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HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of DEWA

By H.E. Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Vice Chairman of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, MD and CEO of Dubai Water and Electricity Authority and Chairman of World Green Economy Summit. Dubai, UAE – In April, the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO), a United Nations body, released its latest ‘Status of the Global Climate’ report, which detailed the string of climate …

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10th World Future Energy Summit Demonstrates the Business Case for Sustainability


Falling Costs Make Renewable Energy an Investment in the Future. Co-Located Events for Water Security, Waste management, Energy Efficiency, Solar Energy, and Sustainable Transport. 35,000 Attendees Expected at Milestone 2017 Event in Abu Dhabi. With the cost of solar energy plummeting, the World Future Energy Summit 2017 (WFES) will showcase an unprecedented range of financially profitable clean energy solutions, opening …

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Al Tayer explores cooperation with UNDP in Green Economy


The Roads and Transport Authority – Nashwan Al-Taa’ee: HE Mattar Al Tayer, Director-General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of the Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) has recently received HE Frode Mouring, Resident Representative of the United Nations Development Program(UNPD), UAE. Attendees included Mohammed Al-Asmawi Head of Programme UNPD, Nasir Hamad Abu Shehab, CEO of RTA Strategy & …

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Cityscape Global provides international stage for New Living on Water concept combining luxury, privacy, environmental sustainability and renewable energy


Dubai, UAE – Dubai has earned a global reputation for launching unique and spectacular real estate projects, and a Dutch developer hopes the emirate will now provide a successful springboard for stunning floating homes designed to take their owners back to nature. The company, New Living on Water (NLW), will give a Middle East debut to its striking organic shaped …

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DEWA’s Green Bill supports Smart Dubai Initiative

HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai

Over 97% of DEWA’s customers receive the electronic bill DEWA announced the initial launch of the Green Bill in July 2012 to enhance its efforts to protect the environment and promote sustainability. The Green Bill is an electronic version of the regular paper bill, which customers will receive through monthly emails. The service was launched, on an optional basis, in …

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DEWA wins 3 Golden Globe Tigers Awards in Sustainability Leadership


Dubai, UAE – Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has won three Golden Globe Tigers Awards in Sustainability Leadership. The awards are for Best Renewable Resources – Energy, Best Renewable Resources – Green Building, and Best Renewable Resources – Sustainable Transport, for the Green Charger initiative. DEWA received the awards in a special ceremony in Malaysia. The awards underline DEWA’s …

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RTA names Al Qusais Bus Depot “Most Sustainable in Water Consumption”


The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has recently honoured Al Qusais Bus Depot by naming it: The Most Sustainable Bus Depot in terms of optimizing water consumption by as much 11 per cent. The award is a result of a series of initiatives rolled out by RTA’s Public Transport Agency with a view to saving water consumption, and realizing RTA’s …

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Dubai leads with recycling initiatives in the region along with top 70 cities in the world


Dubai, UAE – Dubai Chamber Sustainability Network in partnership with Dulsco organised the ‘Open Source Circular Economy’ Days. Dubai is the only city in the region to be part of ‘OSCE Days’ among 70 other global cities. The industry experts from Dubai shared best practices with regard to efficiently recycling resources, collaborating with peers and thereby creating a new self-sustaining …

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DEWA hosts Emirates Green Building Council Seminar at its Sustainable Building


Dubai, UAE – Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) recently hosted a seminar titled ‘The Impact of Interiors on Air Quality’ organised by the Emirates Green Building Council (EmiratesGBC), at DEWA’s Sustainable Building in Al Quoz. Hosting the event supports DEWA’s strategy to share its expertise and experiences with government and private organisations in Dubai and the UAE. 33 green-building …

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ACWA Power Khalladi confirms final orders for its Wind Power Project in the North of Morocco


Rabat, Morocco – ACWA Power Khalladi has confirmed final orders to suppliers and contractors for the construction of its Wind Power Project in the North of Morocco, following all conditions precedent for its landmark project financing being satisfied. ACWA Power Khalladi (formerly known as UPC Renewables) is 75% owned by ACWA Power – a developer, investor, co-owner and operator of …

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