UAE’s Enviromena sees sun shining for solar power in Mena region
Abu Dhabi-based Enviromena, set up in 2007 with local and international investors including venture capital firms, has built around 50 percent of all solar photovoltaic plants in the Middle East North Africa (Mena) region. It has built 45 solar power plants with a total capacity of 70 megawatts (MW) connected to power grids, with another 105 MW of projects under construction. In the next 12 months we expect more contracts as we bid for projects across this region,” Sami Khoreibi told Reuters on the sidelines of a green energy summit.
17 November, 2013 AFP, UAE’s twofour54 sign training partnership deal The AFP Foundation signed on Sunday with Abu Dhabi-based information and entertainment centre twofour54 a partnership agreement for training journalists in the Gulf region. The training courses will be run by Arabic mother-tongue journalists employed b...
17 January, 2014 Israeli minister to lead delegation to Abu Dhabi energy summit Energy Minister Silvan Shalom to attend World Future Energy Summit in United Arab Emirates. First visit of Israeli delegation to UAE since Hamas accused Israel of assassinating movement's military commander Mahmoud al-Mabhouh in 2010
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17 November, 2013 Arab, African ministers meet in Kuwait to boost cooperation Arab and African foreign ministers met in Kuwait on Sunday hoping to accelerate a strategy to bolster economic cooperation, investment and trade ahead of a summit this week. The Third Africa Arab Summit on Tuesday and Wednesday will be the first meeting of its kind since 2010, when […]
20 March, 2017 Dubai harvests desert sun at vast solar plant Dubai on Monday completed a solar plant big enough to power 50,000 homes as part of a plan to generate three-quarters of its energy from renewables by 2050. The 200 megawatt plant sprawls over 4.5 square kilometres (1.73 square miles) of desert and in...