7 May 2013, Utilities ME
Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED) has signed an agreement to fund a new wind power project in Jordan, with a grant of US $154.6 million.
2 May 2013, Utilities ME
Abu Dhabi’s Masdar has signed an agreement with the UK Green Investment Bank which will see the pair explore opportunities for project investment within the UK’s renewable energy sector.
2 April 2013, Utilities ME
TAQA has announced that it has signed a collaboration agreement with Abu Dhabi’s Centre for Waste Management (CWM) to study and develop a new demonstration waste-to-energy facility at Abu Dhabi’s Dalma Island.
21 March 2013, Utilities ME
Siemens has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Qatar-based GreenGulf that will see the pair cooperate on the development of projects in energy efficiency and urban transport.
21 Feb 2013, Utilities ME
His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Minister of Finance, and President of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has opened DEWA’s brand new Sustainable Building in Al Quoz, Dubai.
20 Dec 2012, Utilities ME
The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aimed at strengthening collaboration on sustainability efforts.
20 Dec 2012, Khaleej Times
Gulf countries could save up to $200 billion from now until 2030 by investing seriously in renewables, according to the International Renewable Energy Agency, or Irena.
18 Dec 2012, The Peninsula
As the Middle East and North African (Mena) countries set to emerge as a major renewable energy force, Qatar is getting ready to be a key contributor. A top Qatari official said the country would be one of the contributors to the GCC power grid interconnections that would export electricity to the neighbouring countries and even beyond.
8 Dec 2012, The National
DOHA, QATAR // The world's green-energy agency will next year focus on helping the UAE and its Arabian Gulf neighbours to achieve their renewable-energy targets, its director general said yesterday.
4 Dec 2012, Fierce Energy
Recent research by the World Energy Council (WEC) revealed the top 10 countries in sustainable energy system performance -- the top 10 performing countries in order are Sweden, Switzerland, Canada, Norway, Finland, New Zealand, Denmark, Japan, France and Austria.
However, the WEC says that the Middle East could soon overtake other nations and become the global role model in developing sustainable energy.