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Middle East Ready for Energy-Efficient Lighting

Middle East Ready for Energy-Efficient Lighting

This piece was originally published in the December 2016 issue of electroindustry. Gerald Strickland, Director, Middle East Lighting Association Energy consumption in the Middle East is among the highest in the world and still increasing, leading to greater carbon emissions per capita than the world average. In the region, lighting accounts for 22 percent of energy use, compared to a global figure of 19 percent, so the opportunity to increase lighting efficiency is significant. Despite Read more […]

Saudi Arabia Consortium to Implement Technical, Outreach, and Trade Goals

Saudi Arabia Consortium to Implement Technical, Outreach, and Trade Goals

This piece was originally published in the May 2016 issue of ei, the magazine of the electroindustry. By Khaled Masri, Program Manager, NEMA, and Craig Updyke, Director, Trade and Commercial Affairs, NEMA In 2015, with the support of specific NEMA member companies and related stakeholders, NEMA organized and launched the Saudi Arabia Market Access Consortium as a matter of necessity for specific companies and service providers who face challenges as the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia implements Read more […]