DEWA & Chinese companies discuss cooperation in energy, infrastructure sectors

By Shilpa Annie Joseph, Official Reporter
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Officials during the meeting.

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority’s (DEWA) MD and CEO, HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer has discussed strengthening cooperation and deepening bilateral exchanges in the energy and infrastructure sectors with HE Liu Zhengjie, Vice Consul-General at the Consulate General of the People’s Republic of China in Dubai.

Mr. Al Tayer welcomed the visit by Mr. Zhengjie, praising the importance of the strategic partnership between DEWA and the Chinese companies in the energy and water sectors and other areas of mutual interest.

They discussed opportunities for cooperation between Chinese companies and DEWA in various areas such as energy generation, transmission, and distribution.

Mr. Al Tayer said that “DEWA’s world-class infrastructure has the highest standards of reliability, efficiency, and availability. This helps achieve the objectives for citizens and residents in Dubai and supports DEWA’s vision to become a globally leading sustainable innovative corporation committed to achieving Net-Zero by 2050.”

According to the reports, DEWA cooperates with Chinese companies in energy-related areas, especially clean and renewable energy. Dubai has consolidated its position as a global hub for clean energy in support of the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050 and Dubai Net Zero Carbon Emissions Strategy 2050 to provide 100 percent of Dubai’s total power production capacity from clean energy sources by 2050.

Several major Chinese companies are participating in DEWA’s projects, especially at the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, the largest single-site solar project in the world, with a planned capacity of 5,000 MW by 2030.

Mr. Zhengjie commended the prosperous partnership with DEWA on Dubai’s renewable and clean energy projects.

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