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Dubai Future Council on Energy holds its seventh meeting

HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Chairman of the Dubai Future Council on Energy chaired the seventh council’s meeting which was organised virtually. Under the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, […]

Dubai Supreme Council of Energy announces savings of 5.4 TWh of electricity and 9.9 billion gallons of water in its 2020 report on DSM Strategy

In its annual report on the results of the Dubai Demand Side Management Strategy 2030, the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy has announced that Dubai achieved savings of 11.8% in electricity consumption and 7.9% in water in 2020, compared to normal consumption. This is equivalent to saving 5.4 terawatt hours (TWh) of electricity and 9.9 […]

Dubai’s electricity capacity reaches 12,900 MW, increasing tenfold compared to the 1990s

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has announced that its installed capacity has reached 12,900 megawatts (MW) of electricity and 490 million imperial gallons of desalinated water per day (MIGD) thanks to its state-of-the-art infrastructure, innovation and planning. This is in line with DEWA’s efforts to keep pace with increasing demand for electricity and water, […]

The World Green Economy Summit in Dubai supports global efforts to shape a sustainable future

The World Green Economy Summit (WGES), organised by Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) and the World Green Economy Organisation (WGEO) in collaboration with the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy (DSCE) and the UN Development Programme (UNDP), is held under the patronage of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister […]

DP WORLD, UAE REGION TO EXPAND ENERGY EFFICIENCY COLLABORATION WITH ETIHAD ESCO

DP World, UAE Region, the leading smart trade enabler, and Etihad Energy Services Company (Etihad ESCO), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), announced plans to expand their ongoing energy efficiency collaboration into renewable solar power installations across DP World’s assets in the UAE. They signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) during […]

The Dubai Supreme Council of Energy approves work plan to implement laws regulating district cooling services in Dubai

HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy (DSCE), chaired the 65th meeting of the Council, which was held virtually. HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Vice Chairman of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, was present. The meeting was also attended by HE Ahmed Buti Al Muhairbi, Secretary-General […]

Under the patronage and presence of Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum Dubai inaugurates Green Hydrogen project at Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park

First-of-its-kind project in the MENA region was developed in collaboration with DEWA, Expo 2020 Dubai and Siemens Energy His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy and Chairman of the Expo 2020 Dubai Higher Committee, has inaugurated the Green Hydrogen project at the Mohammed bin Rashid Al […]

His Excellency Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer holds a press conference about the Green Hydrogen project and DEWA’s latest achievements

His Excellency Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD and CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) held a press conference about the Green Hydrogen project, which will be inaugurated tomorrow at the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park by HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy. […]

DEWA’s EV Green Charger initiative supports electric vehicle adoption in Dubai

The EV Green Charger initiative, launched by Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), provides a network of electric vehicle chargers across Dubai. This initiative supports Dubai efforts to provide innovative and sustainable transport solutions as part of the Dubai Green Mobility Strategy 2030, thus contributing towards carbon emission reduction in the transportation sector. DEWA’s continuous […]

Dubai Supreme Council of Energy issues Directive No. 3 of 2021 on the regulation of LPG trading

HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, has issued Directive No. 3 of 2021 on the regulation of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) trading, in order to protect the environment and society, by implementing the highest standards of safety and security. This includes the transportation, storage, and distribution of […]

Submissions of applications for 4th Emirates Energy Award extended until 31st August, 2021

The Dubai Supreme Council of Energy has extended the submission deadline for the fourth Emirates Energy Award (EEA) until 31st August 2021. This is a step towards attracting further distinguished participation and enriching the award through leading and innovative practices from the UAE and the region to enhance renewable energy and energy efficiency. Under the […]

Dubai Supreme Council of Energy launches 2021 edition of State of Green Economy Report

The Dubai Supreme Council of Energy (DSCE) released the seventh State of Green Economy Report. The 2021 edition was compiled by DSCE in collaboration with the Dubai Carbon Centre of Excellence (DCCE) and Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA). Under the theme ‘2020: Towards the next 50’, which is also the official 2020 government theme […]

Dubai Supreme Council of Energy presents a virtual lecture to BUiD Renewable Energy MSc students

The Dubai Supreme Council of Energy presented a virtual lecture for MSc Renewable Energy students in the British University in Dubai (BUiD). The lecture titled ‘Connecting policy-making, technology and energy sustainability of Dubai,’ was delivered by Faisal Ali Rashid, Senior Director of Demand Side Management, and Luka Lugaric, Project Manager, Demand Side Management in the […]

