Dubai success stories

Filipina expat in Dubai owns three apartments, wants 10

Dubai is a city that never fails to run out of success stories. Several expats tried their luck here and it all paid off eventually. Some win millions of dirhams in raffles, the others get kilos of gold and there are some who – thanks to their financial knowledge were able to successfully navigate their way into achieving good fortune. The latter is the case of Gina Gelvero – a Filipina expat based in Dubai who has been in town for more than a decade.

Gelvero’s story starts like most Filipino expat stories in Dubai: Financially illiterate and satisfied with getting their salary. During her early years in Dubai, Gelvero didn’t know much about investing her hard-earned money into another source of income; the Filipino Times reports.

It was only after thirteen years that she wised up and started buying apartments in the Philippines.

Her efforts payed off and Gelvero now owns three apartments in three different cities. She has been paying for them on a 24-month instalment basis at zero interest rate.

Currently, Gelvero is looking into purchasing another apartment in another city in the Philippines. She said that she plans to get six more apartments within 10 years – that’s one apartment every single year!

When asked about her decision to invest, Gelvero said: “I wanted to have passive income so even if I don’t work, I will have something to rely on financially. We should not just depend on our monthly salary. What if you suddenly lose your job?”

Gelvero plans on renting out the apartments.

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Press release

17 OCTOBER 2017 – Khaleejtimes

Why Dubai is top on investors’ minds

Dubai FDI, the foreign direct investment promotion agency of Dubai Economy, seeks to provide innovative and modern solutions that meet the aspirations of current and future investors, Sami Al Qamzi, director-general of Dubai Economy, said on Monday.

Speaking at the opening day of Dubai Investment Week, Al Qamzi said Dubai Economy is keen to move forward, achieve sustainable development and maintain a competitive environment by developing appropriate frameworks and applying global best practices. “The establishment of the ‘Hamdan Centre for the Future of Investment’ will help channel foreign direct investment globally into sustainable development,” Al Qamzi said.

He pointed out that Dubai has maintained its position as the world’s preferred destination for foreign direct investment, standing seventh in the world with total FDI inflows of Dh25.5 billion in 2016. “The emirate was also ranked third globally in terms of the number of FDI projects attracted during the same year, with 247 projects,” said Al Qamzi.

The third edition of Dubai Investment Week, which opened on Monday, witnessed the launch of several innovative initiatives, including the ‘Dubai Advantages’ report and the ‘Dubai Impact Investment Award’.

Organised by the Dubai Investment Development Agency (Dubai FDI), Dubai Investment Week 2017 seeks to introduce investors to Dubai’s advantages as a strategic hub in the global economy, a gateway to regional growth markets and a leading smart and sustainable city of the future.

Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, inaugurated the Dubai Investment Week that will run till October 19. The event has brought together government and private sector leaders from the region and beyond, representatives of banks and investment funds, official delegations and international experts in a series of dialogues, workshops, closed meetings and field visits.

A ‘leadership dialogue’ on the opening day featured prominent government and private sector leaders including Sultan bin Sulayem, chairman of DP World and Dubai Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation, and Mohamed Ali Alabbar, chairman of Emaar Properties. They were interviewed by Courtney Fingar, editor-in-chief of fDi Intelligence.

Sheikh Maktoum along with Al Qamzi and Fahad Al Gergawi, CEO of Dubai FDI, honoured the winners of the inaugural ‘Dubai Impact FDI Award’. Brookfield (Largest Greenfield Investment in Dubai), Alibaba Cloud Services (Largest High-Technology Investment into Dubai) and Amazon (Largest M&A Investment into Dubai) were the winners in each of the three award categories.

Al Qamzi said the ‘Hamdan Centre for the Future of Investment’ would provide a unique model for global partnerships aimed at developing and financing sustainable investment projects and assessing their economic, social and environmental impact.

