Power & Water

Qatar plans to avert a water crisis

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Qatar has embarked on plans to build a 10 billion Qatari riyal (US$2.75 billion) mega-reservoir capable of holding seven days worth of fresh water to avert a potential crisis should its giant desalination plants that supply 99 per cent of the Gulf state's water fail.

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Ducab new HV plant will open up whole new market

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Ducab HV, a joint venture between Ducab, ADWEA and DEWA will extend the company’s range to Extra High Voltage products (up to 400kV), covering the highest voltage currently used in the GCC.

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New era for renewable energy in the Gulf region


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The signing of the Shams 1 solar power project financing in the UAE last month has opened the way for a burgeoning in renewable energy in the Gulf, said Standard & Poor's Ratings Services in a new report.

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DEWA signs US$272mn worth of new contracts

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The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) signed five new contracts worth US$272mn for power and water projects that will support Dubai utility's infrastructure and also boost the efficiency of grids and networks to meet the growth and demand for its services.

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Oman to spend US$301mn to upgrade power grid

 

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Oman Electricity Transmission Company (OETC) is working hard on expanding the country's power transmission infrastructure and upgrading the national power grid to try and meet growing local energy demand.

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