Newrizon-Al Yemni Tie-Up for E-Trucks in Saudi

In a strategic move towards sustainable transportation, Newrizon has partnered with Al Yemni Group to introduce electric trucks in Saudi Arabia. This collaboration aims to reduce carbon emissions and promote energy efficiency in the country’s logistics sector.

Newrizon’s state-of-the-art electric trucks will be deployed across Al Yemni Group’s logistics operations. These trucks, known for their reliability and zero-emission performance, will help in cutting down the carbon footprint of the logistics industry.

CACE, GEP Forge Strategic Alliance for Climate Action

The Climate Action Centre of Excellence (CACE) has announced a strategic partnership with the Green Economy Partnership (GEP) to drive climate action and promote sustainable practices globally. This strategic alliance is expected to contribute significantly to global efforts in achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Designed to meet 2030 Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) targets, this initiative focuses on regional players and industries that are hard to abate. By activating Article 6, CACE and GEP are opening new avenues for both public and private entities to engage in significant and effective climate action. This initiative is backed by the Gulf Organisation for Research and Development (GORD), the parent entity of CACE, and aims to leverage climate finance and foster a large pipeline of high-integrity ITMOs.

SAFEEN Begins Trials of Electric Tugboat

SAFEEN, part of the Abu Dhabi Ports Group, commenced trials of the Middle East’s first electric tugboat. This trial, a significant step towards reducing carbon emissions in the maritime sector, will evaluate the tug’s performance, energy efficiency, and environmental impact.

The electric tugboat, equipped with advanced propulsion technology, aims to provide efficient and eco-friendly assistance to vessels within Abu Dhabi’s ports. The trial is part of SAFEEN’s broader strategy to incorporate sustainable practices and reduce the carbon footprint of its operations. If successful, the electric tugboat could lead to a wider adoption of electric-powered vessels within the maritime industry.

Emerge Energizes Solar PV Projects in Abu Dhabi

Emerge, a joint venture between EDF Renewables and Masdar, has announced the energisation of its solar photovoltaic (PV) projects in Abu Dhabi. These projects are a significant step towards increasing the renewable energy capacity in the Emirate.

The newly energized solar PV projects will provide clean energy to various industrial and commercial sectors, contributing to the reduction of carbon emissions and promoting sustainable energy use. The projects are expected to generate substantial electricity, supporting Abu Dhabi’s renewable energy targets.

DEWA – Parkin to Expand EV Charger Network in Dubai

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Parkin to enhance the network of EV Green Charger stations across Dubai. This partnership aims to support the growing demand for electric vehicles (EVs) and promote sustainable transportation in the Emirate.

Under the MOU, Parkin will collaborate with DEWA to install and manage additional EV Green Charger stations at strategic locations, making it more convenient for EV owners to charge their vehicles.

Masdar Signs Up Renewable Energy Projects in Indonesia

Masdar, the UAE’s leading renewable energy company, has signed strategic agreements with Indonesian partners to develop renewable energy projects in Indonesia.

The agreements include the development of solar and wind energy projects, aimed at providing clean and affordable energy to various regions in Indonesia.

Dr. Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, UAE Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology and Chairman of Masdar, stated: “Our partnership with Indonesia is a testament to Masdar’s commitment to advancing renewable energy solutions globally. These projects will support Indonesia’s energy transition and promote sustainable economic growth.”

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