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The step is part of RTA’s efforts to expand the use of renewable energy in all services and projects in support of the government drive towards a green and sustainable economy.
"The installation of 100 solar-powered Nol card recharging machines across Dubai is part of RTA’s strategy to provide alternative renewable energy sources. It will help in realising RTA’s objective of reducing power consumption in accordance with Dubai Supreme Council of Energy strategy," said Khalid Al Awadi, Director of Transportation Systems at RTA’s Public Transport Agency.
"The new machines have been installed at bus stations and frequently busy spots like Al Qusais, International City, Mall of the Emirates, Sahara Centre. The step increases the number of solar-powered Nol card recharging machines from 78 to 178 machines.
"The installation of these systems will shorten the time taken in Nol card top-ups. Moreover, clients can use their credit cards to top-up Nol cards online through RTA’s website and activate the credit through the existing machines.
"1,025,294 clients have used Nol card recharging machines during the first half of this year. Nol card has become one of the digital tools for achieving RTA’s transformation strategy," confirmed Al Awadi.
Mattar Mohammed Al Tayer, Director-General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), opened the 3rd Emirati-French Business Engagement Summit
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) has issued a tender for the 5th phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park for 900 megawatts (MW) of electricity using photovoltaic solar panels, based on the Independent Power Project (IPP) model.
Thai amateur astronomer Worachate Boonplod who is working on the NASA funded project Sungrazer, spotted the comet amid the solar eclipse.
During a visit to the condolence majlis in Sharjah, His Highness Sheikh Mohamed prayed to God to grant eternal rest to the deceased and bestow strength and solace upon his family.
Among the violations committed by those were participating in random marches, driving a vehicle in a way that endangers driver’s life or life, safety or security of others, causing chaos on the roads, making changes in the vehicle’s engine or chassis without a permit
Sheikh Mohamed affirmed the solidarity of the United Arab Emirates with the Kingdom of Bahrain, praying to the Almighty to continue its security and safety.
"The bomber detonated himself near the vehicle of the Deputy Superintendent of Police," Deputy Inspector General of Police Munir Ahmed told Reuters, adding that blast took place near a mosque where people were gathering for a procession to mark Mohammad's birthday, which is a public holiday.