Ajman Chamber, Etihad ESCO unite to encourage clean energy use in private sector

By Arya M Nair, Official Reporter
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Dr. Waleed Alnuaimi & H.E. Salem Al Suwaidi at MoU signing ceremony

The Ajman Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Etihad Energy Services Company (Etihad ESCO), to enhance joint cooperation and develop programs and plans aimed at encouraging private sector establishments.

The MoU was signed at the Ajman Chamber’s headquarters by H.E. Salem Al Suwaidi, Director-General of Ajman Chamber, Dr. Waleed Alnuaimi, CEO of Etihad ESCO, in the presence of Mr. Nasser Al Dhafri, Executive Director of the Member Support and Innovation Sector at Ajman Chamber.

It outlines the development of joint relations between the two parties and cooperation in directing and supporting private sector establishments to adopt solutions for the use of clean energy by providing technical consultations and feasibility studies for projects using solar energy and its benefits, as well as organizing field visits to factories and companies in Ajman to inform them of the best practices in the field of clean energy use and rationalization of consumption, implementing a series of educational and awareness workshops for business owners, conducting studies, and benefiting from the technical expertise of the Etihad ESCO.

H.E. Al Suwaidi stressed the importance of joint cooperation between the Ajman Chamber and the Etihad ESCO with the aim of providing advisory and technical support to the Ajman Chamber’s member establishments from the private sector on benefiting from the uses of clean energy, in addition to the educational and awareness role for business owners.

H.E. Al Suwaidi also stated that the Ajman Chamber is keen to provide proactive services to its member establishments in cooperation with its strategic partners and to encourage economic establishments to adopt social responsibility, standards, and requirements of sustainable development and the green economy. So that they can develop businesses and enhance their leading role in supporting a diversified future economy.

Dr. Waleed Alnuaim praised the efforts of the Ajman Chamber to educate factories and companies about the importance of using clean energy and rationalizing consumption in general and presented the audience with a set of examples of best practices and experiences implemented on the ground, which had a direct impact on reducing financial costs and achieving sustainability.

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