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The Ministry of Planning and Economic Development has issued a report on the renewable energy sector’s situation in fiscal years (FY) 2018/19 and 2019/20.

Abu Dhabi’s new solar project receives world’s lowest tariff bid

The 2GW solar photovoltaic (PV) independent power producer (IPP) Al Dhafra project – to be located in Abu Dhabi – has received, from the first-ranked bidder, a tariff offer set at AED 4.97 fils per kWh ($1.35 cents per kWh), which is approximately 44% lower than tariff set three years ago for the 1.7GW Noor Abu Dhabi project, one of the world’s largest solar PV projects and a world record tariff-setter at the time.

Mohamed Farag

Al-Sisi arrives in Abu Dhabi to discuss Gulf issues, regional developments

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi arrived in the capital of the United Arab of Emirates (UAE),  Abu Dhabi, on Tuesday. Al-Sisi’s two-day visit agenda will include discussing recent regional developments, Gulf issues, the two countries’ bilateral relations, and regional and international issues of mutual concern, following a three-day visit to the Sultanate of Oman. Al-Sisi …

Mohamed Samir

Lufthansa confirms talks with Abu Dhabi over future of Air Berlin

Lufthansa CEO Carsten Spohr has said he held talks with the Abu Dhabi government about its stake in loss-making carrier Air Berlin. The debt of Germany’s second largest airline was an obstacle for a takeover, he noted.Speaking on the sidelines of Lufthansa’s annual shareholders meeting (AGM) in Hamburg on Friday, Chief Executive Carsten Spohr said …

Deutsche Welle

Sideways trend dominates Gulf markets in past week’s trading

The Arab Gulf stock markets experienced a sideways trend over the past week affected by the high price of Brent Crude, which rose from $42.14 up to $46.97 per barrel since the beginning of August. Qatar led the region-wide rise to finish 2.57% higher during the past week’s trading. It increased from 10,681.08 points to …

Mohamed Ahmed

Kessel Racing team wins Gulf 12 Hours in Abu Dhabi

The Swiss racing team Kessel Racing has won the fifth “Gulf 12 Hours” endurance circuit race in Abu Dhabi, beating off stiff competition from Germany’s Black Falcon team. Davide Rigon crossed the winning line for Kessel, driving the Ferari 458, number 11. This is Kessel Racing’s third win in the competition, which sees 12 teams …

Daily News Egypt

Formula One: Rosberg wins season finale in Abu Dhabi

Although the title was long decided, Nico Rosberg reminded Lewis Hamilton that he’s not far behind in the final race of the 205 Formula One season. The excitement has already started to build for the new season. Nico Rosberg won the season-closing Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Sunday with his teammate and world champion Lewis …

Deutsche Welle

Israel to open first diplomatic mission in Abu Dhabi

Israel has announced plans to open an office dedicated to renewable energy in the United Arab Emirates. If the plan is carried through, it will serve as the country’s first official representation in the Gulf State. Israeli officials said on Friday that the country plans to open an office dealing with renewable energy in the …

Deutsche Welle