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://www.arabianindustry.com/utilities/?service=rss Sat, 19 Jan 2019 11:20:29 +0400 www.arabianindustry.com https://www.arabianindustry.com Arabian Industry - Utilities http://www.arabianindustry.com/utilities/?service=rss 144 16 en ITP Digital Ltd. 2019 webmaster@www.arabianindustry.com (webmaster) Sat, 19 Jan 2019 11:20:29 +0400 20 UAE, Saudi Arabia, Oman mull gas network extension http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/jan/17/uae-saudi-arabia-oman-mull-gas-network-extension-6027424/ Senior government officials are exploring plans to build an integrated gas network supplying the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Bahrain, and Kuwait News | Utilities Thu, 17 Jan 2019 01:03:07 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/jan/17/uae-saudi-arabia-oman-mull-gas-network-extension-6027424/ Abu Dhabi Power Corporation, Mubadala and Masdar Enter into Strategic Partnership http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/jan/17/abu-dhabi-power-corporation-mubadala-and-masdar-enter-into-strategic-partnership-6027437/ Partnership will support Abu Dhabi&rsquo;s development plans for a sustainable future across the power and water sector News | Utilities Thu, 17 Jan 2019 12:45:22 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/jan/17/abu-dhabi-power-corporation-mubadala-and-masdar-enter-into-strategic-partnership-6027437/ Masdar report identifies top 10 technologies to accelerate sustainable development http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/jan/17/masdar-report-identifies-top-10-technologies-to-accelerate-sustainable-development-6027450/ Innovations expected to have the most impact include carbon capture, energy storage, 3D printing, and artificial intelligence News | Utilities Thu, 17 Jan 2019 12:36:05 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/jan/17/masdar-report-identifies-top-10-technologies-to-accelerate-sustainable-development-6027450/ SAGIA Initiates Investment License Process for Saudi Wind Project http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/jan/16/sagia-initiates-investment-license-process-for-saudi-wind-project-6026644/ The $500mn project at Dumat Al Jandal will have a capacity of 400MW &ndash; enough power to supply up to 70,000 Saudi households &ndash; and is expected to create almost 1,000 jobs during construction and operation News | Utilities Wed, 16 Jan 2019 09:15:48 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/jan/16/sagia-initiates-investment-license-process-for-saudi-wind-project-6026644/ UAE utility Utico Secures $400mn Investment Deal http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/jan/16/uae-utility-utico-secures-400mn-investment-deal-6026566/ Deal makes the UAE&rsquo;s leading private utility the first large water player to have four Sovereign investors as its shareholders News | Utilities Wed, 16 Jan 2019 09:00:49 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/jan/16/uae-utility-utico-secures-400mn-investment-deal-6026566/ DEWA highlights latest innovative clean energy projects at WFES 2019 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/jan/14/dewa-highlights-latest-innovative-clean-energy-projects-at-wfes-2019-6025643/ At WFES, DEWA will show its latest innovative projects and initiatives at its stand number 5130 in Hall 5 (Energy Hall) at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) News | Utilities Mon, 14 Jan 2019 12:18:01 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/jan/14/dewa-highlights-latest-innovative-clean-energy-projects-at-wfes-2019-6025643/ Emirates Nuclear Energy corporation celebrates 3rd Barakah Excellence Awards http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/jan/13/emirates-nuclear-energy-corporation-celebrates-3rd-barakah-excellence-awards-6024863/ The Barakah Excellence Awards are an internal recognition program inspired by Abu Dhabi Awards for Excellence in Government Performance (ADAEP), which was launched in 2014 News | Utilities Sun, 13 Jan 2019 09:00:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/jan/13/emirates-nuclear-energy-corporation-celebrates-3rd-barakah-excellence-awards-6024863/ China drives global electric car market http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/jan/13/china-drives-global-electric-car-market-6024798/ The International Energy Agency says China buys more than half of the world's new electric cars. News | Utilities Sun, 13 Jan 2019 08:30:12 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/jan/13/china-drives-global-electric-car-market-6024798/ Abu Dhabi Fund for Development Allocates $10mn for Solar PV Project in Mauritius http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/jan/13/abu-dhabi-fund-for-development-allocates-10mn-for-solar-pv-project-in-mauritius-6024811/ Project falls within the fifth cycle of IRENA/ADFD Project Facility and will benefit 10,000 families in low-income communities News | Utilities Sun, 13 Jan 2019 08:13:23 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/jan/13/abu-dhabi-fund-for-development-allocates-10mn-for-solar-pv-project-in-mauritius-6024811/ EDF Energies consortium wins contract for first wind power project in Saudi Arabia http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/jan/13/edf-energies-consortium-wins-contract-for-first-wind-power-project-in-saudi-arabia-6024785/ $500mn Dumat Al Jandal wind project deal is won by a consortium led by EDF Energies Nouvelles and Abu Dhabi Future Energy News | Utilities Sun, 13 Jan 2019 08:04:44 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/jan/13/edf-energies-consortium-wins-contract-for-first-wind-power-project-in-saudi-arabia-6024785/ Lockheed Martin to showcase advanced energy solutions at World Future Energy Summit 2019 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/jan/9/lockheed-martin-to-showcase-advanced-energy-solutions-at-world-future-energy-summit-2019-6023459/ Lockheed Martin, the US-based global technology leader, will exhibit its diverse energy portfolio at the twelfth annual World Future Energy Summit News | Utilities Wed, 09 Jan 2019 09:00:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/jan/9/lockheed-martin-to-showcase-advanced-energy-solutions-at-world-future-energy-summit-2019-6023459/ Abu Dhabi gets its first fully electrical bus; passengers can travel free of charge until end of March http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/jan/9/abu-dhabi-gets-its-first-fully-electrical-bus-passengers-can-travel-free-of-charge-until-end-of-march-6023472/ The vehicle will serve a six-stop route between Marina Mall, Abu Dhabi Central Bus Station and Masdar