Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai’s Supreme Council of Energy chaired the 12th meeting of the council at Dewa’s Headquarters, with Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Vice Chairman of the Council and the Secretary General and CEO of the council, in attendance.After the meeting, Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer said: “The council has reviewed, in its 12th meeting, the latest updates and developments related to implementing Dubai’s Integrated Strategy of energy 2030. This strategy includes all the requirements and elements that can serve the council and the government’s aspirations. Further, we have focused on the effective policies in the field of energy, diversifying its sources, as well as demand management and resources sustainability.”
“In line with the strategy of the Dubai’s supreme Council of Energy regarding energy demand management, it has been agreed to put out a tender to appoint a specialist consultant to set Dubai’s Integrated Gas Strategy 2030 before the end of the year.”
“The plan, which deals with pipelines of liquefied and natural gas combined with underground storage, will be initiated in the second quarter of 2012. This plan aims to apply all possible means so as to meet the increasing demand for energy,” He further added.
He pointed out that all the measures of conserving energy consumption, which has been applied in all the authorities and entities working under the umbrella of the Dubai’s supreme council of energy, have been tackled.These procedures include adjusting air conditions to 24 degrees centigrade during office timings and raising it to 27 degrees centigrade after working hours, switching off lights and apparatus after working hours, replacing traditional lights with other high efficiency ones, in addition to using solar energy for heating water.
From / Gulf Today