“Dubai is a city of the future, a gateway to promising regional markets and a global hub for business – it has all the important drivers that boost the confidence of the local and international investor community,” said Al Gergawi.

He said the logistics infrastructure in Dubai is among the best in the world and a bridge to a vast consumer market of over two billion people. “We are leveraging the Dubai Investment Week platform to keep abreast of the latest investment opportunities in the strategic and emerging economic sectors in the region and worldwide, to identify investor views and to develop policies that enhance future readiness,” said Al Gergawi.

He said the mission of the Dubai Investment Week is not only to showcase investment opportunities in Dubai, but also to present current and future investment trends and ways to promote sustainable and competitive partnerships between local and global investors.

 

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Advertising

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Advertising is a form of communication intended to persuade an audience (viewers, readers or listeners) to purchase or take some action upon products, ideas, or services. It includes the name of a product or service and how that product or service could benefit the consumer, to persuade a target market to purchase or to consume that particular brand. These messages are usually paid for by sponsors and viewed via various media. Advertising can also serve to communicate an idea to a large number of people in an attempt to convince them to take a certain action.

Commercial advertisers often seek to generate increased consumption of their products or services through branding, which involves the repetition of an image or product name in an effort to associate related qualities with the brand in the minds of consumers. Non-commercial advertisers who spend money to advertise items other than a consumer product or service include political parties, interest groups, religious organizations and governmental agencies. Non-profit organizations may rely on free modes of persuasion, such as a public service announcement.

Modern advertising developed with the rise of mass production in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Mass media can be defined as any media meant to reach a mass amount of people. Different types of media can be used to deliver these messages, including traditional media such as newspapers, magazines, television, radio, outdoor or direct mail; or new media such as websites and text messages.

In 2010, spending on advertising was estimated at more than $300 billion in the United States and $500 billion worldwide.

The 1960s saw advertising transform into a modern approach in which creativity was allowed to shine, producing unexpected messages that made advertisements more tempting to consumers’ eyes. The Volkswagen ad campaign—featuring such headlines as “Think Small” and “Lemon” (which were used to describe the appearance of the car)—ushered in the era of modern advertising by promoting a “position” or “unique selling proposition” designed to associate each brand with a specific idea in the reader or viewer’s mind. This period of American advertising is called the Creative Revolution and its archetype was William Bernbach who helped create the revolutionary Volkswagen ads among others. Some of the most creative and long-standing American advertising dates to this period.

The late 1980s and early 1990s saw the introduction of cable television and particularly MTV. Pioneering the concept of the music video, MTV ushered in a new type of advertising: the consumer tunes in for the advertising message, rather than it being a by-product or afterthought. As cable and satellite television became increasingly prevalent, specialty channels emerged, including channels entirely devoted to advertising, such as QVC, Home Shopping Network, and Shop TV Canada.

Marketing through the Internet opened new frontiers for advertisers and contributed to the “dot-com” boom of the 1990s. Entire corporations operated solely on advertising revenue, offering everything from coupons to free Internet access. At the turn of the 21st century, a number of websites including the search engine Google, started a change in online advertising by emphasizing contextually relevant, unobtrusive ads intended to help, rather than inundate, users. This has led to a plethora of similar efforts and an increasing trend of interactive advertising.

The share of advertising spending relative to GDP has changed little across large changes in media. For example, in the US in 1925, the main advertising media were newspapers, magazines, signs on streetcars, and outdoor posters. Advertising spending as a share of GDP was about 2.9 percent. By 1998, television and radio had become major advertising media. Nonetheless, advertising spending as a share of GDP was slightly lower—about 2.4 percent.

A recent advertising innovation is “guerrilla marketing”, which involve unusual approaches such as staged encounters in public places, giveaways of products such as cars that are covered with brand messages, and interactive advertising where the viewer can respond to become part of the advertising message. Guerrilla advertising is becoming increasing more popular with a lot of companies. This type of advertising is unpredictable and innovative, which causes consumers to buy the product or idea. This reflects an increasing trend of interactive and “embedded” ads, such as via product placement, having consumers vote through text messages, and various innovations utilizing social network services such as Facebook.