City, Abu Dhabi&rsquo;s flagship sustainable urban community News | Utilities Wed, 09 Jan 2019 09:00:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/jan/9/abu-dhabi-gets-its-first-fully-electrical-bus-passengers-can-travel-free-of-charge-until-end-of-march-6023472/ MEE event to include conference discussing transformative technology and practices http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/jan/8/mee-event-to-include-conference-discussing-transformative-technology-and-practices-6021184/ The Revolutionizing Power Generation Conference, held as part of Middle East Electricity (MEE), running March 6-7 at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC), will discuss transformative technology and practices which are evolving the power sector News | Utilities Tue, 08 Jan 2019 10:00:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/jan/8/mee-event-to-include-conference-discussing-transformative-technology-and-practices-6021184/ Zayed Sustainability Prizes Guiding Light campaign to arrive in Abu Dhabi on January 9 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/jan/8/zayed-sustainability-prizes-guiding-light-campaign-to-arrive-in-abu-dhabi-on-january-9-6021249/ The Zayed Sustainability Prizes Guiding Light campaign is set to arrive in Abu Dhabi on 9 January News | Utilities Tue, 08 Jan 2019 10:00:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/jan/8/zayed-sustainability-prizes-guiding-light-campaign-to-arrive-in-abu-dhabi-on-january-9-6021249/ Atlantic Council global energy event in Abu Dhabi to look at market challenges from geopolitical, technological change http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/jan/8/atlantic-council-global-energy-event-in-abu-dhabi-to-look-at-market-challenges-from-geopolitical-technological-change-6021132/ The 2019 Forum will focus on four key themes: the future of oil, the digitization of energy, diversification within energy companies and countries, and will have a regional focus on East and Southeast Asia energy demand and energy innovation News | Utilities Tue, 08 Jan 2019 09:00:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/jan/8/atlantic-council-global-energy-event-in-abu-dhabi-to-look-at-market-challenges-from-geopolitical-technological-change-6021132/ Grundfos launches new digital tools http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/jan/7/grundfos-launches-new-digital-tools-6020599/ Grundfos, the award-winning company in advanced pump and water application systems, recently launched Grundfos Product Center that is digital sizing and selection tool<br /> News | Utilities Mon, 07 Jan 2019 10:00:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/jan/7/grundfos-launches-new-digital-tools-6020599/ 2,000 solar lanterns donated to rural communities near Nairobi as part of campaign inspired by Sheikh Zayed http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/jan/6/2000-solar-lanterns-donated-to-rural-communities-near-nairobi-as-part-of-campaign-inspired-by-sheikh-zayed-6020079/ The Zayed Sustainability Prize's 'Guiding Light' global campaign has arrived in Kenya, with 2,000 solar lanterns to be donated to rural communities near Nairobi News | Utilities Sun, 06 Jan 2019 09:00:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/jan/6/2000-solar-lanterns-donated-to-rural-communities-near-nairobi-as-part-of-campaign-inspired-by-sheikh-zayed-6020079/ Saudi Arabia to resume long-term renewable energy tenders http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/jan/6/saudi-arabia-to-resume-long-term-renewable-energy-tenders-6019858/ The first tenders may be launched once new long-term renewable targets are announced by Saudi authorities News | Utilities Sun, 06 Jan 2019 08:36:44 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/jan/6/saudi-arabia-to-resume-long-term-renewable-energy-tenders-6019858/ FEWA, Umm Al Quwain cooperate for 200MW solar park development http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/jan/6/fewa-umm-al-quwain-cooperate-for-200mw-solar-park-development-6019871/ The solar plant, which will be deployed on an area of about five million square meters, is expected to supply clean energy to UAQ News | Utilities Sun, 06 Jan 2019 07:32:58 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/jan/6/fewa-umm-al-quwain-cooperate-for-200mw-solar-park-development-6019871/ Bahrain’s Al Dur Power and Water Company in $1.3bn refinancing http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/jan/3/bahrains-al-dur-power-water-company-in-13bn-refinancing-6019533/ Al Dur accounts for one-third of power and water production in Bahrain with a combined capacity of 1,243GW of power and 48MIGD of water News | Utilities Thu, 03 Jan 2019 12:42:57 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/jan/3/bahrains-al-dur-power-water-company-in-13bn-refinancing-6019533/ First phase of 10MW Layla Solar power plant in Saudi Arabia complete http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/jan/3/first-phase-of-10mw-layla-solar-power-plant-in-saudi-arabia-complete-6019546/ Taqnia Energy has announced the completion of work in the first phase of the Layla Solar Power Plant, extending across 720,000 square meters News | Utilities Thu, 03 Jan 2019 12:34:53 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/jan/3/first-phase-of-10mw-layla-solar-power-plant-in-saudi-arabia-complete-6019546/ ENEC takes part in Al Dhafra Festival in Abu Dhabi’s Madinat Zayed http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/jan/3/enec-takes-part-in-al-dhafra-festival-in-abu-dhabis-madinat-zayed-6019403/ ENEC's participation was the result of its ongoing efforts to support the economic and social development of the Al Dhafra Region, and the achievement of Abu Dhabi Plan News | Utilities Thu, 03 Jan 2019 10:00:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/jan/3/enec-takes-part-in-al-dhafra-festival-in-abu-dhabis-madinat-zayed-6019403/ Dewa, Fewa sign deal on strategic water interconnection http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/jan/2/dewa-fewa-sign-deal-on-strategic-water-interconnection-6018597/ The MoU includes joint efforts to develop, operate, and maintain strategic water interconnections News | Utilities Wed, 02 Jan 2019 09:01:20 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/jan/2/dewa-fewa-sign-deal-on-strategic-water-interconnection-6018597/ L&T bags major power contracts in Saudi Arabia and Dubai http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/jan/2/lt-bags-major-power-contracts-in-saudi-arabia-and-dubai-6018610/ The deals are part of new orders worth $298m that also cover Oman and the Indian states of Rajasthan and Tamil Nadu News | Utilities Wed, 02 Jan 2019 08:52:49 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/jan/2/lt-bags-major-power-contracts-in-saudi-arabia-and-dubai-6018610/ Oman to issue electric vehicle regulatory framework http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/dec/24/oman-to-issue-electric-vehicle-regulatory-framework-6017375/ AER will work towards developing battery technologies and the potential timescales for cost parity between electric and combustion engine vehicles News | Utilities Mon, 24 Dec 2018 04:38:27 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/dec/24/oman-to-issue-electric-vehicle-regulatory-framework-6017375/ Oman to have first electricity spot market in the GCC http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/dec/24/oman-to-have-first-electricity-spot-market-in-the-gcc-6017388/ The spot market is expected to introduce competition for the first time in Oman&rsquo;s electricity generation sector News | Utilities Mon, 24 Dec 2018 04:33:14 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/dec/24/oman-to-have-first-electricity-spot-market-in-the-gcc-6017388/ Empower constructs permanent 31,250 RT district cooling plant at Barsha Heights at a cost of Dh169mn http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/dec/23/empower-constructs-permanent-31250-rt-district-cooling-plant-at-barsha-heights-at-a-cost-of-dh169mn-6017102/ The new plant will replace the three existing semi-permanent plants located in this area, and also will use the award-winning Treated Sewage Effluent (TSE) and Thermal Energy Storage (TES) technologies in its operations News | Utilities Sun, 23 Dec 2018 04:56:37 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/dec/23/empower-constructs-permanent-31250-rt-district-cooling-plant-at-barsha-heights-at-a-cost-of-dh169mn-6017102/ $37.5mn water bottling plant to be built in Al Ain http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/dec/23/375mn-water-bottling-plant-to-be-built-in-al-ain-6017115/ Set to commence operations in the first quarter of 2020, the plant will produce around 70,000 200-600 ml bottles or 27,000 1.5-litre bottles per hour News | Utilities Sun, 23 Dec 2018 04:45:10 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/dec/23/375mn-water-bottling-plant-to-be-built-in-al-ain-6017115/ Empower to build world’s first unmanned 50,000 RT district cooling plant http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/dec/20/empower-to-build-worlds-first-unmanned-50000-rt-district-cooling-plant-6016517/ Built at a cost of Dh250mn, the project is part of company's expansion plan of increasing the number of district cooling plants across Dubai News | Utilities Thu, 20 Dec 2018 02:54:35 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/dec/20/empower-to-build-worlds-first-unmanned-50000-rt-district-cooling-plant-6016517/ Work starts on 200GW Saudi Arabia - SoftBank solar plan http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/dec/20/work-starts-on-200gw-saudi-arabia-softbank-solar-plan-6016530/ Saudi Arabia&rsquo;s Public Investment Fund agreed to invest $45 billion in the giant tech fund led by SoftBank News | Utilities Thu, 20 Dec 2018 02:39:34 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/dec/20/work-starts-on-200gw-saudi-arabia-softbank-solar-plan-6016530/ Study reveals future of electric vehicles in Oman http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/dec/19/study-reveals-future-of-electric-vehicles-in-oman-6015867/ The report highlighs key developments in the market for EVs that have an impact on the future design of the electricity sector regulatory frameworks News | Utilities Wed, 19 Dec 2018 12:50:05 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/dec/19/study-reveals-future-of-electric-vehicles-in-oman-6015867/ Dubai smelter signs $272mn deal to build most efficient power plant in UAE http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/dec/19/dubai-smelter-signs-272mn-deal-to-build-most-efficient-power-plant-in-uae-6015880/ Mubadala and Dubai Holding created a joint venture company to develop the power block and water desalination plant for Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) under a 25-year deal. News | Utilities Wed, 19 Dec 2018 12:39:37 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/dec/19/dubai-smelter-signs-272mn-deal-to-build-most-efficient-power-plant-in-uae-6015880/ Masdar-backed Dudgeon wind farm in $1.61bn refinancing deal http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/dec/19/masdar-backed-dudgeon-wind-farm-in-161bn-refinancing-deal-6015893/ The deal includes about $711mn of commercial bank debt and $895mn of senior secured notes privately placed with institutional investors, finally maturing in 2032. News | Utilities Wed, 19 Dec 2018 12:21:45 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/dec/19/masdar-backed-dudgeon-wind-farm-in-161bn-refinancing-deal-6015893/ UTICO commissions largest trans-emirate pipeline in the UAE http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/dec/18/utico-commissions-largest-trans-emirate-pipeline-in-the-uae-6015490/ $100 million pipeline has a 50 million gallons per day peak carrying capacity News | Utilities Tue, 18 Dec 2018 12:24:51 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/dec/18/utico-commissions-largest-trans-emirate-pipeline-in-the-uae-6015490/ SAP to support Marafiq digital transformation http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/dec/18/sap-to-support-marafiq-digital-transformation-6015438/ Marafiq has teamed up with SAP to further its digital transformation programme, in line with the goals of the kingdom&rsquo;s Vision 2030 economic diversification mandate News | Utilities Tue, 18 Dec 2018 12:09:25 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/dec/18/sap-to-support-marafiq-digital-transformation-6015438/ UAE to build second hydroelectric power plant http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/dec/18/uae-to-build-second-hydroelectric-power-plant-6015451/ The proposed hydropower plant is part of the UAE's 'Energy Strategy 2050', the country's strategic approach of increasing the source of clean energy in the total energy mix from 25% to 50% by 2050. News | Utilities Tue, 18 Dec 2018 11:41:46 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/dec/18/uae-to-build-second-hydroelectric-power-plant-6015451/ Why Saudi Arabia's ambitious solar plans have wavered http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/dec/17/why-saudi-arabias-ambitious-solar-plans-have-wavered-6014983/ Saudi Arabia has announced investments of more than $350bn in six years, but virtually no construction has begun News | Utilities Mon, 