Power Generation

The UAE reached a major milestone in its journey towards clean energy generation last month when the first unit of the nuclear power plant at Barakah was connected to the country’s grid, and began despatching its first megawatts to homes and businesses across the nation.

Doosan Portable Power (DPP) has appointed Muscat-based General Engineering Services (Genserv) as the authorised dealer for the Doosan generator and lighting tower ranges in Oman. The Muscat-based company joins a network of 11 professional DPP dealers in 10 countries in the Middle East.

Azelio, a Swedish company specialising in thermal energy storage with dispatchable power, has signed an agreement with UAE-based Alec Energy to set up a renewable energy storage site at Masdar city in Abu Dhabi.

Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company (Masdar) says its consortium with French group EDF Renewables has achieved a major construction milestone at its 400-MW utility-scale wind farm project in Saudi Arabia with the arrival of 20 wind turbines at Duba Port.