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DEWA receives delegation from Schneider

Meeting aimed at collaboration in renewable energy, sustainability and clean techniques

| | Feb 15, 2013 | 7:21 pm
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Meeting aimed at collaboration in renewable energy, sustainability and clean techniques

H. E. Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD and CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) received a high-profile delegation from Schneider Electric, a company specialising in energy management. Announcing this, DEWA said that the delegation included Torhan Torhangil, Chief of Global Operations and Middle East Zone President; Yves Daumas, VP of Industry Business for the Gulf Countries; Goktug Gur, President for the UAE, Oman and Pakistan; Ghassan Barghouth, Country President for Kuwait, Qatar and Bahrain; and Ahmed Sfar, VP of Infrastructure Business in UAE and Oman.

According to DEWA, Al Tayer welcomed the delegation and stressed the importance of cooperating with Schneider Electric.

“The meeting aimed to strengthen the collaboration and exchange of expertise between DEWA and Schneider Electric, particularly in renewable energy, sustainability, energy efficiency and clean techniques, reducing dependence on fossil fuels, and minimising the carbon and energy footprint,” Al Tayer said. He also briefed the delegation on DEWA’s milestones and achievements in sustainability and showcased its Sustainable Building – claimed to be the first green building in the governmental sector worldwide that also uses solar power.

The delegation, in turn, briefed Al Tayer on Schneider Electric’s services in Dubai and the rest of the UAE, the announcement added. The company’s initiatives reportedly include a sustainable and efficient initiative for power usage ‘Smart Cities’ which contributes to minimising carbon emissions and managing the growing demand for water. The company also claims to provide solutions in the fields of sustainability and renewable energy.

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