Dubai: Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has conducted Strategy Week for its employees. The event aimed to raise awareness about its vision, mission, and objectives related to sustainability, clean energy, and environmental conservation.
This initiative aimed to help employees better understand the organization’s direction and purpose and align with the government’s plans and strategies to achieve net zero by 2050. This comes as part of DEWA’s efforts to support the UAE hosting the COP28 at Expo City Dubai.
Mr. Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of DEWA, emphasized DEWA’s keenness highlighting the importance of keeping employees up to date with its projects and initiatives. These efforts intend to achieve its vision of being a globally leading, sustainable, innovative corporation committed to achieving Net Zero by 2050.
“We are also committed to making our employees sustainability ambassadors who promote awareness on DEWA’s efforts to support the UAE’s preparations to host COP28 through initiatives that support the transition to a sustainable green economy, as well as pioneering projects and initiatives to achieve the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050 and the Dubai Net Zero Carbon Emissions Strategy 2050 to provide 100 percent of the energy production capacity from clean energy sources by 2050,” Mr. Al Tayer added.
Mr. Al Tayer said that DEWA is steadily moving towards reducing its carbon footprint to achieve sustainable net-zero carbon by 2050. The total power production capacity of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park in Dubai has reached 2,627 MW using photovoltaic solar power (PV) and concentrated solar power (CSP).