Dubai Supreme Council of Energy reviews a number of strategies, plans, and decisions to enhance sustainable development during its 64th virtual meeting

HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, chaired the Council’s 64th meeting held remotely. HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Vice Chairman of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, attended the meeting. HE Ahmed Buti Al Muhairbi, Secretary-General of the Supreme Council of Energy, attended the meeting along […]

Dubai Supreme Council of Energy and Clean Energy Business Council establish dialogue on future of mobility in Dubai

The Dubai Supreme Council of Energy hosted an online meeting with industry leaders represented by the Clean Energy Business Council (CEBC) on the future of mobility in Dubai. HE Ahmad Buti al Muhairbi, Secretary General of The Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, and Dr Nasser Saidi, Chairman of the CEBC, led the meeting, along with […]

Dubai Supreme Council of Energy directs district cooling companies to reduce bills

In line with the directives of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to increase the share of renewable and clean energy in Dubai’s energy mix, and following the decision issued by HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai […]

Dubai Supreme Council of Energy reduces fuel surcharge by 23% for electricity and 33% for water from 1 December 2020

In line with the directives of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to increase the share of renewable and clean energy in Dubai’s energy mix, HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, issued a […]

Mohammed bin Rashid inaugurates DEWA Innovation Centre and 800MW 3rd phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park

HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has inaugurated Dubai Electricity and Water Authority’s (DEWA’s) Innovation Centre and the 800MW third phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, the largest single-site solar park in the world. With a planned total […]

On World Energy Day, Dubai reaffirms its commitment to increasing its share of renewable energy to achieve a balance between development and environment

World Energy Day is observed globally on 22 October every year. It was approved by HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, along with 54 countries and representatives from the UN, the Arab League, and the African Union through the Dubai Declaration in […]

Dubai Supreme Council of Energy reviews progress made in the Dubai Integrated Water Resource Management Strategy

In its 61st meeting chaired by HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, chaired the 61st meeting of the council, which was organised virtually in the presence of HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Vice Chairman of the Council. HE Ahmed […]

Dubai Supreme Council of Energy increases procurement targets of electric and hybrid vehicles at government organisations to 20% in 2025 and 30% in 2030

Dubai Supreme Council of Energy issued Directive number 2 for 2020, which includes an update of Green Mobility targets to increase the number of electric and hybrid vehicles in government organisations. According to the new directive, government organisations in Dubai are required to increase the percentage of hybrid and electric vehicles to at least 10% […]

60th meeting of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy reviews work progress and coronavirus protection measures

HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, chaired the Council’s 60th meeting, which was conducted online, attended by HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Vice Chairman of the Supreme Council of Energy. HE Ahmed Buti Al Muhairbi, Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Energy, also attended the […]

Dubai Supreme Council of Energy reviews the best practices of operational efficiency and reducing emissions

HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy (DSCE),  has chaired the 59th meeting for the council in the presence of HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Vice Chairman of the DSCE. HE Ahmad Buti Al Muhairabi, Secretary General of the DSCE attended the meeting along with board members […]

Dubai Supreme Council of Energy highlights the importance of district cooling in Dubai in its 58th meeting

HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, chaired the 58th meeting of the council’s board, in the presence of HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Vice Chairman of the Council. HE Ahmed Butti Al Muhairbi, Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Energy attended the meeting along with […]

Dubai Supreme Council of Energy reviews work progress on Demand Side Management Strategy

HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, held the 57th meeting of the Council, in the presence of HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Vice-Chairman of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy. Attendees at the Council meeting included HE Ahmed Buti Al Muhairbi, Secretary-General of the Dubai Supreme […]

Emirates Energy Award starts accepting nominations for fourth edition which is being held in conjunction with Expo 2020 Dubai

Deadline for submission of applications is December 31, 2019 Under the patronage of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy (DSCE) has announced that it is now accepting nominations for the fourth edition of the Emirates Energy […]

Dubai achieves an astounding 19% reduction in net CO2 emissions

In conjunction with the convening  of the preparatory conference for the UN 2019 Climate Summit (COP 25 in Abu Dhabi, the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy (DSCE) announced today that Dubai carbon emissions have decreased significantly despite the Emirate continuous growth and development. The net CO2 emissions of the Emirate of Dubai have achieved an […]

The 50-Year Charter – a plan for the happiness and prosperity of Dubai’s citizens

On 6 January 2019, HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, issued the 50-Year Charter on the anniversary of his 50 years of service to the nation. The Charter includes nine articles that highlight some aspects of His Highness’ vision for the future […]

