Wed 27-12-2017 14:10 PM
DUBAI, 27th December, 2017 (WAM) -- Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD and CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority, DEWA, has received Goktug Gur, President and CEO of Philips Lighting in the Middle East and Turkey; and Samir Al Aref, Commercial Director.
During the meeting, Al Tayer welcomed the delegation, and explained DEWA’s work including its activities, development, and the continuous progress in its services. He emphasised DEWA’s keenness to strengthen cooperation and expand relations with companies in the fields of managing sustainability and renewable energy applications.
Al Tayer noted that DEWA is working closely with its strategic partners, from the public and private sectors, to achieve the objectives of the Demand Side Management 2030 plan to reduce energy and water demand in Dubai by 30%. The cooperation includes companies specialised in raising energy efficiency, reducing consumption through efficient lighting, such as Philips LED technology for saving energy and its use in DEWA’s retrofitting projects, which are implemented through Etihad Energy Services Company, Etihad ESCO.
The delegation explained Philips Lighting work to provide advanced energy solutions for all sectors, including lighting of roads, offices, industrial establishments, hotels, and houses. The delegation expressed its interest in participating in projects carried out by DEWA, and promoting joint cooperation in the lighting sector, as well as promoting sustainability in Dubai.