DEWA EV Green Chargers provides over 8,800 MWh of electricity to electric vehicles since 2015
    18 Apr 2022

    DUBAI, 18th April, 2022 (WAM) — Through its EV Green Charger initiative, Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has provided over 8,800 megawatt-hours (MWh) of electricity to charge electric vehicles (EVs) in Dubai since 2015. This has helped EV users to travel approximately 58 million kilometres in eco-friendly vehicles and experience a 73 percent reduction […]

    Dulsco commissions first-in-region Refuse Derived Fuel Plant
    09 Apr 2022

    DUBAI, 8th April, 2022 (WAM) — Dulsco, an integrated solutions provider and the Official Waste Management Partner of Expo 2020 Dubai, continues to drive environmental sustainability with the successful introduction of its Refuse Derived Fuel (RDF) plant, currently located within the Expo 2020 Dubai premises. The waste to energy plant has the capacity to process […]

    UAE, IRENA launch ‘Beyond Food’ for sustainable energy for cooking
    05 Apr 2022

    Abu Dhabi: The UAE and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) have launched ‘Beyond Food’, a new joint initiative that aims to provide people in communities in low-resource settings worldwide with crucial access to sustainable energy for cooking. In collaboration with Nama Women Advancement Establishment (NAMA), the UAE and IRENA have teamed-up to foster cooperation […]

    Oil crisis a reality check for nations’ clean energy goals, says UAE environment minister
    03 Apr 2022

    The oil crisis has served as a “reality check” for many nations that believed they had made progress in transitioning away from fossil fuels, the UAE’s environment minister said. Mariam Al Mheiri, Minister of Climate Change and Environment and Minister of State for Food Security, said the path to net zero carbon emissions was a long journey […]

    Gulf region will boost global energy security as world transitions to clean sources: Musabbeh Al Kaabi
    29 Mar 2022

    DUBAI, 28th March, 2022 (WAM) — Musabbeh Al Kaabi, CEO, UAE Investments, Mubadala Investment Company, stated that the Gulf region will play an increasingly important role in protecting global energy supply chains in the coming decades as the world transitions to alternative forms of energy. He made this statement during his participation in the Global […]

    High oil prices show need to ‘double down’ on renewable energy, says Scottish minister
    26 Mar 2022

    Soaring oil prices, predominantly caused by the Russia-Ukraine war, have highlighted the need for countries to “double down” on moving to renewable energy sources, Scotland’s trade minister said on Wednesday. Brent, the global benchmark for two thirds of the world’s oil, reached $120.64 a barrel on Wednesday following disruption to Russian and Kazakh crude exports. […]

    UAE, Netherlands sign MoU on hydrogen energy
    22 Mar 2022

    DUBAI, 22nd March, 2022 (WAM) — The UAE Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure and the Dutch Ministry for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on hydrogen energy. The MoU was signed by Suhail bin Mohammed Al Mazrouei, Minister of Energy and Infrastructure, and the Dutch Minister for Foreign Trade […]

    50 DEWA employees begin Masters in Future Energy Systems & Technology from UC Berkeley
    09 Jan 2022

    Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), inaugurated the third batch of the Master’s Program in Future Energy Systems & Technology, which DEWA implements in collaboration with the University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley). This was attended by UC Berkeley College of Engineering Dean Tsu Jae King Liu; […]

    EU moves to label nuclear, gas energy as ‘green’
    08 Jan 2022

    The EU is planning to label energy from nuclear power and natural gas as “green” sources for investment despite internal disagreement over whether they truly qualify as sustainable options, BBC reports. The proposal, seen by AFP on Saturday, aims to support the 27-nation bloc’s shift towards a carbon-neutral future and gild its credentials as a […]

    DEWA highlights its global achievements supporting UAE’s excellence and competitiveness journey
    06 Jan 2022

    Since its establishment on 1 January, 1992, Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) is moving steadily to achieve the visionary directives of the Founding Fathers and the wise leadership vision to promote comprehensive and sustainable development in the UAE, which thrived over the past 50 years. This was evident in several achievements and gains that […]