Public service advertising

The advertising techniques used to promote commercial goods and services can be used to inform, educate and motivate the public about non-commercial issues, such as HIV/AIDS, political ideology, energy conservation and deforestation.

Advertising, in its non-commercial guise, is a powerful educational tool capable of reaching and motivating large audiences. “Advertising justifies its existence when used in the public interest—it is much too powerful a tool to use solely for commercial purposes.” Attributed to Howard Gossage by David Ogilvy.

Public service advertising, non-commercial advertising, public interest advertising, cause marketing, and social marketing are different terms for (or aspects of) the use of sophisticated advertising and marketing communications techniques (generally associated with commercial enterprise) on behalf of non-commercial, public interest issues and initiatives.

Marketing mix

The marketing mix has been the key concept to advertising. The marketing mix was suggested by professor E. Jerome McCarthy in the 1960s. The marketing mix consists of four basic elements called the four P’s:

  • Product is the first P representing the actual product.
  • Price represents the process of determining the value of a product.
  • Place represents the variables of getting the product to the consumer like distribution channels, market coverage and movement organization.
  • The last P stands for Promotion which is the process of reaching the target market and convincing them to go out and buy the product.

Advertising theory

It clarifies the objectives of an advertising campaign and for each individual advertisement. The model suggests that there are six steps a consumer or a business buyer moves through when making a purchase.

The steps are:

  • 1.     Awareness
  • 2.     Knowledge
  • 3.     Liking
  • 4.     Preference
  • 5.     Conviction
  • 6.     The actual purchase

Means-End Theory – This approach suggests that an advertisement should contain a message or means that leads the consumer to a desired end state. Leverage Points – It is designed to move the consumer from understanding a product’s benefits to linking those benefits with personal values. Verbal and Visual Images.

Types of advertising

Virtually any medium can be used for advertising. Commercial advertising media can include wall paintings, billboards, street furniture components, printed flyers and rack cards, radio, cinema and television adverts, web banners, mobile telephone screens, shopping carts, web popups, skywriting, bus stop benches, human billboards, magazines, newspapers, town criers, sides of buses, banners attached to or sides of airplanes (“logojets”), in-flight advertisements on seatback tray tables or overhead storage bins, taxicab doors, roof mounts and passenger screens, musical stage shows, subway platforms and trains, elastic bands on disposable diapers, doors of bathroom stalls, stickers on apples in supermarkets, shopping cart handles (grabertising), the opening section of streaming audio and video, posters, and the backs of event tickets and supermarket receipts. Any place an “identified” sponsor pays to deliver their message through a medium is advertising.

Digital advertising

Television advertising / Music in advertising

The TV commercial is generally considered the most effective mass-market advertising format, as is reflected by the high prices TV networks charge for commercial airtime during popular TV events. The annual Super Bowl football game in the United States is known as the most prominent advertising event on television. The average cost of a single thirty-second TV spot during this game has reached US$3 million (as of 2009). The majority of television commercials feature a song or jingle that listeners soon relate to the product. Virtual advertisements may be inserted into regular television programming through computer graphics. It is typically inserted into otherwise blank backdrops or used to replace local billboards that are not relevant to the remote broadcast audience. More controversially, virtual billboards may be inserted into the background where none exist in real-life. This technique is especially used in televised sporting events. Virtual product placement is also possible. Infomercials: An infomercial is a long-format television commercial, typically five minutes or longer. The word “infomercial” combining the words “information” & “commercial”. The main objective in an infomercial is to create an impulse purchase, so that the consumer sees the presentation and then immediately buys the product through the advertised toll-free telephone number or website. Infomercials describe, display, and often demonstrate products and their features, and commonly have testimonials from consumers and industry professionals.

