Technical Review Middle East weekly digest - 4th - 8th June 2017

Fernando Tomas Flickr for TRME 307 (Image source: Fernando Tomas/Flickr)Here is a brief overview of the week's new on Technical Review Middle East, from 4th - 8th June 2017 

‘Sustainability in HVAC imperative’ 

Rubber World Industries (RWI), a major provider of rubber insulation products in the GCC, is taking steps to promote sustainability through its HVAC products. Click here to read the full story.  

Siemens to supply turbine equipment to Jordon’s power plant 

Siemens has received an order to supply two SST5-5000 steam turbines, two air-cooled SGen5-1200A generators and the turbine control system to Attarat steam power plant in Jordon, which will be built in the dessert of Attarat Um Ghudran and is expected to become operational in mid-2020. Click here to read the full story.  

Oxford Flow signs MoU with Sharjah Electricity & Water Authority 

Oxford Flow, the developer of innovative flow control technologies, has signed its first deal in the Gulf region. Click here to read the full story.  

IEA: "Buildings could play a major role in supporting the energy system transformation" 

The International Energy Agency's latest report on energy technology trends, as well as technological advances, will play out in the next four decades to reshape the global energy sector. Click here to read the full story.  

EmiratesGBC launches online ‘Green Building Tooltips’ to promote sustainable best practices 

Emirates Green Building Council (EmiratesGBC), an independent forum aimed at conserving the environment by strengthening and promoting green building practices, today launched its brand-new initiative to encourage green building best practices, the ‘Green Building Tooltips’. Click here to read the full story

DEWA receives lowest international bid for 200MW CSP plant at MBR Solar Park 

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has received the lowest international bid of US$9.45 cents per kilowatt hour (kW/h) for the 200MW concentrated solar power (CSP) plant, which is the fourth phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park. Click here to read the full story.  

Alserkal to open truck facility centre worth US$2.72mn in Dubai 

Nasser Bin Abdullatif Alserkal Est. has partnered with Dubai Municipality to construct Alserkal Bridgestone Truck Tyre Centre worth US$2.72mn in the Al Ruwwaya area of Dubai that will fulfil the increasing demand of a professional trucking centre and facility for the UAE. Click here to read the full story.  

Dow Water advocates circular model for wastewater reuse 

On the occasion of World Environment Day, Dow Water and Process Solutions has revealed that circular model of water transition can help people and industries to effectively reuse wastewater through sustainable water treatment technologies, thereby reducing waste, energy consumption and environmental degradation. Click here to read the full story.  

LG introduces new magnetic bearing centrifugal chillers in the UAE 

LG Electronics has launched its new generation magnetic bearing chiller system, an oil-and-contact-free drive solution for centrifugal compressors in chillers across the UAE. Click here to read the full story.  

Iran builds Middle East’s first mobile power station 

Iran’s MAPNA Group has constructed the Middle East’s first mobile power station with a capacity of 25MW, Iran’s Mehr News Agency (MNA) has reported. Click here to read the full story.  

Marubeni, JinkoSolar and ADWEA to begin building Middle East’s largest solar project 

Marubeni, JinkoSolar and Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority (ADWEA) have signed a limited-recourse financing loan agreement for the Sweihan photovoltaic independent power project (IPP), situated in the UAE capital. Click here to read the full story.  

SWCC partners with DuPont to improve service excellence in Saudi Arabia 

Saudi Arabia’s Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC) has joined hand with DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) to enhance the kingdom’s desalination facilities, by improving the operational excellence and safety management processes at SWCC to ensure sustainable water supply. Click here to read the full story.  

Multiple orders for Rotork actuators at Middle East’s grassroot refinery 

Rotork fluid power valve actuators have been ordered for multiple applications at a new grassroots refinery under construction in the Middle East. Click here to read the full story.  

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