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Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) won three awards at the Smart Cities Summit and Awards 2016 during the World CSR Day activities in Mumbai, India.
DEWA won in the Best Smart City Initiative category for their Green Charger Initiative, in addition to winning the Configuration and Deployment of Smart City Infrastructure 2016 category for its Dubai Smart Soil Initiative. DEWA also received the award for Most Powerful Smart City Leaders.
These awards reflect DEWA’s commitment to enhancing Dubai’s position in the regional and international renewable energy sectors. They also reflect DEWA’s commitment to achieving the objectives of the Smart City Initiative, launched by Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh
Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, to transform Dubai into the smartest city in the world.
“Inspired by the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, DEWA works to achieve its development goals, which support the UAE Vision 2021 and the Dubai Plan 2021. The strategic objectives of these initiatives support the long-term Green Economy for Sustainable Development initiative, to establish the UAE as one of the global leaders in this area, and a global hub for
exporting and re-exporting green products and technologies,” said Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD and CEO of DEWA.
“DEWA has developed a comprehensive Smart Grid strategy and aligned its corporate strategy with the Smart Dubai initiative. DEWA is currently implementing three major initiatives: Shams Dubai, smart applications and smart meters, and Green Charger,” added Al Tayer.
DEWA bags 3 awards at India Summit
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