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World’s largest Waste-to-Energy project : Dubai Municipality announces the launch of its ambitious project

Dubai Municipality announced the launch of solid waste-to-energy (WET) project at Warsan area. It is the world’s largest waste to Energy project operating at one site. The Dubai plant will be built on a 2-hectare (5-acre) plot of land in the Warsan area, and electricity will be fed into the local grid by way of HV 132 kV cables. The ...

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Electric vehicles by the two auto- giants GM and Ford: A significant shift towards EVs in the automobile industry.

General Motors unveiled plans to roll out 20 new entirely electric car models by 2023, with two of the new EVs coming out in the next 18 months. Meanwhile, Ford announced the creation of “Team Edison,” intended to accelerate the company’s EV development and partnership work. After the GM announcement, a Ford executive told Automotive News it was also on ...

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UAE hosts ‘Leaders’ Roundtable: The Sustainable Ocean Economy’ at 72nd UNGA in New York.

The UAE, in partnership with the European Union and Fiji, hosted a high-level roundtable during the 72nd United Nations General Assembly on enhancing and mobilising investments to promote a sustainable ocean economy that supports climate change mitigation and adaptation efforts.Building on the UN Ocean Conference, held in June 2017, the roundtable discussed ways to enhance preparations for the Our Ocean ...

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Dewa to install solar panels at 640 villas in Hatta

Dubai: Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) is installing solar panels on the roofs of 640 villas of UAE nationals in Hatta, free of charge, said the authority on Thursday. The effort will help foster environmental sustainability and make Dubai one of the most sustainable cities in the world by cutting carbon emissions that contribute to global warming. The project ...

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Electric cars join Dubai police fleet

Dubai Police Electric Cars

Dubai: Because of their quiet attitude, you may not readily notice them when going through the Dubai airport. But these new police patrol cars are capable, fully-electric vehicles made by the French carmaker Peugeot and recently rolled out by the Dubai police. The EVs are now being used by officers to secure the Dubai international airport. The plug-ins join the ...

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Sharks become victims of most deadly predator in the Gulf – overfishing

It looks like a fearsome predator of the seas. Nearly two metres long when fully grown, hunting with 15 rows of sharp teeth and its presence announced by the dreaded triangular fin carving through the water. In fact, we have nothing to fear from the Smoothtooth Blacktip shark, which lives largely in the Arabian Gulf and dines exclusively on smaller ...

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