Dubai awards contract for final phase of solar park

The Gulf desert emirate of Dubai on Saturday announced the award of a $3.8-billion contract for the final phase of a solar park aimed at generating 5,000 megawatts of electricity by 2030. The local government said the contract for the fourth and final ... ( read original story ...)

VP launches world’s largest Dhs14b solar plant

DUBAI: Vice President, Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, announced the launch of the biggest Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) project in the world on Saturday. It is based on the Independent ... ( read original story ...)

Campion rolls out smart lighting solutions for UAE

Campion International, a leading provider of sustainable and eco-friendly lighting solutions, showcased its new solar lighting generation for urban projects and smart cities at the Cityscape Global expo held recently in Dubai. During the three-day event ... ( read original story ...)

UAE get ready for iPhone 8, 8 plus: Pre-orders start today

UAE telco Etisalat will offer Apple's latest products starting on September 15, including the new generation iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. "Customers will be able to pre-order iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus beginning September 15 on and visit the ... ( read original story ...)

UAE banking body launches cyber security initiative

The UAE Banks Federation (UBF) on Thursday launched its first Information Sharing and Analysis Centre which aims to tackle the growing threat of cyber attacks in the country. The professional representative body comprising 48 member banks operating in the ... ( read original story ...)

Apple Pay coming to UAE before year-end

Apple Pay will enable customers in the UAE to make secure purchases in stores, in apps and on the web without using a credit or debit card. Apple today announced that Apple Pay, its near field communication (NFC) payments service for iPhones, will be ... ( read original story ...)

BurJuman Centre installs du’s free WiFi UAE

BurJuman Centre is offering visitors free WiFi, courtesy of du's WiFi UAE. Visitors can take advantage of the service by searching for the network name @WIFIUAE, to which they can select either the free option, WIFI UAE, or WIFI UAE Premium, a paid service. ( read original story ...)

Dubai to shine with Solar panels on roof tops soon

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) has urged the emirate’s citizens and residents to benefit from the Shams Dubai smart initiative and install solar photovoltaic panels on the roofs of their premises. The initiative is already a great success ... ( read original story ...)