IRENA and UAE Ministry of Energy and Industry Cooperating on Renewable Energy

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Ministry of Energy and Industry, to cooperate in the field of renewable energy and drive an accelerated shift to low-carbon energy sources. The MoU was signed in by IRENA Director-General Francesco La …

ABB Technologies to Enable Expansion of Solar Park in Dubai

ABB has won an order worth more than $90 million from Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), the leading power utility in United Arab Emirates (UAE), to build the Shams 400 kV substation that will integrate solar power from upcoming phases of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum solar park …

Solar World Congress 2017

Mark your calendars for the International Solar Energy Society, ISES, Solar World Congress 2017, to be held at the Jumeirah Hotel at Etihad Towers in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE) from 29 October to 02 November 2017. We are pleased to announce that for the first time, the ISES …

Breakthrough in Algae Production Could Usher in Desert Farming, Claim Scientists

Biologists from Abu Dhabi and the United Arab Emirates have engineered a new form of microalgae that can grow rapidly in desert conditions, a discovery they claim could be used to sustainably produce biofuels, animal feed and other bio-based products in otherwise barren environments. The researchers set out to discover …

Annual Meeting of the Global Future Councils

The Annual Meeting of the Global Future Councils 2017, taking place on 12-13 November in Dubai, will bring together more than 800 members of the Network of Global Future Councils to shape a better future. This year’s meeting is the second in the councils’ two-year term. It will allow members …