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H.H. Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum honours winners of Emirates Energy Awards

Awards recognised contribution to sustainable energy initiatives

| | Dec 15, 2015 | 12:07 pm
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Dubai, UAE: Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, H.H. Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of The Dubai Supreme Council of Energy (DSCE) attended the Emirates Energy Award 2015 ceremony at Armani hotel, Dubai, on 18 November.

Announcing this through a communique, event organiser DSCE said that the Emirates Energy Award (EEA) was launched under the theme “For a Sustainable Future” to highlight the most important innovations and scientific research in the field of energy efficiency and management, and added that the awards aimed to honour individuals, leading authorities and institutions at the national, regional and international levels for their contribution to sustainable energy initiatives.

The various award categories were: The Large Energy Project; Small Energy Project; Energy Efficiency in the Public Sector; Energy Efficiency in the Private Sector; Education and Capacity Building; Research and Development; Young Professional Energy; The Special Recognition Award; Water Treatment; Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency; and The Special Recognition Award – Renewable Energy.

In his opening speech, H.E. Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Vice Chairman of The Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, and MD & CEO of DEWA, highlighted the initiative of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum under the theme, “Green Economy For Sustainable Development”, and his visionary directives aiming to make the UAE one of the global leading countries in the field of green economy and a global hub for exporting and re-exporting green products and technologies. He praised the efforts of all participants for their creative ideas and ambitious projects and initiatives.

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