bio diesel fuel

Challenges in Producing Biodiesel in the UAE

Lootah Bio Fuel LLC (LBF), a fully owned subsidiary of the S.S. Lootah Group, is the leading manufacturer of biodiesel in the UAE. A pioneer in the waste-to-energy and alternative fuel industry, LBF, produces biodiesel from used cooking oil (UCO), and succeeds in pricing it cheaper than petroleum diesel,...
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Digital Oilfields Needed to Support Middle East’s Rising Oil Demand

In the wake of low oil and gas prices, the next generation of "digital oilfields" will be needed to support the Middle East's rapidly-growing for oil exploration and production over the next five years, declared industry experts today attending GITEX Technology Week 2015. While global crude oil prices...
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Solar Power Pricing Now on Par with Fossil Fuel in UAE

UAE solar power energy pricing is now on par with fossil fuels, unlocking new business opportunities across the public and private sectors, industry experts announced today. Solar photovoltaic module prices, as perhaps the best example of renewables' new affordability vis-à-vis fossil fuels, have fallen...
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Linking Cleantech Hubs Makes For Global Reach

#International Edition# Two new cleantech hubs at opposite ends of the earth have joined forces to expand the burgeoning industry across the world. A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed between the state government of South Australia and Flinders University to link the innovative Tonsley industrial...
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Dubai Becomes The First City In The World To Formally Adopt Biodiesel

Dubai is once again creating a world first as Dubai Municipality today signed a ground-breaking agreement with Neutral Fuels LLC to replace diesel in its vehicles with clean biodiesel. With the agreement, Dubai will become the first city in the world to formally adopt biodiesel made 100% locally from...
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clean tech barriers in MENA

What Are The Most Important Barriers For Clean Tech In Middle East?

EY has recently released a survey report for adoption of Clean Tech in Middle East and North Africa region. Across the GCC, the Levant and North Africa, insufficient government policy frameworks and regulations continue to be the largest barrier. This barrier has continued to grow in importance over...
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first solar

Generate Electricity From Solar Panels And Save On Electricity Bill In Dubai

DEWA releases standards for photovoltaic systems and invites manufacturers to submit applications Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (DEWA) has released the standards for installing photovoltaic panels to produce electricity from solar power in buildings in Dubai. The step supports the Smart Dubai...
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Reprocessing Can Cut the 150 Tonnes of Medical Waste In GCC

Miele Professional, the industry focused arm of the German manufacturer of high-end domestic appliances and fitted kitchens, will showcase its latest additions to medical technology at Arab Health 2015, as hospitals in the Middle East demand more advanced methods of reprocessing medical equipment to...
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Water Surpasses Solar As The GCC’s Fastest Growing Renewable Technology

The Cleantech industry saw a sudden growth in confidence for water technologies in 2014, according to EY’s 4th MENA Cleantech Survey Report that was launched at the World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi. The survey gauges the sentiment of senior industry executives on renewable energy implementation...
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First Solar To Build Jordan’s Biggest Solar Plant

US photovoltaic company First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR), which plans to build one of the region’s biggest solar power plants in southern Jordan, said recent major oil price fluctuations mean it’s vital for states in the region to continue diversifying their energy sources. First Solar had announced...
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