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Procurement Advisory for Waste Facility in UAE advances to closing

Based on the results of the compettive bidding for which BC Berlin worked as transaction advisor, the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment has signed the cooperation agreement with the joint venture BESIX-Griffin Refineries to develop an Integrated Waste Management Project in the Emirate of Umm Al Quwain.
Under a public private partnership (PPP) scheme and with the support of the Ministry of Presidential Affairs, the project forms part of the first phase of the ‘Energy-From-Waste’ scheme launched in the Emirate of Ajman and Umm Al Quwain.
The facility is estimated to cost around 50 million US Dollars and will receive 1,000 tonnes of household waste per day from approximately 550,000 residents living in Ajman and Umm Al Quwain.
April 2018
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Conference on Cost-Saving Opportunities for renewable energy in Oman

The German Clean Tech Group (GCTG), of which BC Berlin is the initiator, organised in cooperation with Meethaq, a pioneering financial instiution for renewable energy in Oman, a forum for its industrial customers. The event hosted at Bank Muscat head office was attended by Sulaiman Al Harthy, deputy chief executive officer – Islamic Banking, key representatives of the Authority for Electricity Regulation (AER), the German Ambassador and the German Chamber of Industry and Commerce of Oman (AHK) and Nafath Renewable Energy (Nafath). The speakers jointly addressed the forum and interacted with business leaders and entrepreneurs keen to develop investment opportunities in the renewable energy sector.
February 2018
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Study on Renewable Energy for Refugee Camps published

BC Berlin, conducted a study for the German Federal Ministry of Environement and Economy (BMWI), which elaborates the possibilities for the provision of renewable electricity in refugee camps.
In the framework of the conference "Energy for Displaced People: A Global Plan of Action for sustainable energy solutions in situations of displacement" from 15th to 16th January 2018 in Berlin, this topic will be further elaborated by reprensentatives of international aid and donor organisations. The BMWI will host a networking event on the 15 January for interested technology providers from the German industry.
January 2018
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Solid Waste Master Plans for Kafr El Sheikh and Gharbia Governorates submitted

BC Berlin, jointly with COWI Consultants from Denmark and Chemonics Egypt Consultants prepared 2 Master Plans in the framework of the above mentioned concept. Both plans aim at the modernisation of the current solid waste managements ssystem and should lead to a sustainable and affordable waste collection, recycling and disposal system for both Governorates. The project is implemented with financial contribution from KfW, the German bilateral development bank.
December 2017
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