Energy news roundup: waste-to-energy & offshore wind farms
Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company (Masdar) and Germany’s RWE Renewables, two of the world’s leading renewable energy companies, has announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to explore collaboration on developing offshore wind projects in a range of key markets.
Dubai Investment Fund (DIF), one of the world’s largest independent international investment funds and asset managers, has announced that it will be investing in five projects aimed at developing renewable energy sources in Australia and Europe.
AGL Energy, Australia’s largest energy generator, has announced that it is bringing forward the targeted closure date of the Loy Yang A power station in Victoria’s Latrobe Valley by up to ten years earlier than planned, with the end of the 2035 financial year targeted.
Bahrain’s Electricity and Water Authority (EWA) has launched its tendering process to appoint a qualified contractor to remediate a 2-square-kilometre landfill site so as to prepare the plot for the development of a solar project with a minimum capacity of 100 megawatts.
Dubai Municipality has announced that 85% of construction work on the world’s largest waste-to-energy project has been completed.
In a statement, the Municipality said that the Dubai Waste Management Centre (DWMC) began construction in 2021, in line with the vision of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to push the emirate as a global model for sustainable development.
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