Abu Dhabi: GL Holding (GLH) has signed a partnership agreement with Urban Mobility Systems (UMS), a leading Dutch company in the green energy sector. It aims to launch a series of renewable energy projects in the UAE, starting with the establishment of a factory specializing in developing and manufacturing green batteries, electric motors, chargers, and power generators.
The partnership agreement was signed under the patronage of the UAE Ministry of Economy. Dr. Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, UAE Minister of State for Foreign Trade, and Gerard Paul Marie Hubert Steeghs, Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the UAE, attended the ceremony.
Mr. Ali Mohammed Al Mulla, CEO of GLH, and Mr. Lars Kool, CEO and Head of Technology at UMS, have signed the agreement.
Dr. Al Zeyoudi emphasized that the UAE is keen to draw on modern global technologies in the green energy sector as part of its efforts to diversify the national economy in collaboration with the private sector, which is an essential partner in its ongoing growth journey, and intends to boost economic development by forming new sectors and business areas that rely on innovation and knowledge, addressing the future economy.
“We are working to replace combustion fuel with clean energy in heavy equipment. Our products include power generators, precision cables, and batteries for civil and military use. We also make energy engine systems and electric drive systems. Besides, we share our green energy technology and knowledge with our national engineers and technicians, helping them reduce carbon emissions. We also established a research and development management for clean energy and carbon reduction in the UAE,” Al Mulla remarked.