Renewable Energy
December 2016

Low natural gas and electricity prices have created a tough competitive environment for renewable energy, but this has remarkably had little impact on the momentum of alternative energy growth, finds a new Deloitte report entitled, “Alternative Thinking 2016: Five game-changers that are powering the future of renewable energy.






December 2016

Acwa Power, a leading developer, investor, and operator of a portfolio of power generation and desalinated water production plants, is set to launch a new company that will group its existing renewable energy portfolio and act as a platform to capitalise on the rapidly growing market potential for renewable energy in emerging markets.






December 2016

Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc) and leading future energy company Masdar have jointly developed the first carbon capture utilisation and storage (CCUS) plant in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region. The project, which is now operational, aims to sequester up to 800,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO₂) per year.






December 2016

UAE-based Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) will support the Dubai Carbon Centre of Excellence (DCCE) by becoming Gold Sponsor of its ‘The State of Green Economy Report 2017’.






December 2016

UAE-based The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, an independent, research-driven graduate-level university focused on advanced energy, and sustainable technologies, said it has partnered with UK-based QinetiQ, a leading technology development and engineering company operating primarily in the defense, security and aerospace markets, and Sw






December 2016

The increasing demand for renewable sources for energy generation and rapid industrialisation has played a huge part in providing the necessary boost to the global small wind market, which is estimated to reach $1.89 billion by 2019, with a projected CAGR of 19.5 per cent, according to a new research.






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