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United Arab Emirates

Official name: 

United Arab Emirates

Region: 
Country income: 
High-income economies
UNFCCC Annex 1 status: 
Non Annex 1 Party to the Convention

United Arab Emirates (2012)

Energy profile
  • International Renewable Energy Agency

    Knowledge partner
    Type: 
    Organisation
    Country of registration: 
    Relation to CTCN: 
    Knowledge Partner

    The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) is an intergovernmental organization to promote adoption and sustainable use of renewable energy. It was founded in 2009 and its statute entered into force on 8 July 2010. The agency is headquartered in Abu Dhabi.

  • Bikeshare

    Type: 
    Product

    Bikeshare in Abu Dhabi powered by Cyacle is a fully automated short term cycle hire scheme available 24x7 with 50 stations and over 300 bikes across Abu Dhabi. Each station has a touchscreen kiosk, station map, and a docking system that releases bikes using a ride code or a member key. It’s a fun, affordable and convenient way to get around.

  • Breakwaters

    Type: 
    Product

    Services offered by Divers Group L.L.C. today cover the whole spectrum of the marine industry including design, construction and operation of maritime ports. These activities are supported by a skilled workforce, modern construction equipment and specialized marine vessels. The future plans are to operate port concession agreements under build, own, operate and transfer arrangements.. The client list includes agencies of federal, state and local government, industry and commercial interests.

  • ESMA Unveils Energy Efficient Plan for Appliances

    Type: 
    Publication
    Publication date: 
    Sunday, August 1, 2010

    This news article outlines an energy efficiency plan for the United Arab Emirates. It includes a short description of the basic requirements of the plan, including those related to air conditioners primarily.

  • Strategic Analysis of the Global Status of Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS): Country Studies, United Arab Emirates

    Strategic Analysis of the Global Status of Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS): Country Studies, United Arab Emirates

    Type: 
    Publication
    Publication date: 
    Sunday, March 1, 2009

    This report describes the implementation of carbon capture and storage (CCS) in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) as well as the regulatory climate for the technology. No integrated legislative framework is enacted in the UAE in relation to CCS as of February 2012. However, a large amount of government investment to support related projects that, with various related commercial partnerships, is aimed at capturing up to one third of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi's CO2 emissions by 2020.

  • Energy Efficiency Scheme

    Type: 
    Publication

    The Emirates Authority for Standardisation and Metrology (Esma), the federal agency for quality check, launched an energy efficiency scheme to specify energy efficiency for all electrical and electronic goods, particularly for air-conditioning units available in the local markets by the end of 2010.

  • INDC of United Arab Emirates

    Type: 
    National Plan
    Type of National plan: 

    In the post-2020 period the United Arab Emirates will continue to expand its ambitious actions to limit emissions and improve resilience through economic diversification, in accordance with Decisions 1/CP.19 and 1/CP.20. The UAE’s actions are based on a strategy of economic diversification that will yield mitigation and adaptation cobenefits, consistent with the approach adopted under Decision 24/CP.18. To this end, the UAE will pursue a portfolio of actions, including an increase of clean energy to 24% of the total energy mix by 2021.

  • Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) Under the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM): Will Recent Progress Be Undone by Carbon Market Dynamics?

    Type: 
    Publication
    Publication date: 
    Thursday, December 1, 2011

    This article discusses the risk some countries face of being excluded from the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM), and thus carbon capture and storage (CCS) carbon market projects.

  • OTB Consult

    Type: 
    Organisation
    Country of registration: 
    Relation to CTCN: 
    Network Member

    OTB Consult is a sustainability consultancy company, offering advanced services in sustainable development, green design, and environmental engineering. 

  • The Applied Research Institute - Jerusalem

    Type: 
    Organisation
    Country of registration: 
    Relation to CTCN: 
    Network Member

    ARIJ focuses on the sustainability of natural resources of Palestine including the reduction of climate change impact through designating and performing suitable actions in partnership with related stakeholders. 

     

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