December 2023

Dubai, UAE, December 2023: Etihad Energy Services (Etihad ESCO), which is fully owned by Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) is proud to announce a dual-fronted partnership with Dubai Police, encompassing a transformative retrofit initiative and an expansive solar integration project, aligning with COP28 sustainability goals.

The solar and building retrofit projects covered by this agreement are projected to have annual energy and water savings of 63,494 MWh and 89.76 Million IG respectively. These endeavors highlight our shared commitment to positive transformations in energy practices and championing environmental preservation.

Etihad Energy Services unveiled a comprehensive sustainability strategy to implement a transformative plan aimed at substantial reductions in energy and water consumption. The centerpiece of the initiative involves transitioning the entire British Council Dubai office to solar power, a transformation that will advance environmental conservation efforts setting a critical precedent for sustainability initiatives ahead of COP28.

HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of DEWA said: “We aim to enhance sustainability and accelerate the transition to a sustainable green economy through pioneering initiatives that contribute to achieving net zero by 2050. We are pleased to cooperate with Dubai Police to enhance energy efficiency and increase the share of solar energy in line with the vision of the Etihad ESCO, to make Dubai built environment a leading example of energy efficiency regionally and globally.”

HE Lieutenant General Abdullah Khalifa Al Marri, Commander-in-Chief of Dubai Police said: “Dubai Police is committed to ensuring the safety and security of our community. Our collaboration with Etihad Energy Services in energy-efficient projects underscores our dedication to adopting sustainable practices. These initiatives align with our vision for a safer, greener future for Dubai.”

This multifaceted collaboration stands as an inspiration of how partnerships can drive positive change, achieving impactful results in both energy efficiency and environmental stewardship. Etihad Energy Services and Dubai Police together set a remarkable standard for COP28 and beyond.