Tag: UAE

Commercialization, Renewable Energy

IRENA and Masdar to Collaborate on Setting a Roadmap to Triple Global Renewable Energy Capacity by 2030

May 11, 2023


Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company PJSC – Masdar, one of the world’s leading clean energy companies, has signed an agreement with the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) to cooperate on a major international knowledge project setting out the means to […]

Energy Consumption, Global

IRENA Members Advance Global Agenda on the Geopolitics of Energy Transformation

May 4, 2022


The world will need to manage more seismic shifts in the global energy system, including a quadrupling of renewable power capacity by 2030, to forge a pathway toward the 1.5°C goal, said IRENA Director-General Francesco La Camera at the opening […]

Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

Women Are an Important Piece of UAE Nuclear Power Program

March 10, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

Tuesday, March 8, was International Women’s Day, a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. The idea of an International Women’s Day (IWD) was first proposed in 1910 by Clara Zetkin, leader of the Women’s […]

News and Policies, World

Can Major Oil Producers Like The UAE Really Hit Net Zero Carbon Emissions?

August 27, 2021

Via: Forbes

The suggestion this week by a well-placed UAE official that his country might soon set a “net zero” target for carbons emissions is a further sign of the rising pressure on governments around the world to do more to limit […]

Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

UAE: ENOC Group opens a new fuel station in Dubai

December 28, 2020

Via: PetrolPlaza

ENOC Group has opened a new fuel station in Dubai’s Deira district, raising the company’s total number of locations to 149 across the United Arab Emirates. Located on Al Rasheed Road, the new fuel station will cater to residents and […]

Conventional Fuels, News and Policies, Nuclear, World

The UAE gets green light to operate the Arab world’s first nuclear power plant

February 17, 2020

Via: CNBC energy

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — The independent nuclear regulator for the United Arab Emirates on Monday issued the operating license for Unit 1 of the country’s Barakah Nuclear Power Plant, giving the go-ahead on operations for the first nuclear […]

Chemical, Conventional Fuels, Domestic, Energy Consumption

UAE energy minister and Siemens CEO agree it’s time for the US to move on from coal

February 11, 2019

Via: CNBC energy

Energy industry leaders issued calls for a greater commitment to developing renewable energy sources during the 2019 World Government Summit in Dubai — and some honed in specifically on the U.S. coal industry as an obstacle to those goals. Siemens […]