Etihad ESCO, Bahrain’s SEA unite to attain sustainability goals

By Amirtha P S, Desk Reporter
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Bahrain’s leading sustainability enabler, Sustainable Energy Authority (SEA) and Etihad Energy Services Company (Etihad ESCO), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), have agreed to collaborate and enter into a strategic partnership to achieve their sustainability goals.

During a virtual ceremony both the organizations signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to support the parties in the implementation of sustainable energy initiatives to achieve the common goals and to enhance cooperation to address energy-related areas in Bahrain. 

The initiatives include energy performance contracting (ESCO) projects, solar on-grid and off-grid installations, facility management and electromechanical services, IT solutions and technologies including command and control centers, IoT, smart automation and network operations, in addition to capacity building training services.

The organizations signed the MoU in the presence of HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD and CEO of DEWA and HE Dr. Abdul Hussain Bin Ali Mirza, President of SEA. 

Under the MOU, both parties will further exchange and share the best global experiences and practices in areas of energy efficiency, renewable energy, to support sustainability efforts in Bahrain.

Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer
Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer

“This collaborative work represents a unique opportunity to exchange the expertise regionally and globally in the field of sustainability and energy efficiency. We look forward to strengthening cooperation and exchanging the best international experiences of energy efficiency and sustainability to achieve our common goals and to continue this sustainable development journey, for a better future.”

Commenting on the partnership, HE Dr. Abdul Hussain Bin Ali Mirza, President of SEA, said, “The Sustainable Energy Authority (SEA), is committed towards a more sustainable future and will ensure rapid progress towards the Kingdom’s National Renewable Energy Targets and National Energy Efficiency targets. SEA believes that collaboration with Etihad ESCO will surely boost the energy efficiency and sustainable development process.”

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