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SOLAR ENERGY AT A PIVOTAL STAGE IN THE REGION

THIS MONTH WE SPOKE TO CEO OF THE PHANES GROUP, MARTIN HAUPTS. MARTIN FOUNDED PHANES GROUP IN 2012, GIVING THE COMPANY A DISTINCT RENEWABLE ENERGY AND SOLAR POWER FOCUS – PARTICULARLY, DISTRIBUTED SOLAR POWER SYSTEMS.

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MIDDLE EAST ELECTRICITY AND SOLAR GET BIGGER THIS YEAR

SOLAR MIDDLE EAST SAW A 57 PER CENT YOY INCREASE IN EXHIBITORS AND PLAYS HOST TO RAFT OF INDUSTRY ADVANCING PRODUCTS, INCLUDING A SOLAR POWERED RICKSHAW ABLE TO TRAVEL 150KM ON A 30 SECOND CHARGE.

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AS SKYLINES DARKEN FOR EARTH HOUR, MILLIONS SHINE A LIGHT ON CLIMATE ACTION

AS WWF’S EARTH HOUR ROLLED ACROSS THE WORLD FROM SAMOA TO SANTIAGO, MILLIONS CAME TOGETHER TO SHINE A LIGHT ON THE CLIMATE ACTION OUR PLANET NEEDS…

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MIDDLE EAST INDUSTRY GIANTS TOLD ‘GO GREEN’

Some of the Middle East’s biggest industrial firms facing up to massive increases in energy costs in the wake of subsidy reforms are being advised to reduce their carbon footprint to make multi-million dollar…


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KEY AGENCIES TO COLLABORATE ON WASTE TO ENERGY INITIATIVES

MASDAR, ABU DHABI’S RENEWABLE ENERGY COMPANY AND BEE’AH, SHARJAH’S ENVIRONMENT COMPANY HAVE FORMALIZED A STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT TO DEVELOP THE UAE’S WASTE TO ENERGY SECTOR. THEY ARE JOINING FORCES TO CO-DEVELOP WASTE TO ENERGY INITIATIVES IN SHARJAH, THE UAE AND ELSEWHERE IN THE REGION. THIS PARTNERSHIP WILL HELP CONTRIBUTE TO THE UAE GOVERNMENT’S VISION 2021, […]

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SAUDI, EGYPT AND MOROCCO INVESTING IN RENEWABLES

MORE THAN $100 BILLION IN SAUDI ARABIA RENEWABLE ENERGY PROJECTS WILL HELP MEET ITS FUTURE ENERGY DEMANDS AND DIVERSIFY ITS ENERGY SECTOR, INDUSTRY EXPERTS HAVE SAID. The Kingdom’s energy demand is expected to grow by 45 per cent from 69 GWs in 2014 to 100 GWs in 2040, an amount that is nearly as much […]

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FOCUS ON RENEWABLES AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

Global decision makers from government, business, industry and research joined 33,000 attendees from 170 countries at biggest ever sustainability event in the Middle East. During the discussions concrete steps were discussed to implement solutions to the world’s most pressing sustainable development challenges. The week saw a number of conferences, events and exhibitions based on the […]

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VIABLE RENEWABLE ENERGY NOW WITHIN REACH

TODAY, WE KNOW THAT THE WORLD’S RENEWABLE ENERGY RESOURCES ARE ABUNDANT, ETERNAL AND HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO FULLY MEET GLOBAL ENERGY NEEDS WHILE REDUCING EMISSIONS AND MITIGATING CLIMATE CHANGE. WHAT MANY DO NOT YET REALIZE HOWEVER, IS THAT RENEWABLE ENERGY TECHNOLOGIES ARE INCREASINGLY BEATING BOTH FOSSIL FUELS AND NUCLEAR ENERGY ON COSTS.


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CLIMATE CHANGE AND EFFECT ON BUSINESS

MOODY’S INVESTORS SERVICE HAVE PUBLISHED A LANDMARK REPORT THAT SETS OUT THE POTENTIAL IMPACT OF ENVIRONMENTAL RISKS ON THE CREDIT QUALITY OF GLOBAL COMPANIES AND INDUSTRIES, BOTH IN TERMS OF MATERIALITY AND TIMING.

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REDUCING CARBON FOOTPRINT OF DESALINATION “CRUCIAL”

GCC utility providers and businesses must invest in energy efficient water desalination to reduce the carbon footprint and hefty expenses associated with increased power consumption, urge experts.

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Bee’ah launches Sharjah’s first Air Quality Project

At a time when 195 countries around the world have reached a historic accord to lower greenhouse emissions and tackle climate change, it is important to recognise another vital goal in the journey towards environmental sustainability: Containing pollution and improving the quality of the air we breathe.

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Abu Dhabi leads Construction Waste Reduction efforts in GCC

“As part of the master plan, despite the growth in C&D waste that increasing construction projects are likely to cause, we are aiming to reduce C&D waste levels. We hope to demonstrate how efficient C&D waste recycling can have a positive impact on the region’s environment, society, and economy during EcoWaste 2016.”


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