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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 […]

New Technologies High on Agenda for Emirates

New Technologies High on Agenda for Emirates

This piece was originally published in the December 2016 issue of electroindustry. Khaled Masri, Program Manager Madeleine Bugel, Program Manager His Excellency Abdulla A. Al Maeeni, director general of the Emirates Standardization and Metrology Authority (ESMA), visited NEMA headquarters in September to discuss topics ranging from ESMA’s interests in advancing smart cities and medical technologies to the Gulf Standards Organization (GSO), the U.S. electrical safety system, and NEMA Read more […]