Green Technology

Schneider Electric: Digital tech helps utilities improve sustainability

Frederic Abbal, Executive Vice President, Infrastructure, Schneider Electric, says digital technology can help utility companies promote greener energy use for their customers to improve sustainability. Electric utilities and other power networks are in a unique position when it comes to improving sustainability. That’s because they have the ability to not just control their own carbon footprint […]

Dell Inc. joins cross industry group to address marine litter problem

Dell Inc., General Motors, Microsoft, and other leading entities launch cross-industry consortium to scale down the use of ocean-bound plastics With support of UN Environment, The Lonely Whale will convene the group to create the first global, scalable and operational supply chain that reduces the amount of plastic entering the oceans Each company agrees to […]

Nexans adopts solar energy to power its Liban Cables Plant in Lebanon

Nexans inaugurated a new 600 kW-peak solar power system at its Liban Cables facility. By replacing one of its six electric generators with photovoltaic panels, Liban Cables will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 750 tons per year. The Liban Cables project is the first one to be completed within the framework of the Small Decentralized […]

Commvault becomes exclusive data partner for iconic explorer’s Antarctic foundation

Commvault to back up and protect critical expedition data Commvault Chief Marketing Officer Chris Powell to join explorer Robert Swan in final push to South Pole Commvault, the global leader in enterprise backup, recovery, archive and the cloud, has announced at Commvault GO 2017 that it will be the exclusive data partner for explorer Robert […]

Survey reveals 42% of firms have adopted energy management software

Smart monitoring platforms are the most effective and cost-efficient way to monitor waste generation and track the consumption of water and energy, according to industry experts. Enova, a regional leader in integrated energy and multi-technical services, is revolutionising the way companies track their consumption with its state-of-the-art portal – Hubgrade. Developed by its parent company, […]

eHosting DataFort makes green upgrades to datacentre

Aware of the increased usage and importance of datacentres in today’s business environment, planning and designing strategies are key to their efficiency, says Yasser Zeineldin, CEO, eHosting DataFort (eHDF). In the last 12 months, eHDF has worked towards enhancing its datacentre and has invested more than AED20 million in its T3 datacentre upgrades. These investments […]

Dubai drives progress towards UN’s sustainable development agenda

• Dubai is in a position to inform and drive local progress towards the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development • Abdullah Al Shaibani: The announcement is a reflection of Dubai’s global leadership efforts in strengthening the role of cities Dubai has been selected to be a regional hub for city data, at the United […]

ICT energy efficiency discussed at Dubai summit

As the Middle East continues to inch closer to establishing knowledge-based economies and ICT becomes an integral part of everyday life, Dubai has hosted the ICT Energy Efficiency Summit 2017. This was a two-day event that highlighted the latest innovations that drastically reduce energy consumption. Organized by Huawei, the Summit saw over 100 high-profile delegates […]