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DEWA signs MoU with Drydocks World to cooperate in renewable energy and asset management
May 10, 2018

 

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Drydocks World, a DP World company,  to collaborate in renewable energy projects and share best practices in asset management and maintenance programmes and activities, as well any other potential business opportunities. This is part of DEWA’s strategy to enhance strategic partnerships with government organisations.

The MoU was signed by HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of DEWA, and Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Group Chairman and CEO of DP World. The meeting was attended by Mohammad Alawadhi, Vice President HSSEQ & Business Excellence, Haroon Al Awadhi, Divisional Manager – Technical and Maintenance and Sumaya Tahlak, Corporate Communication Manager

“At DEWA, we strive to cooperate with government organisations. We are happy to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Drydocks World to share our solar expertise and share best practices in asset management and conservation. We are working to achieve the objectives of the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050, to make Dubai a global hub for clean energy and green economy, and provide 75% of Dubai's total energy from clean energy sources by 2050. DEWA is the first government utility in the world to receive the prestigious award for the integration of high quality asset management in operations pertaining to the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity and water, due to its application of the highest standards of asset management infrastructure in these operations. We look forward to fruitful and effective cooperation with Drydocks World, to achieve the common interests of serving our beloved nation,” said Al Tayer.

Commenting on the signing, Sultan Ahmen bin Sulayem, Group Chairman and CEO of DP Worldstated that “Drydocks World is a strong proponent of environmental conservation in maritime development. Aligning our clean energy initiatives at DP World with DEWA will enhance the yard’s commitment to preserving to the marine environment, and to consolidating Dubai’s position as a global centre for sustainability, in conjunction with the UAE’s objectives.

Drydocks World strives to be at the forefront of sustainability, and through this memorandum with DEWA, we will create a united pursuit towards the city’s goal of being a global hub for clean energy and transitioning to a green economy.”


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