Radio advertising

Radio advertising is a form of advertising via the medium of radio. Radio advertisements are broadcast as radio waves to the air from a transmitter to an antenna and a thus to a receiving device. Airtime is purchased from a station or network in exchange for airing the commercials. While radio has the obvious limitation of being restricted to sound, proponents of radio advertising often cite this as an advantage.

Online advertising

Online advertising is a form of promotion that uses the Internet and World Wide Web for the expressed purpose of delivering marketing messages to attract customers. Examples of online advertising include contextual ads that appear on search engine results pages, banner ads, in text ads, Rich Media Ads, Social network advertising, online classified advertising, advertising networks and e-mail marketing, including e-mail spam.

Product placements

Covert advertising, also known as guerrilla advertising, is when a product or brand is embedded in entertainment and media. For example, in a film, the main character can use an item or other of a definite brand, as in the movie Minority Report, where Tom Cruise’s character John Anderton owns a phone with the Nokia logo clearly written in the top corner, or his watch engraved with the Bulgari logo. Another example of advertising in film is in I, Robot, where main character played by Will Smith mentions his Converse shoes several times, calling them “classics,” because the film is set far in the future. I, Robot and Spaceballs also showcase futuristic cars with the Audi and Mercedes-Benz logos clearly displayed on the front of the vehicles. Cadillac chose to advertise in the movie The Matrix Reloaded, which as a result contained many scenes in which Cadillac cars were used. Similarly, product placement for Omega Watches, Ford, VAIO, BMW and Aston Martin cars are featured in recent James Bond films, most notably Casino Royale. In “Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer”, the main transport vehicle shows a large Dodge logo on the front. Blade Runner includes some of the most obvious product placement; the whole film stops to show a Coca-Cola billboard.

Celebrity branding

This type of advertising focuses upon using celebrity power, fame, money, popularity to gain recognition for their products and promote specific stores or products. Advertisers often advertise their products, for example, when celebrities share their favorite products or wear clothes by specific brands or designers. Celebrities are often involved in advertising campaigns such as television or print adverts to advertise specific or general products. The use of celebrities to endorse a brand can have its downsides, however. One mistake by a celebrity can be detrimental to the public relations of a brand. For example, following his performance of eight gold medals at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China, swimmer Michael Phelps’ contract with Kellogg’s was terminated, as Kellogg’s did not want to associate with him after he was photographed smoking marijuana.

Sales promotions

Sales promotions are another way to advertise. Sales promotions are double purposed because they are used to gather information about what type of customers you draw in and where they are, and to jumpstart sales. Sales promotions include things like contests and games, sweepstakes, product giveaways, samples coupons, loyalty programs, and discounts. The ultimate goal of sales promotions is to stimulate potential customers to action.

Media and advertising approaches

Increasingly, other media are overtaking many of the “traditional” media such as television, radio and newspaper because of a shift toward consumer’s usage of the Internet for news and music as well as devices like digital video recorders (DVRs) such as TiVo.

Advertising on the World Wide Web is a recent phenomenon. Prices of Web-based advertising space are dependent on the “relevance” of the surrounding web content and the traffic that the website receives.

Diversification

In the realm of advertising agencies, continued industry diversification has seen observers note that “big global clients don’t need big global agencies any more”. This is reflected by the growth of non-traditional agencies in various global markets, such as Canadian business TAXI and SMART in Australia and has been referred to as “a revolution in the ad world”.

At ICONS INTERNATIONAL, the specialists in emerging markets and innovation, we will be glad to attend your needs in advertising.

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Welcome to ICONS

Innovative Concepts & solutions. The International Business Consulting Corporation with global reach! 

