The Abu Dhabi Department of Energy, DoE — Diamond Sponsor of the 21st Water, Energy, Technology, and Environment Exhibition (WETEX 2019) — is arranged to showcase its initiatives for driving the transformation of Abu Dhabi’s energy section as it takes part in the Green Week in Dubai.
Aside from WETEX, the weeklong event is inclusive of the Dubai Solar Show, which overlaps with the World Green Economy Summit, WGES, said a DoE press release on Tuesday.
DoE Chairman Awaidha Murshed Al Marar gave a keynote address at the opening of WGES, summarising Abu Dhabi’s plans for diversifying its economy and changing the energy sector with a series of schemes and strategies launched by DoE.
“To continue our successful and eventful expedition of social and economic development and make sure the sustainability of future generations, it has been important to focus on the energy section as a key driver in advancing the development journey by reformulating its strategies to meet the needs of the next period, and for this next period the green economy is paramount,” he stated.
The pavilion, held under the slogan ‘Towards a New Energy Era’, gives a complete outline of the energy section in Abu Dhabi, beginning from the restructuring spearheaded by the Abu Dhabi Government to promote economic diversity, efficiency, and sustainability, to the founding of the Department of Energy in 2018 to lead the change.
The pavilion introduces visitors to the latest policies and executive regulations in the Abu Dhabi energy section, most recent of which is the ‘Executive Regulations for the District Cooling Section.’