629/ Energy Recovery bags $10.1mn water projects deal in Saudi Arabia http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/mar/29/energy-recovery-bags-101mn-water-projects-deal-in-saudi-arabia-5907005/ Energy Recovery will supply its PX-Q300 Pressure Exchangers, VPXPTM circulation pumps and AquaBold high pressure pumps for multiple desalination facilities, which will produce up to 470,000 cubic meters of water per day News | Utilities Thu, 29 Mar 2018 07:14:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/mar/29/energy-recovery-bags-101mn-water-projects-deal-in-saudi-arabia-5907005/ EDF to develop 10GW battery storage projects http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/mar/29/edf-to-develop-10gw-battery-storage-projects-5906719/ French energy giant to invest $9.9bn in storage between 2018 and 2035 News | Utilities Thu, 29 Mar 2018 05:34:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/mar/29/edf-to-develop-10gw-battery-storage-projects-5906719/ Q3 FY18 cloud revenues up 32%, says Oracle http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/mar/29/q3-fy18-cloud-revenues-up-32-says-oracle-5906732/ Cloud Platform as a Service (PaaS) plus Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) revenues at Oracle were up 28% to $415 million News | Utilities Thu, 29 Mar 2018 05:24:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/mar/29/q3-fy18-cloud-revenues-up-32-says-oracle-5906732/ Japan’s SoftBank to build world’s largest solar power plant in Saudi Arabia http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/mar/28/japans-softbank-to-build-worlds-largest-solar-power-plant-in-saudi-arabia-5906043/ The project is expected to have a capacity of 200 gigawatts and will cost $200bn through 2030 News | Utilities Wed, 28 Mar 2018 05:27:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/mar/28/japans-softbank-to-build-worlds-largest-solar-power-plant-in-saudi-arabia-5906043/ Abu Dhabi’s utility absorbed into new energy department http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/mar/28/abu-dhabis-utility-absorbed-into-new-energy-department-5905913/ The new Energy Department will be responsible for strategic plans for the entire energy sector in Abu Dhabi News | Utilities Wed, 28 Mar 2018 04:52:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/mar/28/abu-dhabis-utility-absorbed-into-new-energy-department-5905913/ Masdar signs MoU with Korea Energy Agency; companies to collaborate on renewable energy projects http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/mar/27/masdar-signs-mou-with-korea-energy-agency-companies-to-collaborate-on-renewable-energy-projects-5905523/ Masdar and KEA will aim to establish a potential strategic partnership to encourage renewable energy investment in projects using solar, wind, energy storage, floating solar power and waste-to-energy technologies News | Utilities Tue, 27 Mar 2018 12:00:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/mar/27/masdar-signs-mou-with-korea-energy-agency-companies-to-collaborate-on-renewable-energy-projects-5905523/ Construction work on UAE’s first nuclear reactor complete http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/mar/27/construction-work-on-uaes-first-nuclear-reactor-complete-5905406/ Construction of the Barakah nuclear plant as a whole is now 86 per cent complete News | Utilities Tue, 27 Mar 2018 11:00:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/mar/27/construction-work-on-uaes-first-nuclear-reactor-complete-5905406/ JinkoSolar unveils half-cell module http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/mar/26/jinkosolar-unveils-half-cell-module-5904899/ The HC Series delivers an increase of 10Wp per panel when compared to full-cell News | Utilities Mon, 26 Mar 2018 08:09:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/mar/26/jinkosolar-unveils-half-cell-module-5904899/ Wastenizer to convert waste to energy in Dubai http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/mar/26/wastenizer-to-convert-waste-to-energy-in-dubai-5904912/ Waste-to-energy project has been drawn up for the Dubai 10X Initiative News | Utilities Mon, 26 Mar 2018 08:05:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/mar/26/wastenizer-to-convert-waste-to-energy-in-dubai-5904912/ Transguard Group receives NICEIC accreditation http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/mar/25/transguard-group-receives-niceic-accreditation-5904535/ Transguard has passed a rigorous assessment process conducted by a NICEIC qualified engineer, who evaluated numerous examples of completed electrical maintenance work News | Utilities Sun, 25 Mar 2018 04:00:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/mar/25/transguard-group-receives-niceic-accreditation-5904535/ UAE’s first nuclear reactor opening delayed once again http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/mar/25/uaes-first-nuclear-reactor-opening-delayed-once-again-5904353/ The $24.4 billion Barakah power plant is the world’s largest nuclear project under construction and will be the first in