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Database to monitor energy and water consumption launched in UAE

Launched by the ministry of energy and infrastructure, the database is part of the initiatives of the national water and energy demand management programme, and will help gauge energy and water consumption in government buildings and identify buildings with the highest consumption rates to develop rationalisation programmes that help minimise consumption, carbon emissions and operating costs.

‘NEOM is an accelerator of human progress’

In an exclusive interview with Energy Review, Thorsten Schwarz, executive director of Grid Technology & Projects, NEOM Energy & Water shares his views on NEOM’s energy sustainability and the need for collaboration and innovation at scale.

UAE and META use big data to drive smart government efforts

With an aim to harness the potential of big data in supporting government efforts and initiatives, the UAE government development and the Future Office, Meta, the parent company of Facebook, and the Federal Competitiveness and Statistics Centre (FCSC) launched the ‘Driving Data for Good’ initiative As part of the ‘Future Partnerships’ initiative.

Dubai programme to enable drone transportation launched

H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, crown prince of Dubai and chairman of Dubai Executive Council, and chairman of the Board of Trustees of Dubai Future Foundation (DFF), launched the Dubai programme to enable drone transportation.

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