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Dewa supporting partner for ‘future mobility’ event

Dubai / WAM

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa), is participating in the Fifth International Conference on Future Mobility as a government supporting partner.
The Conference is organised by Emirates Authority for Standardisation and Metrology (Esma). This is part of Dewa’s efforts in promoting green and sustainable mobility in Dubai. The annual conference is the largest in the region, bringing together leading companies in sustainable and smart mobility.
The conference held at the Grand Hyatt Dubai, hosts more than 25 experts in the automotive and transport sectors to discuss the potential for sustainable mobility, present a detailed demonstration of such future transport and the most anticipated changes in the near future.

The conference also includes a public exhibition that displays some of the most significant technologies and innovative solutions in mobility, presented by experts and pioneering companies in this field.
“Dewa supports sustainable mobility through the promotion of electric and hybrid vehicles in Dubai. DEWA, as the electricity provider for Dubai, took the lead in 2015 and launched the EV Green Charger Initiative, to encourage the public to switch over from petrol vehicles to electric vehicles through the establishment of electric vehicle charging infrastructure. This supports the Smart Dubai initiative, launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to make Dubai the smartest and happiest city in the world. It also supports the UAE Vision 2021, which aims to promote a sustainable environment in terms of air quality, conservation of water resources, increased reliance on clean energy, and green development. It also supports the Dubai Plan 2021 to make Dubai a smart, sustainable and innovative city in managing its resources, improving quality of life, and consolidating Dubai’s position as a global model for a green economy,” said Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of DEWA.

“We are glad to participate in the International Conference for Future Mobility. This enhances our role in cutting carbon emissions in the transport sector, which is the second-highest contributor of greenhouse gas emissions in Dubai. Our support for this conference aligns with the Dubai Green Mobility Strategy 2030 and supports the Dubai Carbon Abatement Strategy 2021 to cut carbon emissions by 16 percent by 2021.” said Al Tayer.

“We will continue launching more initiatives in partnership with different organisations who share our goal of creating a sustainable future for generations to come” concluded Al Tayer.

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