ACWA POWER | NewsRoom (market-insights)

2019
22
July
2019
| 14:27 Europe/Amsterdam
Conventional sources of energy, such as, coal and gas, deplete and contribute to a significant increase in carbon emissions and as a result to climate change. However, the energy sector is in the midst of a transition which is resulting in the fastes...
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25
June
2019
| 13:59 Europe/Amsterdam
For many years, science has long understood the potential for concentrated solar power (CSP), to capture solar energy; but in order to harness that limitless energy source at a commercially cost-effective scale, technology had to catch up to the shee...
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28
May
2019
| 09:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics (STEM) has often been seen as the preserve of ‘Men in White coats’. Whilst this might have been true in the last century, since the turn of the 21st century, the encouragement of women into these areas ...
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02
May
2019
| 15:39 Europe/Amsterdam
The Term ‘Off-Grid’ means different things to different people. There are three key reasons for choosing to be off grid. Firstly, there are communities, in countries like Africa and India, that cannot afford to connect to the grid. Then there are pla...
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05
March
2019
| 09:00 Europe/Amsterdam
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
| 08:02 Europe/Amsterdam
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
| 07:11 Europe/Amsterdam
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
| 00:08 Europe/Amsterdam
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
| 00:08 Europe/Amsterdam
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
| 00:08 Europe/Amsterdam
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
| 00:08 Europe/Amsterdam
Storage technology will help meet the energy demands of Africa's growing population. ...
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18
October
2018
| 00:08 Europe/Amsterdam
NWNL is interested in the values of desalination and recent adjustments to former desal processes. ...
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16
October
2018
| 00:08 Europe/Amsterdam
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
| 00:08 Europe/Amsterdam
Every so often throughout our history, Science discovers something so revolutionary, that it has the capacity to fundamentally change our lives. ...
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16
August
2018
| 00:08 Europe/Amsterdam
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
| 00:08 Europe/Amsterdam
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. ...
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02
May
2018
| 00:08 Europe/Amsterdam
Gender disparity in leading and upcoming industries is an issue that is steadily gaining voice on global platforms. ...
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01
May
2018
| 00:08 Europe/Amsterdam
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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