Tuesday, February 27, 2024

Dubai Supreme Council of Energy launches fifth session of “Emirates Energy Award”.


The Dubai Supreme Council of Energy launched the fifth session of the “Emirates Energy Award” 2023-2025, which was held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai. God bless him under the slogan “Promoting Carbon Neutrality”.

This was announced by Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Vice Chairman of the Supreme Council of Energy in Dubai and Chairman of the Emirates Energy Award, during the proceedings of the ninth session of the World Green Economy Summit at the Jumeirah Mina e Salam Hotel in Dubai.

Al Tayer said: “I am delighted to welcome you to launch the fifth session of the Emirates Energy Award 2023-2025, organized by the Supreme Council of Energy in Dubai under the theme (Promoting Carbon Neutrality). This new motto is in line with the vision of the wise leadership of the Head of State, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan and his brother Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister. The UAE and the Ruler of Dubai, may God protect him, as a state, the UAE is a global center for innovation in the clean and renewable energy sector, and it must continue its leadership in global climate action. Sustainable development. The Emirates Energy Award helps support these efforts by providing a global platform to introduce projects, programs, innovative practices and practical solutions that support sustainability, improve energy efficiency and contribute to achieving climate neutrality.

He said: “Thanks to the vision and guidance of brilliant leadership, the UAE has become an active country in supporting global efforts to mitigate climate change, and has established its position as a leading global model in the field of sustainable energy. The Emirates Energy Award is for contributing to the achievement of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals for 2030. It comes in the framework of our commitment. The award seeks to participate companies and individuals who contribute to achieving carbon neutrality and present their innovative ideas and projects.”

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He added: The fifth session of the award is of special significance, launched within the proceedings of the ninth session of the World Green Economy Summit, a day ahead of the ongoing year and 28th session in the United Arab Emirates. The Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) COP28 is being hosted by the UAE at Expo City Dubai.

Al Tayer added: “The Emirates Energy Award, established 11 years ago, has received widespread global attention from professionals in the renewable and clean energy sectors. Growth supported by alternative energy technologies and solutions to rationalize our natural resources, which help accelerate the pace of transition to a greener and more sustainable economy. The four rounds of the award attracted 615 participants from 29 countries around the world, and 118 winners were honored in its 10 categories. During the previous sessions, we observed the excellence of young participants who presented innovative solutions for environmentally friendly green products and technologies to ensure the sustainability of energy resources to achieve sustainable development.

For his part, Ahmad Buti Al Muhairbi, Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Energy in Dubai and Vice Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Emirates Energy Award, said: “The Emirates Energy Award has established its position as a global platform for promoting sustainable development in various regions of the world. The award addresses some of the world’s most pressing challenges. One is a quality and important addition to the country’s efforts to support the development of innovative solutions to help communities face the effects of climate change. . Energy security, green mobility and efficiency improvement and techniques to reduce carbon emissions, along with excellence in energy and circular economy, especially solar and renewable energy technologies. The award highlights practices and pioneering work.

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Main objectives

The award includes 10 categories, focusing on the main objectives: creativity, innovation, energy efficiency, promoting the use of renewable energy compared to other resources and the economic, social and environmental impact of rationalizing energy consumption.

10 categories include Energy Efficiency Award for Public Sector, Energy Efficiency Award for Private Sector, Large Energy Projects Award, Small Energy Projects Award, Award for Integrated Solar to Building Projects (above 500 kW), and Award for Integrated Solar to Building Projects (less than 500 kW) Education and Skills Development Award, Applied Research and Product Development Award and Young Innovators Award.

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