ICONS INTERNATIONAL GROUP (ICONS) is an International Business Consulting Corporation based in the United Arab Emirates and connected with other major countries through a network of professionals that help Clients find new partners and opportunities in order to make smart decisions with their money. We are focused on our Clients high R.O.I. and the security of their investments. Through our quorum of expertise and competencies, our firm is committed to developing long-term Client relationships built on a foundation of ethics, service and trust. We are committed and fully dedicated to our Clients investment goals so they in turn can focus on creating a quality of life that reflects their deepest values. We pride ourselves with our distinctive perspective towards strategic investment in emerging markets and capital markets by facilitating the commercialization of technology-based products, innovative concepts & solutions and services. We continually uphold our spirit of innovation with a focus driven approach to maintain our leverage in the industry. We shape the future by creating value for our Investors, Partners and Clients.

 STRONG CONNECTIONS

We connect entrepreneurs with domain experts, industry veterans, premier law firms, venture capital resources, and strategic partners throughout the industry. ICONS members include several leading venture capital partnerships and other international angel investor organizations. ICONS’ today represents a crossroad of opportunities where Professionals, Companies, Personnel, Projects, New ideas and Technologies all come together. Our knowledge ranges through a comprehensive array of different markets and we are defined as a multinational, multicultural platform with a very high focus on developing International business opportunities, capital ventures and Joint Ventures.

 FUNDRAISING SUPPORT

We syndicate deals and participate in follow-on rounds, to ensure that our companies can continue to hit critical milestones and grow. Direct investments are typically $500k-$750k-$1M, with syndicated financing ranging up to the project requirements. We believe that the true growth potential lies with companies who are at an early stage in their growth cycle. For this reason we are strongly focused on Capital Ventures, Joint Ventures, Projects, Acquisitions and setting up New Companies. We come from a long term International experience in various industries that range from manufacturing, trade, services and finance. The initiative has great focus and capability of attracting Capital Investors through a proven track record of successes.

PRACTICAL EXPERTISE

We draw on our members’ deep domain expertise in the different market segments both in technology and operations to provide companies with unique, specific, industry-relevant insights. We take board seats and work side by side with entrepreneurs to drive companies toward their goals. Experience, industry knowledge, expertise, passion and education are the distinguishing characteristics that set ICONS apart from our peers. Our unwavering commitment to professionalism and the best interests of our Clients have enabled us to become one of the leaders in our field, worldwide. Our highly disciplined approach to investing provides intelligent opportunities for our Clients, with an eye toward fostering relationships that last decades. ICONS portfolio of assets boasts unique brand equity and a definite competitive advantage that has enhanced its position of leadership in the market. Over the years, it continues to maintain its tradition of excellence through its unique value creation approach in each of its products, projects and services. Our model has evolved over several years as we continue to enhance our ability to meet the ever-changing economic environment. At ICONS, we are committed to helping each of our Clients by offering sound investment opportunities combined with un-equaled customer support and consultancy; our Clients enjoy a research apparatus and level of service that is beyond reproach.

COMMITMENT TO THE ENVIRONMENT

ICONS commitment to environmental sustainability is evident with the company’s emphasis to its corporate social responsibilities and values. Led by a strong management, its organization is composed of dynamic, motivated and strong-willed individuals who share the same passion of making a difference in the society.

Gearing up for the future, ICONS will continue to innovate and reinvent itself to keep ahead of the changes as it seeks new opportunities for growth and iconic project developments for its Clients in the United Arab Emirates and international markets. For our investors ICONS represents a light to follow on the track to successful investments and growth.

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Waste To Energy Power Plants

Generic issues with Waste

Generic issues with Landfills

Leachate is a liquid that is formed when the waste decays. Rainfall percolating through the waste will dissolve soluble components of the waste, but leachate will also contain in-solubles such as oils and small particles. It has to be monitored as it can be toxic and cause damage to the surrounding environment if it is not treated correctly.

Leachate production is an inevitable consequence of the landfilling of wastes, it is a process that can last for a number of decades, possibly in excess of 100 years on larger contained sites.

Landfill gas is a by-product generated from the decomposition of biodegradable wastes such as household waste. The major constituents of landfill gas are methane (CH4) and carbon dioxide (CO2).

