Essel Group ME’s (EGME) joint managing director and group CEO, Punkaj Gupta, and chairman and managing director Gagan Goel are looking to exploit the untapped potential of the region, while adding value to the industry. TRENDS speaks to them on their company’s expansion plans, latests trends impacting their industry and EGME’s ongoing diversification drive to…

The UAE is making strong strides in the electric vehicle sector in the region. The recently concluded first-ever Emirates Electric Vehicle Road Trip (EEVRT) successfully opened nine new charging stations in the country, further driving electric vehicle adoption. The new, free-to-use electric vehicle charging stations, supplied by ENGIE, were opened at AccorHotels, including Marjan Island…

The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) in the UAE successfully hosted the third Annual MENA Spectrum Management Conference in Dubai. TRA organized a regulatory roundtable to bring together key regulators from the Arab region to provide an overview of the decision-making processes. They also discussed the spectrum allocation plans for the future, including pricing methodologies and overall…

Siemens has been awarded a landmark contract to upgrade the Kingdom of Bahrain’s energy infrastructure with a new high-voltage power transmission network, strengthening the country’s electricity supply. The contract, awarded to Siemens by the Electricity and Water Authority (EWA) in Bahrain, was announced at an inauguration ceremony in Al Hidd in Bahrain. Siemens will introduce…