DEWA to host 23rd WETEX & Dubai Solar Show in October

By Amirtha P S, Desk Reporter
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UAE’s state-owned utility service provider Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has decided to organize the 23rd Water, Energy, Technology, and Environment Exhibition (WETEX) and Dubai Solar Show from 5 to 7 October 2021 at Expo 2020 Dubai. 

HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD and CEO of DEWA, Founder and Chairman of WETEX and Dubai Solar Show announced that the event is hosted under the directives of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and the patronage of HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy.

The WETEX and Dubai Solar Show have become the largest exhibition for water, energy, sustainability and innovation in the region. The annual exhibition supports the sustainable development of the UAE and consolidates the position of the emirate as a global hub for clean energy and a green economy.

Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer
Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer

“The exhibition underlines Dubai’s commitment to supporting global efforts to increase the share of clean and renewable energy and achieve sustainability with its environmental, social and economic aspects. It also supports the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050 to make Dubai a global hub for clean energy and green economy.”

Further, Mr. Al Tayer noted that WETEX and Dubai Solar Show is an annual event for companies and organizations from the energy, water, environment, oil, gas, green development and related sectors from the region and the world to display their solutions and products and to know about the latest technologies and innovations. 

Mr. Al Tayer noted that organizing the exhibition at Expo 2020 Dubai is an important opportunity for exhibitors to promote their products and services and meet decision-makers and investors from around the world, to make deals and build partnerships. They can also learn about current and future projects and market needs as well as explore opportunities to take part in solar power projects and programs in the region.

DEWA organized the 22nd WETEX in October 2020 on a virtual platform. It attracted 63,058 visitors from around the world, the largest number of visitors in the exhibition’s history. The carbon-neutral exhibition, for the first time in the Middle East and North Africa, witnessed the participation of 1,076 companies from 52 countries.

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