DEWA to host WETEX and Dubai Solar Show 2022 in September

By Shilpa Annie Joseph, Official Reporter
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Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) will organize the 24th Water, Energy, Technology and Environment Exhibition (WETEX) and Dubai Solar Show (DSS) from 27 to 29 September 2022 at World Trade Centre in Dubai.

The event is conducted under the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister, and Ruler of Dubai, and under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy.

Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD and CEO of DEWA, Founder and Chairman of WETEX and DSS, highlighted that the wise leadership’s directives in the UAE have enabled Dubai to efficiently handle the repercussions of global developments over the past two years. This has enhanced the Emirate’s position as a preferred destination for international entities and a key hub for hosting any kind of event.

Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer
Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer
Founder & Chairman

“The continued support of the wise leadership for WETEX and DSS has made it the largest exhibition for water, energy, sustainability, and innovative technologies in the region, and one of the largest specialized exhibitions globally. The exhibition is a forum for experts and specialists from around the world to discuss innovative solutions for countering challenges in the clean, renewable energy sectors as well as water, oil, gas, green economy, smart grids, and sustainability, among other sectors. WETEX and DSS consolidate Dubai’s position as a global platform and a role model for providing the latest technologies for water, energy, and the environment. It also promotes the Emirate’s position as a global hub for clean energy and a green economy.”

“Moreover, the exhibition supports DEWA’s efforts to achieve the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050 and the Dubai Net Zero Carbon Emissions Strategy 2050 to provide 100 percent of Dubai’s total power capacity from clean energy sources by 2050,” Mr. Al Tayer further added.

Dr. Yousef Al Akraf, Executive Vice President of Business Support and Human Resources at DEWA, and Chairperson of the Sales, Logistics and Sponsorships Committee for WETEX and DSS said that, “WETEX and DSS is an important opportunity for exhibitors to promote their products, services, and innovative technologies, and meet decision-makers and investors from around the world to make deals, build partnerships, review the latest technologies in these sectors, learn about current and future projects and market needs, and explore opportunities to take part in solar-energy projects and programs in the region.”

“On the sidelines of WETEX and DSS, DEWA organizes a set of seminars and panel discussions with the participation of international experts and specialists to learn about the best solutions and practices for environmental challenges as well as exchange ideas and expertise,” noted Dr. Al Akraf.

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