Dubai awards $330m contracts to build key roads

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has approved the award of two contracts worth AED1.2 billion ($330 million) to build key roads in the emirate.


Oil field development in Iran and Iraq is expected to drive the largest production growth in the Middle East over the next four years, according to research consultancy Rystad Energy.

More than just logistics - Panalpina opens new Dubai base

Panalpina has officially opened a new logistics manufacturing centre in Dubai South next to Al Maktoum International Airport. The 40,000sq m site, three times bigger than the one it replaces, will help the forwarder increase its logistics and freight business in the Middle East, Africa and CIS (MEAC) region.

Dh32b invested in Mena power and utilities green solutions

Mergers and acquisitions in the renewables sector picked up in 2016 across the Middle East and Africa after a long period of slow activity, with greenfield activities continuing to dominate power and utility transactions in the region, attracting $8.7 billion (Dh31.95 billion) of investment last year, according to a report.

Dubai harvests desert sun at vast solar power station

The 'Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum Solar Park' is set to pump out a total of 1,000 megawatts by 2020.

Dubai Municipality on a power saving drive

The Dubai Municipality has replaced electric bulbs in varius city parks with power-saving LED lights to conserve energy.

Al Tayer receives high-level delegation from Siemens

HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), received a high-level delegation from German company Siemens, as part of efforts to strengthen cooperation with strategic partners.

GE launches new centre to help reduce coal plant emissions

GE today announced its new global Powering Efficiency Center of Excellence (COE), which brings together cross-business experts in its energy businesses to apply a total plant hardware and software solution approach to boost the efficiency of the world’s new and existing coal-fired power plants and significantly reduce their emissions.

Ministry of Energy signs contract with PwC

ABU DHABI, 12th March, 2017 The UAE Ministry of Energy signed a contract with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) whereby the global professional services network will conduct a technical and economic study of the UAE's electricity sector.

UAE participates in preparatory meeting of Clean Energy Ministerial in Belgium

The UAE is taking part in a preparatory meeting for the eighth Clean Energy Ministerial, CEM8, and the second Mission Innovation Ministerial, MI-2, hosted by the European Union in the Belgian capital of Brussels.