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$11 Billion Green-Energy Initiative Takes Shape in South Africa

A plan to establish the world’s largest green-energy financing initiative is being threshed out in South Africa, which needs to reduce its environmental footprint and find innovative ways to fund debt-stricken state power utility Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd. The plan being formulated by Meridian Economics, a Cape Town-based think tank, is under consideration by the […]

G5 Sahel Summit: African Development Bank, partners, commit to light up and power the Sahel with the Desert to Power initiative

As part of its electrification strategy for Africa, the Bank is firmly committed to accelerating access to high quality, low cost energy for the continent’s people ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast: Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, president of the African Development Bank, has arrived in Ouagadougou, capital of Burkina Faso, ahead of the G5 Sahel Summit, and was received […]

DEWA’s experience in smart grids, connecting solar panels on buildings highlighted at WEC

ABU DHABI: Waleed Salman, Executive Vice President of Business Development and Excellence at Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), highlighted DEWA’s strategy in developing smart grids and connecting solar systems in buildings to the power grid, during a workshop at the 24th World Energy Congress, WEC, in Abu Dhabi. The workshop was organised by the […]

Enertis Is Appointed the Owner’s Engineer for the First Utility-scale Solar PV Project in Oman

MADRID and MUSCAT, Oman: Enertis, a global engineering consultancy specialized in providing engineering, technical advisory, and quality assurance services, has been appointed the Owner Engineer for the 100MW Amin photovoltaic (PV) solar plant by Amin Renewable Energy Company SAOC. The power plant is located in the Sultanate of Oman, approximately 210 km North East of Thumrait. The Amin […]

Masdar, EDF to establish joint venture energy services company

ABU DHABI: The Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company, Masdar, a subsidiary of the Mubadala Investment Company, and French low-carbon electricity leader, EDF, have signed an agreement to establish a 50:50 joint venture energy services company, ESCO, in order to expand into non-utility scale renewables and energy-efficiency investments in the UAE, GCC region and other emerging […]

MD & CEO of DEWA highlights Dubai’s experience in renewable and clean energy in keynote address at World Energy Congress 2019

HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) presented Dubai’s experience in renewable and clean energy in a keynote address on the second day of the 24th World Energy Congress (WEC), which is held under the patronage of HH Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the […]