Typically 45% – 65% of landfill gas is methane. At certain concentrations a mixture of methane or hydrogen may ignite causing fires or explosions.

Our value proposition:

  • Financially sound
  • Environmentally friendly
  • Societally valid
  • Proven

ICONS holds the international distribution and implementation rights for the latest state of the art Waste To Energy (W2E) technology. It is sustainable, non-polluting, profitable & leading edge Green W2E Power Generation utilising unique, innovative & revolutionary technology.

The W2E technology is fully protected by international patents and we will continue to ensure future R&D security and competitive advantages.

In the implementation process ICONS will provide an infrastructure that is distributed to meet community and local needs thereby aiming to increase the efficiency of the electrical power we generate by up to 33% and maximising the potential of the Combined Heat & Power (CHP) capabilities of the installed W2E plants up to 89%.

ICONS will lead the power generation market by being the first to:

  • transform 100% of waste into energy and valuable products;
  • sell all of the products output from the installed W2E plants, as well as;
  • delivering maximum value financially, environmentally, societally and proven.

The above can be delivered in and environmentally friendly landscaped W2E Power Plant layout that integrates perfectly and in full harmony with urban and residential areas as indicated below:

Key Facts – CSR Environment:

  • No Emissions
  • No Pollution
  • No Landfill Requirement
  • No Odours
  • Efficient Electrical Production
  • Full International Patent Protection
  • 100% conversion of waste to profitable product
  • Deals with liquid and solid waste; including medical waste and sewage
  • Small Footprint
  • No Contamination
  • No Health Hazard
  • No Visual or Environmental Impact
  • Optimised Carbon Footprint
  • No Dioxins
  • Efficient CHP Facility
  • Unique Technology
  • Provides 100% Disposal of Waste
  • Enables Community Power Delivery
  • Revenue generation both upstream & downstream

Key Facts – CSR Society:

  • Enables community power delivery (as opposed to centralised)
  • Creates jobs
  • Integrates seamlessly within urbanisation plans
  • Can provide leisure/green space
  • Ethically & morally positive for society
  • Enables interaction in a proactive way with the community within which it resides
  • Enables streams of education & awareness to flow to the community and stakeholders
  • Can support other ‘green’ stakeholders (waste – recycling – power)

The Need:

  • Rapidly Filling Landfills
  • The growing communities are producing tonnes of waste each year.
  • Municipal waste will double by 2020
  • Only under 10 years of landfill life left
  • Land is in short supply (development, food production & leisure)
  • The fuel is available in huge quantities – Waste, the new ‘coal’?
  • The growing communities are becoming resource poor
  • Two out of three coal fired power stations will close by 2015
  • Demand overtakes supply 2012-2015
  • There is a need for non-polluting ‘Green-Energy’; not only morally but also politically and by statute
  • Government support is available

Key Figures:

  • Payback Period 4 years.
  • Revenue example (340 tons/day municipal waste conversion / disposal) 1st yr = US$168.3m.
  • Cost/Year example (340 tons/day municipal waste conversion / disposal) = US$26.6m.
  • Space Required 25,000 m2 for 340 tons/day municipal waste conversion / disposal capacity.
  • IRR 25%.
  • ROI on EBITDA 29%.
  • Operation 24/7.
  • Plant Build 20 mths from order.
  • Plants available for converting / disposing any capacity.

Revenue & Profit Opportunities:

ICONS provides revenue & profit opportunities both upstream and downstream:

  • Waste – revenues from collection/acceptance for disposal
  • Recycled Materials – revenue from recycled material sale
  • Electrical Power – suppliers subject to statutory renewables obligation until 31 March 2027
  • Thermal Energy – district heating/cooling, sanitary hot water, water desalination plants
  • Water – for sale to industry or retail
  • Hydrogen Gas (H2) – for sale to industry
  • Carbon Dioxide Gas (CO2) – for sale to industry
  • Aggregates – for sale to industry (e.g. cement additives and road construction)
  • Carbon Credits – for sale on the carbon credit market

For more information please e-mail info@iconsfze.com.

