DEWA showcases its best initiatives in conservation and stability during the Energy Supreme Council meeting
Dubai, UAE, 23rd May 2012: Dubai Water and Electricity Authority (DEWA) has showcased its activities and campaigns during a workshop organized under the umbrella of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy (DSCE) to present its overall strategies and quick-wins on energy conservation initiatives and progress by government entities. The workshop supports the Dubai Integrated Energy Strategy 2030 formulated by DSCE to achieve a 30% reduction in energy consumption by 2030, as part of its continuous efforts to spread awareness on conservation initiatives.
The workshop took place at Emirates Towers hotel and was attended by representatives from The Executive Council, The Ruler’s Court, Dubai Airports Free Zone Authority (DAFZA), the Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing and the Regulatory and Supervisory Bureau.
“Our conservation and resource-sustainability strategy goes in line with the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and the national long-term initiative launched by His Highness under the theme, ‘Green Economy for Sustainable Development,’ which aims to foster sustainable development in Dubai and the UAE for generations to come,” said HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Vice-Chairman of the DSCE and MD & CEO of DEWA.
“By participating in this meeting, DEWA is maintain its close ties with The Supreme Council of Energy, which is pioneering initiatives in conservation and sustainability,” said Khawla Al Mehairi, VP of Marketing and Corporate Communications at DEWA.
Representatives from the DSCE gave a presentation on Dubai Integrated Energy Strategy 2030, which focuses on energy demand management as well as the various necessary steps to achieve sustainable development.
The agenda included presentations and discussions on Dubai Integrated Energy Strategy, energy conservation quick wins, energy conservation campaigns and awareness for government sector as well as initiatives related to demand side management, energy auditing, and energy conservation presentations from The Executive Council and DAFZA.