Etihad Energy Services, owned by Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has join hands for transformative collaboration with Dubai Airports, comprising an innovative retroﬁt initiative and an extensive solar integration project. It is in line with the commitment to sustainability and environmental stewardship, aligning with COP28 sustainability goals.
Dubai Airports is a key operator of some of the world’s busiest terminals, including Dubai International Airport and Dubai World Central, is at the forefront of driving substantial positive transformations in energy practices while championing sustainability initiatives. It is expected to generate significant annual energy and water savings at Dubai Airports and it plays a pivotal role in shaping a more eco-friendly and sustainable future for the region.
Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of DEWA, said, “In line with the vision and directives of the wise leadership in consolidating a green economy in the UAE, and coinciding with COP28, we are keen to strengthen cooperation with government and private organisations that share the same vision with us to consolidate environmental sustainability and achieve carbon neutrality. Sustainability is our central focus. Our cooperation with Dubai Airports marks a pivotal step in our commitment to environmental sustainability, addressing energy eﬃciency through retroﬁt measures and embracing clean energy with solar integration. Through these projects, Etihad Energy Services aims to play a key role in achieving Dubai’s vision to reach a sustainable future.”
Paul Griﬃths, Chief Executive Oﬃcer of Dubai Airports stated, “Dubai Airports is steadfast in our commitment to facilitating efficient global air connectivity while prioritising environmental sustainability at Dubai International (DXB) and Dubai World Central (DWC). Our collaboration with Etihad Energy Services on energy-efficient projects represents our dedication to embracing innovative and sustainable practices. These endeavours align with the UAE’s strategic initiative to achieve Net Zero by 2050 and with the aviation industry’s united effort to continue decarbonising operations, to collectively forge a path towards a brighter and more sustainable future.”