Renewable Energy

ICONS is heavily engaged in Research & Development to reduce global carbon emissions from energy production – CO2 to ZERO by 2050.

  • On average 5 tons each per world population
  • 6.8 billion people worldwide 2010 (heading to 9 billion)

Our efforts are also extended to the Research & Development in the renewable energy sector to reduce energy prices in order to be twice as cheep. Energy miracle !

  • 6.8 billion people worldwide 2010
  • Of the above, about 2 billion are without energy
  • To reduce poverty the best solution is to lower the price of energy

Renewable energy is energy which comes from natural resources such as sunlight, wind, rain, tides and geothermal heat, which are renewable (naturally replenished).

In 2008, about 19% of global final energy consumption came from renewables, with 13% coming from traditional biomass, which is mainly used for heating, and 3.2% from hydroelectricity. New renewables (small hydro, modern biomass, wind, solar, geothermal, and biofuels) accounted for another 2.7% and are growing very rapidly.

The share of renewables in electricity generation is around 18%, with 15% of global electricity coming from hydroelectricity and 3% from new renewables.

Wind power is growing at the rate of 30% annually, with a worldwide installed capacity of 158 gigawatts (GW) in 2009, and is widely used in Europe, Asia, and the United States. At the end of 2009, cumulative global photovoltaic (PV) installations surpassed 21 GW and PV power stations are popular in Germany and Spain. Solar thermal power stations operate in the USA and Spain, and the largest of these is the 354 megawatt (MW) SEGS power plant in the Mojave Desert. The world’s largest geothermal power installation is The Geysers in California, with a rated capacity of 750 MW. Brazil has one of the largest renewable energy programs in the world, involving production of ethanol fuel from sugar cane, and ethanol now provides 18% of the country’s automotive fuel. Ethanol fuel is also widely available in the USA.

While many renewable energy projects are large-scale, renewable technologies are also suited to rural and remote areas, where energy is often crucial in human development. Globally, an estimated 3 million households get power from small solar PV systems. Micro-hydro systems configured into village-scale or county-scale mini-grids serve many areas. More than 30 million rural households get lighting and cooking from biogas made in household-scale digesters. Biomass cookstoves are used by 160 million households.

Climate change concerns, coupled with high oil prices, peak oil, and increasing government support, are driving increasing renewable energy legislation, incentives and commercialization. New government spending, regulation and policies helped the industry weather the global financial crisis better than many other sectors.

At ICONS we combine our Research & Development activities with the design, implementation and installation of renewable energy projects that avail of the latest state of the art technology. By endeavouring in this mission our objectives are to contribute to the reduction of global carbon emissions from energy production – CO2 to ZERO by 2050 and reduce energy prices in order to be twice as cheep. Energy miracle !

Emirates Farm For Agriculture (EFALP)

ICONS CONSULTING: The Emirates Farm For Agriculture and Live Stock Production (EFALP) of Abu Dhabi – United Arab Emirates produces first quality Capsicums, Tomatoes, Cucumbers and Cauliflower.

A trustworthy producer and supplier, reliable on its commitments and with the objective of building a strong and binding relationship with its Clients.

In a global market in which an efficient logistics can reach any and every little community worldwide, Emirates Farm For Agriculture can guarantee high quality fresh produce at your doorstep.

For importers, distributors or Supermarkets we are ready to make sample shipments to introduce you to our high quality standard of agricultural produce and we are sure to be competitive in the market.

We have been certified by TUV NORD INTEGRA bvba, member of TUV Nord Group, and comply with the stringent GLOBAL G.A.P. (EUREPGAP) certifications.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For any enquiry please contact our agent ICONS FZE by sending an e-mail at the following address: info@iconsfze.com .