We would like to invite you to continue a survey you have started. ...

Do you trust your insurer ?

Strongly agree
Strongly disagree
Insurance provides peace of mind
Insurance is purchased only when compulsory
Terms and Conditions (small print) are clear and easily accessible
Insurance jargon (language) stands in the way of fully understanding each policy
Insurance companies try their best to uphold the details of the policy without cutting corners
Reducing risk, cutting costs and profits are more important to an insurance company than the customer
Insurance companies in the region are as professional as in other more developed markets
Age group
Do you feel your insurance provider works in your interest?
Have you had a rejected claim that you feel was not justified?
Do you trust your insurance provider?
Our Network

Register for our free newsletter

Latest News

Masdar’s mega solar deal

Masdar’s mega solar deal

Total and Abengoa to partner up on world’s largest concentrated solar project.


June 9, 2010 3:18 by

Masdar, the renewable energy initiative, has appointed French company Total and Abengoa Solar, from Spain, as partners on a $600 milliion concentrated solar power project, reports

The project, the world’s largest, will begin in the third quarter of this year, with Abu Dhabi government-owned Masdar leading the venture, and Total and Abengoa each taking a 20 percent stake. “Shams 1” will take about two years to complete, says, and will have a capacity of 100 megawatts.

The new plant will cover a 2.5-square kilometer area, situated at Madinat Zayed about 120 kilometers southwest of Abu Dhabi. It will have capacity to supply 20,000 households.

Shams 1 will be the first utility-scale, commercial solar power project in the UAE, and the first CSP plant to be registered under the United Nations’ Clean Development Mechanism. It will displace about 175,000 tons of carbon dioxide per year, the equivalent of taking 15,000 cars off Abu Dhabi’s roads.


Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

1 Comment

  1. Ahmed AlQedrah on June 13, 2010 7:23 am

    Well Done UAE!


Leave a Comment