The UAE has another world record under its belt: the planet’s lowest prices for solar energy.
It may not sound as glamorous as the tallest building or the longest gold chain, but it has the potential to be a game changer in more ways than one.
High costs had previously been a major obstacle prohibiting growth for the solar sector. But prices have fallen 75 per cent over the... Read More
The State of Green Economy Report aims to monitor and document the country’s progress in its green economy efforts in accordance with the UAE’s green development strategy.
Abu Dhabi — Dr Rashid Ahmed bin Fahad, UAE Minister for Environment and Water, has issued the nation’s first State of Green Economy Report which evaluates the country’s economic development on the... Read More
Mina Rashid welcomes over 25,000 cruise passengers over the weekend at its cruise terminals; Cunard’s Queen Mary 2 to arrive on 29th January
Dubai, UAE, 20 January 2014: For the first time in its history, Mina Rashid has welcomed five cruise ships at the same time, last week. Over 25,000 passengers and crew of the Costa Serena, AIDA diva, Amadea, MSC Orchestra and... Read More
$57m will fund five renewable energy projects in developing countries from Argentina to Iran
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 18 January, 2015 – The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) today announced USD 57 million in concessional loans for five renewable... Read More
The DEC campaign started with its board members who represent leaders from public and private sectors in Dubai.
Dubai: Shaikha Mona Abdullah Al Moalla, Chief Operating Officer, Strategic Planning & Operations at Dubai Economic Council, (DEC) stated that the UAE stands ahead of many countries in terms of urgent humanitarian initiatives. She also stressed that these... Read More
Shaikh Mohammed expressed his appreciation for the role of the Shaikha Manal Young Artist Award in enriching the arts and cultural scene of the UAE.
Dubai: His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, visited the exhibition of shortlisted works for the 9th edition of the Shaikha Manal Young... Read More
First talk to take place on January 27 at Manarat Al Saadiyat
Abu Dhabi: A new series of talks programmed around the narrative of Zayed National Museum to chart the journey of the museum before its grand opening, will be launched by the Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority (TCA-AD).
The Multaqa Zayed National Museum talks are scheduled to run from January to May 2015... Read More
Capacity of Phase II of the Mohammad bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, due in 2017, raised to 200MW
Dubai: Saeed Mohammad Al Tayer, Managing Director & CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa), has announced that the production capacity of the second phase of the Mohammad bin Rashid Al Maktoum SolarPark will be increased from 100MW to 200MW.
The... Read More
Targeting markets across the Middle East and Africa will be a natural progression
Dubai: When it comes to selling jewellery to consumers, whether domestic or from overseas, Dubai’s built up a stellar standing that is unmatched. Now, it wants to do the same offering its finely crafted collections to business clients in overseas markets. And if it succeeds in breaking through into the B2B... Read More
Sharjah International had 9.5m passengers use the airport last year
Dubai: Sharjah International Airport reported on Wednesday an 11.76 per cent increase in passenger traffic for 2014 compared to a year earlier.
The airport, located in the UAE’s third largest emirate, recorded 9.5 million passengers compared to 8.5 million in 2013.
Ali Salim Al Midfa, chairman of the... Read More