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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 Thu, 12 Dec 2019 01:57:46 +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) Thu, 12 Dec 2019 01:57:46 +0400 20 Yellow Door Energy brings solar power to Jordan’s Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/dec/12/yellow-door-energy-brings-solar-power-to-jordans-aqaba-special-economic-zone-authority-6284590/ The 6.1-megawatt build-own-operate-transfer (BOOT) wheeling agreement will generate more than 13 gigawatt-hours of clean energy in the first year of operation, meeting 40% of ASEZA’s energy needs and reducing carbon emissions by 9,500 tonnes annually News | Utilities Thu, 12 Dec 2019 09:10:17 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/dec/12/yellow-door-energy-brings-solar-power-to-jordans-aqaba-special-economic-zone-authority-6284590/ Dubai selected to host first-ever MENA Climate Week 2020 coinciding with Expo 2020 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/dec/12/dubai-selected-to-host-first-ever-mena-climate-week-2020-coinciding-with-expo-2020-6284603/ Dubai selected to host first-ever MENA Climate Week 2020 coinciding with Expo 2020 News | Utilities Thu, 12 Dec 2019 08:58:17 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/dec/12/dubai-selected-to-host-first-ever-mena-climate-week-2020-coinciding-with-expo-2020-6284603/ Adoption of district cooling services supports global trends to combat climate change http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/dec/12/adoption-of-district-cooling-services-supports-global-trends-to-combat-climate-change-6284616/ Adoption of district cooling services supports global trends to combat climate change News | Utilities Thu, 12 Dec 2019 08:51:03 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/dec/12/adoption-of-district-cooling-services-supports-global-trends-to-combat-climate-change-6284616/ UNDP and IRENA Poised to Support Breakthroughs on Renewables http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/dec/12/undp-and-irena-poised-to-support-breakthroughs-on-renewables-6284629/ Solar, wind and hydropower offer affordable path towards clean energy for all - UNDP to help 100 countries strengthen their Nationally Determined Contributions News | Utilities Thu, 12 Dec 2019 08:47:11 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/dec/12/undp-and-irena-poised-to-support-breakthroughs-on-renewables-6284629/ Gulf Electrical Power Laboratories is now operational to optimize power assets in the Middle East http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/dec/12/gulf-electrical-power-laboratories-is-now-operational-to-optimize-power-assets-in-the-middle-east-6284642/ Much-awaited laboratory poised to be the first in the region and largest in the world to begin construction News | Utilities Thu, 12 Dec 2019 08:35:51 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/dec/12/gulf-electrical-power-laboratories-is-now-operational-to-optimize-power-assets-in-the-middle-east-6284642/ ACWA Power commences commercial operations at Risha PV in Jordan http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/dec/11/acwa-power-commences-commercial-operations-at-risha-pv-in-jordan-6284564/ The USD 68 million solar plant with a capacity of 50 MW marked Commercial Operation Date (COD) on schedule News | Utilities Wed, 11 Dec 2019 11:58:38 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/dec/11/acwa-power-commences-commercial-operations-at-risha-pv-in-jordan-6284564/ AMEA Power Signs Power Purchase Agreement for 500 MW Wind and 200MW Solar Power Projects in Egypt http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/dec/11/amea-power-signs-power-purchase-agreement-for-500-mw-wind-and-200mw-solar-power-projects-in-egypt-6284577/ AMEA Power Signs Power Purchase Agreement for 500 MW Wind and 200MW Solar Power Projects in Egypt News | Utilities Wed, 11 Dec 2019 11:57:19 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/dec/11/amea-power-signs-power-purchase-agreement-for-500-mw-wind-and-200mw-solar-power-projects-in-egypt-6284577/ IEA and Morocco sign action plan http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/dec/10/iea-and-morocco-sign-action-plan-6283004/ The plan aims to improve bilateral cooperation in terms of energy security and renewable energies News | Utilities Tue, 10 Dec 2019 09:05:12 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/dec/10/iea-and-morocco-sign-action-plan-6283004/ Managed Switches for flat control cabinets http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/dec/10/managed-switches-for-flat-control-cabinets-6283017/ The 2400/2500 series Managed Switches offer a large number of functions, versions, and approvals for automation applications News | Utilities Tue, 10 Dec 2019 08:20:23 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/dec/10/managed-switches-for-flat-control-cabinets-6283017/ PoE injectors with ATEX certification http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/dec/10/poe-injectors-with-atex-certification-6283030/ Phoenix Contact Power over Ethernet injectors now have ATEX approval News | Utilities Tue, 10 Dec 2019 08:05:02 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/dec/10/poe-injectors-with-atex-certification-6283030/ ACWA Power establishes a new business unit, AIICO, dedicated to enhancing local content in Saudi Arabia at the Middle East Solar Trade Mission http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/dec/9/acwa-power-establishes-a-new-business-unit-aiico-dedicated-to-enhancing-local-content-in-saudi-arabia-at-the-middle-east-solar-trade-mission-6282848/ ACWA Power establishes a new business unit, AIICO, dedicated to enhancing local content in Saudi Arabia at the Middle East Solar Trade Mission News | Utilities Mon, 09 Dec 2019 05:10:37 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/dec/9/acwa-power-establishes-a-new-business-unit-aiico-dedicated-to-enhancing-local-content-in-saudi-arabia-at-the-middle-east-solar-trade-mission-6282848/ DEWA emphasises Dubai’s ability to enhance national talent and attract innovators from around the world, during keynote at DIPMF http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/dec/9/dewa-emphasises-dubais-ability-to-enhance-national-talent-and-attract-innovators-from-around-the-world-during-keynote-at-dipmf-6282718/ DEWA emphasises Dubai’s ability to enhance national talent and attract innovators from around the world, during keynote at DIPMF News | Utilities Mon, 09 Dec 2019 05:01:59 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/dec/9/dewa-emphasises-dubais-ability-to-enhance-national-talent-and-attract-innovators-from-around-the-world-during-keynote-at-dipmf-6282718/ How ABB’s ‘swimming’ robots are saving time and money for Simcoa Operations http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/dec/9/how-abbs-swimming-robots-are-saving-time-and-money-for-simcoa-operations-6282731/ Company saved four days of production