Construction and power demand fuel diesel genset market in Middle East

Construction and power demand fuel diese…

Thursday, 27 July 2017 06:38

Continuous development of mega projects such as Dahiyat Al Fursan New City in Saudi Arabia, Al Maktoum International Airport expansion in the UAE and Istanbul New Airport in the Middle...

Eniverse Technologies and Skycart to bring autonomous drone delivery service to UAE

Eniverse Technologies and Skycart to bri…

Thursday, 27 July 2017 05:52

Eniverse Technologies, a Dubai-based technology group, and Skycart, a San Francisco-based drones company, have announced their new partnership to create ‘Space Autonomous Drones’ in Dubai

Iraqi port receives largest container vessel

Iraqi port receives largest container ve…

Wednesday, 26 July 2017 14:39

Gulftainer, an independent port operator, has announced that it has received the largest container vessel to call at Iraq’s ports to date

Barakah nuclear energy plant successfully tested

Barakah nuclear energy plant successfull…

Wednesday, 26 July 2017 06:46

A cold hydrostatic testing (CHT) has been done at Unit 2 at the Barakah nuclear energy plant in the UAE to verify whether the nuclear power station meets the highest...

Italian firm signs deal to build solar plant in Iran

Italian firm signs deal to build solar p…

Wednesday, 26 July 2017 05:42

An unnamed Italian company has signed an agreement to build a solar power plant in the southern province of Hormozgan in Iran

Stauff’s tube connector range takes safety to the next level

Stauff’s tube connector range takes safe…

Tuesday, 25 July 2017 12:09

Stauff Connect’s range of tube connectors for hydraulic systems, made of steel, comply with the latest version of the standards DIN 2353 and ISO 8434-1

DP World reports 10.7 per cent growth in Q2 2017

DP World reports 10.7 per cent growth in…

Tuesday, 25 July 2017 06:45

DP World Limited handled 34mn TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units) across its global portfolio of container terminals in the first half of 2017, with gross container volumes growing by 8.2 per...

CESI and Bahrain collaborate on renewable energy programme

CESI and Bahrain collaborate on renewabl…

Monday, 24 July 2017 05:15

CESI, technical consulting and engineering firm, has announced that it will develop technical and strategic regulatory requirements related to connecting distributed renewable energy resources into Bahrain’s national electricity grid owned...

DEWA CEO inspects work at MBR Solar Park Phase 3

DEWA CEO inspects work at MBR Solar Park…

Monday, 24 July 2017 05:14

Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD and CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), recently reviewed the construction work at the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, situated about...

US$200bn investment required in renewable sector: MEED estimates

US$200bn investment required in renewabl…

Sunday, 23 July 2017 07:42

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is looking to develop more than 67 GW of clean energy projects that are currently at various stages of the design and...

GE signs US$575mn agreement to help improve rail infrastructure in Egypt

GE signs US$575mn agreement to help impr…

Sunday, 23 July 2017 05:27

GE has signed a letter of intent (LoI) worth US$575mn with the Egypt’s Ministry of Transportation (MoT) and Egyptian National Railways (ENR) to supply 100 GE ES30ACi Light Evolution Series...

Technical Review Middle East weekly digest - 16th July - 20th July

Technical Review Middle East weekly dige…

Sunday, 23 July 2017 04:00

Here is a brief overview of the week’s news on Technical Review Middle East, from 16th July - 20th July

New control units for gas gensets

New control units for gas gensets

Thursday, 20 July 2017 09:10

HIMOINSA has developed control units for gas-powered generator sets

Iron ore exports to Middle East from Brazil surge

Iron ore exports to Middle East from Bra…

Thursday, 20 July 2017 06:40

Iron ore exports from Brazil to Middle East countries fetched US$564.5mn in the first half of 2017, up 133 per cent from H1 2016, according to Brazilian Ministry of Industry,...

Chicago Pneumatic towers to light up oil and gas project in Kuwait

Chicago Pneumatic towers to light up oil…

Wednesday, 19 July 2017 08:32

Chicago Pneumatic has sold 100 CPLT V15 metal halide tough and efficient light towers in Kuwait to its authorised distributor General Transportation & Equipment Company (GTE)

Iran and Iraq sign deals for joint industrial parks

Iran and Iraq sign deals for joint indus…

Wednesday, 19 July 2017 07:48

Iran and Iraq have recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to establish joint industrial parks, according to news reports

Middle East Electricity 2012 opens to a grand start

MEE_2012_1Commencing today, Middle East Electricity 2012 (MEE) was officially inaugurated by Dr. Rashid Ahmed Bin Fahad, Minister of Environment and Water in the UAE.

MEE is the world's leading energy event that focuses on power, lighting, renewable, nuclear and water sectors, creating a key platform for exhibitors to impress industry professionals with their latest innovations, solutions, products and services.

Taking place until 9 February in Dubai, the three-day exhibition opens as 113 new power, water, and energy projects valued at US$180 billion are underway or at the planning stages in the Middle East.

More than 1,000 exhibitors

The event has attracted more than 1,000 exhibitors from within the region and worldwide looking to capitalise on a booming energy sector.

Hundreds of companies are launching new products at the show – among the most notable of these include the Dubai-based cable manufacturer Ducab, which will showcase its new range 66kV to 400 kV High Voltage (HV) cable systems.

Other exhibitors launching their most recent products at the show include Bahrain-based Atlas Copco, which is introducing its portable diesel driven generator sets and lighting towers; and GWB International, which is using the exhibition to officially launch in the UAE and Middle East its Cooper brand of silent generating sets.

Commenting on the growth of Middle East Electricity this year, Anita Mathews, Exhibition Director said: "The exhibitor space for Middle East Electricity 2012 has exceeded last year's occupied space by 15 per cent. We have also seen growth in exhibitor numbers and expect more than 15,000 unique visitors to attend the three-day event."

CESI, an Italian based market leader in power systems consulting and testing will be at the exhibition as it looks to further expand its business operations in the Middle East, having last month opened its first regional office in the UAE.

Middle East Electricity Awards

Middle East Electricity will feature for the first time the Middle East Electricity Awards, established to recognise outstanding achievements of individuals, departments, teams or organisations that have contributed to the growth and development of the energy industry in the Middle East.

The winners will be announced this evening at a gala dinner attended by 1,000 of the region's leading power professionals and companies, senior government officials and special VIP industry guests.

Other highlights

Other highlights of Middle East Electricity include the free-to-attend technical seminars, where a selection of exhibitors will present latest innovations and products to visitors over the three days on the show floor.

Partner event

Middle East Electricity 2012 is the partner event to Power + Water Middle East in Abu Dhabi and Africa Electricity in Johannesburg.

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