DEWA organises solar PV training as part of ‘Shams Dubai’

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) organised the 11th Solar PV Expert training for specialised consultants and contractors. A total of 378 engineers and technicians have received the Solar PV Expert Certification by end of 2017. This is part of ... ( read original story ...)

First solar panel maker sets up factory in Dubai free zone

Maysun Solar has become the first photovoltaic panel producer to set up a manufacturing facility in Dubai's Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza). Maysun Solar currently manufactures 5,000 solar panels a month with a capacity to generate 40 megawatts of electricity. ( read original story ...)

AI has a minister in the UAE, but does it have a future in it?

According to Futurism, a tech platform, the UAE’s AI strategy covers development and application in nine sectors: Transport, health, space, renewable energy, water, technology, education, environment, and traffic. Digital learning, a magazine for ICT ... ( read original story ...)

UAE students challenged to sow seeds of new technology

A government programme partnered with Chinese technology company Huawei is offering hand-picked UAE students the chance to play an important role in developing future innovations. Students across the country can enter the Seeds for the Future competition ... ( read original story ...)

Hatta Goes Solar

... project consists of 640 solar powered villas, supporting the Hatta Comprehensive Development Plan, launched by HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. As part of the Shams Dubai ... ( read original story ...)

21 teams compete in the Solar Decathlon Middle East

Dubai: Some 21 teams from 36 universities across 15 countries have been shortlisted for the Solar Decathlon Middle East (SDME) happening in Dubai in November 2018. The SDME is the world’s largest, most competitive competition where teams will design ... ( read original story ...)

Why Dubai and Google’s stories are similar – Crown Prince

Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and chairman of Dubai Executive Council, on Tuesday met with Google co-founder Sergey Brin. During the meeting with Brin, who is also president of Google’s parent company ... ( read original story ...)

Jafza welcomes first solar PV panel plant

Dubai's Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza) has welcomed Maysun Solar, the first photovoltaic panel producer to set up a manufacturing facility in the region’s leading free zone. Maysun Solar will manufacture 5,000 solar panels a month with a capacity to ... ( read original story ...)