Ali Akbar Salehi, responsible for managing Iran's atomic energy policy, has confirmed the launch of the Islamic republic's first nuclear power plant. The plan was initially announced by Russia which has helped build the facility.
Saudi Arabia has taken the first step towards becoming energy efficient by holding its first ever public stakeholder meeting, the initial step in certifying an energy efficiency project under the rules of the Kyoto Protocol?s Clean Development Mechanism (CDM), in Jeddah recently.
Oman has awarded France's GDF Suez a US$1.7 billion contract to build two power plants. A tender board official told Reuters, ?GDF Suez has signed a 15-year contract with the government in a BOOT (build, own, operate and transfer) model for which the company will spend 700 million rials."
CompAir has extended its portfolio of variable speed compressors with the launch of seven new models, to offer a comprehensive range of energy efficient rotary screw machines from 11kW to 250kW.
A consortium led by Japan's Marubeni Corporation has proposed the lowest tariff to build a 2,000 megawatt power plant in Riyadh for Saudi Electricity Company (SEC).
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