UAE hosts the annual meeting of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO)

This annual meeting which took place on the 13th September 2022 is the most important event in the calendar of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), which contributes to consolidating the UAE’s leading role in the field of standardization at the regional and international levels, and reflects the Emirati capabilities in the quality infrastructure file,…

MELA/SASO Workshop (Riyadh)

The Saudi Standards, Metrology & Quality Organisation (SASO) used the occasion presented by a joint workshop with MELA, to introduce the newly drafted regulation on Residential Lighting. The Regulation, which covers a range of light sources used in residential lighting applications, is due to enter into force in the second quarter of 2016.   Information…

MELA at Outdoor Lighting Projects UAE

MELA at Outdoor Lighting Projects UAE – 25-26 May 2015 The Outdoor Lighting Program is a critical pillar of Dubai’s Demand Side Management Strategy which aims to reduce the Emirate’s energy – electricity and water – consumption by 30% by 2030. The program details plans to retrofit lighting systems across Dubai’s roads, streets and public parks. The Outdoor Lighting UAE…

Middle East Electricity

In the Middle East, as recent research by Frost and Sullivan suggests, demand for power, water & energy could triple over the next 25 years. Some of the highest per capita energy intensive countries, globally, are based in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. This drives growth in demand for power in the region,…