His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council, said that Dubai is moving forward in achieving the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to consolidate the foundations of a green economy. Enhance the pillars of sustainable development by following the best international practices in the adoption and adoption of clean and renewable sources of energy, and the development of solutions that will provide energy alternatives to support the comprehensive development processes in the emirate, in accordance with the highest international standards, while continuing to implement the mega projects in which Dubai offers a role model in e This field.
“We have invested billions in renewable energy production and the positive economic and environmental impact of these projects encourages us to continue working to strengthen our capabilities in this direction, to be a model and example in reducing carbon emissions, investing in clean energy and supporting the pillars of the green economy. "The industry of the future requires everyone to be aware of the importance of sustainable development, conserve resources and rationalize their consumption, and rely on environmentally friendly green solutions, to preserve them for future generations."
This came on the occasion of the visit of His Highness, yesterday, the exhibition of water technology, energy and environment (WETEX 2019), in its 21st session, organized by the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority, under the directives of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and Minister of Finance and Chairman of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), is the largest in the history of the exhibition with an exhibition area of 85,000 square meters. Country.
HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, upon his arrival at the exhibition, was received by Managing Director and CEO of DEWA, founder and chairman of WETEX, Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, and a number of officials from DEWA.
His Highness the Crown Prince of Dubai toured the DEWA platform and a number of international companies participating in the exhibition. He briefed Al Tayer on a number of DEWA projects, most notably the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, the largest strategic project for the production of renewable energy in one location. In the world, according to the independent product system, investments of 50 billion dirhams.
His Highness listened to an explanation from Al Tayer, explaining that the capacity of solar projects in operation in the complex is 713 megawatts, and the total capacity of the five phases announced so far will reach 2863 megawatts in order to reach 5000 megawatts by 2030, of which 4000 megawatts of technology. Photovoltaic panels and 1000 MW with concentrated solar technology.
During the visit, the Crown Prince also reviewed the Green Hydrogen project, which is being implemented by the Authority in cooperation with Expo 2020 Dubai and Siemens, the first of its kind in the Middle East and North Africa. And private, and will contribute to the development of the concept of green economy in the UAE.
His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum listened to an explanation on the characteristics of the intelligent control system, which was developed by the Authority in cooperation with Siemens International to control the gas turbines in power plants, and is the first of its kind in the world. One of the Authority's engineers, led by UAE experts, in collaboration with Siemens experts, combines thermodynamics with digital twinning, artificial intelligence and machine learning to self-control gas turbines at M Station in Jebel Ali. It is the largest power and desalination plant in the UAE Emirates.
A project to store desalinated water
HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council, has been acquainted with the Authority's efforts to ensure the sustainability of desalinated water production through the desalinated water storage project in groundwater basins. This technology provides a strategic reservoir that supplies the emirate with about 50 million gallons of water per day in emergencies, while ensuring the safety of stored water from external impacts. The project is an innovative and integrated model that helps protect the environment and represents a sustainable economic solution.
Crown Prince of Dubai:
• “Making the future requires everyone to be aware of the importance of sustainable development”.