UAE: Dubai Energy

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The primary fuel mix in the Dubai Integrated Energy Strategy includes one new ingredient that may at first sight seem to contradict the emirate’s increasingly green credentials – coal. In October 2015 Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) announced the preferred bidders for the Hassyan clean coal generation facility, the first phase of...


What new electricity infrastructure investments are being put in place to manage the surge in demand due to upcoming mega-projects?

Chapter | Energy from The Report: Dubai 2016

It has been 50 years since Dubai first struck oil in the Fateh field, but in 2016 the emirate’s determination to ensure it did not become dependent on petroleum wealth is paying dividends. Although the impact on its neighbours of lower global oil prices may have an indirect impact on Dubai’s fortunes in the years to come, in the immediate future its energy policies revolve around reducing...

The emirate of Dubai, by virtue of being less generously endowed with hydrocarbons than its regional neighbours, has worked hard over the past several decades to develop a wider, more diversified economic bedrock to power growth. As a result the emirate has several sectors whose growth is not wholly contingent on hydrocarbons revenues, and which continue to prosper in the current environment.

On August 1, an increase in petrol charges came into force in Dubai and the rest of the UAE, following the announcement on July 22 by the Ministry of Energy (MoE) that the government is reducing the fuel subsidy it has traditionally paid. 

Spurred by ambitious targets for expansion over the next 15 years and a government committed to a sustainability agenda, the solar energy sector in Dubai offers opportunities for investors and potential savings for consumers. The country’s first solar energy generation plant fed power into the grid for the first time in 2013, and the successful bidder for the second...

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