renewable energy

  • Sharjah Sustainable City first community to provide energy storage solutions in GCC

    Recognizing the importance of energy conservation in the efforts to reach the global net zero carbon targets, the Sharjah Sustainable City, a fully sustainable community by the Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) and Diamond Developers, will be the first community in the region to give residents access to a renewable energy storage solution.

  • ‘NEOM is an accelerator of human progress’

    In an exclusive interview with Energy Review, Thorsten Schwarz, executive director of Grid Technology & Projects, NEOM Energy & Water shares his views on NEOM’s energy sustainability and the need for collaboration and innovation at scale.

  • Centrica and Mixergy to deploy smart hot water tanks in UK households

    Centrica, UK energy firm, has announced that it will roll out new smart hot water tanks to track hot water levels and help consumers better understand their usage within their households.

  • DEWA’s solar park to generate 5,000MW power by 2030

    Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) issued its 8th annual Sustainability Report 2020, which focuses on DEWA’s efforts in promoting sustainability with its social, economic, and environmental aspects.

  • German firm launches new solution that is critical to achieving a sustainable future

    As renewable energy sources continue their global success story, the demand for integrating them into the current energy and industry landscape has seen a sharp rise in the UAE. thyssenkrupp now offers a key technology for renewables integration: industrial scale water electrolysis for large projects. By splitting water into hydrogen and oxygen, this technology delivers "green" hydrogen, a clean, CO2-free energy carrier.

  • Google to use energy created by solar park to power data center in Holland

    US global search engine colossus and technology leaders Google have announced it will use electricity generated by a solar park to power a recently opened data center that the firm established. Google has publicly disclosed that it will purchase all of the electricity which is generated by the largest solar park in Holland over the next decade to power its data center.

  • Orange and ENGIE agree to deliver global renewable energy supply solution

    Orange is joining forces with ENGIE, the leading developer of solar and wind power in France, to deliver a global renewable energy supply solution in the country. This will involve creating new solar energy production capacities, managing the production of all renewable electricity capacities contracted by Orange with other producers and supplying additional volumes to cater to Orange's actual consumption.

  • PwC projects that renewable energy in the GCC could reach $16bn by 2020

    The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states show great promise for renewable energy deployment, according to a recent study by management consultancy Strategy& Middle East (formerly Booz & Company), part of the PwC network.

  • Resilience and agility key to DEWA’s success and excellence, says MD & CEO

    Under the wise guidance and direction of the UAE leadership, the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has achieved many milestones in promoting clean energy and digital transformation in the energy and water sectors by efficiently utilizing the tools of the Fourth Industrial Revolution and disruptive technologies.

  • Telefónica doubles use of renewable electricity

    44% of Telefónica's electricity consumption is already renewable, which is equivalent to the average annual consumption of 203,749 households. This means that the company has doubled its use of renewable electric energy from 21% one year ago. Telefónica is accelerating the fulfillment of its goals to help support the Paris Agreement: to reach 50% renewable energy by 2020 and 100% by 2030, combined with a reduction in energy consumption.