downtime and 50% inspection costs. Submersible robotic technology offers a safer way to inspect transformers News | Utilities Mon, 09 Dec 2019 04:44:20 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/dec/9/how-abbs-swimming-robots-are-saving-time-and-money-for-simcoa-operations-6282731/ New system-independent I/Os http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/dec/9/new-system-independent-ios-6282744/ The elements in an IP20 degree of protection are inserted into an Axioline F backplane. Backplane modules allow for four or six Smart Elements to be inserted, integrating these into the Axioline F local bus News | Utilities Mon, 09 Dec 2019 04:31:32 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/dec/9/new-system-independent-ios-6282744/ PSRmodular configurable safety system http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/dec/9/psrmodular-configurable-safety-system-6282757/ At the heart of the system there are two basic modules with different performance ratings, which also support safety-related communication between modules News | Utilities Mon, 09 Dec 2019 04:19:17 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/dec/9/psrmodular-configurable-safety-system-6282757/ Bahrain and KFAED sign $100m financing deal for 400kV electricity project http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/dec/8/bahrain-and-kfaed-sign-100m-financing-deal-for-400kv-electricity-project-6281522/ Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development to partly finance construction of three substations, ground cable installation News | Utilities Sun, 08 Dec 2019 11:34:06 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/dec/8/bahrain-and-kfaed-sign-100m-financing-deal-for-400kv-electricity-project-6281522/ UAE’s Enec holds forum on business continuity management http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/dec/8/uaes-enec-holds-forum-on-business-continuity-management-6281535/ Participants had the opportunity to facilitate dialogue on this critical topic, and share Enec`s experiences in implementing business continuity management systems within the context of the peaceful nuclear energy industry News | Utilities Sun, 08 Dec 2019 11:31:22 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/dec/8/uaes-enec-holds-forum-on-business-continuity-management-6281535/ Emicool and Total switch on 500MWh solar plant in DIP 2 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/dec/8/emicool-and-total-switch-on-500mwh-solar-plant-in-dip-2-6281548/ The grid-connected PV solar system is equipped with 792 solar panels that can generate peak power of 301kWh News | Utilities Sun, 08 Dec 2019 11:28:33 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/dec/8/emicool-and-total-switch-on-500mwh-solar-plant-in-dip-2-6281548/ Dubai’s DEWA holds symposium at Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/dec/8/dubais-dewa-holds-symposium-at-mohammed-bin-rashid-al-maktoum-solar-park-6281561/ The event formed part of the 12th International Conference on Sustainable Energy & Environmental Protection News | Utilities Sun, 08 Dec 2019 11:25:15 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/dec/8/dubais-dewa-holds-symposium-at-mohammed-bin-rashid-al-maktoum-solar-park-6281561/ ABB remains open to more spin-offs, says CEO http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/dec/7/abb-remains-open-to-more-spin-offs-says-ceo-6280937/ The Swiss engineering company, under pressure from activist investors to simplify its operations, is carrying out a strategic review of underperforming businesses and agreed to sell its power grids business last year News | Utilities Sat, 07 Dec 2019 10:00:08 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/dec/7/abb-remains-open-to-more-spin-offs-says-ceo-6280937/ UAE’s Masdar, ANIF in partnership for 400MW solar power projects in Armenia http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/dec/7/uaes-masdar-anif-in-partnership-for-400mw-solar-power-projects-in-armenia-6280950/ Projects with a capcity of 400MW will inject up to $320million into the Armenian economy News | Utilities Sat, 07 Dec 2019 09:47:06 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/dec/7/uaes-masdar-anif-in-partnership-for-400mw-solar-power-projects-in-armenia-6280950/ China's JinkoSolar Supplies 40MW to Obton for Almelo Project in the Netherlands http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/dec/6/chinas-jinkosolar-supplies-40mw-to-obton-for-almelo-project-in-the-netherlands-6280781/ The modules were installed in the Almelo project in the Netherlands during the summer of 2019 News | Utilities Fri, 06 Dec 2019 08:35:29 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/dec/6/chinas-jinkosolar-supplies-40mw-to-obton-for-almelo-project-in-the-netherlands-6280781/ L&T Construction wins deal for 132kV substation in UAE http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/dec/6/lt-construction-wins-deal-for-132kv-substation-in-uae-6280794/ BSE-listed firm to provide design, supply, and construction services for the substation in addition to cabling works News | Utilities Fri, 06 Dec 2019 08:29:54 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/dec/6/lt-construction-wins-deal-for-132kv-substation-in-uae-6280794/ $800mn financial close achieved for Umm Al Quwain desalination plant http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/dec/5/800mn-financial-close-achieved-for-umm-al-quwain-desalination-plant-6280651/ The $800 million project is mainly funded by a syndicate of seven international and local lenders who will provide $680 million senior debt News | Utilities Thu, 05 Dec 2019 09:30:39 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/dec/5/800mn-financial-close-achieved-for-umm-al-quwain-desalination-plant-6280651/ Suez strengthens its presence in the Middle East with three new contracts http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/dec/5/suez-strengthens-its-presence-in-the-middle-east-with-three-new-contracts-6280664/ SUEZ has been awarded a five-year contract for the Operation & Maintenance of the Barka engineered sanitary Landfill in South Al-Batinah, Sultanate of Oman News | Utilities Thu, 05 Dec 2019 09:22:13 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/dec/5/suez-strengthens-its-presence-in-the-middle-east-with-three-new-contracts-6280664/ Equinor signs an agreement with Prysmian for the supply of inter-array cables for the Empire Wind project http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/dec/5/equinor-signs-an-agreement-with-prysmian-for-the-supply-of-inter-array-cables-for-the-empire-wind-project-6280677/ Empire Wind is an 816 MW offshore wind project in New York state approximately 20 miles south of Long Island News | Utilities Thu, 05 Dec 2019 09:16:11 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/dec/5/equinor-signs-an-agreement-with-prysmian-for-the-supply-of-inter-array-cables-for-the-empire-wind-project-6280677/ Price is not the only