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.
The news that India’s two of the richest men in Indian are vying to be at the forefront of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ambition to ramp up green energy capacity is uplifting (“Fossil fuel giants in fierce battle for solar domination,” July 9, Gulf Today).
Green hydrogen is a vital component in the pursuit of a clean energy future and the UAE has the potential for its development, a senior official of a global company which assists economies get into sustainable, reliable and affordable energy systems, said.
The UAE-Caribbean Renewable Energy Fund (UAE-CREF), the largest renewable energy investment of its type in the region, which is fully financed by Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD), has announced the signing of an engineering, procurement and construction
The prophet Isaiah had a profound insight into human behaviour: “let us eat and drink, for tomorrow we die!” Short-term gratification is always easier than long term planning and self-restraint. Many people struggle to maintain a balanced diet and
Zero emission refers to an engine, motor, process, or other energy source, that emits no waste products that pollute the environment or disrupt the climate. And for that Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has endorsed a long-term plan to
The news is very much heart-warming. It is a landmark move towards clean energy and a clean atmosphere, so necessary to keep climate change in check. Abu Dhabi Airports and Masdar have announced the completion of Abu Dhabi’s largest solar-powered
The UAE has been scoring high in several areas and not just business. It has made its mark in a field that many have heard of but are reportedly just paying lip service to: stemming the impact of climate change. These include an increase in its solar