DEWA team meets Chinese public and private firms



A delegation from Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), headed by Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of DEWA, has begun meetings with Chinese public and private organisations.
The delegation to China is building stronger ties and developing partnerships with China’s public and private sectors. This supports the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050, which gives priority to sustainability and focuses on an integrated approach to design standards, public infrastructure, finance, management, and maintenance.
The delegation met Liang Yang, Head of smart PV solutions at Huawei, the Chinese company that specialises in Information Communications Technology. They also met Jun Liu, Vice President of Smart PV Solution Sales & Services at Huawei. Huawei highlighted its solutions for photovoltaic smart cells, smart networks and phones, cloud computing, Big Data, and the Internet of Things. The Chinese company has over 140 million customers for their smart phones, and over 400 international mobile network operators. Over 170,000 employees work at Huawei; 80,000 of with work in research and development.
Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority, met Gu Jun, President of China Nuclear Engineering Group Co. (CNEC), Lei Mingze, Director, General Manager, and Chairman of CNEC, also attended the meeting, so that DEWA can learn about the latest developments in the generation of electricity through the peaceful use of nuclear energy. It also supports the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050, which aims to diversify energy sources by 2030. By then, renewable energy will account for 25% of the Emirate’s power requirements, while nuclear energy will provide 7%, clean coal 7%, and natural gas 61%.
“This visit enables us to exchange opinions and experiences, and enhance practices to further facilitate integrated cooperation between the public and private sectors. This cooperation will enhance investments in the region’s energy sector,” said Al Tayer.

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