Energy

Abu Dhabi DoE launches #SaveAtHome competition

The Department of Energy in Abu Dhabi launched the “#SaveAtHome” competition to encourage all members of the society in Abu Dhabi to share their experience in the rationalising of water and electricity consumption at homes […]

Energy

Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant Started Safely

The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation, ENEC, today announced that its operating and maintenance subsidiary, Nawah Energy Company, Nawah, has successfully started up Unit 1 of the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant, located in the Al Dhafrah […]

Economy

Abu Dhabi issues regulations on solar PV

The Regulation and Supervision Bureau (RSB) in Abu Dhabi will, starting next month, roll out a set of regulations governing small-scale PV energy netting Small-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) systems in Abu Dhabi have come under […]

Energy

Baraka’s First Reactor Starts Work

An operating license for a reactor for Barakah nuclear power plant has been issued, the first in the Arab world, hailing it as a “new chapter”. The UAE has substantial energy reserves, but with a […]

Energy

Water Supply and Sanitation

There are two sources of water in UAE: Desalinated seawater and groundwater. While groundwater is used for agriculture in Al Ain and Liwa, drinking water is provided entirely from desalinated seawater across the Emirate. Seawater […]

Energy

ADNOC Distribution Expands Gas Stations

The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company, ADNOC, Distribution, is planning to expand its facilities and investment services around the UAE, especially in Dubai, which currently serves only four stations, announced Saeed Mubarak Al Rashdi, Acting […]

Energy

Abu Dhabi speeds CNG conversions for vehicles

Abu Dhabi’s fleet of taxis, government vehicles and buses are being switched to compressed natural gas (CNG) as part of a concerted mission to move towards sustainable environmentally friendly solutions. More than 6,000 vehicles in […]