general info EXPO WILL RUN ON 100 PER CENT RENEWABLE ENERGY
Expo Will Run On 100 Per Cent Renewable Energy
Updated on 30 October 2019

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) will be supplying all the energy generated to Expo 2020 in Dubai next year, 100 per cent from renewable sources.

Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Managing Director and CEO of DEWA says, "DEWA has allocated Dhs 4.26 billion to support the electricity and water infrastructure of the event."

In line with the theme of Expo 2020 which aims to contribute to achieving a more sustainable future, DEWA has partnered up with Expo 2020 Dubai as the Official Sustainable Energy Partner for the event.

Ahmed Al Khatib, Chief Development and Delivery Officer at Expo 2020 Dubai, said, "Due to the great importance of water and electricity in any project, we started coordination with DEWA in the early stages of Expo 2020 Dubai. The integration of water and electricity networks into the construction plan is a complex undertaking that requires consideration of design and no waste of electricity and water infrastructure, so we started validating the master plan early in 2015."

DEWA will also install ‘Green Charger’ electric vehicle charging stations to encourage the use of environmentally-friendly cars.

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