Friday 22 September 2017

Dewa to install PV panels for 640 villas in Hatta

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) is installing solar panels on the roofs of 640 villas for UAE nationals in Hatta, free of charge. This initiative is part of the effort to contribute to the enhancement of environmental sustainability and make Dubai one of the most sus


L&T wins $264m Kuwait pipeline contract

The Hydrocarbon Division of Larsen & Toubro (L&T), an Indian multinational, has won a major pipeline contract with a value close to ₹ 1700 crore ($264.41 million) from Kuwait Oil Company (KOC), said a statement from the company. The contract covers the engineering, procurement


GE wins 50MW Egypt solar plant contract

Technology giant GE has been awarded a contract by the Egyptian government to build a 50MW solar power plant in the country. It is GE’s first full turnkey contract to build a solar power plant. As per the agreement, GE will provide 4.4-MW solar skids featuring GE’s LV


Unique Group signs cooperation deal with Innovo

UAE-based Unique Group, one of the world’s most prominent integrated subsea and offshore solution providers, has entered into a cooperation agreement with UK-based Innovo for for specialised engineering and equipment. As part of the agreement, the two world-leading engineer


Siemens, PAS form ICS cybersecurity partnership

Siemens, a global engineering and technology leader, and PAS Global, a leading provider of industrial control system (ICS) cybersecurity solutions, have announced an agreement to provide fleet-wide, real time monitoring for control systems. By leveraging the unique capabilities o


Abraaj, Engie to develop wind platform in India

The Abraaj Group, a leading investor operating in growth markets, and Engie, a leading multinational utility company and the largest global independent power producer, have partnered to build a wind power platform in India. Together, Abraaj and Engie have identified a robust pipe


World Green Economy Summit to highlight role of innovation

The fourth World Green Economy Summit (WGES) 2017 in Dubai next month will highlight the role of innovation and technology in the transformation towards the green economy. The event will be held under the patronage of HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and P


UK surveillance firm wins multiple ME contracts

UK-based surveillance solutions business Synectics has secured multiple contracts for onshore and offshore oil and gas developments, spanning Egypt, Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Iran. Encompassing a broad mix of Synectics’ surveillance and security management solutions, the co


Slowdown seen in GCC fuel consumption

An economic slowdown coupled with energy reforms has adversely affected domestic fuel consumption growth across most of the GCC, and in some cases even led to negative growth, a report said. Saudi Arabia, the region’s largest fuel consumer, saw a 10 per cent decrease in dem


Siemens Gamesa to deliver D8 wind turbines to French projects

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy, through its fully owned subsidiary Adwen France SAS, plans to deliver its 8 MW offshore wind turbine, the D8, for two projects off the French coast for a total of almost 1 GW. The direct drive wind turbine will replace Adwen’s AD8 model foll

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