Dubai Supreme Council of Energy reviews projects and programmes completed in 2018

HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Vice-Chairman of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy and MD & CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), chaired the Supreme Council’s 53rd meeting, attended by HE Ahmed Buti Al Muhairbi, Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Energy, and other board members, including HE Saif Humaid Al Falasi, […]

Dubai Supreme Council of Energy commends DEWA for the UAE maintaining its 1st global ranking for getting electricity

HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy chaired the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy’s 52nd meeting, attended by HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Vice Chairman of the Supreme Council of Energy. The meeting was also attended by HE Ahmed Buti Al Muhairbi, Secretary General of the Supreme […]

E-SAYYARA TO ACCELERATE E-CAR DRIVERS IN DUBAI

Launched at the World Green Economy Summit by DSCE “Whether you’re a mall hopper or a mileage maniac, there’s an E-Vehicle for everyone”, says latest Drive Clean movement The Dubai Supreme Council of Energy (DSCE) launched at the World Green Economy Summit today, a government-backed campaign to increase the number of E-Vehicles driven by the […]

Dubai Supreme Council of Energy extends RSB Dubai’s mandate to include Dubai’s district cooling sector during its 51st meeting

The Dubai Supreme Council of Energy held its 51st meeting, headed by HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, and HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Vice Chairman of Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, was also present. The meeting was also attended by HE Ahmed Buti Al Muhairbi, […]

The Steering Committee of the World Green Economy Summit (WGES) Held its Third Coordination Meeting

The Steering Committee of the World Green Economy Summit (WGES), chaired by HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Vice Chairman of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, Managing Director and CEO of the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), and Chairman of WGES, held its third coordination meeting. The meeting was held to discuss the role […]

Dubai invests AED 500 million in energy efficiency

The Regulatory & Supervisory Bureau (RSB) for electricity and water in Dubai has revealed that Dubai’s cumulative investments in the energy efficiency market increased to AED500 million in 2017. According to RSB’s 2017 annual report, published today, investments in energy efficiency projects were AED250 million in 2017, an increase of one-third compared to 2016.  These […]

Supreme Council of Energy updates Demand Side Management Strategy

Supreme Council of Energy updates Demand Side Management Strategy The Dubai Supreme Council of Energy held its 50th meeting, headed by HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, with HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Vice Chairman of Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, also present. HE Ahmed Buti […]

DSCE launches ’My Energy, My Responsibility’ Campaign to raise awareness on energy efficiency

Further underscoring the significance of awareness creation in achieving the energy reduction target set by the Dubai Demand Side Management (DSM) strategy, Dubai Supreme Council of Energy (DSCE), officially unveiled the ‘My Energy, My Responsibility’ campaign. The initiative seeks to encourage general members of the community to be responsible for their energy resources through cutting […]

Mohammed bin Rashid inaugurates 200 MW first stage of third phase of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park

HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has inaugurated the 200 megawatt (MW) first stage of the 800MW third phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park. The solar park is one of the major projects that DEWA is implementing based on […]

Mohammed bin Rashid breaks ground on worlds biggest Concentrated Solar Power project

Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum broke ground on the 700MW fourth phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, the biggest Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) project in the world. The start of the new project advances the UAE’s global […]

Supreme Council of Energy launches State of Green Economy Report 2018 in collaboration with Dubai Carbon and UNDP

HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Vice Chairman of Dubai Supreme Council of Energy today launched the State of Green Economy Report 2018. The Supreme Council of Energy compiled the report in collaboration with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), and the Dubai Carbon Centre of Excellence (Dubai Carbon). The report was launched at the Youth […]

Dubai Supreme Council of Energy strengthens cooperation with National Oil & Gas Authority in Bahrain

HE Ahmed Buti Al Muhairbi, Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Energy, received a high-level delegation from the National Oil and Gas Authority, in Bahrain, headed by HE Jassim Issa Al Shirawi, Director General of Oil and Gas Affairs and Hisham Zabari, Senior Advisor in the Oil and Gas Authority. This comes within the framework […]

Dubai Supreme Council of Energy reviews latest developments in clean energy projects

HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, chaired the Supreme Council’s 48th meeting, attended by HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Vice Chairman of the Supreme Council of Energy. Also in attendance were HE Ahmed Buti Al Muhairbi, Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Energy, and members […]

Supreme Council of Energy releases 2016 report on Demand Side Management Strategy and discusses promoting solar panels

The Dubai Supreme Council of Energy held its 47th meeting, headed by HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, with HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Vice Chairman of Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, also present. The meeting was attended by HE Ahmed Buti Al Muhairbi, Secretary General […]