the Arab world. News | Utilities Sun, 25 Mar 2018 07:57:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/mar/25/uaes-first-nuclear-reactor-opening-delayed-once-again-5904353/ UK’s PassivSystems selected for Oman pv solar project http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/mar/25/uks-passivsystems-selected-for-oman-pv-solar-project-5904067/ The UK firm will install solar PV arrays on 30% of Oman’s residential buildings over the next few years News | Utilities Sun, 25 Mar 2018 05:37:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/mar/25/uks-passivsystems-selected-for-oman-pv-solar-project-5904067/ GE launches new energy storage platform http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/mar/22/ge-launches-new-energy-storage-platform-5903313/ The Reservoir seamlessly integrates across the Grid to enable customers to increase Renewables integration, improve financial performance, enhance grid operations, reduce energy costs and enable more distributed, local generation News | Utilities Thu, 22 Mar 2018 05:35:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/mar/22/ge-launches-new-energy-storage-platform-5903313/ Work commences in Egypt on pv plants owned by Acciona and swicorp http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/mar/21/work-commences-in-egypt-on-pv-plants-owned-by-acciona-and-swicorp-5902702/ The three plants with a combined capacity of 150MW will be built at a cost of $180mn and will produce clean energy equivalent to the consumption of 150,000 homes News | Utilities Wed, 21 Mar 2018 06:08:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/mar/21/work-commences-in-egypt-on-pv-plants-owned-by-acciona-and-swicorp-5902702/ Construction starts on Dubai’s $3.8bn CSP plant http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/mar/21/construction-starts-on-dubais-38bn-csp-plant-5902715/ With a capacity of 700MW, it is the world’s largest CSP plant to operate on the IPP model will generate 700MW at a record cost of 7.30 US cents per kWh News | Utilities Wed, 21 Mar 2018 05:37:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/mar/21/construction-starts-on-dubais-38bn-csp-plant-5902715/ Dubai launches integrated energy efficiency training programme http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/mar/20/dubai-launches-integrated-energy-efficiency-training-programme-5902156/ Initiative aims to build right capabilities needed to achieve Dubai’s ambitious target of 30 per cent reduction in energy consumption by 2030 News | Utilities Tue, 20 Mar 2018 06:12:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/mar/20/dubai-launches-integrated-energy-efficiency-training-programme-5902156/ New water treatment plant planned for Oman http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/mar/20/new-water-treatment-plant-planned-for-oman-5902169/ A memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed recently between Sohar Industrial Port Co. and Dutch firm Strukton Civil Project BV sets the pace for the project News | Utilities Tue, 20 Mar 2018 06:07:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/mar/20/new-water-treatment-plant-planned-for-oman-5902169/ Glasspoint gets new CEO http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/mar/19/glasspoint-gets-new-ceo-5901233/ GlassPoint Solar, a leading supplier of solar energy to the oil and gas industry, announced the appointment of Steven Moss as Chief Executive Officer News | Utilities Mon, 19 Mar 2018 04:19:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/mar/19/glasspoint-gets-new-ceo-5901233/ Dubai’s DEWA awards new power plant contracts worth $348mn http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/mar/18/dubais-dewa-awards-new-power-plant-contracts-worth-348mn-5900687/ The projects include Dh314.9 million construction contract to Grid Solution to build the Canal Garden Station to meet expected demand growth from new projects and to reduce the load on the Gardens and Al Barsha News | Utilities Sun, 18 Mar 2018 07:04:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/mar/18/dubais-dewa-awards-new-power-plant-contracts-worth-348mn-5900687/ DEWA becomes partner at World Economic Forum's centre for industrial revolution http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/mar/15/dewa-becomes-partner-at-world-economic-forums-centre-for-industrial-revolution-5897866/ DEWA is the first government utility to partner with World Economic Forum's Center for the Fourth Industrial Revolution News | Utilities Thu, 15 Mar 2018 02:00:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/mar/15/dewa-becomes-partner-at-world-economic-forums-centre-for-industrial-revolution-5897866/ ABB to support UAE's digital transformation http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/mar/15/abb-to-support-uaes-digital-transformation-5897671/ Digitalization and clean energy integration transforming the energy landscape in the country News | Utilities Thu, 15 Mar 2018 05:53:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/mar/15/abb-to-support-uaes-digital-transformation-5897671/ Dubai’s DEWA to embrace artificial intelligence for digital utility http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/mar/15/dubais-dewa-to-embrace-artificial-intelligence-for-digital-utility-5897684/ Project is Dubai Electricity and Water Authority's response to Dubai 10X initiative News | Utilities Thu, 15 Mar 2018 05:17:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/mar/15/dubais-dewa-to-embrace-artificial-intelligence-for-digital-utility-5897684/ Saudi Arabia gives nod to national atomic policy http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/mar/15/saudi-arabia-gives-nod-to-national-atomic-policy-5897619/ Policy emphasises the need to limit nuclear activities to peaceful purposes and calls for enhanced safety measures News | Utilities Thu, 15 Mar 2018 05:05:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/mar/15/saudi-arabia-gives-nod-to-national-atomic-policy-5897619/ KAEC, Metito break ground for $60mn solar desalination plant http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/mar/14/kaec-metito-break-ground-for-60mn-solar-desalination-plant-5897099/ Last month, KAEC awarded Metito the contract for the design and construction of a seawater desalination plant powered by solar energy and valued at $60mn News | Utilities Wed, 14 Mar 2018 04:47:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/mar/14/kaec-metito-break-ground-for-60mn-solar-desalination-plant-5897099/ Saudi’s WEC invites bids for new water and power project http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/mar/14/saudis-wec-invites-bids-for-new-water-and-power-project-5897112/ The project, estimated to be worth about $5bn, is expected to generate 1.17 million cubic metres of water per day and 3,000MW of power News | Utilities Wed, 14 Mar 2018 04:31:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/mar/14/saudis-wec-invites-bids-for-new-water-and-power-project-5897112/ UAE’s Drake & Scull unit bags $30mn Moldova wastewater contract http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/mar/14/uaes-drake-scull-unit-bags-30mn-moldova-wastewater-contract-5897125/ Dubai-based Drake & Scull International has announced that its German subsidiary has secured a $30mn contract to undertake the rehabilitation works for a wastewater treatment plant and new sludge treatment facilities in Chisinau, Moldova’s capital city News | Utilities Wed, 14 Mar 2018 04:25:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/mar/14/uaes-drake-scull-unit-bags-30mn-moldova-wastewater-contract-5897125/ Operations at phase four of Barka Desalination Plant to be started partially http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/mar/13/operations-at-phase-four-of-barka-desalination-plant-to-be-started-partially-5897008/ Operations at phase four of the Barka Desalination Plant will be started partially to support water shortage during work on other parts of the plant, which is currently facing challenges due to intense phytoplankton in sea water News | Utilities Tue, 13 Mar 2018 02:30:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/mar/13/operations-at-phase-four-of-barka-desalination-plant-to-be-started-partially-5897008/ Oman awards contract for combined cycle power plant http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/mar/13/oman-awards-contract-for-combined-cycle-power-plant-5896839/ An engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract estimated to be worth $45.77 has been awarded for the construction of Oman’s Haima West combined cycle power plant News | Utilities Tue, 13 Mar 2018 06:41:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/mar/13/oman-awards-contract-for-combined-cycle-power-plant-5896839/ Saudi Arabia's Acwa Power shortlisted for Jordanian projects http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/mar/13/saudi-arabias-acwa-power-shortlisted-for-jordanian-projects-5896566/ Finalists selected for six solar and wind energy power plants with total capacity of 300 megawatts of power News | Utilities Tue, 13 Mar 2018 04:48:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/mar/13/saudi-arabias-acwa-power-shortlisted-for-jordanian-projects-5896566/ Dubai to install more EV charging stations http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/mar/12/dubai-to-install-more-ev-charging-stations-5896241/ As the adoption of electric vehicles gains momentum in the GCC, Dubai is planning to increase the number of electric vehicle (EV) charging stations across the emirate News | Utilities Mon, 12 Mar 2018 05:39:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/mar/12/dubai-to-install-more-ev-charging-stations-5896241/ Siemens to provide long-term maintenance for two Sudanese power plants http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/mar/12/siemens-to-provide-long-term-maintenance-for-two-sudanese-power-plants-5896254/ Siemens has signed a long-term agreement with the Sudanese Thermal Power Generating Company (STPGC) to provide service and maintenance for the power generating assets and related components