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Dubai: World-first green mosque now open; can accommodate 600 worshippers – EQ Mag Pro

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has inaugurated the world’s first mosque to receive the platinum rating for green buildings by the Leadership for Energy and Environmental Design (LEED v4) from the US Green Buildings Council (USGBC) with 83 points. The mosque in Hatta can accommodate more than 600 worshippers on an area of 1,050 […]

Ingeteam Smart SCADA solution reaches 20 GW milestone – EQ Mag Pro

Ingeteam Wind Energy the global specialist in electrical power conversion technology and control systems, has announced today that it integrated its all-in-one SCADA software across 20 GW of renewable energy projects worldwide. Ingeteam has been at the forefront of asset monitoring and plant performance optimization for over three decades. In the past few years, the […]

Trine And Solarise Team Up to Finance Five Solar Projects in Africa – EQ Mag Pro

Trine, a Swedish impact investing platform, has reportedly announced that it has teamed up with pan-African energy leasing firm, Solarise Africa, to invest in five renewable energy projects across the African continent. According to reliable sources, the round of debt financing by Trine, which is the company’s first, would fund five solar energy projects in […]

Iraq Needs International Backing to Meet Climate Goals – EQ Mag Pro

Baghdad’s deputy prime minister Ali Allawi and IEA executive director Fatih Birol urged the international community to help Iraq transition away from fossil fuels. Oil-producing countries, such as Iraq, need the support of the international community to transition their rentier economies away from fossil fuels and to adopt cleaner energy, said the country’s deputy prime […]

Siemens in Al Arabiya: Negotiations With “Mubadala” to Produce Green Hydrogen – EQ Mag Pro

Siemens Energy President and CEO, Dr. Christian Bruch, said his company has signed a memorandum of understanding with Egyptian Electricity Holding Company to start a pilot project for green hydrogen production, and that it is currently aiming to identify aspects of the project and what it needs the knowledge, infrastructure and skills necessary to exist […]