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Dubai Supreme Council of Energy launched Circular Economy Committee to strengthen growth

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The Dubai Supreme Council of Energy has dispatched the Circular Economy Committee to bring public and private elements together to help the circular economy.

The Committee will foster significant drives to upscale current applications and present best worldwide practices in circular economies.

“The UAE appends incredible significance to accomplishing economical and compelling utilization of normal assets by changing to a green economy and expanding the portion of spotless and environmentally friendly power sources. The UAE Circular Economy Policy recognizes the country’s needs as far as a circular economy. Needs incorporate framework, supportable transportation, fabricating, food creation and utilization,” Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Vice Chairman of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, said.

Al Tayer expressed that the Committee plans to empower interest in the circular economy and propose suitable ideas that help the upscaling of current applications and best worldwide practices in such manner. This accomplishes financial development while securing the climate and guaranteeing the manageability of normal assets.

“We intend to create and dispatch imaginative apparatuses and drives in a joint effort with our essential accomplices to advance the reception of the circular economy model across various areas and guarantee its application as per philosophies that connect every single compelling player. We additionally endeavor to help new companies and foster the capacities of business visionaries in this imperative area as well as empowering the use of present day advances abilities by upgrading the productivity of regular assets and elevating maintainable practices to reuse assets, diminish squander, limit fossil fuel byproducts, and assemble a superior future for a long time into the future,” he added.

Ahmad Buti Al Muhairbi, Secretary-General of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy and Chairman of the Energy Demand Side Management Executive Committee, led the Circular Economy Committee start off gathering. Individuals included delegates from Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), Dubai Municipality, , Dubai Science Park, Emaar Properties, and Diamond Developers.

“We are satisfied with the reaction to ideas talked about in the principal meeting of the Circular Economy Committee. We as of now see a few brilliant instances of circularity that can be increased across Dubai. The Committee talked about the report on the State of Circular Economy that was audited and lined up with the UAE Circular Economy Policy. The Committee examined a few instances of worldwide accepted procedures, with following stages in creating drives and apparatuses to help further the circular economy across various areas in Dubai,” Al Muhairbi said.

A circular economy is a monetary framework that spotlights on decreasing the extraction of normal assets, limiting waste, and recover regular frameworks. In a circular economy, unrefined substances, parts and items save their incentive as far as might be feasible, while environmentally friendly power sources are utilized

Last month, Sheik Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, has led the Council’s 66th gathering, which was directed on the web. Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Vice Chairman of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, likewise partook.

Different participants included Ahmed Buti Al Muhairbi, Secretary General of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, Dawood Al Hajiri, Director General of Dubai Municipality; Abdulla bin Kalban, Managing Director of Emirates Global Aluminum (EGA); Saif Humaid Al Falasi, CEO of Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC); Frederick Chemin, General Manager of Dubai Petroleum; and Nasser Abu Shehab, CEO of the Strategy and Corporate Governance Sector at the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA).

The gathering covered a few subjects including the authorizing of the primary phase of the fifth period of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, with a limit of 300MW, while the stage with all stages will arrive at 900-megawatt (MW) limit with ventures of Dhs2.058 billion.

The gathering additionally examined exercises of the Association of District Cooling Operators, which is the first of its sort in the area and plans to upgrade the productivity of locale cooling activities and streamline water and energy assets.

The gathering additionally talked about the effect of COVID-19, which added to decreasing 4.5 million tons of greenhouse gases in Dubai in 2020, contrasted with 2019.

“In accordance with the vision of His Highness Sheik Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, to advance reasonable turn of events, we have an unmistakable system and explicit focuses in Dubai to build the portion of inexhaustible and clean energy in Dubai’s energy blend. One of our key projects to accomplish this is the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, the biggest single-site solar park on the planet with an arranged limit of 5,000MW by 2030,” said Al Tayer.

“To accomplish the orders of the astute authority and backing the UAE’s endeavors in battling the impacts of global warming and environmental change, we talked about the work progress in the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050 to give 75% of Dubai’s all out power limit from clean energy sources by 2050; the Dubai Carbon Abatement Strategy to decrease 16% of fossil fuel byproducts by 2021; and the Demand Side Management Strategy to lessen the electricity and water demand by 30% by 2030,” added Al Tayer.

 

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