Pollution prevention
August 2017

The UAE Ministry of Climate Change and Environment has signed an agreement with Abu Dhabi’s future energy company Masdar, and Sharjah-based Bee’ah for setting up a waste-to-energy conversion facility in the northern emirates of Ras Al Khaimah and Fujairah.






August 2017

ABU DHABI’S renewable energy company Masdar and PT Pembangkitan Jawa-Bali (PT PJB), a leading Indonesian power company, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to explore areas of collaboration in the renewable energy sector in Indonesia.






August 2017

The world’s first cistern to use condensate from air conditioning units to flush the toilet has been launched and would save 2.4 billion litres of water a year for the 302 Middle East and North Africa (Mena) hotels currently being built.






August 2017

The Climate Investment Funds’ Clean Technology Fund (CIF CTF) has approved a $25 million loan for Morocco for a project to generate solar power through an innovative hybrid concentrated solar power (CSP) and Photovoltaic (PV) solution.






August 2017

The external cost of power generation by fossil fuels, mostly related to the environment and public health, has been shown to be the same or more than the cost of generating electricity by solar power, said an industry expert.






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