DEWA highlights sustainable development at Energy and Water Conservation Expo and Forum in Bahrain
Dubai, UAE; 20 June, 2013: Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has participated in the Energy and Water Conservation Exposition and Forum, organised by the Bahrain Society of Engineers and the Energy and Water Authority of Bahrain, to promote sustainable development at the Bahrain International Exhibition Centre on 17-19 June. As part of its contribution to the UAE stand, DEWA showcased its products and services and commitment to sustainable growth, which was located next to the stands of the Bahrain Energy Conservation Committee and the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf’s Customer Service Departments. HE Dr. Abdul-Hussain bin Ali Mirza, Minister of Energy of Bahrain, was the patron of the event.
DEWA’s delegation included Khuloud Al Ali, Manager of Media Relations and Engagement, and Sultan Al Zaabi, Engineer for Conservation and Outreach Engagement.
“We participate in such events to exchange expertise, share and learn about best international practices in the energy conservation sector, and showcase DEWA’s successful experience in the field of energy conservation and sustainability,” said HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of DEWA.
HE Dr. Abdul-Hussain bin Ali Mirza visited DEWA’s stand, and praised DEWA’s participation in the exhibition.
A number of experts, specialists, and researchers took part in the event to exchange experiences and expertise on a range of technical issues, to promote the rational use of power and water in the Gulf States, especially in Bahrain. The Forum shed light on the latest developments and challenges in the areas of technology and alternative energy, green buildings, and sustainability.
The DEWA team highlighted DEWA’s steps to promote energy and water use efficiency, as well its award-winning awareness campaigns to encourage consumers to adopt a sustainable lifestyle. The team also presented DEWA’s future projects, such as the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, which will produce 13MW of power in its first phase.
The exhibition was marked by the attendance of a larger number of participants than in previous years, with participating companies and institutions showcasing the latest approaches to rationalise consumption, and protect the environment. A number of workshops were held on the sidelines of the exhibition.