17 Dec 2018 11:31:37 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/dec/17/why-saudi-arabias-ambitious-solar-plans-have-wavered-6014983/ ENEC completes key testing process at Barakah Nuclear Plant http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/dec/17/enec-completes-key-testing-process-at-barakah-nuclear-plant-6014840/ The testing process was assisted by inspection teams from Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power (KHNP) and the Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO) News | Utilities Mon, 17 Dec 2018 11:11:23 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/dec/17/enec-completes-key-testing-process-at-barakah-nuclear-plant-6014840/ Honeywell, AEC to partner on Saudi smart city projects http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/dec/13/honeywell-aec-to-partner-on-saudi-smart-city-projects-6013865/ AEC, the Riyadh based Saudi Economic Offset Program Company and Honeywell will be working to develop long-term, strategic co-operation plans to jointly develop new business opportunities that will enable smart buildings and cities in Saudi Arabia News | Utilities Thu, 13 Dec 2018 11:39:22 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/dec/13/honeywell-aec-to-partner-on-saudi-smart-city-projects-6013865/ Dubai named district cooling ‘Champion City’ http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/dec/13/dubai-named-district-cooling-champion-city-6013878/ The UAE and Dubai, in particular, along with Empower, the world&rsquo;s largest district cooling company have embraced new technologies in district cooling operations News | Utilities Thu, 13 Dec 2018 11:29:48 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/dec/13/dubai-named-district-cooling-champion-city-6013878/ Diam extends bidding deadline for Al Sharqiyah water pipeline project http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/dec/11/diam-extends-bidding-deadline-for-al-sharqiyah-water-pipeline-project-6012708/ Oman's Public Authority for Electricity and Water (Diam) has extended the bidding deadline for a major transmission pipeline project in the Al Sharqiyah Governorate News | Utilities Tue, 11 Dec 2018 11:38:06 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/dec/11/diam-extends-bidding-deadline-for-al-sharqiyah-water-pipeline-project-6012708/ Kuwait provides $131mn to fund desalination project in Egypt http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/dec/11/kuwait-provides-131mn-to-fund-desalination-project-in-egypt-6012721/ The construction of Bahr Al Baqar Water Drainage Systems Project aims at meeting expected demand for agricultural water, contribute to environmentally protection of Lake Al Manzala and creation of about 100 thousand of new jobs, said a statement from KFAED News | Utilities Tue, 11 Dec 2018 11:28:18 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/dec/11/kuwait-provides-131mn-to-fund-desalination-project-in-egypt-6012721/ Aramco energy megaproject Spark unveiled in Saudi Arabia http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/dec/11/aramco-energy-megaproject-spark-unveiled-in-saudi-arabia-6012734/ Located between Dammam and Al-Ahsa in Saudi Arabia&rsquo;s Eastern Province, Spark is a three-phase 50km2 hub for energy, industrialisation, and technology that will report Phase 1 construction completed in 2021. Phase 1 spans 12km2, with investments totalling $1.6bn (SAR6bn) News | Utilities Tue, 11 Dec 2018 11:12:35 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/dec/11/aramco-energy-megaproject-spark-unveiled-in-saudi-arabia-6012734/ DEWA invites Polish companies to take part in UAE clean energy projects http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/dec/10/dewa-invites-polish-companies-to-take-part-in-uae-clean-energy-projects-6012344/ A UAE delegation headed by Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Vice-Chairman of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy and MD &amp; CEO of DEWA is currently on a visit in the Republic of Poland News | Utilities Mon, 10 Dec 2018 04:51:37 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/dec/10/dewa-invites-polish-companies-to-take-part-in-uae-clean-energy-projects-6012344/ Major district cooling conference in Dubai attracts key industry players http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/dec/9/major-district-cooling-conference-in-dubai-attracts-key-industry-players-6011655/ The event will become a platform where a group of district energy industry experts from the US, Canada and Europe will take part in the high-level exchange with the Middle East and Asia Pacific, he said News | Utilities Sun, 09 Dec 2018 11:56:52 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/dec/9/major-district-cooling-conference-in-dubai-attracts-key-industry-players-6011655/ ETHPE bags deal for Umm Al Qaiwain landfill rehabilitation http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/dec/9/ethpe-bags-deal-for-umm-al-qaiwain-landfill-rehabilitation-6011525/ The company will rehabilitate the landfill serving Umm Al Qaiwain, with the scope of work including site preparation, dredging and filling, as well as building a drying bed for industrial wastewater and a landfill cell for hazardous solid waste News | Utilities Sun, 09 Dec 2018 10:24:21 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/dec/9/ethpe-bags-deal-for-umm-al-qaiwain-landfill-rehabilitation-6011525/ Kuwait requests proposals for Az Zour North and Al Khairan http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/dec/6/kuwait-requests-proposals-for-az-zour-north-and-al-khairan-6010862/ KAPP is seeking submissions from firms to handle feasibility studies, financing, and tendering - including preparing the request for qualification documents - for the public-private partnership (PPP) projects News | Utilities Thu, 06 Dec 2018 02:12:58 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/dec/6/kuwait-requests-proposals-for-az-zour-north-and-al-khairan-6010862/ Siemens connects electricity grids of UK and Belgium with HVDC link http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/dec/6/siemens-connects-electricity-grids-of-uk-and-belgium-with-hvdc-link-6010797/ Siemens built converter stations housing the state of the art HVDC equipment in both Herdersbrug (Belgium) and Richborough (UK) News | Utilities Thu, 06 Dec 2018 02:08:26 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/dec/6/siemens-connects-electricity-grids-of-uk-and-belgium-with-hvdc-link-6010797/ Prysmian, GCC lab to cooperate on grids monitoring services http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/30/prysmian-gcc-lab-to-cooperate-on-grids-monitoring-services-6008769/ Pry-cam technology for partial discharge measurements acknowledged as the ultimate resource for the effective management of electrical systems News | Utilities Fri, 30 Nov 2018 11:07:23 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/30/prysmian-gcc-lab-to-cooperate-on-grids-monitoring-services-6008769/ Emirates Water and Electricity Company (EWEC) to replace ADWEC http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/29/emirates-water-and-electricity-company-ewec-to-replace-adwec-6008444/ As part of a new law, EWEC will replace the Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Company (ADWEC) and will be under the umbrella of Abu Dhabi Power Corporation News | Utilities Thu, 29 Nov 2018 01:35:07 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/29/emirates-water-and-electricity-company-ewec-to-replace-adwec-6008444/ District cooling in Dubai to be regulated for disputes http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/29/district-cooling-in-dubai-to-be-regulated-for-disputes-6008457/ Regulations for the district cooling sector will be in place by the end of this year News | Utilities Thu, 29 Nov 2018 01:27:33 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/29/district-cooling-in-dubai-to-be-regulated-for-disputes-6008457/ Cepco, Nomadd to drive solar panel cleaning technology in Saudi Arabia http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/29/cepco-nomadd-to-drive-solar-panel-cleaning-technology-in-saudi-arabia-6008470/ Build-up of dust on panels considerably decreases the amount of solar energy that each unit can harness, and this is a common problem in the GCC News | Utilities Thu, 29 Nov 2018 01:15:54 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/29/cepco-nomadd-to-drive-solar-panel-cleaning-technology-in-saudi-arabia-6008470/ Renewable energy match conventional sources in price and performance: Deloitte report http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/29/declining-costs-and-technology-are-powering-renewable-energy-demand-reveals-new-deloitte-report-6008405/ Three key enablers &ndash; parity, integration, and technology &ndash; are helping solar and wind become equivalent to conventional sources News | Utilities Thu, 29 Nov 2018 12:44:48 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/29/declining-costs-and-technology-are-powering-renewable-energy-demand-reveals-new-deloitte-report-6008405/ PLC System partners with Dubai Carbon as demand for renewable energy increases http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/28/plc-system-partners-with-dubai-carbon-as-demand-for-renewable-energy-increases-6008015/ Partnership will enable access to advanced systems required to generate renewable energy and in turn achieve the stringent targets set out in Dubai&rsquo;s Clean Energy Strategy News | Utilities Wed, 28 Nov 2018 09:33:17 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/28/plc-system-partners-with-dubai-carbon-as-demand-for-renewable-energy-increases-6008015/ DEWA receives highest grade in TISSE certification http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/26/dewa-receives-highest-grade-in-tisse-certification-6006910/ DEWA achieved a five-star rating in all its centres in the 2017 TISSE certificate and a 97% happiness rate in its customer happiness centres by the end of Q3 2018 News | Utilities Mon, 26 Nov 2018 03:46:14 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/26/dewa-receives-highest-grade-in-tisse-certification-6006910/ Alfanar strategic partner in KSA power infrastructure http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/26/alfanar-strategic-partner-in-ksa-power-infrastructure-6006923/ Alfanar strategic partner in KSA power infrastructure News | Utilities Mon, 26 Nov 2018 03:27:13 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/26/alfanar-strategic-partner-in-ksa-power-infrastructure-6006923/ Hogan lovells advises on the Sharqiyah IWP in Oman http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/25/hogan-lovells-advises-on-the-sharqiyah-iwp-in-oman-6006507/ The desalination plant will be developed in conjunction with a dedicated solar photovoltaic facility, which will contribute power to the desalination process. News | Utilities Sun, 25 Nov 2018 02:15:59 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/25/hogan-lovells-advises-on-the-sharqiyah-iwp-in-oman-6006507/ DS Technology enters UAE and Bahrain smart metering markets http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/25/ds-technology-enters-uae-and-bahrain-smart-metering-markets-6006390/ CyanConnode has signed a distribution agreement with DS Technology as a systems integration and distribution partner for the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain News | Utilities Sun, 25 Nov 2018 02:12:56 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/25/ds-technology-enters-uae-and-bahrain-smart-metering-markets-6006390/ DEWA awards contract for major water pipeline project http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/25/dewa-awards-contract-for-major-water-pipeline-project-6006403/ The project is due to be completed in 30 months and will cover several sites to increase water flow, ensure continuity of water access News | Utilities Sun, 25 Nov 2018 02:08:39 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/25/dewa-awards-contract-for-major-water-pipeline-project-6006403/ EDF signs O&M deal for Abu Dhabi nuclear power plant http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/25/edf-signs-om-deal-for-abu-dhabi-nuclear-power-plant-6006416/ EDF is to provide services to support Nawah Energy Company in the operation and maintenance of the United Arab Emirates' four-unit Barakah nuclear power plant under a long-term framework agreement signed last week News | Utilities Sun, 25 Nov 2018 01:53:15 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/25/edf-signs-om-deal-for-abu-dhabi-nuclear-power-plant-6006416/ Dubai and RAK partner to improve electricity and water efficiency http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/22/dubai-and-rak-partner-to-improve-electricity-and-water-efficiency-6005545/ Dubai achieved 7.6% in electricity savings and 4.3% water savings in 2017 News | Utilities Thu, 22 Nov 2018 10:01:33 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/22/dubai-and-rak-partner-to-improve-electricity-and-water-efficiency-6005545/ DEWA makes improvements on its AI customer care service http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/22/dewa-makes-improvements-on-its-ai-customer-care-service-6005558/ Since its launch, 1,634,000 inquiries have been answered by the artificial intelligence (AI) customer care service, also know