Dubai: The MD and CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) Mr. Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer has welcomed Mr. Jose Aguero Avila, ambassador of Paraguay, to the UAE.
During the visit, Mr. Al Tayer stressed DEWA’s keenness to strengthen cooperation with diplomatic as well as consular missions in the UAE and underlined the strong relations between the UAE and Paraguay.
The CEO of DEWA pointed out the initiatives implemented by the authority and added that the main direction of energy in Dubai aligns with the wise leadership’s directives to expand clean energy projects as well as increase the use of the Fourth Industrial Revolution technologies, digitization, promoting world-class infrastructure, the highest standards of reliability, and accelerating investments in disruptive technologies.
Mr. Al Tayer further discussed DEWA’s other strategic projects, including the pumped-storage hydroelectric power plant in Hatta as well as the Green Hydrogen Project, which DEWA built in cooperation with Expo 2020 Dubai and Siemens Energy at the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park. It is the first of its kind in the Middle East and North Africa to produce hydrogen using solar power.
The ambassador of Paraguay visited the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, where he was briefed by DEWA officials about its various phases including photovoltaic solar panels and concentrated solar power technologies.
Mr. Avila praised DEWA’s efforts in the renewable and clean energy sectors, pointing out the importance of exchanging the best international experiences and practices in renewable and clean energy.