energy efficiency

  • MoP, EU Launch Energy Efficiency Capacity Building Program

    MoP, EU Launch Energy Efficiency Capacity Building Program

    Monday, 7th December 2020

    The Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources in cooperation with the European Union (EU) launched an energy efficiency capacity building program. This came during the EU’s Support the Technical and Financial Sustainability of the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Sectors event.

  • SOPC to Receive $50 MM Loan for Energy Efficiency Improvement

    SOPC to Receive $50 MM Loan for Energy Efficiency Improvement

    Tuesday, 16th June 2020

    House of Representatives approved a $50 million loan agreement with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) to improve the Suez Oil Processing Company's (SOPC) energy efficiency.

  • Electricity Consumption Declines By 4%

    Electricity Consumption Declines By 4%

    Wednesday, 7th August 2019

    Recently increased electricity prices have led to a decrease in consumption by around 3% to 4%.

  • Egypt Saves $350 M from Energy Efficiency

    Egypt Saves $350 M from Energy Efficiency

    Sunday, 26th May 2019

    Improving energy efficiency at the Egyptian refineries and production units helped Egypt save $350 million per year.

  • Egypt to Add 20,000 MW in 2 Years

    Egypt to Add 20,000 MW in 2 Years

    Thursday, 18th January 2018

    Egypt is implementing a national plan to add 20,100 MW by 2020, boosting Egypt’s total electricity capacity to 58,100 MW.

  • Oman Adopts Austerity Budget Boosting Non-Oil Revenues

    Oman Adopts Austerity Budget Boosting Non-Oil Revenues

    Sunday, 10th January 2016
    Oman has adopted an austerity budget for 2016 with a projected deficit of $8.6b in order to tackle the 50% decline in state revenue by introducing economic diversification, increasing non-oil revenues, and encouraging private sector investments.
  • DEWA Signs Disaster Management Partnership

    DEWA Signs Disaster Management Partnership

    Sunday, 3rd January 2016
    Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the National Crisis and Emergency Management Authority (NCEMA) to enhance bilateral cooperation in the disaster management field through exchange in resources, skills, and knowledge.
  • Dubai Targets Energy Savings Aiming at Lowest Carbon Footprint

    Dubai Targets Energy Savings Aiming at Lowest Carbon Footprint

    Sunday, 27th December 2015
    The Dubai Supreme Council of Energy has announced that Dubai expects to achieve 8% to 10% savings in energy demand by 2020, while generating the lowest carbon footprint in the world.
  • Iran’s 2016-2021 Plan Targets Renewables, Energy Efficiency

    Iran’s 2016-2021 Plan Targets Renewables, Energy Efficiency

    Sunday, 27th December 2015
    Iran has set up an aggressive growth plan to boost green energies as part of the country's larger commitment to sustainability and economic diversification in the framework of its five year economic development plan between 2016 and 2021.
  • Bahrain Forum Sought a New Energy Road Map

    Bahrain Forum Sought a New Energy Road Map

    Wednesday, 9th December 2015
    The second Energy Management Conference and Exhibition began in Bahrain on December 7th seeking to create a road map for a better management of region's natural resources.