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London Array proves viability of large-scale renewable projects as it celebrates two years of successful operations

Posted on 05/07/2015: 240 views.

Today marks the two-year anniversary of the inauguration and completion of London Array – the world's largest offshore wind farm. The sophisticated, 630-megawatt wind power project – and Masdar's largest international investment to date – continues to deliver clean and reliable energy to more than half-a-million homes throughout the United Kingdom. Since its launch, London Array has produced more than 5-terawatt hours of affordable, renewable electricity, while mitigating more than 2 million ...  Read More

History made, Solar Impulse 2 gears up for next leg

Posted on 05/07/2015: 206 views.

After making history by flying non-stop for five days and nights, Solar Impulse 2 is gearing up for its next challenge — a flight from Hawaii to Phoenix, USA and onwards to New York, Europe and back to Abu Dhabi. The aircraft is expected to clock an estimated 20,000 kilometres over the next five ...  Read More

The complex task of building moving sand-dune walls at the UAE pavilion in Milan

Posted on 05/07/2015: 206 views.

Hundreds of intricate panels expertly made by engineers and workers in a factory in southern China were fitted together perfectly to build the giant, dune-inspired structure that is attracting thousands of people at the Milan Expo. The sand-textured UAE pavilion walls were created using 330 moulds ...  Read More

Abu Dhabi Classic FM honoured in New York

Posted on 05/07/2015: 211 views.

Abu Dhabi Classic FM was acknowledged in New York Festival's International Radio Program Awards. The station, owned by Abu Dhabi Media, which publishes The National, received a Finals Certificate in the Children/Young Adult category for its hour-long morning programme Kids' Classics. Broadcasting ...  Read More

Drydocks World marks key milestone in completing the world’s largest turret

Posted on 05/07/2015: 204 views.

Drydocks World has marked a major milestone in successfully completing the world's largest turret mooring system with H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President, Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and Chairman and Chief Executive, Emirates Airline and Group attending the sail-away and completion ...  Read More

UAE Water Aid bolsters UAE’s global position in humanitarian aid

Posted on 05/07/2015: 127 views.

The UAE has established its global position in humanitarian initiatives and humanitarian aid, and its leading role in promoting human solidarity. It has an effective role in the international efforts to combat humanitarian challenges. The UAE has a strong presence in the areas of humanitarian aid ...  Read More

DoF- Abu Dhabi wins 2015 Adam Smith award for ‘Best in Class Treasury Solution in the Middle East’

Posted on 05/07/2015: 119 views.

The Department of Finance (DoF) – Abu Dhabi has received an Adam Smith award in the ‘Best in Class Treasury Solution in the Middle East' category; during the eighth "Adam Smith" award presentation ceremony. The awards are organised annually by Treasury Today, a magazine which specialises in ...  Read More

President, VP and Mohamed bin Zayed congratulate US President on Independence Day

Posted on 05/07/2015: 124 views.

President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent a congratulatory cable to US President Barack Obama on the occasion of his country's Independence Day. Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and His Highness Sheikh ...  Read More

Hazza chairs Emirates ID board meeting; stresses Authority will spare no effort to back FNC elections

Posted on 05/07/2015: 121 views.

H.H. Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, National Security Advisor, Deputy Chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive Council, and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Emirates Identity Authority (Emirates ID or EIDA) has emphasised that the Authority will spare no effort to back the Federal National ...  Read More

Dubai Charity Association announces phase-2 of Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Village in Mauritania

Posted on 05/07/2015: 123 views.

Dubai Charity Association has launched the second phase of the Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Village in Southern Mauritania in southern Mauritania in collaboration with the Nubian Vault Association (AVN, Association la Voute Nubienne). In the second phase of the project, 31 houses, a mosque, a ...  Read More

Zayed Humanitarian Forum announces mobile hospital for Paediatric cardiology in Africa

Posted on 05/07/2015: 158 views.

The Zayed Humanitarian Forum has announced the launch of the first mobile hospital for Paediatric-cardiology in Africa in accordance with sophisticated devices for open-heart surgeries and catheter operations. The hospital will provide diagnostic, therapeutic, surgical and preventive services for ...  Read More

UAE Ambassador briefed on services provided by the Emirati-Jordanian Camp for Syrians

Posted on 05/07/2015: 125 views.

Bilal Rabie Bilal Al Bodour, UAE Ambassador to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, has been briefed on the services provided to the brotherly people of Syria in the Emirati-Jordanian Camp, located in Mereijeeb Al Fuhood. The UAE ambassador was visiting the Emirati-Jordanian Camp yesterday, where he ...  Read More

Abu Dhabi Court of Appeals upholds jail sentence against ''money exchange ghost"

Posted on 05/07/2015: 129 views.

Abu Dhabi Court of Appeals has upheld a sentence of seven years and two months in jail against an Asian woman for attempted robbery at gunpoint at a money exchange in Abu Dhabi in March, and for breaching the UAE's residency laws. The case is known in the media as the 'money exchange ghost,' as the ...  Read More

Hamdan bin Zayed chairs RCA board meeting

Posted on 05/07/2015: 128 views.

H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler's Representative in the Western Region and Chairman of the UAE Red Crescent Authority (RCA) presided this evening over a meeting of the Authority's board of directors. Present were Dr. Hamdan Musalam al Mazrouei, Chairman of the RCA board, the board ...  Read More

Khalifa Foundation hosts Iftar banquet, distributes food baskets in Togo

Posted on 05/07/2015: 124 views.

LOME: The Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation (KF) hosted a grand Iftar banquet at the Islamic Union Centre in Togo, which was also attended by the Egyptian and Libyan ambassadors besides others. Abdelmola Ahmed Alhuraishi President of the Islamic Union Centre said the banquet is part of Iftar ...  Read More

ERC distributes 1000 Iftar meals in Al-Aqsa Mosque

Posted on 05/07/2015: 129 views.

JERUSALEM: The Emirates Red Crescent has distributed 1000 Iftar meals at Al-Aqsa Mosque yards over the past two days as part of its Ramadan Programme in Palestine. The Emirates Red Crescent's office in Palestine oversaw hosting Iftar banquets, which saw a large turnout for its continued presence in ...  Read More