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Saudi Neom megacity plans world-first ‘solar dome’ desalination plant

Saudi Neom megacity plans world-first ‘solar dome’ desalination plant

It is claimed that the technology generates no carbon emissions, produces less brine than facilities using conventional reverse osmosis technology and will process drinking water more cheaply than traditional plants.

Blockchain JV in Saudi Arabia aims to create cross-sector opportunities

Blockchain JV in Saudi Arabia aims to create cross-sector opportunities

WISeKey and Saudi Advanced Technologies will also co-ordinate with blockchain centres and ecosystems around the world to share experience and resources.

Ericsson will “switch on” 5G globally in 2019

Ericsson will “switch on” 5G globally in 2019

Speaking at MWC19, president and CEO Börje Ékholm says the company has commercial 5G deals with 10 named service providers and 42 MoUs

Tunisia smart city chooses blockchain

Tunisia smart city chooses blockchain

The Tunisia Economic City has entered into an agreement with the Locus Chain Foundation to use its next-generation technology as its settlement currency and service platform

Jordan turns to wind to meet power targets

Jordan turns to wind to meet power targets

GE Renewable Energy will provide the kingdom with its latest generation turbine to provide a total capacity of 100 MW, enough to power around 150,000 homes

Orange signs smart city agreement for Jeddah Tower

Orange signs smart city agreement for Jeddah Tower

The company is working with the Jeddah Economic Company to design ICT infrastructure and smart services at the world’s tallest tower