Dubai to host second Green Energy Conference

WAM DUBAI, 16th January, 2014 (WAM) — Dubai Municipality’s vision for a sustainable future will be presented as a model example of embracing cleaner power production next month, when hundreds of regional experts gather to tackle sustainability challenges at the Green Energy Conference.

Hussain Nasser Lootah, Director-General of Dubai Municipality, will deliver the keynote address at the one-day summit, which takes place on 11th February at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Lootah will highlight new initiatives to reduce energy consumption at Dubai Municipality by over 20 percent in the next three years, while adopting innovative solutions to save up to 10.5 Gigawatt hours (GWh) on energy consumption and 6,200 tonnes of C02 emissions per year.

Held in partnership with Dubai Municipality, the second edition of the Green Energy Conference will run alongside Middle East Electricity, the region’s largest and longest running energy event, taking place from 11th-13th February.

More than 300 public and private sector stakeholders are expected to engage in high energy discussion and debate around some of the biggest challenges and opportunities facing the Middle East’s burgeoning clean energy sector.


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