factor at play for utilities and energy decision makers choosing suppliers, new research finds http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/dec/5/price-is-not-the-only-factor-at-play-for-utilities-and-energy-decision-makers-choosing-suppliers-new-research-finds-6280521/ Price is not the only factor at play for utilities and energy decision makers choosing suppliers, new research finds News | Utilities Thu, 05 Dec 2019 09:10:47 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/dec/5/price-is-not-the-only-factor-at-play-for-utilities-and-energy-decision-makers-choosing-suppliers-new-research-finds-6280521/ Siemens Gamesa installs its offshore Direct Drive wind turbine number 1,000 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/dec/5/siemens-gamesa-installs-its-offshore-direct-drive-wind-turbine-number-1000-6280534/ The 1,000 turbines have saved approximately 29 million tons of CO2 emissions to date compared to fossil fuel generation – the equivalent of more than 6 million trips around the Earth in a car News | Utilities Thu, 05 Dec 2019 09:06:42 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/dec/5/siemens-gamesa-installs-its-offshore-direct-drive-wind-turbine-number-1000-6280534/ Siemens signs cooperation agreement in Sweden to test renewable fuels http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/dec/5/siemens-signs-cooperation-agreement-in-sweden-to-test-renewable-fuels-6280547/ Cooperation aims to test renewable fuels at the Rya CHP plant located in the energy port of Gothenburg News | Utilities Thu, 05 Dec 2019 09:03:11 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/dec/5/siemens-signs-cooperation-agreement-in-sweden-to-test-renewable-fuels-6280547/ Abdul Latif Jameel Energy’s FRV to develop energy storage projects globally http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/dec/4/abdul-latif-jameel-energys-frv-to-develop-energy-storage-projects-globally-6279663/ Strategic plan includes long-term investments in the development of battery energy storage projects to consolidate a high penetration of renewables in the energy mix. News | Utilities Wed, 04 Dec 2019 07:34:33 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/dec/4/abdul-latif-jameel-energys-frv-to-develop-energy-storage-projects-globally-6279663/ Xylem signs MoU with SAGIA worth $50mn to develop localised water products and technologies that address water challenges in Saudi Arabia http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/dec/4/xylem-signs-mou-with-sagia-worth-50mn-to-develop-localised-water-products-and-technologies-that-address-water-challenges-in-saudi-arabia-6279689/ Key objective of strategic agreement is to accelerate adoption of digital water solutions and optimize utility networks across the Kingdom News | Utilities Wed, 04 Dec 2019 07:28:17 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/dec/4/xylem-signs-mou-with-sagia-worth-50mn-to-develop-localised-water-products-and-technologies-that-address-water-challenges-in-saudi-arabia-6279689/ UAE's AMEA Power Signs PPA and Concession Agreement for 50MW Solar Power Project in Togo http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/dec/4/uaes-amea-power-signs-ppa-and-concession-agreement-for-50mw-solar-power-project-in-togo-6279676/ The Project is Togo’s first utility scale renewable energy project developed by an independent power producer News | Utilities Wed, 04 Dec 2019 07:25:13 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/dec/4/uaes-amea-power-signs-ppa-and-concession-agreement-for-50mw-solar-power-project-in-togo-6279676/ Siemens to equip Bajaj Energy plant in India with digitalisation solutions http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/dec/4/siemens-to-equip-bajaj-energy-plant-in-india-with-digitalisation-solutions-6279702/ Digital solutions provide for improved operational efficiency and reduced emissions News | Utilities Wed, 04 Dec 2019 07:21:50 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/dec/4/siemens-to-equip-bajaj-energy-plant-in-india-with-digitalisation-solutions-6279702/ Achieving Diverse Interoperability with Wireless Communications http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/dec/4/achieving-diverse-interoperability-with-wireless-communications-6279624/ Achieving Diverse Interoperability with Wireless Communications News | Utilities Wed, 04 Dec 2019 07:03:27 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/dec/4/achieving-diverse-interoperability-with-wireless-communications-6279624/ Nexans, Eversource and Ørsted sign Framework Agreement for North American Offshore Wind Farm development http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/dec/4/nexans-eversource-and-rsted-sign-framework-agreement-for-north-american-offshore-wind-farm-development-6279637/ Nexans invests in its U.S. high voltage facility to make it the first and unique subsea high voltage cables plant in the U.S. News | Utilities Wed, 04 Dec 2019 07:01:21 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/dec/4/nexans-eversource-and-rsted-sign-framework-agreement-for-north-american-offshore-wind-farm-development-6279637/ IDA announces strategic partnership with SWCC for international workshop on innovations in ocean brine mining for rare metals & mining http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/dec/4/ida-announces-strategic-partnership-with-swcc-for-international-workshop-on-innovations-in-ocean-brine-mining-for-rare-metals-mining-6279650/ Organized by the Desalination Technologies Research Institute of SWCC under the patronage of the Ministry of the Environment, Water, and Agriculture of KSA, the workshop aims to provide a forum for expert scientists, applied researchers, practitioners, and innovators to share their latest technologies and experience of mineral and metal extraction News | Utilities Wed, 04 Dec 2019 06:58:05 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/dec/4/ida-announces-strategic-partnership-with-swcc-for-international-workshop-on-innovations-in-ocean-brine-mining-for-rare-metals-mining-6279650/ DEWA to support 5th International Conference on Future Mobility http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/dec/3/dewa-to-support-5th-international-conference-on-future-mobility-6278285/ The conference at Grand Hyatt Dubai, hosts more than 25 experts in the automotive and transport sectors to discuss the potential for sustainable mobility News | Utilities Tue, 03 Dec 2019 09:42:02 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/dec/3/dewa-to-support-5th-international-conference-on-future-mobility-6278285/ Acciona bags deal to build biofuels HVO plant http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/dec/3/acciona-bags-deal-to-build-biofuels-hvo-plant-6278298/ ECB plans to build the plant in the municipality of Villeta, 45 km (28 miles) from the Paraguayan capital, Assuncion News | Utilities Tue, 03 Dec 2019 09:38:15 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/dec/3/acciona-bags-deal-to-build-biofuels-hvo-plant-6278298/ GUTERMANN launches the world’s first NB-IoT-based water leak detection technology http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/dec/3/gutermann-launches-the-worlds-first-nb-iot-based-water-leak-detection-technology-6278311/ The official launch market launch is on the 4th December, coinciding with the first World Water Loss Day News | Utilities Tue, 03 Dec 2019 09:19:26 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/dec/3/gutermann-launches-the-worlds-first-nb-iot-based-water-leak-detection-technology-6278311/ Leading energy firm appoints new CEO to drive new era of growth http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/dec/3/leading-energy-firm-appoints-new-ceo-to-drive-new-era-of-growth-6278324/ The pioneering Edinburgh-based firm is leading the charge by providing businesses and organisations with a host of ground-breaking opportunities to drive revenue and lower their carbon footprint News | Utilities Tue, 03 Dec 2019 09:14:54 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/dec/3/leading-energy-firm-appoints-new-ceo-to-drive-new-era-of-growth-6278324/ Standard Lithium Entering Commissioning Phase of Its Lithium Extraction Demonstration Plant at the Arkansas Project Site http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/dec/3/standard-lithium-entering-commissioning-phase-of-its-lithium-extraction-demonstration-plant-at-the-arkansas-project-site-6278272/ First-of-a-kind industrial-scale direct lithium extraction demonstration plant, installed in Southern Arkansas News | Utilities Tue, 03 Dec 2019 09:08:39 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/dec/3/standard-lithium-entering-commissioning-phase-of-its-lithium-extraction-demonstration-plant-at-the-arkansas-project-site-6278272/ Utico announces 48% rebate in water tariffs to farmers on 48th UAE National Day http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/dec/1/utico-announces-48-rebate-in-water-tariffs-to-farmers-on-48th-uae-national-day-6278038/ Initiative in partnership with Environment Protection and Development Authority (EPDA), Ras Al Khaimah News | Utilities Sun, 01 Dec 2019 08:54:55 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/dec/1/utico-announces-48-rebate-in-water-tariffs-to-farmers-on-48th-uae-national-day-6278038/ Siemens Delivers World’s First HL-Class Gas Turbine to power station in US http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/dec/1/siemens-delivers-worlds-first-hl-class-gas-turbine-to-power-station-in-us-6278051/ The new unit is expected to start operating in early 2020. It will operate in simple-cycle mode during a four-year testing process at the Duke Energy station News | Utilities Sun, 01 Dec 2019 08:48:17 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/dec/1/siemens-delivers-worlds-first-hl-class-gas-turbine-to-power-station-in-us-6278051/ Edison builds 760MW combined cycle thermoelectric power plant in Campania http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/30/edison-builds-760mw-combined-cycle-thermoelectric-power-plant-in-campania-6277843/ The project involves the partnership between Edison and Ansaldo Energia, as the assignee of the contract for the construction of the power plant, two of Italy’s leading industrial companies committed to promoting the country’s development, innovation and sustainability News | Utilities Sat, 30 Nov 2019 02:45:01 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/30/edison-builds-760mw-combined-cycle-thermoelectric-power-plant-in-campania-6277843/ ENEC Releases `Tasamoh` a Rehabilitated Green Turtle and organizes Beach Cleanup at Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/30/enec-releases-tasamoh-a-rehabilitated-green-turtle-and-organizes-beach-cleanup-at-barakah-nuclear-energy-plant-6277856/ ENEC releases a rehabilitated green turtle back into the sea at the beach next to the Barakah plant while employees conduct annual beach cleanup News | Utilities Sat, 30 Nov 2019 02:38:42 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/30/enec-releases-tasamoh-a-rehabilitated-green-turtle-and-organizes-beach-cleanup-at-barakah-nuclear-energy-plant-6277856/ The affordable energy transition http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/29/the-affordable-energy-transition-6277661/ The energy transition, modelled to the best of our ability, is far too slow; we are not on track for a Paris-compliant future, says Sverre Alvik, Energy transition programme director, DNV GL News | Utilities Fri, 29 Nov 2019 09:44:08 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/29/the-affordable-energy-transition-6277661/ Birmingham ‘innovation hub’ boosts global clean energy prospects http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/29/birmingham-innovation-hub-boosts-global-clean-energy-prospects-6277674/ Set to open in 2021, the Hub will link to the creation of a technology transfer centre in China in partnership with Jiangsu Industrial Technology Research Institute (JITRI), in Nanjing News | Utilities Fri, 29 Nov 2019 09:36:41 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/29/birmingham-innovation-hub-boosts-global-clean-energy-prospects-6277674/ Saudi Arabia’s 300MW Sakaka PV solar plant connected to main grid http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/28/saudi-arabias-300mw-sakaka-pv-solar-plant-connected-to-main-grid-6276972/ The PV facility was completed a month and a half ahead of schedule by Saudi energy company ACWA Power. The project will sell power at $0.0236/kWh News | Utilities Thu, 28 Nov 2019 12:00:27 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/28/saudi-arabias-300mw-sakaka-pv-solar-plant-connected-to-main-grid-6276972/ UAE expected to grant nuclear power plant operating license in Q1 of 2020 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/28/uae-expected-to-grant-nuclear-power-plant-operating-license-in-q1-of-2020-6276985/ 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 Thu, 28 Nov 2019 11:55:01 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/28/uae-expected-to-grant-nuclear-power-plant-operating-license-in-q1-of-2020-6276985/ UAE launches nuclear technology centre at Khalifa University http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/28/uae-launches-nuclear-technology-centre-at-khalifa-university-6276998/ Centre aims to enhance the country’s nuclear technology research capabilities News | Utilities Thu, 28 Nov 2019 11:49:17 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/28/uae-launches-nuclear-technology-centre-at-khalifa-university-6276998/ Italy’s Enel to add 5.7GW wind capacity by 2022 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/28/italys-enel-to-add-57gw-wind-capacity-by-2022-6277011/ Enel's wind capacity is set to rise from 10.7GW in 2019 to 16.4GW in 2022, with solar climbing from 2.8GW to 8.8GW in the same period News | Utilities Thu, 28 Nov 2019 11:44:49 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/28/italys-enel-to-add-57gw-wind-capacity-by-2022-6277011/ Sustainability Bus to raise awareness on Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/28/sustainability-bus-to-raise-awareness-on-abu-dhabi-sustainability-week-6277024/ Visitors to the Sustainability Bus will be introduced to Masdar and its strategic platforms, the ADSW, the Zayed Sustainability Prize, and Youth 4 Sustainability News | Utilities Thu, 28 Nov 2019 11:40:40 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/28/sustainability-bus-to-raise-awareness-on-abu-dhabi-sustainability-week-6277024/ Grundfos showcases digitalised sustainable tech at Big 5 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/28/grundfos-showcases-digitalised-sustainable-tech-at-big-5-6277037/ iSolutions can shave 80 percent off energy costs, says Danish pumping technology leader News | Utilities Thu, 28 Nov 2019 11:24:36 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/28/grundfos-showcases-digitalised-sustainable-tech-at-big-5-6277037/ Power Ledger secures first commercial customer in Canberra, Australia http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/28/power-ledger-secures-first-commercial-customer-in-canberra-australia-6277050/ Three parties will trade excess solar energy between one another at a single site through a shared photovoltaic (PV) system and battery News | Utilities Thu, 28 Nov 2019 11:14:47 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/28/power-ledger-secures-first-commercial-customer-in-canberra-australia-6277050/ UAE’s camel milk plant to be powered by solar starting 2020 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/27/uaes-camel-milk-plant-to-be-powered-by-solar-starting-2020-6276348/ The solar power plant is being built in partnership with Total, a world leader in oil and gas and renewable energy technology News | Utilities Wed, 27 Nov 2019 05:10:04 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/27/uaes-camel-milk-plant-to-be-powered-by-solar-starting-2020-6276348/ Europe generation equipment contracts activity down 22% in Q3 2019 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/27/europe-generation-equipment-contracts-activity-down-22-in-q3-2019-6276361/ Power Plant stood at first place when compared with other power tender categories in the Europe region in Q3 2019 with 188 contracts and a 58% share, followed by Generation Equipment with 70 contracts and a 21.6% share and Electricity Procurement with 23 contracts and a 7.1% share during the quarter News | Utilities Wed, 27 Nov 2019 05:06:58 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/27/europe-generation-equipment-contracts-activity-down-22-in-q3-2019-6276361/ Wind to power 30% of global electricity production by 2050 - DNV GL http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/27/wind-to-power-30-of-global-electricity-production-by-2050-dnv-gl-6276374/ New projects such as the 252MW Liuheng (Guodian Zhoushan Putuo) offshore wind farm in China and the 30 MW Block Island wind farm in Rhode Island, USA will help to expand the potential of global offshore wind News | Utilities Wed, 27 Nov 2019 05:02:27 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/27/wind-to-power-30-of-global-electricity-production-by-2050-dnv-gl-6276374/ Tabreed marks 10 million hours without any loss time injury http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/27/tabreed-marks-10-million-hours-without-any-loss-time-injury-6276387/ The accomplishment is a result of Tabreed’s compliance with the highest international standards of safety and operational excellence, its commitment to maintaining a robust Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) culture, and its continuous implementation of workplace safety improvement programs News | Utilities Wed, 27 Nov 2019 05:00:29 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/27/tabreed-marks-10-million-hours-without-any-loss-time-injury-6276387/ Vattenfall’s Hollandse Kust Zuid 1&2 wind power plant to be fitted with new 11 MW Siemens Gamesa turbines http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/27/vattenfalls-hollandse-kust-zuid-12-wind-power-plant-to-be-fitted-with-new-11-mw-siemens-gamesa-turbines-6276400/ The newest version of Siemens Gamesa offshore wind turbine -launched just a day ago- can reach 11 MW capacity under specific site conditions and it is the perfect fit for the world’s first subsidy-free offshore wind power project News | Utilities Wed, 27 Nov 2019 04:57:42 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/27/vattenfalls-hollandse-kust-zuid-12-wind-power-plant-to-be-fitted-with-new-11-mw-siemens-gamesa-turbines-6276400/ Key utility trends in automated home and power industry revealed by GlobalData http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/27/key-utility-trends-in-automated-home-and-power-industry-revealed-by-globaldata-6276413/ GlobalData has identified the key utility sector trends that will impact the automated home and power industry News | Utilities Wed, 27 Nov 2019 04:55:16 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/27/key-utility-trends-in-automated-home-and-power-industry-revealed-by-globaldata-6276413/ Intelligent vacuum pump series for robust processes http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/27/intelligent-vacuum-pump-series-for-robust-processes-6276426/ With the claw pumps of the DZS 100 - 400 VSD+ series, Atlas Copco is launching a new air-cooled, oil-free claw pump for particularly harsh applications News | Utilities Wed, 27 Nov 2019 04:43:08 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/27/intelligent-vacuum-pump-series-for-robust-processes-6276426/ DAB makes its debut at the BIG 5 Dubai with water pump solutions http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/26/dab-makes-its-debut-at-the-big-5-dubai-with-water-pump-solutions-6275451/ Italian water tech major DAB presents the solar energy pumping system which can be used in regions without electricity. News | Utilities Tue, 26 Nov 2019 05:59:10 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/26/dab-makes-its-debut-at-the-big-5-dubai-with-water-pump-solutions-6275451/ New Siemens Gamesa DD Flex concept increases capacity on its largest offshore wind turbine to 11 MW http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/26/new-siemens-gamesa-dd-flex-concept-increases-capacity-on-its-largest-offshore-wind-turbine-to-11-mw-6275464/ SG 11.0-193 DD Flex offshore wind turbine can reach 11 MW capacity under specific site conditions News | Utilities Tue, 26 Nov 2019 05:30:34 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/26/new-siemens-gamesa-dd-flex-concept-increases-capacity-on-its-largest-offshore-wind-turbine-to-11-mw-6275464/ DEWA organises the 10th Internal Health and Safety Week to promote health and safety among employees and partners http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/26/dewa-organises-the-10th-internal-health-and-safety-week-to-promote-health-and-safety-among-employees-and-partners-6275477/ The Internal Health and Safety Week in DEWA’s branches features awareness lecture and workshops, and competitions on occupational health and safety, as well as displaying the latest technologies in fire safety and health and safety in the utility sector News | Utilities Tue, 26 Nov 2019 05:27:42 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/26/dewa-organises-the-10th-internal-health-and-safety-week-to-promote-health-and-safety-among-employees-and-partners-6275477/ Substation Automation Market Size to Hit US $207bn by 2026 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/26/substation-automation-market-size-to-hit-us-207bn-by-2026-6275490/ The key factors propelling the substation automation market are widespread development of smart cities, along with increasing adoption of smart grids News | Utilities Tue, 26 Nov 2019 05:24:20 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/26/substation-automation-market-size-to-hit-us-207bn-by-2026-6275490/ Oman’s Majis launches water transmission to Sohar Industrial Area http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/26/omans-majis-launches-water-transmission-to-sohar-industrial-area-6275503/ Introduction of new transmission network will expand Majis’ water solutions beyond SOHAR Port & Freezone News | Utilities Tue, 26 Nov 2019 05:21:06 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/26/omans-majis-launches-water-transmission-to-sohar-industrial-area-6275503/ European offshore wind leaders yet to fully translate market promise into brand impact http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/26/european-offshore-wind-leaders-yet-to-fully-translate-market-promise-into-brand-impact-6275516/ Utilities have built a strong reputation through headline attracting projects, regardless of how green their portfolio. Emerging technologies such as hydrogen storage struggle to be heard as industry debates rage News | Utilities Tue, 26 Nov 2019 05:18:18 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/26/european-offshore-wind-leaders-yet-to-fully-translate-market-promise-into-brand-impact-6275516/ Siemens Gamesa now able to actively dictate wind flow at offshore wind locations http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/26/siemens-gamesa-now-able-to-actively-dictate-wind-flow-at-offshore-wind-locations-6275347/ Up to 1% increase in annual energy production on offshore wind power plant level can be achieved. Software solution customized to site conditions; can potentially be retrofit on existing Siemens Gamesa gearless and geared offshore wind turbines News | Utilities Tue, 26 Nov 2019 05:09:19 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/26/siemens-gamesa-now-able-to-actively-dictate-wind-flow-at-offshore-wind-locations-6275347/ Siemens Gamesa now able to actively dictate wind flow at offshore wind locations http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/26/siemens-gamesa-now-able-to-actively-dictate-wind-flow-at-offshore-wind-locations-6275360/ Up to 1% increase in annual energy production on offshore wind power plant level can be achieved. Software solution customized to site conditions; can potentially be retrofit on existing Siemens Gamesa gearless and geared offshore wind turbines News | Utilities Tue, 26 Nov 2019 05:09:19 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/26/siemens-gamesa-now-able-to-actively-dictate-wind-flow-at-offshore-wind-locations-6275360/ SWCC awards EPC contract for water network project in Saudi Arabia http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/25/swcc-awards-epc-contract-for-water-network-project-in-saudi-arabia-6274320/ State-owned SWCC is responsible for developing and operating power and desalination plants and supplying various regions in the Kingdom with desalinated water News | Utilities Mon, 25 Nov 2019 02:38:34 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/25/swcc-awards-epc-contract-for-water-network-project-in-saudi-arabia-6274320/ Bahrain to install more than 400,000 new smart meters http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/25/bahrain-to-install-more-than-400000-new-smart-meters-6274333/ Electricity and Water Affairs Minister Wael Al Mubarak told Parliament in writing that a comprehensive plan is being studied for utility bills while ensuring services are not affected News | Utilities Mon, 25 Nov 2019 02:34:13 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/25/bahrain-to-install-more-than-400000-new-smart-meters-6274333/ ABB’s premier automation and safety solutions to digitalise SABIC chemical plant in the Middle East http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/25/abbs-premier-automation-and-safety-solutions-to-digitalise-sabic-chemical-plant-in-the-middle-east-6274346/ Leveraging ABB Ability™ System 800xA, SABIC will apply ABB’s integrated automation, control and safety solutions to the company's Utilities Park and Pilot project News | Utilities Mon, 25 Nov 2019 02:30:18 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/25/abbs-premier-automation-and-safety-solutions-to-digitalise-sabic-chemical-plant-in-the-middle-east-6274346/ ENOC marks ground-breaking of its Expo 2020 Dubai pavilion under the theme ‘Reimagine Energy’ http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/25/enoc-marks-ground-breaking-of-its-expo-2020-dubai-pavilion-under-the-theme-reimagine-energy-6274359/ Set to be completed by July 2020, ENOC’s innovative pavilion is built by UAE-based contractors using sustainable construction methods News | Utilities Mon, 25 Nov 2019 02:16:51 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/25/enoc-marks-ground-breaking-of-its-expo-2020-dubai-pavilion-under-the-theme-reimagine-energy-6274359/ Ducab celebrates 40 years of excellence in industrial manufacturing http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/25/ducab-celebrates-40-years-of-excellence-in-industrial-manufacturing-6274255/ Company’s achievements reflect strategic cooperation between Abu Dhabi and Dubai News | Utilities Mon, 25 Nov 2019 02:11:44 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/25/ducab-celebrates-40-years-of-excellence-in-industrial-manufacturing-6274255/ Cybercriminals buck seasonal phishing trends and embrace automation to expand data breach impacts http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/25/cybercriminals-buck-seasonal-phishing-trends-and-embrace-automation-to-expand-data-breach-impacts-6274268/ Fake phishing sites were located across a wide range of Internet hosts, with the most dominant being 4cn.org (2.7%), airproxyunblocked.org (2.4%), 16u0.com (1.0%), and prizeforyouhere.com (1.0%) News | Utilities Mon, 25 Nov 2019 02:07:41 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/25/cybercriminals-buck-seasonal-phishing-trends-and-embrace-automation-to-expand-data-breach-impacts-6274268/ Schneider Electric grows global network of Smart Distribution Centers with new UAE facility