DSCE and FEDARENE to share best practice in sustainability
The Dubai Supreme Council of Energy (DSCE) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the European Federation of Agencies and Regions for Energy and the Environment (FEDARENE) at the World Future Energy Summit (WFES) on 20 January 2016.
In line with the agreement, the two parties will share experience and best practices in energy-related areas including policymaking, technology development, green-financing mechanisms, awareness programmes, green buildings, smart homes, and energy management and efficiency.
H.E. Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, vice chairman of DSCE, said: “Our partnership with FEDARENE will promote the implementation of innovative and effective measures, and increase awareness on energy efficiency and demand side management.”
At the WFES, the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy is showcasing the Dubai Integrated Energy Strategy, which was recently reviewed in line with the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050, launched to provide 7% of the Emirate’s energy from clean sources by 2020, 25% by 2030 and 75% by 2050.
Al Tayer said: “The Dubai Integrated Energy Strategy 2030 aims to diversify Dubai’s energy mix to include 25% from solar energy, 7% from clean coal, and 7% from nuclear power, and 61% from natural gas by 2030, and reduce energy use by 30%.”