DEWA discusses strengthening cooperation with Siemens Energy delegation

By Shilpa Annie Joseph, Official Reporter
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Dubai Electricity and Water Authority’s (DEWA) MD and CEO, HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer has discussed strengthening cooperation with a high-level delegation from Siemens Energy.

The delegation included Ms. Anne-Laure de Chammard, a Member of the Executive Board of Siemens Energy AG, and Mr. Dietmar Siersdorfer, Managing Director of Siemens Energy Middle East and UAE. Mr. Waleed bin Salman, Executive Vice President of Business Development and Excellence at DEWA, also attended the meeting.

The visit supports DEWA’s efforts to enhance cooperation with its strategic partners and exchange best practices and experiences with major global companies.

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“DEWA strives to achieve the vision of the UAE’s wise leadership to anticipate the future and develop long-term proactive plans to keep pace with the Fourth Industrial Revolution and innovate disruptive technologies that contribute to providing world-class services that enhance the quality of life in Dubai. DEWA’s strategic projects in renewable and clean energy to achieve the vision and directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister, and Ruler of Dubai. This supports the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050 and the Dubai Net Zero Carbon Emissions Strategy 2050 to provide 100 percent of Dubai’s total power production capacity from clean energy sources by 2050. Through its major projects.”

DEWA is implementing promising clean and renewable energy and water desalination projects in line with its vision to become a globally leading sustainable innovative corporation committed to achieving Net-Zero by 2050.

DEWA attaches great importance to research and development in sustainability and renewable energy, especially photovoltaic and concentrated solar energy. This supports the Dubai Innovation Strategy, which aims to make Dubai the most innovative city in the world.

“As a strategic partner to DEWA, we are proud of our accomplishments and collaborations over the years. Siemens Energy’s technologies contribute to over 42 percent of DEWA’s total generation capacity, ensuring reliable, affordable, and sustainable power for more than 3.5 million residents in Dubai. Together, we have developed the first and only operational, industrial-scale green hydrogen production facility in the Middle East and Africa. We look forward to growing this partnership in the future to expand the scope and scale of our innovative collaboration,” said Ms. Anne-Laure de Chammard.

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