http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/25/schneider-electric-grows-global-network-of-smart-distribution-centers-with-new-uae-facility-6274281/ The center features Schneider Electric’s EcoStruxureTM architecture and platform that makes operations efficient and lean News | Utilities Mon, 25 Nov 2019 02:03:08 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/25/schneider-electric-grows-global-network-of-smart-distribution-centers-with-new-uae-facility-6274281/ DEWA adopts ‘FuelBox’ tool to promote happiness and positivity among staff http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/24/dewa-adopts-fuelbox-tool-to-promote-happiness-and-positivity-among-staff-6273176/ DEWA adopts ‘FuelBox’ tool to promote happiness and positivity among staff News | Utilities Sun, 24 Nov 2019 03:11:02 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/24/dewa-adopts-fuelbox-tool-to-promote-happiness-and-positivity-among-staff-6273176/ Schneider Electric Study Reveals Hyperscale Inflection Point in the Data Center Value Chain http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/24/schneider-electric-study-reveals-hyperscale-inflection-point-in-the-data-center-value-chain-6273189/ 81% of value chain respondents say hyperscale and colocation data centers will positively impact their business in the future News | Utilities Sun, 24 Nov 2019 03:07:54 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/24/schneider-electric-study-reveals-hyperscale-inflection-point-in-the-data-center-value-chain-6273189/ EPLAN Sets New Data Standard in Control and Switchgear Construction http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/24/eplan-sets-new-data-standard-in-control-and-switchgear-construction-6273202/ When control cabinets or switchgear systems are being designed in 3D, wire lengths automatically calculated, or mounting panels processed by machines, standardized component data are required News | Utilities Sun, 24 Nov 2019 03:03:17 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/24/eplan-sets-new-data-standard-in-control-and-switchgear-construction-6273202/ Atlantic Council’s Global Energy Forum to be Held in Abu Dhabi http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/24/atlantic-councils-global-energy-forum-to-be-held-in-abu-dhabi-6273215/ The Forum will once again be held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the United Arab Emirates Armed Forces. News | Utilities Sun, 24 Nov 2019 02:55:03 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/24/atlantic-councils-global-energy-forum-to-be-held-in-abu-dhabi-6273215/ Decarbonizing Power Sectors in the Middle East: Storage or Digital? http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/24/decarbonizing-power-sectors-in-the-middle-east-storage-or-digital-6273228/ Cristiano Rizzi, Managing Director and Partner at BCG, Massimiliano Masi, Partner and Associate Director at BCG and Simon Birkebaek, Principal at BCG share their thoughts about the future of energy storage in the Middle East News | Utilities Sun, 24 Nov 2019 02:38:47 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/24/decarbonizing-power-sectors-in-the-middle-east-storage-or-digital-6273228/ GE Steam Power Enabling A New Future For Steam Turbines http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/24/ge-steam-power-enabling-a-new-future-for-steam-turbines-6272877/ While renewable energy generation continues to gain traction in the region, traditional power generation from sources such as coal will continue to have a crucial position in the broader energy mix amid soaring demand for power News | Utilities Sun, 24 Nov 2019 11:56:19 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/24/ge-steam-power-enabling-a-new-future-for-steam-turbines-6272877/ EWEC receives bids for the world’s largest solar power plant project in the Al Dhafra region in Abu Dhabi http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/23/ewec-receives-bids-for-the-worlds-largest-solar-power-plant-project-in-the-al-dhafra-region-in-abu-dhabi-6272357/ The plant is expected to be almost double the size of EWEC’s ‘Noor Abu Dhabi’ solar plant - the current largest operational single-site Solar PV plant in the world News | Utilities Sat, 23 Nov 2019 12:12:08 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/23/ewec-receives-bids-for-the-worlds-largest-solar-power-plant-project-in-the-al-dhafra-region-in-abu-dhabi-6272357/ Dubai extends free electric vehicle charging till end of 2021 for non-commercial users http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/23/dubai-extends-free-electric-vehicle-charging-till-end-of-2021-for-non-commercial-users-6272370/ Commercial registered users such as government, semi-government, and private organisations will be charged the tariff of 29 fils per kilowatt hour, effective from the 1st of January 2020 News | Utilities Sat, 23 Nov 2019 11:59:46 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/23/dubai-extends-free-electric-vehicle-charging-till-end-of-2021-for-non-commercial-users-6272370/ German learns from best practices at Dubai’s mega solar park http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/22/german-learns-from-best-practices-at-dubais-mega-solar-park-6272214/ DEWA has highlighted Dubai’s experience in developing the renewable and clean energy sector, reducing the consumption of natural resources, and finding alternative solutions to traditional energy sources to achieve the sustainable development of Dubai. News | Utilities Fri, 22 Nov 2019 06:33:15 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/22/german-learns-from-best-practices-at-dubais-mega-solar-park-6272214/ 249,700MWh of solar power added to Abu Dhabi’s electric grid in 2018 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/22/249700mwh-of-solar-power-added-to-abu-dhabis-electric-grid-in-2018-6272227/ Abu Dhabi looks to expand the development of solar energy projects in a bid to support the Energy Sources Diversification Strategy News | Utilities Fri, 22 Nov 2019 06:29:29 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/22/249700mwh-of-solar-power-added-to-abu-dhabis-electric-grid-in-2018-6272227/ ACWA Power-led consortium is the preferred bidder for 900MW 5th phase of MBR Solar park http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/21/acwa-power-led-consortium-is-the-preferred-bidder-for-900mw-5th-phase-of-mbr-solar-park-6271655/ DEWA has achieved a world record by receiving the lowest bid of USD 1.6953 cents per kilowatt hour (kW/h) for this phase News | Utilities Thu, 21 Nov 2019 04:07:01 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/21/acwa-power-led-consortium-is-the-preferred-bidder-for-900mw-5th-phase-of-mbr-solar-park-6271655/ ABB wins $30m power equipment order to bolster Germany’s renewable energy integration http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/21/abb-wins-30m-power-equipment-order-to-bolster-germanys-renewable-energy-integration-6271668/ High-performance phase-shifting transformers to better