Dubai Supreme Council Of Energy Discusses Clean Energy Initiatives And COP28 Preparations

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In a recent virtual meeting, HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy (DSCE), presided over discussions on various clean energy initiatives.


The meeting, which included HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Vice Chairman of the DSCE, and other prominent members, covered key topics related to sustainability and the UAE’s preparations to host the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP28) at Expo City Dubai from November 30 to December 12, 2023.


Among the topics discussed was the World Green Economy Organisation’s support for COP28, aligning with the UAE’s commitment to addressing climate change and sustainability.


Additionally, updates on the first phase of the Waste to Energy Centre in Warsan, known as the world’s largest and most efficient waste-to-energy plant, were reviewed. This facility, operational since July, incorporates cutting-edge technologies designed to minimize environmental impact.

HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer emphasized the importance of these initiatives in realizing the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050 and the Dubai Net Zero Carbon Emissions Strategy 2050. These ambitious goals aim to achieve 100% energy production capacity from clean sources by 2050, aligning with global sustainability efforts.

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The meeting also addressed enhancing governance models and regulations for companies involved in fuel distribution, petroleum derivatives trading, and promoting adherence to safety conditions in transportation operations.

This commitment to clean and renewable energy sources reflects Dubai’s dedication to sustainable development and its aim to reach net-zero emissions by 2050.

The Dubai Supreme Council of Energy remains at the forefront of driving these essential initiatives, showcasing Dubai’s commitment to environmental stewardship and sustainable practices.

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