DEWA CEO welcomes UAE Singapore Business Council President
Representatives of significant Singaporean energy firms and a high-level delegation from the UAE Singapore Business Council were greeted by Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD and CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA). Dr. Brian Shegar, president of the UAE Singapore Business Council, led the group.
The meeting covered the sharing of top worldwide insights and methods for sustainability, clean energy, and renewable energy.
Al Tayer and Dr. Shegar discussed ways to strengthen economic ties and look into joint investment opportunities across a variety of sectors, including energy and water, infrastructure, and technology, as well as ways to increase cooperation between the UAE and Singapore, particularly in advanced technologies for renewable and clean energy, energy storage, smart grids, and water.
Al Tayer emphasised DEWA's major efforts, programmes, and programmes that anticipate and shape the energy future by developing a model for utilities in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity and water in the future. DEWA is still working nonstop to realise its ambitious goal of intelligent leadership in the future. Al Tayer outlined the strategic initiatives DEWA is working on to fulfil Dubai's rising water and power demands.
He pointed out that Dubai places a high priority on sustainability and the shift to a green economy by increasing its reliance on clean and renewable energy in line with the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050, which aims to produce all of Dubai's electricity from clean sources by the year 2050. The Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, the largest single-site solar park in the world, is based on the Independent Power Producer to the IPP model and will have a production capacity of 5,000 megawatts by 2030. DEWA has launched numerous green programmes and initiatives to achieve this.
Dr. Shegar welcomed DEWA's initiatives to improve the business climate in the UAE and emphasised the UAE-Singapore Business Council's desire to strengthen economic ties between Singaporean and Emirati firms.
Dr. Yousef Al Akraf, executive vice president of business support and human resources; Waleed bin Salman, executive vice president for business development and excellence; and Marwan bin Haidar, executive vice president of innovation and the future at DEWA attended the meeting.