DEWA granted patent for system to measure atmospheric attenuation to identify best locations for CSP projects

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), represented by its Research and Development (R&D) Centre, has been granted a patent for a system to measure atmospheric attenuation that results from different factors such as dust. This adds to DEWA’s record of achievements. The system identifies the best locations for solar towers and heliostats in Concentrated Solar […]


Arab Space Pioneers draws 37,000 applications in two weeks

DUBAI, Within two weeks of its launch, the Arab Space Pioneers drew an overwhelming 37,000 applications from creative talents, researchers and inventors across the Arab world. His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, launched the first-of-its-kind specialized training programme earlier in July in […]


World is facing unparalleled fiscal and monetary policy issues, UAE tells G20 Finance and Central Banks’ officials meeting

DUBAI, Younis Haji Al Khoori, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Finance, MoF, participated today in the fourth meeting of the Group of Twenty, G20, Finance and Central Banks’ Deputies which was held remotely on the 16th and 17th of July. The meeting discussed the third G20 Finance Track Communiqué which reflects the group’s commitment to […]


UAE discusses next steps in developing Circular Economy at First Scale360 Global Advisory Board meeting

DUBAI, The UAE participated in the inaugural meeting of the Scale360 Global Advisory Board, the governing body of the World Economic Forum, WEF, Scale360 initiative that aspires to accelerate the circular economy. The country became the first signatory of the initiative in 2019 through a partnership with the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment, the […]


Experts hail UAE’s comprehensive food security strategy

SHARJAH, “The outbreak of COVID-19 and the consequent supply chain disruptions in food imports has served as a wake-up call for countries largely reliant on food imports, and is driving a renewed interest in increasing self-sufficiency through the deployment of modern farm tech solutions to boost locally grown produce,” said Mohamed Al Musharrkh, CEO of […]

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Health Ministry conducts more than 46,000 additional COVID-19 tests in past 24 hours, announces 289 new cases, 469 recoveries, one death

ABU DHABI, The Ministry of Health and Prevention, MoHAP, announced on Friday that it conducted over 46,000 additional COVID-19 tests during the past 24 hours, using state-of-the-art medical testing equipment. In a statement, the Ministry affirmed its aim to continue expanding the scope of testing nationwide to facilitate the early detection of coronavirus cases and […]