UAE: Dubai Energy Articles & Analysis

Chapter | Energy from The Report: Dubai 2020

While upstream oil and gas revenue provided much of the financing for Dubai’s early development, the emirate’s road to modernisation has been built around economic diversification. Having historically relied upon natural gas imports for its electricity, Dubai is gradually reducing its dependence on hydrocarbons imports by investing in a range of power generation projects. This includes a...

Although Dubai has traversed some challenging economic territory over recent years the economic stimulus of Expo 2020 preparation and more stable oil prices have eased this strain in 2019, and business sentiment has improved accordingly. With the long-anticipated expo event set to take place in 2020, attention has started to focus on the important question of sustaining the current economic momentum over the medium term.

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How is DEWA working to meet its short-term goals in clean energy and water production?

 

Which markets present the highest growth potential worldwide for the district cooling industry in the near to mid-term?

 

While upstream oil and gas revenue provided much of the financing for Dubai’s early development, the emirate’s road to modernisation has been built around economic diversification. In recent years the government has focused on the expansion of midstream and downstream industries, alongside fundamental changes to power generation. Having...

 

With the Dubai government allocating $163bn to diversify its energy sector until 2050, including a $27bn fund for renewables, the emirate is rapidly emerging as a global centre for research and innovation for solar and other green power projects.

Although Dubai has traversed some challenging economic territory over recent years the economic stimulus of Expo 2020 preparation and more stable oil prices have eased this strain in 2019, and business sentiment has improved accordingly. With the long-anticipated expo event set to take place in 2020, attention has started to focus on the important question of sustaining the current economic momentum over the medium term.

 

What roles are public-private partnerships expected to play in boosting Dubai’s green energy output?