The Abu Dhabi Department of Energy is cooperating with 6 entities to improve energy and water efficiency
The Department of Energy in Abu Dhabi, during its participation in the activities of "Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week 2022", signed a memorandum of understanding on the "Rehabilitation of Buildings to Improve Energy and Water Efficiency" program with six government agencies in the emirate: the Department of Municipalities and Transport, Department of Education and Knowledge, Department of Health, Department of Community Development, Abu Dhabi Energy Services, and Zayed Higher Organization for People of Determination.
Under the memorandum of understanding, Abu Dhabi Energy Services will provide services to each of the participating government agencies, implement the program, provide its expertise in the field of energy efficiency services, and train a number of employees of government agencies to transfer knowledge and expertise.
The memorandum aims to achieve the objectives of the Building Rehabilitation Program in implementing the Abu Dhabi Emirate’s strategy for demand-side management and rationalization of energy use - which was launched in 2019 and aims to reduce electricity consumption by 22% and water by 32% by 2030, by identifying 39 affiliated government buildings For the aforementioned government agencies to rehabilitate them and reduce their total consumption of electricity and water, by adopting energy-saving measures.
The Undersecretary of the Department of Energy, Eng. Ahmed Muhammad Al-Rumaithi, said that the department seeks to involve all concerned parties in order to contribute to achieving the goals of the “demand-side management strategy and rationalization of energy use” by activating the building rehabilitation program emanating from the strategy, which contributes to establishing a system Environmentally friendly buildings that support Abu Dhabi's strategic visions towards a more sustainable future in all vital sectors.
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