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    Jordan switches on world’s largest solar plant — in refugee camp November 14, 2017

    Jordan has switched on the world’s largest solar plant inside a refugee camp, providing renewable energy to nearly 80,000 Syrians, the United Nations refugee agency said on Monday.

    The 12.9 megawatts solar plant at Zaatari refugee camp, on the border of Jordan and Syria, will allow families to run a fridge, TV, fans and lights in their shelters, and recharge their phones to maintain contact with others abroad, UNHCR said.


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    Over 19,000 electricity theft cases recorded in 10 months November 12, 2017

    The Energy and Minerals Regulatory Commission (EMRC), in cooperation with the electricity distribution companies and security forces, have detected 19,178 cases of stealing of electricity and other violations against the power grid across the country in ten months, according to the commission's head.

    EMRC president Farouq Hiyari said in a statement Saturday that the crackdown on such assaults underlined the commission's determination to 'counter such phenomenon to guarantee the citizens' right"...

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    ABB Appoints Jessica Mitchell as Head of Investor RelationsNovember 10, 2017

    (AETOS Wire)--ABB announced today that Jessica Mitchell has been appointed Head of Investor Relations effective November 15, 2017, reporting to the company’s Chief Financial Officer, Timo J. Ihamuotila. She succeeds Alanna Abrahamson, who has been appointed CFO of ABB’s Industrial Automation division. Abrahamson will assume her new role as of March 1, 2018, after a smooth transition in Investor Relations.


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    Patient Safety Movement Foundation and Dubai Healthcare City Authority Launch First Patient Safety Movement in the Middle EastNovember 9, 2017

    (AETOS Wire)-- The Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF) is pleased to announce the first patient safety movement of its kind in the Middle East that aims to eliminate preventable deaths. The movement, which is being spearheaded by the Dubai Healthcare City Authority (DHCA), kicked off with a roundtable on the Patient Safety Movement that took place on November 7, 2017.

    “This is an incredible move"...

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    UAE Cabinet Meets Amid 1.5 Million Titles at Sharjah Book FairNovember 9, 2017

    (AETOS Wire)--A lot becomes evident about the cultural values of a nation and the leadership’s vision for its people when a mass book fair transforms into a venue for high-level discussions. In what became the first-ever event of its kind in the world, the UAE Cabinet members left their offices to hold a meeting amid 1.5 million titles, thousands of school and university students, and lovers of literature at the 36th Sharjah International Book Fair – now the third largest"...

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    Alexion Employees Volunteer Together to Enhance Their Local Communities during Second Annual Global Day of ServiceNovember 9, 2017

    (AETOS Wire)-- Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALXN) announced that more than 1,300 employees are rallying together in support of community service initiatives focused on health, wellness, and education as part of the Company’s second annual Global Day of Service. Alexion has partnered with non-profit organizations in nearly 30 of the Company’s local communities across North America, Europe, Latin America, Asia, and Australia to coordinate service projects that will"...

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    Finova Financial Announces The JOBS Crypto Offering (JCO): A Path To A Regulated Public Securities Offering for Non-Accredited Investors Using Cryptocurrency November 9, 2017

    (AETOS Wire)-- Finova Financial, a digital financial services provider transforming the future of global banking, announced today the creation of a fundraising process known as a JOBS Crypto Offering (JCO) which, when completed, will give investors the opportunity to invest in equity ownership of previously privately-held companies using cryptocurrency. The JCO is a hybrid of initial coin offering investments (ICOs), which allow companies to raise capital more readily through cryptocurrency investments and an initial public offering of stock. In a JCO, “tokens” representing ownership of shares of capital stock would be tracked on a distributed ledger or blockchain (Tokens) and would be sold pursuant to a registration statement filed under the Securities Act or a transaction which is exempt from registration under the Securities Act pursuant to Rule 251 under the Securities Act (i.e. Regulation A+). The JCO is the brainchild of serial fintech entrepreneur, Gregory Keough, who is the current CEO of Finova Financial and former CEO of Mobile Financial Services,......

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    GAC Abu Dhabi And RB Logistics Join Forces For Talc ShipmentsNovember 9, 2017

    European bulk logistics provider RB Logistics (RB) has appointed GAC Abu Dhabi for a second time to provide a complete logistics service package. The two-year contract covers freight services, transportation, warehousing and handling of talcum powder from Italy to Ruwais for a client of IMI FABI.

    GAC will arrange for collection of talc from IMI FABI’s"...

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    GAM’s Solar Village Project to provide energy to 30,000 underprivileged households November 6, 2017

    The Greater Amman Municipality (GAM) is planning to sign an agreement next week to start executing the Solar Village Project, which aims to create a solar power plant to cover the cost of electricity for 30,000 unprivileged households in Amman.

    The project is overseen by Meqdad Rababaa, director of the Sustainability and Renewable Energies Department at the GAM.

    In a statement"...

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    Enevate Announces 5-Minute Extreme Fast Charge Battery Technology for Electric VehiclesNovember 3, 2017

    (AETOS Wire)--Enevate Corporation, a lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery technology company, announces HD-Energy® Technology for Electric Vehicles (EVs) which features extreme fast charging in only 5 minutes with high energy density and long driving range that adds up to 240 miles (390 km)—or up to 50 miles (80 km) range with a 60-second charge. This fast charge and very short charging times are better than any other Li-ion technology available today, while meeting automotive requirements for energy density, range, and cost. Enevate licenses its silicon-dominant HD-Energy® Technology to battery and EV automotive manufacturers and suppliers worldwide. This new extreme fast charge technology breaks down the barriers to electric vehicle adoption. EVs have been challenged primarily due to their limited range and drivers’ “range anxiety,” long charge times, and high cost. Now, Enevate’s groundbreaking silicon Li-ion battery technology in EV cells (NCM-based) can be charged in 5 minutes at up to a tested 10C charging rate to 75% capacity with......

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