ACWA POWER | NewsRoom (market-insights)

2019
05
March
2019
There has been a new wave of industrial scale investment, the ripples of which have been rolling out from China for the past five years. This wave is the result of the Belt & Road Initiative (BRI), the establishment of the Silk Road Fund (SRF) in ...
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29
January
2019
Around the world, an average of 80 - 100 gallons of water are consumed daily per capita with this number predicted to rise significantly in the coming years with the UN indicating global population to grow a further 13.2% by 2030, to reach a total of...
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2018
30
December
2018
Take Jordan for example, ACWA Power’s partner in the country (CEGCO) , have provided the local Mosques around the plants in Aqaba, Khalda, Furnish, and Rihab itself with Solar Photovoltaic (PV) panels to cut their electricity bills by at least 50 per...
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11
November
2018
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is among the group of emerging technologies that’s predicted to transform the way the world will work in the future.   Machine Learning (ML) is usually what most people are describing when discussing AI. This widely...
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07
November
2018
In August of 2007, King’s Academy, a coeducational boarding school situated near Madaba, opened its doors to its first cohort of students. Today, King’s Academy is now the largest private boarding and day school in the Middle East.   King A...
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28
October
2018
Saudi Arabia is undergoing a significant transition to low-carbon energy generation. The Kingdom, guided by objectives set out in Vision 2030, is undertaking ambitious plans to generate 9,500 MW from renewable sources by 2023. The country is alrea...
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22
October
2018
Africa’s economy is growing at an unprecedented rate, leading to a rapid rise in demand for energy. The continent faces a severe energy problem; nearly 620 million households live without access to electricity. Governments across the region recognise...
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18
October
2018
NWNL: While we can’t squeeze water out of thin air, we can squeeze potable water out of salt water. Concerns over desalinization’s high cost and ecosystem degradation by its brine-y waste are now being aggressively studied and corrected. Thus, as we ...
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16
October
2018
Energy diversification, the use of different energy sources to meet demand, is recognised nearly universally as a policy imperative. Around the world, governments strive to diversify their energy mix to insulate themselves from disruption and meet su...
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19
August
2018
Every so often throughout our history, Science discovers something so revolutionary, that it has the capacity to fundamentally change our lives. Fifteen years ago, Scientists Andre Geim & Kostya Novoselov at the University of Manchester UK, were a...
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16
August
2018
Advances in battery technology will soon have the potential to resolve one of the most persistent dilemmas for the energy sector – that of energy storage. For renewables in particular, one of the key criticisms is its variability, with storage techno...
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25
July
2018
The Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (DEWA) recently announced that it plans to join with Microsoft Corporation’s Microsoft Quantum Program; the first organisation to do so outside the USA. The aim is to seek new quantum-based computing solutio...
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02
May
2018
Gender disparity in leading and upcoming industries is an issue that is steadily gaining voice on global platforms. Within the renewable energy industry, women represent a higher percentage of the workforce at 35 percent compared to the wider powe...
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01
May
2018
The global concentrated solar power (CSP) market is expected to see more than 17 percent growth and reach USD 8.92 billion worth of investments by 2025 (Read more), while installed capacity is predicted to exceed 24 GW, according to study conducted b...
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