Green technology in the “NEOM” project and others.. How will it change the rules of the game in the Gulf?

Article by CNN Arabia Global investment in renewable energy reached $ 288.9 billion in 2018, according to a press release published on the official UNEP website in June 2019. Governments have begun to invest in projects seeking a cleaner future, and one of the most prominent may be the “NEOM” project in Saudi Arabia, which…

Sun, Salt and Saudi Mega Cities

Two years ago, The Environment looked at new solar technologies to power desalination plants in drought-prone countries that have sunshine to spare. Now, the technology is being fitted into a new megacity rising from the Saudi desert. Chris Sansom reports researchers looking since the turn of this century at prospects for solar-powered desalination have struggled…