Smart Water

News and insights into water meter innovation, water grid technology, research and development throughout the water value chain. How utilities maximise smart water meters, preventing non-revenue water loss, as well as the use of AI, data and analytics to ensure the sustainability of the water resource will be noted in this category, especially in light of climate change and drought.

Dubai desalination

Dubai to power desalination with solar

The cost of water production is set to be reduced, thanks to the region’s efforts to integrate renewable energy into water desalination processes.

European Investment Bank approves €4 billion in smart energy financing

The European Investment Bank has green-lit €4 billion in financing for clean energy projects in 18 countries.

Diehl Metering’s smart contribution towards a sustainable energy supply

With the Paris Agreement on climate change, the international community of 195 countries set a legally binding target: Global warming is expected...
smart city

APEJ smart city spending to reach $35 billion by 2022

Spending on smart city technologies in the Asia Pacific region, excluding Japan, is expected to increase by 16.8% between 2018 and 2022.

Ministers’ plan to end inequalities in access to water and sanitation

 Over 50 ministers came together to agree on joint action towards achieving universal access to water, sanitation and hygiene at the two-day...
climate change

Climate change, disaster reduction and future proofing – is enough being...

Research by the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) warned that limiting global warming to 1.5°C will require fast, far-reaching...

New UAE energy plant converts seawater to fresh water

SEWA has partnered with Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems to develop a natural gas fired power plant.

Nomination categories | The Global Power & Energy Elites 2020

Nominations open: 13 March 2019 | Nominations close: 14 June 2019
abu dhabi

Abu Dhabi launches $81 million R&D initiative

The Abu Dhabi government has signed an agreement with non-profit organisation XPRIZE to innovate the emirate’s water, energy and a wide range of industries.
Aquaflow Utilities

UK water supplier announces “likely” liquidation – customers welcome to switch

Embattled UK commercial water supplier Aquaflow Utilities has announced that it will “likely” enter into liquidation at midnight on 9thApril 2019.

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