Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa), has commissioned a new 400/132 kV substation named ‘Shams’ at the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park. It has a conversion capacity of 2020
One of the most disturbing trends in recent economic thought is the view that green energy should be viewed as a source of good jobs. Such attitudes are bad for our polity and for our economy. To be clear, the need for greener energy policies is
The visit of US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry to the UAE highlights the importance both the UAE and the United States are attaching to sustainable development and curbing the ill-effects of climate change.
Recently, the circular economy has emerged as a concept that is rapidly gaining significance in several countries, including the UAE.
Sometimes you read an article about some project, and it really grabs your attention and brings about a total change in your perspective about how you view the world. The Extreme Ice Survey is one such project, and the documentary, Chasing the Ice, based on this project, is recommended as a must-read and
Veterans of the United Nation’s annual climate summits were stunned at Cop26 in Glasgow last month by the number of financial executives in attendance. Bankers, fund managers and venture capitalists have been steadily increasing at these
A delegation from the Abu Dhabi Department of Energy (DoE) is visiting Canada for a trip, concluding on June 25, to meet with senior government officials and stakeholders in the Canadian energy sector
A recent report by an Indian parliament standing committee on energy highlighted that solar energy seems to get priority from the government even though the sector is heavily dependent on imports. Due to this, sources like wind energy have not received the attention that they need. In 2014, the installed capacity of wind
Solar power has become a hot ticket. Get panels on your roof and the energy crisis goes from major surgery to painful procedure. Get panels on lots of roofs and it has the potential to reduce the nation’s emissions and its reliance on wholesale gas markets, which go into overdrive when powerful psychopaths decide to start killing