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Gulf business events, information, photos and data for Saudi, UAE, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain and more. http://www.arabianindustry.com/utilities/?service=rss Mon, 02 May 2016 01:15:26 +0400 www.arabianindustry.com http://www.arabianindustry.com Arabian Industry - Utilities http://www.arabianindustry.com/utilities/?service=rss 144 16 en ITP Digital Ltd. 2016 webmaster@www.arabianindustry.com (webmaster) Mon, 02 May 2016 01:15:26 +0400 20 Qatar issues ban on incandescent bulbs http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2016/may/1/qatar-issues-ban-on-incandescent-bulbs-5362266/ In the first phase of the ongoing programme, the ban will apply to 75 and 100 watts bulbs, before being extended to other areas News | Utilities Sun, 01 May 2016 07:37:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2016/may/1/qatar-issues-ban-on-incandescent-bulbs-5362266/ Oman eyes power trading deals through GCCIA http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2016/may/1/oman-eyes-power-trading-deals-through-gccia-5362279/ OPWP is seeking to participate in pilot electricity trading activities with another GCCIA member state in order to test and establish the necessary arrangements for firm capacity transactions News | Utilities Sun, 01 May 2016 07:35:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2016/may/1/oman-eyes-power-trading-deals-through-gccia-5362279/ Siemens bags Qatar power plant deal http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2016/may/1/siemens-bags-qatar-power-plant-deal-5362292/ The deal for Umm Al Houl combined cycle power plant is the second major power generation services order from Qatar in past six months News | Utilities Sun, 01 May 2016 07:31:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2016/may/1/siemens-bags-qatar-power-plant-deal-5362292/ Iraq power sector gets $375mn IFC financing boost http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2016/may/1/iraq-power-sector-gets-375mn-ifc-financing-boost-5362305/ The funds will be used to add 500 megawatts of capacity to a 1,000-megawatt power plant in Kurdistan, providing power to 3 million people. It will also help complete a new power plant near Baghdad News | Utilities Sun, 01 May 2016 07:27:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2016/may/1/iraq-power-sector-gets-375mn-ifc-financing-boost-5362305/ Siemens’ 1000th gas turbine on way to Qatar http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2016/apr/28/siemens-1000th-gas-turbine-on-way-to-qatar-5360875/ The SGT5-4000F gas turbine, which has a capacity of 300 megawatts (MW), weighs 300 metric tons and is destined for the Umm al Houl combined cycle power plant in Qatar News | Utilities Thu, 28 Apr 2016 07:10:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2016/apr/28/siemens-1000th-gas-turbine-on-way-to-qatar-5360875/ Dubai embarks on nuclear awareness http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2016/apr/28/dubai-embarks-on-nuclear-awareness-5360888/ Dubai Supreme Council of Energy recently organised a workshop to introduce the National Programme to produce electricity using peaceful nuclear energy News | Utilities Thu, 28 Apr 2016 07:05:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2016/apr/28/dubai-embarks-on-nuclear-awareness-5360888/ Safety top priority at UAE nuclear facility: Official http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2016/apr/28/uae-nuclear-facility-to-avoid-fukushima-repeat-5360901/ ENEC emphasises the importance of creating a culture of safety around the nuclear reactors in the country to avoid any disasters like the one that affected Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan News | Utilities Thu, 28 Apr 2016 07:02:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2016/apr/28/uae-nuclear-facility-to-avoid-fukushima-repeat-5360901/ Oman awards water project tenders worth $109mn http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2016/apr/28/oman-awards-water-project-tenders-worth-109mn-5360914/ The Oman tender board has conducted its fourth meeting for 2016 and awarded tenders to the tune of OMR42mn for the construction of various projects News | Utilities Thu, 28 Apr 2016 06:56:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2016/apr/28/oman-awards-water-project-tenders-worth-109mn-5360914/ Saudi utilities minister sacked over new tariffs http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2016/apr/27/saudi-utilities-minister-sacked-over-new-tariffs-5359835/ King Salman issued a decree on Saturday ordering the dismissal of water and electricity minister Abdullah al-Hussayen, and replacement in the interim by Agriculture Minister Abdel Rahman al-Fadli News | Utilities Wed, 27 Apr 2016 06:37:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2016/apr/27/saudi-utilities-minister-sacked-over-new-tariffs-5359835/ ACWA owned CSP lights up villages in South Africa http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2016/apr/27/acwa-owned-csp-lights-up-villages-in-south-africa-5359848/ Within the first month of commercial operation, the newly inaugurated 50MW Bokpoort Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plant built and operated by ACWA Power has produced electricity for a continuous period of 161 hours, equivalent to almost six days News | Utilities Wed, 27 Apr 2016 06:17:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2016/apr/27/acwa-owned-csp-lights-up-villages-in-south-africa-5359848/