DEWA, General Electric discuss closer ties

Mon 25-12-2017 18:26 PM

DUBAI, 25th December, 2017 (WAM) — Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Managing Director and CEO of the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority, DEWA, has received a senior delegation from General Electric, GE. The meeting is part of DEWA’s keenness to enhance cooperation with international companies in order to share best practices and developments in the energy sector, particularly in clean and renewable energy The delegation included Russell Stokes, President and CEO of GE Power; Dr. Dalya Al Muthanna, President and CEO of GE Gulf; Joe Anis, President and CEO of Power Services Middle East and Africa; Mohammed Mohaisen, President and CEO of GRID Solutions MENAT; and Michael Keroulle, CCO of GE Power Steam Power System.

During the meeting, Al Tayer welcomed the delegation, and explained that the visit will boost cooperation with DEWA’s private sector partners in the field of energy, and enhances infrastructure according to the highest standards and best international practices.

He also reviewed DEWA’s most important projects, initiatives, and programmes, highlighting DEWA’s commitment to achieve the objectives of the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050. The strategy, announced by the Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, aims to provide 75 percent of Dubai’s energy through clean sources by 2050. It also aims to explore promising opportunities in the renewable and clean energy sector, to diversify energy sources, and establish Dubai as a global hub for clean energy and green economy.

The delegation demonstrated some of their solutions and technologies in the field of clean and renewable energy technologies, and expressed their interest in participating in DEWA’s strategic projects.

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