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GreenEmirates Sustainability and Clean Energy Consultancy assist companies and organisations with their green programs in the United Arab Emirates.

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  • "The UAE has amongst the highest Ecological Footprints per capita in the world"


  • "On land and in the sea, our forefathers lived and survived in this environment. They ... recognised the need to conserve it, to take from it only what they needed to live, and to preserve it for succeeding generations"  HH Shaikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan

  • 'A green economy for sustainable development'.

    Launched by HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum in January 2012

Green Marketing Services

Renewable EnergyHelping SME’s with green products or services to reach the right audience faster. Do you have a Green Event (Environmental, Sustainable or Clean Energy) that you would like to publicise in the UAE? Contact us for support.


Green Directory

Renewable EnergyThe aim is to provide an independent and comprehensive resource of the widest range of information on Green and Sustainable products, companies and events specifically focused on the United Arab Emirates.


Sustainability Business Network

Renewable EnergyThe goal of the Sustainability Business Network (SBN) is to promote collaboration between these organisations so that they in turn can provide truly comprehensive business solutions to their members and clients. SBN supports this collaboration and knowledge-sharing in three ways.

It's electric! Petrol vehicles could go off roads in 8 years

Big auto and big oil will be hit as e-cars rule: Study

We've been told that electric cars and self-driving vehicles are the future of transport. But they could be here sooner than we think. Petrol cars, trucks and buses will be driven off the roads within eight years, says a new study by Stanford University.


That's because electric vehicles will be cheaper to operate and improvements in technology will ensure they run longer - for 400 kilometres on a single battery charge. Car dealerships and petrol stations are expected to disappear by 2024, according to the study by Stanford economist Tony Seba.

These vehicles will be more reliable and efficient, and would be able to drive 500,000 to a  million miles during their lifetimes. Seba says people will stop driving altogether and those holding on to their petrol cars will find it hard to sell them.


The tipping point is close, very close, when prices of electric cars begin to fall and e-car batteries last longer than 200 miles.

The UAE and other countries have already seen this disruption coming. Last week, the Ministry of Energy launched a programme to encourage motorists to use electric vehicles. Government department vehicles also plan to shift to 20 per cent electric by 2020.


Tesla motors founder Elon Musk signed a deal with Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority for 200 electric cars in February as the company makes a big push into the country with its green vehicles.


Dubai has already rolled out its Smart Autonomous Mobility Strategy which will make 25 per cent of total journeys autonomous by 2030. As part of this strategy, government institutions must purchase 10 per cent hybrid or electric vehicles.

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