as Rammas News | Utilities Thu, 22 Nov 2018 09:49:04 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/22/dewa-makes-improvements-on-its-ai-customer-care-service-6005558/ King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud breaks ground on Sakaka PV IPP project http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/22/king-salman-bin-abdulaziz-al-saud-breaks-ground-on-sakaka-pv-ipp-project-6005571/ It is the first renewable energy project under King Salman Renewable Energy Initiative News | Utilities Thu, 22 Nov 2018 09:32:09 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/22/king-salman-bin-abdulaziz-al-saud-breaks-ground-on-sakaka-pv-ipp-project-6005571/ Danfoss enters wastewater market with a series of high energy efficiency pumps http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/21/danfoss-enters-wastewater-market-with-a-series-of-high-energy-efficiency-pumps-6005298/ Danfoss launches a new series of APP W HC pumps specially designed and built for Zero Liquid Discharge and Minimal Liquid Discharge (ZLD/MLD) industrial wastewater treatment, that can deliver total efficiency rates of 90% at pressures up to 120 bar News | Utilities Wed, 21 Nov 2018 01:52:12 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/21/danfoss-enters-wastewater-market-with-a-series-of-high-energy-efficiency-pumps-6005298/ Bright Outlook for Clean Energy http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/21/bright-outlook-for-clean-energy-6005337/ The improving economics of both generation technologies and storage, as well as increasing public support suggest that the sector remains well placed to thrive News | Utilities Wed, 21 Nov 2018 01:37:37 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/21/bright-outlook-for-clean-energy-6005337/ DP World signs deal with SirajPower for solar plant in Jebel Ali Freezone http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/21/dp-world-signs-deal-with-sirajpower-for-solar-plant-in-jebel-ali-freezone-6005311/ DP World has signed a partnership agreement with SirajPower for the installation of a 15 MW solar plant in Jebel Ali Freezone News | Utilities Wed, 21 Nov 2018 01:37:23 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/21/dp-world-signs-deal-with-sirajpower-for-solar-plant-in-jebel-ali-freezone-6005311/ Rosatom’s floating NPP: On a wave for future energy http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/21/rosatoms-floating-npp-on-a-wave-for-future-energy-6005324/ Floating nuclear power unit (FNPU) is a new breed energy source designed by Rosatom on the basis of Russian nuclear-powered shipbuilding technologies that holds enormous promise for the Middle East&rsquo;s quest to ramp up electric power supply amid fast-rising demand News | Utilities Wed, 21 Nov 2018 01:34:37 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/21/rosatoms-floating-npp-on-a-wave-for-future-energy-6005324/ Saudi Arabia could start using solar to power district cooling http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/20/saudi-arabia-could-start-using-solar-to-power-district-cooling-6004739/ With one of the world&rsquo;s highest per capita energy consumption rates, cooling accounts for more than 70% of electricity use in Saudi Arabia&rsquo;s year round hot climate News | Utilities Tue, 20 Nov 2018 12:36:05 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/20/saudi-arabia-could-start-using-solar-to-power-district-cooling-6004739/ FEWA to boost electric supply with additional power stations at a cost of $408mn http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/20/fewa-to-boost-electric-supply-with-additional-power-stations-at-a-cost-of-408mn-6004752/ Seven stations will be built in Ras Al Khaimah, and six in Fujairah, Central Region, Umm Al Quwain, and Ajman. News | Utilities Tue, 20 Nov 2018 12:21:19 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/20/fewa-to-boost-electric-supply-with-additional-power-stations-at-a-cost-of-408mn-6004752/ UAE holds talks with South Korea on advancing the peaceful use of nuclear http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/19/uae-holds-talks-with-south-korea-on-advancing-the-peaceful-use-of-nuclear-6004323/ During the meeting, the two parties agreed to enhance their bilateral relations in various fields, namely in the field of energy News | Utilities Mon, 19 Nov 2018 03:20:11 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/19/uae-holds-talks-with-south-korea-on-advancing-the-peaceful-use-of-nuclear-6004323/ Pioneers Holding offers to acquire Electro Cable Egypt http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/19/pioneers-holding-offers-to-acquire-electro-cable-egypt-6004258/ Pioneers Holding, which operates financial services and other businesses, owns 48.5 percent of Electro Cable Egypt, one of the oldest cable companies in the Middle East News | Utilities Mon, 19 Nov 2018 03:07:15 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/19/pioneers-holding-offers-to-acquire-electro-cable-egypt-6004258/ GlassPoint and Occidental to cooperate on solar steam project in Oman http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/19/glasspoint-and-occidental-to-cooperate-on-solar-steam-project-in-oman-6004271/ The companies plan the construction of a large solar thermal energy plant, with capacity exceeding 2,000 megawatts, at the Mukhaizna oilfield in Oman News | Utilities Mon, 19 Nov 2018 03:01:06 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/19/glasspoint-and-occidental-to-cooperate-on-solar-steam-project-in-oman-6004271/ DEWA awards $42.7mn contract for construction of water reservoir in Al Lusaily http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/19/dewa-awards-427mn-contract-for-mega-water-reservoir-in-al-lusaily-6004180/ The project includes the construction of a rectangular, reinforced, concrete 60-million-gallon reservoir alongside the existing water reservoir, which stores 120 million gallons of desalinated water News | Utilities Mon, 19 Nov 2018 12:35:20 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/19/dewa-awards-427mn-contract-for-mega-water-reservoir-in-al-lusaily-6004180/ ENEC completes main concrete works at Abu Dhabi nuclear plant http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/15/enec-completes-main-concrete-works-at-abu-dhabi-nuclear-plant-6003114/ Construction of the Barakah plant began in July 2012 and the overall construction progress for the four units is now more than 90% News | Utilities Thu, 15 Nov 2018 01:26:46 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/15/enec-completes-main-concrete-works-at-abu-dhabi-nuclear-plant-6003114/ Acwa Power Barka in could lose $5mn after second gas