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KNPC to meet companies qualified for Al-Dibdibah Solar Power Plant project worth KD 520 million

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 9: Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) will soon hold the first preliminary meeting with companies qualified for the Al-Dibdibah Solar Power Plant project, reports Al-Rai daily quoting sources. Sources disclosed a budget of KD 520 million has been allocated for the power plant that is expected to …

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Kuwait installs solar street ‘lights’ in Yemen’s island

‘90 volunteers at Grand Mosque’ KUWAIT, June 9, (KUNA): Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS) announced Friday the launch of solar street lights in Daba Karajah village in Yemen’s Socotra Island, northwest Indian Ocean near the Gulf of Aden. The village suffers lack of street lights due to the devastating impacts …

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First mosque on solar energy

KUWAIT CITY, May 13: Engineer Fareed Emadi, Undersecretary at the Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs stated the ministry on Monday will inaugurate the first mosque to use alternative energy in Kuwait, reports Al- Anba daily. Engineer Emadi noted the inaugural ceremony will be held under the auspices of the …

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Health concerns on stormers KUWAIT CITY, Jan 8: MP Mohamed Al-Huwailah has presented a bill on the establishment of the Public Authority for Alternative Energy. In the explanatory note of the bill, Al-Huwailah pointed out that optimal investment in alternative and renewable energy sources is a logical step for countries …

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‘Omniya’ deal signed – Students install solar lights

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 28: The environmental project titled “Omniya” has signed an agreement of cooperation partnership with the Higher Institute of Energy, reports Al-Anba daily. Based on this project, students from the institute installed a lighting system in Adaliya area. This system works on solar energy and has motion sensors. …

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KNPC to float project on clean energy

‘Company preparing list of qualified companies’ KUWAIT CITY, Dec 18: The Chief Executive Officer of Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) Eng Mohammed Ghazi Al-Mutairi has disclosed the intention of the company to fl oat a project on clean energy in February, indicating that the company will announce the names of …

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MP proposes use of solar energy to rationalize power consumption

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 19: MP Abdullah Fahad has proposed using solar energy in all mosques, taking into consideration that the remarkable increase in electricity consumption during summer sometimes causes power outage. In his proposal, the lawmaker stressed the need to rationalize electricity consumption and keep pace with international technological developments …

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UAE’s first solar-powered gas station opens in Dubai

A government oil company in the United Arab Emirates says it has opened the country’s first solar-powered gas station in Dubai. The Dubai-owned Emirates National Oil Company said on Wednesday the service station on the city’s main Sheikh Zayed Road thoroughfare is covered with solar panels that can generate up …

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‘Solar plant to generate 15 pc of energy demand’

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 15, (Agencies): Minister of Oil Essam Al-Marzouq foreboded on Wednesday that the country’s “Al-Dabdaba” solar plant, expected to be completed in the fiscal year 2020/2021, will produce around 15 percent of the oil sector’s power consumption. In a speech to open Kuwait’s International Health Safety and Environment …

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Kuwait starts up its first solar power plant

UMM GUDAIR, Kuwait, Oct 27, (RTRS): Kuwait began operating its first-ever solar power plant on Wednesday at the Umm Gudair oil field, a landmark for the OPEC member country as it seeks to diversify its sources of energy to meet fast-rising local demand. The KD 30-million ($99 million) project, Sidrah …

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