DUBAI, September 28, 2023 (WAM) — Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD and CEO of Dubai Electrical energy and Water Authority (DEWA), welcomed Luis Miguel Merlano Hoyos, Ambassador of Colombia to the UAE, as a part of the diplomatic and consular visits made to DEWA, to strengthen relationships and trade experience to help the collaboration.
Throughout the assembly, Al Tayer highlighted the strategic relations between the UAE and Colombia, based mostly on widespread pursuits and a shared imaginative and prescient of sustainable growth. Al Tayer highlighted DEWA’s willingness to collaborate with numerous worldwide companies, organizations and corporations and its dedication to increasing partnerships in clear and renewable vitality.
The 2 sides mentioned methods to enhance cooperation within the vitality and water sectors. Al Tayer shared DEWA’s finest international practices and experience in sustainability, diversification of unpolluted vitality sources, vitality effectivity and water administration.
Al Tayer additionally highlighted DEWA’s growth initiatives and strategic initiatives aimed toward bettering Dubai’s sustainable growth. Chief amongst these initiatives is the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Photo voltaic Park, one of many world’s largest new strategic initiatives based mostly on the Unbiased Energy Producer (IPP) system, with investments reaching as much as AED50 billion (US$13.6 billion) and a deliberate manufacturing capability of 5,000 megawatts by 2030.
DEWA’s different initiatives embody a pumped storage hydroelectric energy plant in Hatta, the inexperienced hydrogen undertaking, DEWA’s House-D program, a cybersecurity middle, synthetic intelligence (AI) initiatives and the Inexperienced Charger initiative, which is able to present superior infrastructure for charging of electrical automobiles. in Dubai to advertise sustainable mobility.
Al Tayer additionally mentioned DEWA’s worldwide exhibitions and conferences, organized forward of the twenty eighth Convention of the Events to the United Nations Framework Conference on Local weather Change (COP28), hosted by the UAE at Expo Metropolis Dubai, to focus on the efficient position of the UAE in selling regional and worldwide cooperation in help of local weather motion by way of coordinated efforts amongst all related events.
In November, DEWA will host the twenty fifth Water, Vitality, and Atmosphere Exhibition (WETEX) & Dubai Photo voltaic Present 2023, the Center East and North Africa Photo voltaic Vitality Convention and the ninth World Inexperienced Economic system Summit. These occasions strengthen Dubai’s place as a world hub for the inexperienced economic system.
The Colombian delegation recommended DEWA’s efforts and expressed Colombia’s sturdy curiosity in taking part in DEWA’s initiatives, particularly these associated to wash vitality, and in exchanging experiences, info and applied sciences.
The assembly was attended by Dr. Yousef Al Akraf, Government Vice President Enterprise Assist and Human Sources at DEWA.