United Arab Emirates

UAE Gets its First Solar-Powered Car

Before being on sale formally next year, the world’s first solar car that is ready for production has landed in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The Lightyear 0 will run on solar energy, and its creators claim that driving it for months at a time without recharging is possible. The Sharjah Research, Technology, and Innovation […]

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UAE To Invest in 300 MW Hybrid Project as Part of $2 Billion Investment in India

Under the framework of the four-nation grouping ‘I2U2′ (India, Israel, USA and UAE), the United Arab Emirates will make an investment worth $2 billion to establish a series of integrated food parks across India. This decision was announced in the first virtual summit held under the leaders of the grouping — Indian Prime Minister Narendra […]

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META4 To Invest Rs 250 Crore In Electric Two-Wheeler Manufacturing In India

Looking to grab a piece of the EV pie in India, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) based META4 has announced that it will be investing Rs 250 crore in the state of Telangana to set up an electric two-wheeler manufacturing facility. META4 has also held that it has signed a pact with the Telangana Government […]

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UAE Leads In RE Expansion In Past Decade Worldwide

The Green Fuel Index report released by ‘Compare the Market’ – an Australia-based aggregator has revealed that the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has had the largest increase of renewable energy capacity in the world in the past decade. The report has said that UAE’s renewable energy capacity swelled from a mere 13 MW in 2011 […]

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Abu Dhabi’s Masdar Signs Green H2 Deals with Engie, TotalEnergies

Abu Dhabi renewable energy group Masdar has signed a deal to develop a green hydrogen production plant in the United Arab Emirates with France’s Engie and Fertiglobe, the company said on Wednesday. In a separate statement, it said it had also agreed with TotalEnergies and Siemens to co-develop a project for sustainable aviation fuel using […]

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Jordan Signs Unique Deal with Israel to Barter Solar Energy for Water

Israel and Jordan have signed a declaration of intent for a water-for-energy deal, Israel’s Energy Ministry said on Monday, in the first such deal between the two countries. The project would see Jordan build 600 megawatts of solar generating capacity which would be exported to Israel, contingent upon Israel providing water-scarce Jordan with 200 million […]

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France, UAE to Join Forces on RE and H2 Projects

French finance minister Bruno Le Maire said on Sunday that France will work with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on new projects in the energy sector including renewables and hydrogen fuel. “Reaching zero carbon emissions by 2050 is an important goal, and we want to work with the UAE on this fight on climate change,” […]

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Adnoc Power Grid to be Run 100% on Nuclear & Solar in UAE

Abu Dhabi National Oil Co (Adnoc) has signed a deal with a local utility to supply up to 100% of its power grid with nuclear and solar energy sources, the Abu Dhabi government said on Tuesday. The supply deal, released by the state media office, follows the United Arab Emirates announcing this month plans to […]

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JA Solar Supplies Modules for MENA’s Largest Single-Rooftop Solar Project

To date, this plant, which uses JA Solar’s modules, represents the largest single-rooftop solar project in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. Shanghai-based high-performance solar power products maker JA Solar Holdings has supplied 3.2 MW of mono PERC modules for Aramex’s solar plant in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE). To date, this plant, which uses JA […]

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