incident in Oman http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/15/acwa-power-barka-in-could-lose-5mn-after-second-gas-incident-in-oman-6003127/ A site maintenance team has been mobilised alongside a specialist from the original equipment manufacturer to assess both gas turbine generators, with the company estimating it will take six weeks to repair News | Utilities Thu, 15 Nov 2018 01:14:39 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/15/acwa-power-barka-in-could-lose-5mn-after-second-gas-incident-in-oman-6003127/ ADFD, IRENA invite applications for over $50mn funding http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/15/over-50mn-adfdirena-loans-available-for-renewable-energy-projects-6003023/ Seventh funding cycle of IRENA/ADFD Project Facility now open for applications from government-backed projects in developing countries News | Utilities Thu, 15 Nov 2018 01:02:07 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/15/over-50mn-adfdirena-loans-available-for-renewable-energy-projects-6003023/ ACWA Power and AlGihaz achieve financial closure for Sakaka PV IPP http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/15/acwa-power-and-algihaz-achieve-financial-closure-for-sakaka-pv-ipp-6002971/ A new company &ldquo;Sakaka Solar Energy Company (SSEC)&rdquo; has been formed with ACWA Power holding 70% and AlGihaz 30% through its subsidiary AlGihaz Renewable Energy Company to own the Sakaka PV Plant News | Utilities Thu, 15 Nov 2018 12:05:16 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/15/acwa-power-and-algihaz-achieve-financial-closure-for-sakaka-pv-ipp-6002971/ Renewables to power regional electricity generation sector to $22bn by 2022 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/14/renewables-to-power-regional-electricity-generation-sector-to-22bn-by-2022-6002555/ As part of its &lsquo;Energy Strategy 2050&rsquo;, the UAE aims to generate 44% of its electricity from renewables by the middle of the century News | Utilities Wed, 14 Nov 2018 01:25:05 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/14/renewables-to-power-regional-electricity-generation-sector-to-22bn-by-2022-6002555/ UAE could be hit with $50bn skilled labour gap by 2030 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/13/uae-could-be-hit-with-50bn-skilled-labour-gap-by-2030-6001957/ Businesses focus too much on technology as opposed to human labour, causing a skill gap in the market, according to the MD of Korn Ferry News | Utilities Tue, 13 Nov 2018 12:24:13 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/13/uae-could-be-hit-with-50bn-skilled-labour-gap-by-2030-6001957/ Siemens opens new UAE MindSphere Application Center http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/13/siemens-opens-new-uae-mindsphere-application-center-6001970/ Abu Dhabi facility to co-create digital solutions for process industries including oil and gas, water and wastewater News | Utilities Tue, 13 Nov 2018 12:13:25 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/13/siemens-opens-new-uae-mindsphere-application-center-6001970/ ABB wins $79mn order for upgrade on Bab onshore project in Abu Dhabi http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/13/abb-wins-79mn-order-for-upgrade-on-bab-onshore-project-in-abu-dhabi-6001879/ The upgrade will include a fully integrated ABB Electrical, Control and Telecommunication (ECT) solution with 45 power and capacitor bank skids, as well as centralized and localized automation systems News | Utilities Tue, 13 Nov 2018 11:54:23 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/13/abb-wins-79mn-order-for-upgrade-on-bab-onshore-project-in-abu-dhabi-6001879/ SoftBank seeks advice from Deutsche banks on Saudi power investments http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/13/softbank-seeks-advice-from-deutsche-banks-on-saudi-power-investments-6001892/ SoftBank could consider purchasing a minority stake in Saudi Electricity from the Public Investment Fund (PIF) sovereign wealth fund, according to sources News | Utilities Tue, 13 Nov 2018 11:40:58 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/13/softbank-seeks-advice-from-deutsche-banks-on-saudi-power-investments-6001892/ Global Solar industry to add 552 GW by 2027 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/12/global-solar-industry-to-add-552-gw-by-2027-6000826/ The leading trio &ndash; China, the United States and India &ndash; will comprise 70% of the projected 552 GW of solar capacity, which will be added between end-2017 and 2027, finds Fitch Solutions, which has revised down its original forecast for solar capacity growth in China News | Utilities Mon, 12 Nov 2018 08:46:51 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/12/global-solar-industry-to-add-552-gw-by-2027-6000826/ Global floating solar capacity crosses 1GW http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/12/global-floating-solar-capacity-crosses-1gw-6000839/ Global Floating Solar Capacity crosses 1GW News | Utilities Mon, 12 Nov 2018 08:38:13 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/12/global-floating-solar-capacity-crosses-1gw-6000839/ 2.35MW of PV to be constructed under the UAE-Caribbean renewables fund http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/12/235mw-of-pv-to-be-constructed-under-the-uae-caribbean-renewables-fund-6000852/ The three solar projects include a 900-kW carport PV array with an electric vehicle (EV) charging station at the national stadium in the Bahamas, a 350-MW solar carport, also with an EV station, and a 500-kW ground-mounted PV facility in Barbados News | Utilities Mon, 12 Nov 2018 08:21:40 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/12/235mw-of-pv-to-be-constructed-under-the-uae-caribbean-renewables-fund-6000852/ Oman sees rise in water and electricity production http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/12/oman-sees-rise-in-water-and-electricity-production-6000813/ Total electricity production in Oman until the end of August this year stood at 25,673.8GW per hour compared 25,091.6GW per hour in the same period last year News | Utilities Mon, 12 Nov 2018 07:53:36 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/12/oman-sees-rise-in-water-and-electricity-production-6000813/ Saudi Arabia to build solar-powered desalination plant http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/11/saudi-arabia-to-build-solar-powered-desalination-plant-6000865/ A symbolic foundation stone for the 5,200 m3/d desalination facility, which is to be located on the Red Sea coast at Yanbu, was laid by Saudi leader King Salman during a visit to King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) News | Utilities Sun, 11 Nov 2018 03:16:01 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/11/saudi-arabia-to-build-solar-powered-desalination-plant-6000865/ DEWA awards $78mn contract for water reservoir in Al Nakhali http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/11/dewa-awards-78mn-contract-for-water-reservoir-in-al-nakhali-6000267/ The reservoir will hold 120 million gallons of desalinated water to increase the storage capacity of Dubai to 1,010 million gallons News | Utilities Sun, 11 Nov 2018 07:47:50 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/11/dewa-awards-78mn-contract-for-water-reservoir-in-al-nakhali-6000267/ Empower on track with world largest district cooling project http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/9/empower-on-track-with-world-largest-district-cooling-project-5999955/ The expansion works being carried out in Business Bay reflect the increased demand on district cooling systems across Dubai News | Utilities Fri, 09 Nov 2018 08:56:40 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/9/empower-on-track-with-world-largest-district-cooling-project-5999955/ Voltalia starts construction of Râ Solar http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/8/voltalia-starts-construction-on-32mw-solar-plant-in-egypt-5999799/ The project will benefit from a 25-year power sales contract with the state-owned Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company ("EETC"), which will come into effect starting from the commissioning of the plant, scheduled for H2 2019 News | Utilities Thu, 08 Nov 2018 10:58:47 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/8/voltalia-starts-construction-on-32mw-solar-plant-in-egypt-5999799/ Al Rajef Wind Farm (ARWF) achieves Commercial Operation Date (COD) http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/8/al-rajef-wind-farm-arwf-achieves-commercial-operation-date-cod-5999812/ The ARWF 86.1MW wind project located in South Jordan completes construction and enters commercial operation. It will serve the average annual electricity needs of more than 53,000 households News | Utilities Thu, 08 Nov 2018 10:48:56 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/8/al-rajef-wind-farm-arwf-achieves-commercial-operation-date-cod-5999812/ Siemens receives order for world first SF6-free gas-insulated switchgear http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/8/siemens-receives-order-for-world-first-sf6-free-gas-insulated-switchgear-5999825/ Vacuum circuit breakers and clean air insulation replace SF6 as switching and insulating medium News | Utilities Thu, 08 Nov 2018 10:35:40 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/8/siemens-receives-order-for-world-first-sf6-free-gas-insulated-switchgear-5999825/ GE signs $60mn deal to supply equipment for the 330MW TEL power plant http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/8/ge-signs-60mn-deal-to-supply-equipment-for-the-330mw-tel-power-plant-5999838/ The TEL Power Plant is owned by Thar Energy Limited - a consortium of the Hub Power Company Limited (Hubco), Fauji Fertilizer Limited (FFC) and China Machinery &amp; Engineering Corporation (CMEC) News | Utilities Thu, 08 Nov 2018 10:15:17 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/8/ge-signs-60mn-deal-to-supply-equipment-for-the-330mw-tel-power-plant-5999838/ DEWA staff to receive graduate training on future energy systems and technology http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/8/dewa-staff-to-receive-graduate-training-on-future-energy-systems-and-technology-5999734/ MoU with the University of California, Berkeley will help to strengthen the human resource capacity necessary for DEWA to execute future energy programmes News | Utilities Thu, 08 Nov 2018 09:58:36 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/8/dewa-staff-to-receive-graduate-training-on-future-energy-systems-and-technology-5999734/ JinkoSolar receives the 2018 World Brand Award http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/7/jinkosolar-receives-the-2018-world-brand-award-5999513/ JinkoSolar is increasing its influence in the global solar power industry as demand for renewable energy power generation grows News | Utilities Wed, 07 Nov 2018 12:59:28 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/7/jinkosolar-receives-the-2018-world-brand-award-5999513/ Oman completes feasibility study for waste-to-energy plant http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/7/oman-completes-feasibility-study-for-waste-to-energy-plant-5999526/ Procurement order for first waste to-power project in Oman expected in early 2019 News | Utilities Wed, 07 Nov 2018 11:55:34 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/7/oman-completes-feasibility-study-for-waste-to-energy-plant-5999526/ The GCC $109bn for power generation over next 5 years http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/7/the-gcc-109bn-for-power-generation-over-next-5-years-5999435/ The MENA Power Industry Outlook 2019 reveals that much of the investment will be focused on diversification and conservation of electricity with a renewed emphasis on solar, renewables and smart grids, which continue to gain region-wide momentum News | Utilities Wed, 07 Nov 2018 11:45:29 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/7/the-gcc-109bn-for-power-generation-over-next-5-years-5999435/ SoftBank plans $1.2bn solar power plant in Saudi Arabia http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/7/softbank-plans-12bn-solar-power-plant-in-saudi-arabia-report-5999461/ Sources say the plant, to the north of Riyadh, would generate 1.8 gigawatts of power a year News | Utilities Wed, 07 Nov 2018 11:09:51 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/7/softbank-plans-12bn-solar-power-plant-in-saudi-arabia-report-5999461/ Honeywell launched Technology Experience Center in Dubai http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/6/honeywell-launched-technology-experience-center-in-dubai-5998837/ Center enables knowledge sharing and the co-creation of digitally enabled, IoT-based solutions to address industry-specific needs News | Utilities Tue, 06 Nov 2018 08:29:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/6/honeywell-launched-technology-experience-center-in-dubai-5998837/ DEWA to install Green Chargers at Dubai police stations http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/6/dewa-to-install-green-chargers-at-dubai-police-stations-5998850/ DEWA to install Green Chargers at Dubai police stations News | Utilities Tue, 06 Nov 2018 08:19:20 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2018/nov/6/dewa-to-install-green-chargers-at-dubai-police-stations-5998850/