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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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Solar energy-operated bus stations eyed

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 29: Governor of Hawalli Sheikh Ahmed Nawaf met with Kuwait Municipality Director Engineer Ahmed Al-Manfouhi in his office at the Governorate in the presence of Assistant Director of Structural Planning and Organization Muhammad Al-Zughabi, Kuwait Municipality Consultant Husni Al-Hadidi, administrator at the Governor’s Office Colonel Khaled Al-Najar …

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‘KNPC plans to build 100 new solar-powered petrol stations’

KUWAIT CITY, June 7: Representative from the Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) Engineer Ahmad Al-Jimaz has announced the company will soon build more than 100 new fuel stations in Kuwait which in part will depend on photovoltaic cells, reports Al-Rai daily. He was speaking during the third meeting of the …

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Conventional banks to contribute KD 800 mln towards clean fuel project

KUWAIT CITY, April 29: Chief Executive Officer of Kuwait Finance House Mazen Al-Nahidh disclosed that conventional banks will contribute KD800 million for the implementation of phase one of the environmental fuel project, while the Islamic banks will grant KD400 million such that the total funding amount will be KD1.2 billion, …

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Solar energy to be used for street lighting

KUWAIT CITY, April 22: Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR) organized a seminar titled ‘Sun, Wind and Clouds — The new age of smart lighting in Kuwait’ in cooperation with Kuwait Electrical Engineers Society on Thursday, April 21, reports Al-Rai daily. Executive Director of Energy and Construction Research Center at …

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‘Renewable energy to cover 15% of consumption by 2030’

KUWAIT CITY, April 5, (KUNA): Renewable energy is to cover 15 percent of Kuwait’s consumption by 2030, said Minister of Education and Minister of Higher Education Dr Bader Al-Essa on Monday. Kuwait supports all efforts by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) that promote global usage of the power, Al-Essa …

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‘Kuwait to produce solar power on roofs of houses’ – Model pilot project to involve 150 homes

KUWAIT CITY, April 4, (KUNA): Kuwait is planning to boost production of electricity on house roofs through model pilot projects in 150 homes, to be increased to 1,500 in a later stage after 2018, Director General of the Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS) Adnan Shihab-Eldin has said. …

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