Dubai signs MoU with European energy network

Dubai’s Supreme Council of Energy has signed an energy efficiency memorandum of understanding with the European Federation of Agencies and Regions for Energy and the Environment (FEDARENE).

The agreement was signed at the World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi last week and will see both sides share best practices in energy-related areas including policymaking, t Dubai Supreme Council of Energy echnology development and clean energy financing.

Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, vice-chairman of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, said that energy efficiency “has gained a lot of importance over the last few years and has become a critical competitiveness factor. Our partnership with FEDARENE will promote the implementation of innovative and effective measures, and increase awareness on energy efficiency and demand side management”.

Al Tayer also used the World Future Energy Summit to showcase Dubai’s Integrated Energy Strategy, which has set a target to provide 7 per cent of the emirate’s energy from clean sources by 2020, 25 per cent by 2030 and 75 per cent by 2050.

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