control integrating of offshore wind power into the electricity grid News | Utilities Thu, 21 Nov 2019 03:54:56 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/21/abb-wins-30m-power-equipment-order-to-bolster-germanys-renewable-energy-integration-6271668/ Switching to renewables could lessen health impact from power generation by 80% http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/21/switching-to-renewables-could-lessen-health-impact-from-power-generation-by-80-6271681/ Emissions from power generation account for around 40 percent of all energy-related carbon pollution, and demand for energy is predicted to rise globally for years to come News | Utilities Thu, 21 Nov 2019 03:52:07 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/21/switching-to-renewables-could-lessen-health-impact-from-power-generation-by-80-6271681/ Conference to discuss renewable energy sources in district heating and cooling http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/21/conference-to-discuss-renewable-energy-sources-in-district-heating-and-cooling-6271694/ This technology enables the use of solar thermal energy both in summer months, when it is most available and in winter months, by using surpluses generated during the summer and stored in a seasonal storage facility News | Utilities Thu, 21 Nov 2019 03:41:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/21/conference-to-discuss-renewable-energy-sources-in-district-heating-and-cooling-6271694/ Siemens seeks to close Ethiopia’s energy infrastructure gap http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/21/siemens-seeks-to-close-ethiopias-energy-infrastructure-gap-6271707/ Siemens will install a solar-hybrid plant in Sodo supplying reliable, sustainable and affordable electricity to the FruitBox farm as well as to the surrounding communities News | Utilities Thu, 21 Nov 2019 03:31:51 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/21/siemens-seeks-to-close-ethiopias-energy-infrastructure-gap-6271707/ Saft to Build the Largest Lithium-Ion Energy Storage System in the Nordic Countries http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/21/saft-to-build-the-largest-lithium-ion-energy-storage-system-in-the-nordic-countries-6271720/ The Lithium-Ion (Li-ion) energy storage system (ESS) will support frequency regulation at a 21 megawatt (MW) wind farm in northwestern Finland News | Utilities Thu, 21 Nov 2019 03:18:45 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/21/saft-to-build-the-largest-lithium-ion-energy-storage-system-in-the-nordic-countries-6271720/ Nexans expands its global wind turbine cabling partnership with Vestas Wind Systems http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/21/nexans-expands-its-global-wind-turbine-cabling-partnership-with-vestas-wind-systems-6271616/ The two-year contract will see Windlink® medium voltage (MV) and low voltage (LV) cable kits installed inside Vestas wind turbines around the world News | Utilities Thu, 21 Nov 2019 02:58:13 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/21/nexans-expands-its-global-wind-turbine-cabling-partnership-with-vestas-wind-systems-6271616/ Rosatom undertakes to skill personnel for Egypt’s nuclear power plant http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/20/rosatom-undertakes-to-skill-personnel-for-egypts-nuclear-power-plant-6270771/ Russia is also currently offering scholarships to Egyptian students wishing to enroll for masters programs in nuclear at leading Russian universities News | Utilities Wed, 20 Nov 2019 04:25:45 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/20/rosatom-undertakes-to-skill-personnel-for-egypts-nuclear-power-plant-6270771/ Middle East Electricity 2019 Saudi kicks off with renewed optimism http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/20/middle-east-electricity-2019-saudi-kicks-off-with-renewed-optimism-6270784/ The global power industry spotlight is shining on Saudi Arabia as Riyadh plays host to a highly focused exhibition and conference poised to drive prospects for the Kingdom’s electricity sector over the coming decade News | Utilities Wed, 20 Nov 2019 04:19:18 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/20/middle-east-electricity-2019-saudi-kicks-off-with-renewed-optimism-6270784/ Enel breaks ground on 299-MW wind farm project http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/20/enel-breaks-ground-on-299-mw-wind-farm-project-6270667/ The 23-year bundled PPA with Basin Electric Power Cooperative involves the purchase of energy delivered to the grid by a 142-MW portion of the Aurora wind farm News | Utilities Wed, 20 Nov 2019 04:15:04 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/20/enel-breaks-ground-on-299-mw-wind-farm-project-6270667/ ABB proves world-first subsea power technology system http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/20/abb-proves-world-first-subsea-power-technology-system-6270680/ ABB’s pioneering subsea power distribution and conversion technology system is commercially viable, bringing groundbreaking potential for cleaner, safer and more sustainable offshore oil and gas production, following the completion of a 3,000-hour shallow water test News | Utilities Wed, 20 Nov 2019 03:30:56 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/20/abb-proves-world-first-subsea-power-technology-system-6270680/ Saudi Arabia has potential to be hub for green finance for emerging markets - KPMG http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/20/saudi-arabia-has-potential-to-be-hub-for-green-finance-for-emerging-markets-kpmg-6270693/ The Middle East, like the rest of the world, understands the existentialist threat that climate change poses and therefore the necessary actions to move to a zero-carbon economy are fully recognised throughout the region News | Utilities Wed, 20 Nov 2019 03:25:24 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/20/saudi-arabia-has-potential-to-be-hub-for-green-finance-for-emerging-markets-kpmg-6270693/ DEWA, Siemens to enhance collaboration on energy transition http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/20/dewa-siemens-to-enhance-collaboration-on-energy-transition-6270706/ DEWA has a strategic partnership with Siemens which dates back over 30 years, especially in technological solutions for energy production and other areas News | Utilities Wed, 20 Nov 2019 03:19:21 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/20/dewa-siemens-to-enhance-collaboration-on-energy-transition-6270706/ BGRIM ro develop 30MW solar rooftop project in Oman http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/20/bgrim-ro-develop-30mw-solar-rooftop-project-in-oman-6270511/ The agreement was signed on behalf of BGrimm Solar Power Rooftop Limited and Tahseen International Company in Bangkok News | Utilities Wed, 20 Nov 2019 03:05:13 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//utilities/news/2019/nov/20/bgrim-ro-develop-30mw-solar-rooftop-project-in-oman-6270511/