For years, energy regulators warned the state’s electric-grid operators that they were not prepared for an unprecedented winter storm. Nothing was done, and more than 100 people died in the storm, most from hypothermia.
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) has completed 87.73 per cent of its project to extend its water transmission network by 36 kilometres across Dubai, at a total cost of about Dhs256 million.
The 50-megawatt (MW) Dhofar Wind Farm in Oman has produced its first kilowatt hour of electricity, marking a major milestone for the GCC region’s first utility-scale wind farm.
The shutdown hit parts of the sprawling capital Jakarta — home to some 30 million people — and forced the temporary closure of its new mass rapid transit system.
Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, on Tuesday opened the 45th edition of Middle East Energy (MEE), previously known as Middle East Electricity, the global energy platform running until 5 March at Dubai World Trade Centre.
The move is in line with the precautionary measures taken by the government and aimed at facilitating the customers amid the challenges posed by the spread of the coronavirus, COVID-19.
Four-year-old Ron knocked a transformer off an electricity pole while scratching his posterior against the pole at East Shawtonhill Farm in Scotland’s Chapelton town.
DEWA has launched the Smart Living initiative to raise awareness and help customers manage their high-usage of electricity and water, to make the right conservation decisions, without the need to contact DEWA.
Bee’ah has helped Sharjah achieve a 76 per cent waste diversion from landfill rate, and is fast approaching the 100 per cent diversion of waste with the launch of the Sharjah Waste to Energy Facility in 2021 by the Bee’ah-Masdar joint venture, Emirates Waste to Energy Company.