Dubai Supreme Council of Energy Highlights the Importance of District Cooling in Dubai in its 58th Meeting

By District Energy posted 02-15-2020 00:00


Middle East Utilities


Ahmed Butti Al Muhairbi, Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Energy attended the meeting along with the board members. These included: Dawood Al Hajiri, Director General of Dubai Municipality; Abdulla Jassem bin Kalban, MD & CEO of Emirates Global Aluminium; Saif Humaid Al Falasi, CEO of Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC); Waleed Salman, Vice Chairman of the Dubai Nuclear Energy Committee; Nasser Abu Shehab, CEO of the Strategy & Corporate Governance Sector at the Roads & Transport Authority (RTA); Frederick Chemin, General Manager of Dubai Petroleum; Ahmad Bin Shafar, CEO of Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (EMPOWER); and Abdulla Al Maeeni, Director General of Emirates Authority for Standardization and Metrology (ESMA).

The meeting discussed several topics including the work progress of the Dubai Demand Side Strategy 2030, the contribution of district cooling to energy efficiency in Dubai, and aligning ESMA’s standards with the Dubai Demand Side Strategy 2030. The meeting also discussed the work progress of the Emirates Employment Bank and developing national capabilities across the Council’s organisations. The Council also discussed giving incentives to electric vehicle owners in Dubai. 

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