Week In Middle East: UAE Supports India’s RE Ambitions To Achieve 450 GWs By 2030; Masdar To Develop 5 GW Of RE Projects; And More


UAE Supports India’s Renewable Energy Ambitions To Achieve 450 GWs By 2030


A senior official stated that the UAE’s increased cooperation with India in climate and clean energy will support New Delhi’s ambitions to reach 450 gigawatts of renewable energy capacity installed by 2030 as well as net zero carbon emissions by 2070. Mohammad Ali Rashed Lootah (President and CEO of Dubai Chambers of Commerce) said that both countries are “old energy partners”, India being the third largest importer and consumer of crude oil of UAE. Lootah stated that the UAE is aiming to increase its clean energy capabilities in order to achieve the UAE Energy Strategy by 2050 targets and the UAE Net Zero by 2050 Strategic Initiative ambitions.


Masdar To Develop 5 GW Of Renewable Energy Projects To Advance Africa’s Clean Energy Objectives


Masdar has demonstrated its commitment to helping African nations in their clean energy transition by signing agreements at Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW) 2023 with three countries – Angola, Uganda, and Zambia – to develop renewable energy projects with a combined capacity of up to 5 gigawatts (GW). The agreements were signed under the umbrella of the Etihad 7 initiative, a UAE-led initiative that aims to raise public- and private-sector funds to invest in the development of Africa’s renewable energy sector. Etihad 7 was launched at ADSW 2022 by HE Sheikh Shakhboot Nahyan Al Nahyan, Minister of State in the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MoFAIC) with the aim of achieving 20 GW capacity to supply 100 million people across the continent with clean electricity by 2035.

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Masdar, ADNOC, bp, Tadweer And Etihad Airways Explore Production In The UAE Of Sustainable Aviation Fuel From Renewable Hydrogen

Masdar, ADNOC, bp, Tadweer (Abu Dhabi Waste Management Company), and Etihad Airways announced at Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW) 2023 an agreement to conduct a joint feasibility study on exploring the production in the UAE of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) and other products, such as renewable diesel and naphtha, using municipal solid waste (MSW) and renewable hydrogen. The feasibility study will leverage the capabilities of the five partners to evaluate the technical and commercial viability of such a project. If the study’s conclusions are positive, the partners will target working toward developing the region’s first commercial-scale production capacity in Abu Dhabi.

ADNOC Distribution To Install Solar Panels To Power Service Stations

ADNOC Distribution, announced plans, to reduce its carbon intensity by 25% by 2030, by putting sustainability at the core of its day-to-day operations to future-proof its business and deliver sustainable long-term shareholder value. Central to ADNOC Distribution’s enhanced sustainability drive is a commitment to decarbonize its operations by reducing its Scope 1 carbon emissions, which come directly from its operations, and its Scope 2 carbon emissions, which come from the energy it uses to run its operations. The company said it will install solar panels to power service stations and use biofuels in its fleet of vehicles, in addition to expanding its network of EV charging stations. And it will utilize ‘green concrete’, that is eco-friendly and has a smaller carbon footprint than traditional concrete, in the construction of new service stations.

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AMANA Construct Delivers Mega Logistic Center For DB Schenker Powered With 100% Renewable Energy

AMANA Construct, a vertical of Group AMANA, has successfully delivered the third phase in the DB Schenker mega logistic center in Dubai. This will be a major distribution hub for the GCC. AMANA has completed the construction of 37,000 square meters of green warehouse space using 100% renewable energy. This brings the total footprint of logistics in Dubai to 84,000 square meters. AMANA is disrupting the construction industry by using technology and modular construction methods through its subsidiary DuBox. AMANA is a market leader in green logistics centers. AMANA utilized the offsite construction method at DB Schenker logistics center to improve product quality and reduce construction time by 30%.

Solis Continues To Endorse Its Commitment To Energy Transformation In Dubai

Solis, a global leader in solar inverter technology, displayed its most powerful inverters at World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi from January 16th-18th. The World Future Energy Summit is the leading international event accelerating sustainability and the global transition to clean energy. Solis’s booth grabbed many eyeballs and was the focal point of attention for visitors at the largest solar energy event in the Middle East. Solis’s new energy storage inverter, the S6-EH1P (3-6)K-L, was the center of the buzz and a major reason for all the excitement surrounding the booth. This inverter is flexible with an intelligent design and exhibits outstanding performance. It features integrated 2 MPPTS, which are perfect for residential rooftop installations that have multiple array orientations.

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Magnom Properties And Forbes Announce Partnership To Build ‘Forbes International Tower With Rooftop Solar’ In Egypt

Solidifying a commitment to long-term sustainability, Magnom Properties and Forbes, joined hands at the 53rd Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, to announce their plans to build an innovative, environmentally responsive tower set in the heart of the rising New Administrative Capital in Cairo, Egypt. Envisioned by Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture (AS+GG Architecture), the planned ‘Forbes International Tower’ marks the start of a new era of building design as Magnom Properties, a subsidiary of Rawabi Holding, pushes the boundaries of modern construction to pursue a zero-carbon strategy in collaboration with Forbes.

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