Saudi Arabia has shelved a $200 billion plan with SoftBank Group Corp to build the world’s biggest solar-power-generation project.
Kuwait’s Ministry of Electricity and Water, in partnership with Zain and SAP, has started deploying the smart metres that will reach a total of 800,000 electrical metres and 300,000 water metres to homes and organisations.
The Middle East and North Africa, and especially the GCC, are spearheading the $2.6 billion global Smart Cities market, according to Schneider Electric.
Saudi Aramco is boosting its patented technologies after doubling its scientist headcount to 1,300, The Wall Street Journal reported.
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has launched DEWA Store on its smart app to provide exclusive offers and discounts to DEWA’s customers, in cooperation with a number of public and private sector companies.
Dubai is extending its Safaqat project to retrofit solar rooftop panels on buildings across the UAE, with demand coming from Hatta and residential villas in Dubai.
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) is cooperating with Microsoft to develop new quantum-based solutions to address energy optimisation and other challenges where classical computers have serious limitations.
Saudi Electricity Company (SEC) and GE, in a statement, have stressed on the importance of their long-standing partnership for both the companies.
The Regulatory and Supervisory Bureau (RSB) for electricity and water in Dubai has revealed that Dubai’s cumulative investments in the energy efficiency market increased to AED 500 million in 2017.
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has invited companies and organisations to participate and display their products and services at the 20th WETEX and the third Dubai Solar Show.