News follows council review of Dubai Integrated Gas Strategy 2030
Dubai’s Supreme Council of Energy has agreed to issue a tender to appoint an energy consultant by the end of this year to set an energy strategy which will be in compliance with Dubai’s Integrated Energy Strategy 2030.
The news comes after the Council held its 12th meeting at DEWA’s Headquarters where the body reviewed the latest updates and developments related to implementing Dubai’s Integrated Strategy of Energy 2030.
“This strategy includes all requirements and elements that can serve the council and the government’s aspirations,” His Excellency Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Vice Chairman of the Council, said after the meeting
“Further, we have focused on effective policies in the field of energy, diversifying its sources, as well as demand management and resources sustainability.”
His Excellency added that the council discussed several energy-saving procedures including adjusting air conditioning temperatures to 24 degrees centigrade during office hours and raising them to 27 degrees centigrade after working hours, replacing traditional lights with high efficiency ones, as well as using solar energy for heating water.
His Excellency concluded that the council’s aim is to reduce the demand for energy and carbon dioxide emissions by 30% by 2030.