DSCE approves work plan to implement laws regulating district cooling services in Dubai

By District Energy posted 05-25-2021 13:57

  

Khaleej Times

Summary

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 on Monday.

The meeting was attended by Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Vice-Chairman of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy; Ahmed Buti Al Muhairbi, Secretary-General of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy; along with board members Dawood Al Hajiri, Director-General of Dubai Municipality; Abdulla bin Kalban, Managing Director of Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA); Saif Humaid Al Falasi, CEO of Emirates National Oil Company (Enoc); Frederick Chemin, General Manager of Dubai Petroleum; and Nasser Abu Shehab, CEO of the Strategy & Corporate Governance Sector at the Roads & Transport Authority (RTA).

The meeting discussed many topics, including Resolution No. (6) of 2021 issued by the Dubai Executive Council to regulate district cooling services in the Emirate. It aims to develop a legislative framework for cooling services in Dubai. This increases their efficiency and the activities related to generating, distributing, and selling cooling capacity, as well as issuing permits and complaints management.

The meeting also discussed aligning the circular economy with the Demand Side Management Strategy in Dubai, creating the Circular Economy Committee at the DSCE. It also reviewed electricity and water savings in Dubai in 2020; enhancing the Demand Side Management Strategy to empower the circular economy in Dubai, particularly in the electricity, water, fuel, and waste sectors in line with the UAE Circular Economy Policy, which was announced recently.

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