WETEX 2018

WETEX 2016 shows latest innovations in energy, water, and environment in a dedicated hall

Dubai, UAE, 18 August 2016: Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) in line with its vision to become a sustainable innovative world-class utility, has unveiled a specialised hall dedicated to innovation during the 18th Water, Energy, Technology, and Environment Exhibition (WETEX 2016) under the directives of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and under the patronage of HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Minister of Finance and President of DEWA at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, from 4-6 October 2016. 

“Allocating a hall for innovation during WETEX is part of our continuous efforts to boost innovation in the UAE to support the National Innovation Strategy, launched by HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, and Ruler of Dubai; and the Dubai Innovation Strategy, launched by HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council, to make Dubai the most innovative city in the world. The innovation hall will attract creative minds and innovative companies to showcase their inventions and innovations side by side with leading global companies in innovation. This step will support the next generation as well as boost energy, water, environment, and green development,” said HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), Founder and Chairman of WETEX. 

“Dedicating a hall for innovation will motivate inventors from the UAE and the world to show their innovations at smart stands to boost practical and engineering research, and develop scientific and innovative solutions for water, environment and sustainability. Many activities are lined up including workshops to discuss challenges facing the energy sector and discuss solutions. Leading global experts will participate at the Innovation Hall to discuss innovation among various industries covered by WETEX. The hall will also show the latest updates in energy, water, and environment and highlight creative insights in the presence of moderators from international and local media specialised in environment and sustainability,” added Al Tayer. 

WETEX 2016 will be held under the umbrella of Green Week, the pioneering initiative led by DEWA to implement green practices. It also coincides with the first Dubai Solar Show, a key platform for solar energy solutions including building, operation, distribution, storage, and solar energy management technologies.

 

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For more information, please contact:

Ribal Dayekh or Iman Al Marri

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority

+971 4 515 1784

ribal.dayekh@dewa.gov.ae       

iman.saeed@dewa.gov.ae

 

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