Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has concluded its successful participation in the 5th Dubai International Government Achievements Exhibition (DIGAE), which was held from 2-4 April 2017 under the theme ‘National Governments… Global Achievements’. DEWA’s stand attracted many visitors who commended its innovative projects and initiatives, and actively took part in discussions, lectures, and workshops that were organised by DEWA and supervised by specialists, experts, and media figures.
- Renewable energy (RE) plans for region’s electricity sectors could result in overall savings of USD 55 to 87 billion
- Fossil fuel savings in power and water sectors could peak at around 400 million barrels of oil equivalent by 2030
- Savings for Saudi Arabia, the region’s largest consumer of fossil fuels for power production, at 170 million
HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), has launched the Free Electrons programme, a global energy accelerators programme that provides an integrated framework to promote international cooperation and support innovation, to identify solutions to meet future global energy needs. The announcement was made at the Armani hotel in Dubai.