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Considerations for Demand Response Programs in the Middle East and Africa

Considerations for Demand Response Programs in the Middle East and Africa

Definition A Demand Response (DR) program is a set of organized activities to induce customers to modify, temporarily, the time pattern of energy use in response to signals from the System Operators (SO). Essentially, the SO aims to shift the peak ...

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How is DNV GL shaping the utilities of the future in the Middle East?

How is DNV GL shaping the utilities of the future in the Middle East?

More than ever, utilities and regulators around the world understand the need to better understand electricity and water demand patterns. Demand for both is soaring in most parts of the world and many systems face challenges in meeting that demand, e ...

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Renewables, Economic Development and Lessons from South Africa for the Middle East

Renewables, Economic Development and Lessons from South Africa for the Middle East

The Middle East and North African region is experiencing increasing levels of investment in the renewable energy sector. Markets such as Morocco, Egypt and Jordan have advanced their programs significantly whilst the countries in the Gulf region are ...

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GUEST BLOG: North Africa: Electricity systems in transition?

GUEST BLOG: North Africa: Electricity systems in transition?

By: Dr. Bernhard Brand Renewable energies are rapidly expanding into the electricity systems of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. This observation has already been made in a previous entry of this blog, which highlighted recent advan ...

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Smart Cities to facilitate a Sustainable Energy Future

Change is permeating the energy sector globally and this is particularly evident in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. Demographics (30% of the population is aged 15-29 years old according to the Brookings Institution, a US based think t ...

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كفاءة استخدام الطاقة وطاقتها التحويلية

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Energy Efficiency and its Transformative Power

View this post in Arabic. For the last two weeks, the UN Climate Change conference COP21 dominated the news with discussions to fight climate change. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has also joined these discussions and submitted its Intended Nationa ...

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Taking Advantage of Energy Efficiency Potential in the Middle East

View this blog post in Arabic. The Trend Today, decreasing revenue for oil rich countries, increasing energy per capita consumption and ongoing energy subsidies by the government continue to require further network development, requiring capaci ...

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الاستفادة من إمكانات كفاءة استخدام الطاقة في الشرق الأوسط

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Energy and Geopolitics in the Middle East and the Price Game

There is undoubtedly a global re-alignment of economic power and energy strategies both with respect to fossil and renewable based energy sources taking place. Earlier this year has seen the decline in global oil prices and as simultaneous increase i ...

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