Dubai Government Workshop (DGW) has signed an agreement with Etihad Energy Services Company (Etihad Esco) to set up a 2.5 MW photovoltaic power station as part of its efforts to boost contribution of clean energy and cut carbon emissions.
In its first year of operation, the plant is projected to generate 3.79 million kWh of clean energy, thus reducing carbon emissions by 1.37 million kg.
A leader in energy efficiency in buildings and renewable projects in the region, Etihad Esco said the agreement was mainly aimed at strengthening bilateral collaboration in the field of renewable energy.
It is in line with the national sustainability promotion strategies and further enhances customer experiences, it stated.
DGW remains committed to developing a sustainable and integrated service ecosystem that is supported by collaboration with leading businesses and institutions across a range of industries, said Fahad Ahmed Al Raeesi, the Executive Director of DGW, after signing the deal with Dr Waleed Alnuaimi, the CEO of Etihad Esco.
"The agreement reflects our commitment to collaborate with relevant entities that embrace ambitious national objectives and visions and set the groundwork for a green economy," noted Al Raeesi.
Dr Alnuaimi sexpressed delight at supporting DGW's initiatives to construct a renewable energy plant within the its facility.
Etihad Esco will continue to assist Dubai's goal of being one of the most sustainable cities in the world, as evidenced by the group's support for the usage of renewable energy in accordance with the Dubai Demand Side Management Strategy 2030.
"We further laud DGW's commitment to adopt clean energy practices that aim at assisting the organisation in following environmentally responsible courses by facilitating the transition to renewable energy sources and reducing carbon emissions," he added.-TradeArabia News Service