Oman solar

Oman’s largest solar PV plant reaches financial close

ACWA Power, GIC and AEPC have achieved financial closure for a 500 MW solar PV plant at Ibri in Oman, currently the largest solar PV plant in the country.
communications module

Itron launches next-gen RF communications module for utilities in EMEA

Itron has launched its Cyble 5 communications module for utilities and cities in Europe, the Middle East and Africa

Issue 2: Partner with us for African and Indian Utility Weeks...

If you're looking to position your brand and boost business in Africa or South East Asia, issue 2 of Smart Energy International will take you there, with copies to every delegate in attendance at Indian UTility Week and African Utility Week with discounted packages for exhibitors that promote your presence ahead of, during, and post-event.
Egypt Wind

Ground broken on new 250MW Egypt wind farm

Lekela, has broken ground on the construction of its 250 MW West Bakr wind farm in Ras-Ghareb, Egypt.
Palestine Solar

Palestine’s West Bank to gain rooftop solar thanks to funding boost

IFC and Massader signed a loan agreement to finance the construction of hundreds of rooftop solar power projects across the West Bank, Palestine.
floating solar

First floating solar in the Middle East set for commissioning

The small resort island of Nurai in Abu Dhabi looks set to commission what will be the Middle East’s first floating solar plant, with Dubai-based solar developer Enerwhere ready to bring it online.
Global Water Award

Winners of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum water award announced

HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Media Council, has honoured 10 winners in the 2nd Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Water Award.
data migration

DEWA completes world’s largest utility data migration

The data migration is one of the world’s largest migrations for SAP HEC in the utility sector and one of the largest across all industries at the EMEA level.
digital platforms

DEWA maps EV charging stations across 14 digital channels

Electric vehicle owners charging via DEWA’s network can now easily access the location and status of chargers using 14 digital platforms.
utility infrastructure

Protecting our critical water utility infrastructure from attack

Because of the critical role of water and power utility infrastructure in our society, in addition to their increasing reliance on connected systems, they are an especially appealing target for multiple attack vectors such as insider, outsider and supply chain attackers

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