Microsoft has demonstrated the power of digital transformation to the region’s oil and gas industry, as the company participated in the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC) 2018.
Emerging technologies including artificial intelligence, blockchain and Internet of Things are going to radically change the energy industry, says UAE Minister for AI Omar bin Sultan Al Olama.
Saudi Aramco, a global petroleum and natural gas company, has reportedly broken ground on a new upstream research and development (R&D) centre in Lomonosov Moscow State University in Russia.
Saudi Arabia has reportedly launched a project to build the Kingdom’s first nuclear research reactor.
“The goals of the New Economy Forum are in line with the UAE’s 2071 strategy to prepare for the future and capture the opportunities that lie ahead. It also aligns with the UAE’s vision for building bridges, connecting global economies, and enabling sustainable prosperity,” Dr. Al Jaber said.
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Dubai Police to deploy electric vehicle charging stations (Green Chargers) in Dubai Police stations.
Schneider Electric has announced that energy efficiency innovations are enabling the UAE’s $72 billion worth of energy investments during the recent Innovation Day Dubai.
The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has launched a “My Sustainable Living” programme, which will enable residential customers to compare their monthly usage of electricity and water.
The World Green Economy Organization (WGEO) and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) signed a partnership agreement in Dubai to fast-track green investments into bankable smart city projects.
DEWA will showcase its digital technologies and initiatives as well as AI-focused solutions in the fields of clean energy, and smart metres and grids, to provide an unprecedented smart experience for the people of Dubai.
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) organised the first intensive quantum computing training programme, in cooperation with Microsoft.
Saudi Arabia has shelved a $200 billion plan with SoftBank Group Corp to build the world’s biggest solar-power-generation project.
Intelligence-led security firm FireEye, has released information about a new cyber espionage operation primarily targeting Middle Eastern organisations in the energy sector.
According to DEWA, the initiative recognises AI as the next phase after Smart Government. The UAE’s future services, sectors and infrastructure will use AI technologies and tools.