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His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Honours 2017 Winners of Zayed Future Energy Prize

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, presented the Zayed Future Energy Prize to nine winners during the 2017 awards ceremony in Abu Dhabi today, in the presence of six heads of state. Nine pioneers in renewable energy and sustainability […]

UAE launches US$50 million renewable energy fund for the Caribbean

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) today announced a landmark new US$50 million grant fund for renewable energy projects in Caribbean island countries. Launched by HE Reem Al Hashimy, Minister of State for International Cooperation, the UAE-Caribbean Renewable Energy Fund represents one of the largest-ever single investments in the region’s clean energy sector, as well as […]

Masdar signs cooperation agreement with Qatar Electricity & Water Company and Nebras Power

Masdar, Abu Dhabi’s renewable energy company, has signed a Cooperation Agreement with Qatar Electricity & Water Company (QEWC) and Nebras Power at Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week to develop renewable and sustainable energy projects. The agreement was signed by His Excellency Fahd bin Hamad Al Mohannadi, General Manager and Managing Director of QWEC; Khalid Mohammed Jolo, […]

Saudi Arabia’s ACWA Signs Jordan’s Lowest-Cost Solar Project

Saudi Arabia’s ACWA Power International signed Jordan’s lowest-cost solar energy project as demand for power from the sun grows. The 61-megawatt solar power plant will provide electricity at 5.88 cents per kilowatt hour, Paddy Padmanathan, chief executive officer of Riyadh-based ACWA Power, said in an interview in Abu Dhabi. The contract signed Monday is for […]

Ecoppia Completes 40MW Deployment in EDF RE /Arava-Power Middle Eastern Solar Park

Ecoppia, the world-leading developer of automatic, water-free photovoltaic solar panel cleaning solutions, announced recently the full deployment of its E4 robotic solution in the Ketura Solar photovoltaic facility, on the border between Israel and Jordan. The deployment in the jointly-owned EDF RE and Arava Power facility reinforces the company’s leadership position in the region, and […]