Dubai’s DEWA installing solar panels on 640 villas in Hatta

The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has begun installing solar panels on the roofs of 640 villas belonging to UAE nationals in Hatta. The installation of the panels is being done free of charge and is expected to be completed by February 2018. ( read original story ...)

Solar to account for 8% of UAE power capacity by 2026

The UAE’s solar energy sector is witnessing steady growth and is expected to account for almost 8 percent of total power capacity by 2026, according to new research. On September 16, Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) announced it had awarded ... ( read original story ...)

UAE’s push on solar should open eyes across wider world

The UAE is getting used to setting solar energy records. Dubai’s latest project, awarded last Saturday, follows this pattern. But, as a leap forward in a different type of solar power plant, it has important implications for renewable energy across the ... ( read original story ...)

Emirates to launch fourth daily service to Sydney

Emirates recently improved its onboard connectivity with up to 20MB of complementary onboard Wi-Fi. Between March 25 and March 30, 2018, the inbound service EK416 will depart Dubai at 8.40pm, arriving in Sydney at 5.20pm the following day. Due to daylight ... ( read original story ...)