operating at the 337MW Port Sudan and 502MW Garri power plants News | Utilities Mon, 12 Mar 2018 05:20:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/mar/12/siemens-to-provide-long-term-maintenance-for-two-sudanese-power-plants-5896254/ Saudi's SWCC awards water transmission contract http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/mar/12/saudis-swcc-awards-water-transmission-contract-5896267/ Saudi Arabia’s Saline Water Conversion Company (SWCC) has awarded Pöyry a contract for the supervision of engineering, construction and commissioning of the Rabigh-Jeddah-Makkah Water Transmission project News | Utilities Mon, 12 Mar 2018 05:14:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/mar/12/saudis-swcc-awards-water-transmission-contract-5896267/ ACWA Power inaugurates 445MW Salalah 2 gas-fired power plant in Oman http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/mar/11/acwa-power-inaugurates-445mw-salalah-2-gas-fired-power-plant-in-oman-5895617/ The plant is owned by Dhofar Generating Company, and has been built with an investment of SAR1.7bn ($465m) News | Utilities Sun, 11 Mar 2018 04:15:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/mar/11/acwa-power-inaugurates-445mw-salalah-2-gas-fired-power-plant-in-oman-5895617/ DNV GL publishes energy transition framework for cities http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/mar/8/dnv-gl-publishes-energy-transition-framework-for-cities-5895305/ New report surveys 10 pioneering mid-sizes cities that lead the energy transition around the world News | Utilities Thu, 08 Mar 2018 09:54:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/mar/8/dnv-gl-publishes-energy-transition-framework-for-cities-5895305/ UAE makes steps towards second coal-fired power plant http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/mar/5/uae-makes-steps-towards-second-coal-fired-power-plant-5893979/ FEWA, the sole utility provider for the UAE’s norther emirates, is planning to build the 1.8 gigawatt (GW) coal-fired plant based on the independent power producer model News | Utilities Mon, 05 Mar 2018 07:56:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/mar/5/uae-makes-steps-towards-second-coal-fired-power-plant-5893979/ Masdar to install 290KW rooftop solar PV systems at Khazna http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/mar/5/masdar-to-install-290kw-rooftop-solar-pv-systems-at-khazna-5893888/ Masdar’s Energy Services unit will install a solar PV system on the car park roof at Khazna’s Masdar City facility News | Utilities Mon, 05 Mar 2018 06:29:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/mar/5/masdar-to-install-290kw-rooftop-solar-pv-systems-at-khazna-5893888/ Dubai awards $237mn contract for desalination plant http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/mar/4/dubai-awards-237mn-contract-for-desalination-plant-5893459/ Deal for Jebel Ali plant is awarded to joint venture of ACCIONA Agua and Belhasa Six Construct News | Utilities Sun, 04 Mar 2018 06:45:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/mar/4/dubai-awards-237mn-contract-for-desalination-plant-5893459/ UAE’s first nuclear reactor set to open this year http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/mar/3/uaes-first-nuclear-reactor-set-to-open-this-year-5892939/ The first reactor at the Barakah Nuclear plant in Abu Dhabi is undergoing testing as the UAE prepares to launch world’s largest single nuclear plant later this year News | Utilities Sat, 03 Mar 2018 04:50:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/mar/3/uaes-first-nuclear-reactor-set-to-open-this-year-5892939/ 28 companies respond to Oman’s 500MW solar RFQ http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/mar/3/28-companies-respond-to-omans-500mw-solar-rfq-5892965/ The Oman Power and Water Procurement Company (OPWP) has received 28 proposals in response to a request for qualifications (RfQ) for a 500-MW solar project News | Utilities Sat, 03 Mar 2018 04:31:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/mar/3/28-companies-respond-to-omans-500mw-solar-rfq-5892965/ UAE’s Sahara Centre installs free electric vehicle charging stations http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/mar/3/uaes-sahara-centre-installs-free-electric-vehicle-charging-stations-5892913/ First mall in Sharjah to install free electric vehicle charging station in support of the UAE Clean Energy Strategy 2050 News | Utilities Sat, 03 Mar 2018 04:10:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/mar/3/uaes-sahara-centre-installs-free-electric-vehicle-charging-stations-5892913/ WEC pre-qualifies bidders for Shuqaiq 3 project in Saudi Arabia http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/mar/2/wec-pre-qualifies-bidders-for-shuqaiq-3-project-in-saudi-arabia-5892952/ Saudi Arabia's Water and Electricity Company (WEC) has pre-qualified 15 companies for Shuqaiq 3 desalination plant project News | Utilities Fri, 02 Mar 2018 04:36:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/mar/2/wec-pre-qualifies-bidders-for-shuqaiq-3-project-in-saudi-arabia-5892952/ Saudi Arabia’s ACWA Power is lowest bidder for Umm Al Quwain IWP http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/mar/2/saudi-arabias-acwa-power-is-lowest-bidder-for-umm-al-quwain-iwp-5892978/ A consortium led by Saudi Arabia headquartered ACWA Power has submitted the lowest bid on the Umm Al Quwain Independent Water Project (IWP) in UAE News | Utilities Fri, 02 Mar 2018 04:19:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/mar/2/saudi-arabias-acwa-power-is-lowest-bidder-for-umm-al-quwain-iwp-5892978/ AVEVA, Schneider Electric to drive industrial digitalisation with new joint venture http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/mar/2/aveva-schneider-electric-to-drive-industrial-digitalisation-with-new-joint-venture-5892926/ AVEVA and Schneider Electric’s industrial software business combine to create a leading engineering and industrial software company News | Utilities Fri, 02 Mar 2018 04:01:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/mar/2/aveva-schneider-electric-to-drive-industrial-digitalisation-with-new-joint-venture-5892926/ ENEC appoints new chief nuclear officer http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/mar/1/enec-appoints-new-chief-nuclear-officer-5892653/ The position of chief nuclear officer serves a strategic function to the organisation in supporting the successful development of the UAE nuclear energy programme, including assessing the programme plan for the delivery of Units 1 to 4 News | Utilities Thu, 01 Mar 2018 06:15:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/mar/1/enec-appoints-new-chief-nuclear-officer-5892653/ UAE’s DEWA showcase solar desalination technology in Jebel Ali http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/feb/28/uaes-dewa-showcase-solar-desalination-technology-in-jebel-ali-5892211/ Dubai Electricity and Water Authority is showcasing its latest desalination technology that integrates photovoltaic solar into the process of seawater desalination News | Utilities Wed, 28 Feb 2018 10:02:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/feb/28/uaes-dewa-showcase-solar-desalination-technology-in-jebel-ali-5892211/ JCB Power, RSS sign lucrative generator deal http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/feb/28/jcb-power-rss-sign-lucrative-generator-deal-5892224/ Dubai-based Rental Solutions & Services (RSS) has bought more than 400 JCB units – its second purchase of JCB Power Products’ generators in the last 12 months, having taken a range of rental generators from 20kVA to 500kVA in 2017 News | Utilities Wed, 28 Feb 2018 09:49:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/feb/28/jcb-power-rss-sign-lucrative-generator-deal-5892224/ Cost of solar power expected to drop further http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/feb/27/cost-of-solar-power-expected-to-drop-further-5891626/ Utility-scale solar power prices may decline 60% over the next decade thanks to improved technologies, and efficiencies, providing underlying support News | Utilities Tue, 27 Feb 2018 06:35:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/feb/27/cost-of-solar-power-expected-to-drop-further-5891626/ Dubai makes progress on 30km mega water pipeline project http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/feb/26/dubai-makes-progress-on-30km-mega-water-pipeline-project-5891314/ More than 21km of piping has been completed so far, with the project currently 69% complete News | Utilities Mon, 26 Feb 2018 12:30:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/feb/26/dubai-makes-progress-on-30km-mega-water-pipeline-project-5891314/ ABB inverters to power up Dubai solar http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/feb/25/abb-inverters-to-power-up-dubai-solar-5890859/ As part of a move to harness the power of the sun, ABB is supplying 600 UNO-DM-PLUS grid-connected single phase solar inverters to power new-build villas in Hatta, Dubai News | Utilities Sun, 25 Feb 2018 06:28:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/feb/25/abb-inverters-to-power-up-dubai-solar-5890859/ Fluke to celebrate 70th anniversary with 'End User Experience' show http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/feb/22/fluke-to-celebrate-70th-anniversary-with-end-user-experience-show-5890534/ To be held alongside Middle East Electricity 2018, entry to the event will be free of charge and will include live poduct demonstrations and games News | Utilities Thu, 22 Feb 2018 02:00:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/feb/22/fluke-to-celebrate-70th-anniversary-with-end-user-experience-show-5890534/ Why hydropower is preferred over solar and wind http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/feb/21/why-hydropower-is-preferred-over-solar-and-wind-5890014/ But despite its immense benefits, hydropower development activity globally lags that of other renewables News | Utilities Wed, 21 Feb 2018 01:57:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/feb/21/why-hydropower-is-preferred-over-solar-and-wind-5890014/