Technical Review Middle East weekly digest - 20th - 24th August

Fernando Tomas Flickr for TRME 307 (Image source: Fernando Tomas/Flickr)Here is a brief overview of the week’s news on Technical Review Middle East, from 20th - 24th August 2017

Inmesol outlines genset market trends within rental sector 

Inmesol Technology has demonstrated the genset market trends within rental sector, saying that the market is segmented according to end-use applications and that the rental sector is being driven by aspects such as noise pollution, engine efficiency, gas emissions as well as increase in energy demands. Click here to read the full story

Expansion and investments to drive UAE logistics sector growth, study finds

Expansion projects and new investments are expected to fuel growth within the UAE’s logistics sector over the next five years, according to a recent analysis by the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Click here to read the full story

Danfoss’ Refrigerant Week to be held in September 2017 

Refrigerant shortages, new refrigerant launches, price increases and tax on GWP values, and shifting regulations make it challenging for industry professionals and decision-makers to anticipate and plan for the future. Click here to read the full story

Yellow Door Energy to install solar PV plant at Elcome’s headquarters in Dubai 

Yellow Door Energy (YDE), a Dubai-based firm that invests in and operates distributed solar and energy efficiency assets, has announced that it will begin the installation of a 311kWp rooftop solar PV plant at Elcome’s headquarters located in Dubai Investments Park. Click here to read the full story

Empower ‘connects’ 75 buildings in 2017 with energy-efficient technologies 

District cooling services provider Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower) has announced that it has ‘connected’ 75 new buildings to its services this year. Click here to read the full story

EBRD and Proparco sign first projects under Egypt Renewable Energy Framework 

EBRD and Proparco have committed US$58mn each for two 50MW solar PV power plants in Egypt’s Aswan Province. Click here to read the full story

First four Doha Metro trains arrive in Qatar 

The first four of the 75 Doha Metro trains have arrived two months ahead of schedule at Hamad Port in Qatar after a three-week journey by sea from Japan’s Kobe Port. Click here to read the full story

EmiratesGBC discusses progressing UAE's sustainable construction practices 

Saeed Alabbar, chairman of Emirates Green Building Council (EmiratesGBC), in talks with Technical Review Middle East about the UAE’s sustainable construction practices and the council’s role in fulfilling the criteria. Click here to read the full story

Masdar and Oman join hands to build first large-scale wind farm in GCC 

Abu Dhabi’s renewable energy company, Masdar, has signed an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract with a global consortium comprising GE and Spain’s TSK to build the Dhofar Wind Power Project in Oman, the first large-scale wind farm in the GCC. Click here to read the full story

Brady partners with Kezzler and Honeywell for anti-counterfeiting solution 

The global industrial and safety printing solutions provider Brady has partnered with Kezzler and Honeywell to focus on bringing anti-counterfeiting solution for Genetron 134a refrigerant, which can be used in automotive, commercial and industrial air conditioning and refrigeration applications. Click here to read the full story

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