Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) participated in the Ramadan Scientific Majlis organised by the Emirates Science Club at the Cultural and Scientific Association in Dubai. Jamal Shaheen Alhammadi, Vice President of Clean Energy & Diversification at DEWA, highlighted the future of the renewable energy sector in the UAE, emphasising that clean and renewable energy is a strategic priority for the UAE. He noted that the National Innovation Strategy aims to stimulate innovation in seven key sectors including renewable energy.
Alhammadi talked about DEWA’s efforts to increase the share of renewable and clean energy in Dubai’s energy mix in line with the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050, which aims to provide 75% of Dubai’s total power capacity from clean energy sources by 2050. He noted that DEWA attaches great importance to Research and Development in this sector.