DEWA’s Innovation Centre In Dubai Leads The Way In Clean Energy Exploration And Education

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The Innovation Centre in Dubai has emerged as a pivotal landmark in the city, drawing visitors eager to delve into the latest advancements in clean and renewable energy. HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, the Managing Director and CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) underlined the center’s significance as a platform to promote sustainable living and showcase the green initiatives spearheaded by the Dubai Government and DEWA.


In a statement, Al Tayer reiterated DEWA’s unwavering commitment to supporting national endeavors aimed at cultivating a culture of sustainability, creativity, and innovation, particularly among the younger generation. DEWA is determined to empower and equip youth through educational, theoretical, and hands-on activities, fostering an environment rich in advanced knowledge and scientific exploration. This, in turn, contributes to nurturing a responsible generation capable of advancing the UAE’s sustainable development on all fronts.

A recent group of students visiting the Innovation Centre had the opportunity to explore the exhibition area on the first floor, featuring more than 35 interactive exhibits designed to introduce them to the latest developments in clean and renewable energy. They also delved into the DEWA Museum, where they learned about DEWA’s historical journey, pivotal inventions, electrical innovations, and the latest breakthroughs in renewable and sustainable energy.

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The students gained insights into the properties of light, solar radiation, and the essential components of photovoltaic solar cells, alongside related technologies like Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) and the Solar Power Tower. Additionally, they were introduced to DEWA’s remarkable journey in renewable energy, Smart DEWA initiatives, solar cell applications in spacecraft and satellites, and the development of DEWA’s sustainable buildings.

One of the highlights of the visit was the students’ immersion in innovative experiences facilitated by the Centre, which included the Metaverse, holograms, augmented reality, drones, and other cutting-edge technologies. They also enjoyed unique and interactive activities such as an autonomous bus ride, providing them with hands-on exposure to futuristic technologies. Furthermore, the Centre treated the students to a virtual tour of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, made possible through Metaverse technology.

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