EDF wins Dewa consultancy deal on hydropower project

France’s EDF has been appointed to provide consultancy on a hydropower project in Dubai as part of an almost Dh2 billion development plan for Hatta.

Majid Al Futtaim to outfit four UAE malls with solar panels by 2018

Majid Al Futtaim has announced that it will work with Enova to outfit four of its shopping malls with solar panels by next year. The firm says the move will produce savings of approximately $22m, and reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 3,200 tons per year.

12,000 solar panels being added to Dubai malls

More than 12,000 solar panels will be added to malls across Dubai, to help save Dh80 million in energy costs over 25 years.

Dubai auction sees record low price for "night-time" solar power

The United Arab Emirates continue to set record lows for renewable energy power, with an auction for 200MW of solar thermal and storage capacity attracting a new low for the technology of $US94.50/MWh.

Royal wings launches Aqaba-Dubai flight to boost Red Sea tourism

Royal Wings is transferring its operations from Amman to Aqaba to boost air transportation and tourism in the port city.

Dubai medical tourism receipts rise to $390m

Dubai Health Authority also says number of medical tourists increase by 9.5% to over 326,000

Al Hosn Gas appoints Arcadis for work on gas field projects

Design and consultancy firm Arcadis has just announced that it will work with Al Hosn Gas to develop the Hail and Ghasha gas fields

Dewa awards Hatta power plant consultancy to EDF

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) has awarded the Dh58 million ($15.8 million) consultancy contract for the pumped-storage hydroelectric power station at Hatta Dam to French utility Electricite de France (EDF).

UAE developer launches more homes at Dubai canalside project

UAE-based Sobha Group has announced the launch of Hartland Aflux as part of its Sobha Hartland Greens phase 3 development in Dubai.

Dubai's RTA reveals new diversions on Jebel Ali-Lehbab road

Traffic diversions have been introduced on the Jebel Ali-Lehbab Road as part of construction works for the Route 2020 project, the Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced on Thursday.