Energy companies certified by Regulatory & Supervisory Bureau for electricity and water in Dubai launch energy efficiency projects worth AED 200 million

The Regulatory & Supervisory Bureau for electricity and water in Dubai (RSB) announced that Dubai has witnessed rapid growth in the energy efficiency market in 2016, reflecting the growth of this promising sector. In its 2016 annual report, published today, the RSB records that by the end of 2016, its accredited energy service companies, have […]

Technical Committee of 3rd Emirates Energy Award (EEA) holds its 1st meeting to review participations

The technical committee of the Emirates Energy Award (EEA), which organised under the patronage of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, under the theme “Innovative solutions for clean energy”, held its first meeting in the headquarter of Dubai Supreme Council of Energy […]

Supreme Council ratifies incentive programme for electric cars in Dubai at 45th meeting

HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, ratified the incentive programme to promote the use of electric cars in Dubai, which was presented by Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) and Dubai Municipality at the the 45th meeting of the Supreme Council of Energy. This programme supports the […]

Dubai Supreme Council of Energy approves Dubai Green Fund road map at 44th meeting

HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, chaired the Supreme Council of Energy’s 44th meeting, attended by HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Vice Chairman of the Supreme Council, to review the progress of major energy projects, initiatives and programmes. These support the UAE Vision 2021 and the […]

Supreme Council of Energy issues Directive number 1 of 2017 on the establishment and installation of electric vehicle charging stations in Dubai

HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, has issued Directive number 1 of 2017 on the establishment and installation of electric vehicle charging stations in Dubai. This directive states that all public and private organisations and developers in Dubai must get approvals from Dubai Electricity and Water […]

Dubai Supreme Council of Energy reviews progress on key clean energy projects and programmes

Dubai Supreme Council of Energy (DSCE) has held its 43rd meeting to review progress of several key projects, initiatives and programmes, notably the World Green Economy Organisation (WGEO), and a hydroelectric power station in Hatta area, and the Dubai Green Mobility Initiative. The meeting was chaired by HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Vice Chairman of […]

Supreme Council of Energy opens registration for third Emirates Energy Award

Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, and Ruler of Dubai, the Supreme Council of Energy of Dubai announced opening registration for the third Emirates Energy Award (EEA) 2016/2017, to be held under the new theme ‘Innovative Solutions for Clean Energy’. Applications […]

Dubai Supreme Council of Energy and DEWA conclude successful participation in COP22

The Dubai Supreme Council of Energy’s and Dubai Electricity and Water Authority’s (DEWA’s) headed by HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Vice Chairman of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy and MD & CEO of DEWA, has successfully concluded its participation in the 22nd Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate […]

Energy Demand Side Management Executive Committee in Dubai reviews savings over the past five years

The Energy Demand Side Management Executive Committee of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy highlighted savings achieved during 2015, and over the last 5 years, which have exceeded set targets. During its 13th meeting, the committee also reviewed the Saa’fat rating system for green buildings, which is aligned with the Dubai Integrated Energy Strategy 2030 […]

Dubai Supreme Council of Energy’s 42nd meeting lists savings and results of Demand Side Management Strategy for 2015 and previous five years

HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, chaired the 42nd meeting at its headquarters in Dubai. HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Vice Chairman of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, HE Ahmed Buti Al Muhairbi, Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Energy, Saif Humaid Al Falasi, […]

Dubai to purchase new government electric and hybrid vehicles

Cars to be ordered in the next few years by selected Dubai government bodies maintaining huge transportation fleets will be 10% electric and hybrid vehicles in the next few years, as per the new Dubai Green Mobility Initiative Committee. Reporting to the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, a Dubai Green Mobility Initiative Committee was formed […]

Dubai Supreme Council of Energy joins UN’s BEA partnership to double rate of building energy efficiency by 2030

Dubai Supreme Council of Energy has joined the Building Efficiency Accelerator (BEA) partnership, launched by the United Nations (UN), to double the rate of energy efficiency by 2030. Building efficiency policies can result in 25-50% reductions in energy demand from both new and existing buildings, saving money and reducing pollution. “DEWA adopts a clear vision […]

Dubai Supreme Council of Energy to increase hybrid and electric vehicle use by 2020

The Dubai Supreme Council of Energy has adopted a strategy to achieve sustainable development to create a low-carbon economy and promote the use of hybrid cars and electric vehicles. The Supreme Council of Energy assessed its preliminary objectives for 2016-2020, to create a market to facilitate the use of these vehicles. The Supreme Council launched […]