Power & Water

Opinion Edit: ‘Solar power is the path to a sustainable future’

DEWA altayerBetween 11 am and 2 pm on 11 March, utility-scale solar generation in the territory of the California Independent System Operator (CAISO) accounted for almost 40 per cent of net grid power produced and on 26 May at lunchtime, solar power accounted for almost 25 per cent of electricity generated in the UK, exceeding the combined output of the country’s eight nuclear power stations. When wind, biomass and hydro were added, almost 40 per cent of UK electricity came from renewable energy on that sunny spring day

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Standby for power

DubaiFestivalCity HimoinsaIn April 2017, HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, ordered the installation of back-up power generators at major projects in Dubai to ensure buildings will have necessary power during load shedding

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Panasonic HIT solar module achieves world’s highest output temperature coefficient

Karasawa1Panasonic has announced that it has once again achieved the highest efficiency of solar panels with a temperature coefficient of -0.258 per cent per ºC – world’s highest level for a mass-produced solar panel

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DEWA awards water pipeline contracts worth US$67.52mn in Dubai

DEWADubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has awarded a contract worth US$67.52mn for the construction of a 40km water pipeline project along Al Qudra Streets, aiming to increase the supply of electricity and water in the areas across the lines, in Dubai

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Visa SpA gensets power cement factory in Kuwait

Visa KuwaitItaly-based Visa SpA, one of the world’s leading gensets suppliers, has been recently involved in a major building contract in Kuwait for the supplying of a first batch consisting of four diesel generators model P 1260 in container version, with an integrated fuel tank of 2,500-litre

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