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The MD and CEO of Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (DEWA) shared Dubai’s experience in renewable and clean energy in a keynote address on the second day of the 24th World Energy Congress.
HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer told assembled industry leaders that the UAE leads global efforts in the clean and renewable energy sector, noting that DEWA seeks to consolidate sustainability with via economic, social, and environmental strategies aspects within its organisational framework.
“To achieve this, DEWA is working on several directions, including the launching of pilot projects in renewable and clean energy and enhancing energy efficiency,” HE said.
“We continue to launch new initiatives aimed at rationalising consumption, reducing carbon emissions and encouraging community members to produce electricity from solar energy in buildings and connecting them to DEWA’s grid, and the use of electric vehicles and other initiatives and programmes; aimed at reducing our carbon footprint and promoting the transition to a green economy in Dubai.