Dubai Announced Incentives to Boost Electric Vehicles Deployment

During a news conference held on Sunday, the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) in collaboration with Road and Transport Authority (RTA) announced a series of new incentives to spark the growth of electric mobility around the emirate. The new incentive scheme was announced straight by DEWA Chief Executive Saeed …

Philips Lighting Flicks Switch on Gulf’s First Major Renewables Certificates Deal

Interest in securing 100 per cent renewable power has stepped up a gear in the Gulf region, with the news Philips Lighting has become the first major global corporate to purchase renewable power in the region using the International REC (I-REC) Standard. The standard allows companies to secure single-use certificates …

Concentrated Solar Works Day and Night With No Batteries Required

The massive expansion of solar panels on rooftops and solar farms across the world has captured the headlines, but the other established way of generating electricity from sunlight—concentrated solar power (CSP), or solar tower power—is also making great strides. For a long time, using mirrors to concentrate the sun’s rays …

EDF Joins Masdar Group In 800 Megawatt Dubai Solar Project

EDF Energies Nouvelles will work with Masdar Group on the 800 megawatt phase 3 of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park in the United Arab Emirates. Masdar Group, Fotowatio Renewable Ventures, and Gransolar Group have been joined by EDF Energies Nouvelles just weeks after construction on the third …