DEWA Strengthens Strategic Partnership on Renewable Energy With Masdar

DEWA has announced the strengthening of its strategic partnership with Masdar, on renewable and clean energy.

DEWA Masdar

The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has announced the strengthening of its strategic partnership with the Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company (Masdar), on renewable and clean energy, and the various plans and projects that support the objectives of the UAE Centennial 2071 to enhance UAE’s global position as a hub for green economy and sustainable development.

The parties also discussed DEWA’s participation in the 13th World Future Energy Summit (WFES) 2020, hosted by Masdar in Abu Dhabi. WFES, one of the key events in Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week 2020. The parties also discussed DEWA’s distinguished participation as Efficiency Partner in the 12th WFES held in January 2019.

“We always seek to strengthen partnership and co-operation with Masdar, share best global experiences and practices, achieve the directives for the promotion of sustainable development. Our joint efforts to develop innovative energy solutions contribute to building a sustainable future for generations to come,” said HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of DEWA.

Mohamed Jameel Al Ramahi, CEO of Masdar affirmed the importance of the partnership between Masdar and DEWA, especially in developing the third phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park in Dubai, the pioneering project that contributes to achieving the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050 to provide 75% of Dubai’s total power output from clean energy by 2050.

“We look forward to strengthening our strategic cooperation and partnership with DEWA, thereby contributing to achieving national plans and objectives to increase reliance on renewable energy and investing in clean energy technology projects,” said Al Ramahi.

Recently, DEWA issued a request for proposal (RfP) for appointing consultants to study, develop and construct floating solar photovoltaic plants in the Arabian Gulf. The consultancy services include feasibility study, the technical requirements for a floating solar photovoltaic plant, an environmental impact assessment report, a study of the marine requirements, and other necessary studies on setting up the electrical transmission, a safety plan, and a seawater feasibility studies including tidal and system specifications, and system performance.

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Ayush Verma

Ayush Verma

Ayush is a staff writer at saurenergy.com and writes on renewable energy with a special focus on solar and wind. Prior to this, as an engineering graduate trying to find his niche in the energy journalism segment, he worked as a correspondent for iamrenew.com.

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