DEWA organises first Dubai Solar Show

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DEWA organises first Dubai Solar Show

DEWA organises first Dubai Solar Show

(Dubai) – Dubai Electricity and Water Authority, DEWA, is organising the first Dubai Solar Show, in conjunction with the 18th Water, Energy, Technology, and Environment Exhibition, WETEX 2016, which is organised under the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Minister of Finance and President of DEWA.
Dubai Solar Show, which is set to take place in October 2016 at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, will cover approximately 13,000 square metres and will attract exhibitors from around the world.
Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD and CEO of DEWA, made the announcement at a press conference at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Dubai, which was attended by Dr. Yousef Ibrahim Al Akraf, Chairman of the Sales and Logistical Support Committee for WETEX, Khawla Al Mehairi, Chairman of the Marketing and Media Committee for WETEX, and Jamal Hammadi, VP- Special Projects-Strategy and Business Development, along with many representatives from the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, Dubai Electricity and Water Authority and media outlets.
“I am pleased to welcome you to this conference to announce the first Dubai Solar Show, which will be organised by Dubai Electricity and Water Authority in conjunction with the 18th WETEX, from 4th-6th October, 2016,” said Al Tayer, pointing out that analysts expect that by 2030, the solar market will increase ten-fold, and solar will become the dominant electricity source around the world. Solar energy is forecasted to generate $5 trillion in revenue over the next 15 years, displacing large amounts of fossil fuels.
(Courtesy WAM)