Ajman Chamber explores joint cooperation with FEWA

By Shilpa Annie Joseph, Official Reporter
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Ajman Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s (ACCI) Chairman, Eng. Abdullah bin Mohammed Al Muwaiji has discussed ways of joint cooperation with Eng. Yousef Ahmed Al Ali, CEO of the Federal Electricity and Water Authority (FEWA).

During the meeting, they also explored various opportunities to launch specific initiatives that will reflect positively on reducing the operational costs of energy consumption for industrial facilities operating in Ajman.

The meeting discussed ways of joint cooperation and opportunities to introduce qualitative initiatives that will reflect positively on the operational costs of industrial facilities operating in the Ajman, in a way that supports the goals and directions of both ACCI and the FEWA.

At the beginning of the meeting, Mr. Al Muwaiji stressed the pioneering role of FEWA in providing high-quality services, explaining that the operational costs related to energy consumption represent the cornerstone of plans to expand and increase production for industrial facilities and their sustainability.

The ACCI Chairman stated that, “The Ajman government, under the direct guidance and follow-up of HH Sheikh Ammar bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Crown Prince of Ajman and Chairman of the Executive Council, is keen to encourage industrial facilities to use solar energy and organize the connection of distributed renewable energy production units to the electrical grid based on Federal Decree-Law No. 17 of 2022.”

“This supports the ACCI’s proactive efforts and its pioneering role in educating its members from private sector establishments to adopt sustainable solutions for the use of clean and alternative energy and achieve the standards and requirements of sustainable development and the green economy in order to reduce operational costs and achieve competitiveness compared to some of the UAE’s emirates and neighboring countries,” Mr. Al Muwaiji added.

For his part, Mr. Al Ali explained that FEWA is keen to offer supportive and encouraging solutions for the industrial sector. The CEO also praised the efforts of the ACCI in leading joint cooperation between government agencies providing services to private establishments and its main role in introducing innovative initiatives that support the UAE goals and directions and the growth of the economic sector in general.

According to the statement, the attendees also discussed the most prominent challenges facing the adoption of solar energy technologies in the industrial sector, opportunities to overcome those challenges, and ways for the private sector to adopt sustainable initiatives and practices to support the outcomes and recommendations of the “COP 28.”

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