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TAQATI launches world’s first Certified Energy Manager course
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The CEM program covers basic fundamentals within all key areas of energy management as well as working level knowledge of specific principles and techniques that are required to get the job done.

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Etihad ESCO, TAQATI to Highlight Significant Role of Utilizing Energy Solutions at WFES 2018
15 January, 2019
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Etihad Energy Services Company (Etihad ESCO), a leading energy service company and a wholly-owned subsidiary of DEWA, threw the spotlight on the significant role played by the efforts to utilize energy efficient solutions in the move towards achieving sustainability during its participation at the World Future Energy Summit (WFES 2018) along with TAQATI, the energy efficiency program set up by the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy (DSCE) under Etihad ESCO.

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Sustainability practices not being taken seriously
4 January 2019
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Speaking exclusively to Hotelier Middle East, Shadi Al-Kadi, director, programme management at Taqiti – the Dubai Energy Efficiency programme, said that despite increasing awareness, sustainability practices in hotels are not receiving the seriousness and dedication they deserve.

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CEO of Etihad ESCO honored by British University for Dubai Energy Efficiency Training Program
2 January 2019
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HH Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chancellor of British University in Dubai, honored Ali Al Jassim, CEO, Etihad ESCO, in recognition of the success achieved by the Dubai Energy Efficiency Training Program.

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Etihad ESCO hosts ACM’s Annual Dubai Green Hotel Innovation Conference
28 November 2018
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Etihad Energy Services Company (Etihad ESCO) hosted the 3rd Annual Dubai Green Hotel Innovation Conference organized by ACM in Dubai, which took place from November 26 to 27, 2018 at the Ritz-Carlton Jumeirah Beach Residence.

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Taqati holds first Performance Contracting and Funding Certification course in the UAE
07 Oct 2018
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The Dubai Energy Efficiency Training Program, launched by Taqati (DSM Program Management Office) as part of its mandate, held the first Performance Contracting and Funding Certification (PCF) course in the UAE, from 18 to 20 September 2018, at the British University in Dubai (BUiD).

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Etihad ESCO organize Dubai Retrofit and Developers Awareness Program
29 Sep 2018
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As part of their collective efforts to make Dubai’s built environment a leading example of energy efficiency for the region and the world, Etihad Energy Service Company (Etihad ESCO) – the Super ESCO in the Emirates of Dubai, 27 September 2018 organized a workshop ‘Dubai Retrofit and Developers Awareness Program,’

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Etihad ESCO organises retrofit awareness programme in Dubai
Sep 30, 2018
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Etihad Energy Service Company (Etihad ESCO) organised a retrofit workshop on 27 September 2018, to raise awareness on the rising relevance of energy efficiency and to discuss ways to address challenges, including financing, that impede the widespread adoption of building retrofits.

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Etihad ESCO organize Dubai Retrofit & Developers Awareness Program to drive adoption of retrofits
27 SEPTEMBER, 2018
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Dubai: As part of their collective efforts to make Dubai’s built environment a leading example of energy efficiency for the region and the world, Etihad Energy Service Company (Etihad ESCO) – the Super ESCO in the Emirates of Dubai, today organized a workshop ‘Dubai Retrofit and Developers Awareness Program,’

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Dubai Energy Efficiency Training Program holds Performance Contracting & Funding Certification course for the first time in the UAE
October 1, 2018
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The Dubai Energy Efficiency Training Program, launched by TAQATI (DSM Program Management Office) as part of its mandate, successfully held the first Performance Contracting and Funding Certification (PCF) course in the UAE, from September 18 to 20, 2018, at the British University in Dubai (BUiD).

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Taqati holds first Performance Contracting and Funding Certification course in the UAE
30 September 2018
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The Dubai Energy Efficiency Training Program, launched by Taqati (DSM Program Management Office) as part of its mandate, held the first Performance Contracting and Funding Certification (PCF) course in the UAE, from 18 to 20 September 2018, at the British University in Dubai (BUiD).

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Taqati holds first Performance Contracting and Funding Certification course in the UAE
Sep 30, 2018
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The Dubai Energy Efficiency Training Program, launched by Taqati (DSM Program Management Office) as part of its mandate, held the first Performance Contracting and Funding Certification (PCF) course in the UAE, from 18 to 20 September 2018, at the British University in Dubai (BUiD).

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Dubai Energy Efficiency Training Program holds Performance Contracting & Funding Certification course for the first time in the UAE
30 SEPTEMBER, 2018
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Dubai – The Dubai Energy Efficiency Training Program, launched by TAQATI (DSM Program Management Office) as part of its mandate, successfully held the first Performance Contracting and Funding Certification (PCF) course in the UAE, from September 18 to 20, 2018, at the British University in Dubai (BUiD).

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Dubai Energy Efficiency Training Program Holds Performance Contracting & Funding Certification Course for the First Time in the UAE
September 30th, 2018
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The Dubai Energy Efficiency Training Program, launched by TAQATI (DSM Program Management Office) as part of its mandate, successfully held the first Performance Contracting and Funding Certification (PCF) course in the UAE, from September 18 to 20, 2018, at the British University in Dubai (BUiD).

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Dubai Energy Efficiency Training Program holds Performance Contracting & Funding Certification course for the first time in the UAE
Sunday, 30 September 2018
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Course designed to address learning & development needs of various stakeholders in Dubai’s energy sector
Dubai, September 30, 2018- The Dubai Energy Efficiency Training Program, launched by TAQATI (DSM Program Management Office) as part of its mandate, successfully held the first Performance Contracting and Funding Certification (PCF) course in the UAE, from September 18 to 20, 2018, at the British University in Dubai (BUiD).

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Dubai Energy Efficiency Training Program Holds Performance Contracting & Funding Certification Course for the First Time in the UAE
30 September 2018
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The Dubai Energy Efficiency Training Program, launched by TAQATI (DSM Program Management Workplace) as component of its required, effectively held the sneak preview Getting and also Financing Qualification (PCF) course in the UAE, from September 18 to 20, 2018, at the British University in Dubai (BUiD).

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How to save water in the UAE
13 July 2018
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Aref Abouzahr, executive director of Taqati, shares some simple tips to minimize water wastage in our homes

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Top five challenges the Gulf’s solar rooftop sector must overcome
4 May 2018
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Awareness and operational efforts are among the key market challenges that regional solar energy stakeholders will have to overcome.

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Project to help Dubai private schools save energy
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Dubai private schools are being encouraged to take part in a project that will assess how green they are, in terms of their water and energy usage.

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DSCE launches My Energy, My Responsibility campaign to raise awareness on energy efficiency
3 May 2018
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Campaign seeks to encourage Dubai’s community to be responsible for their energy resources.

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Cool savings on utility bills within your reach
May 07 2018
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Do you want to slash your utility bills by up to 30 per cent?

Consumers may now learn from experts on how to “green” their homes or offices by making small or big tweaks to reduce their electricity and water use.

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Dubai DSM Strategy and TAQATI at WFES 2018 featured on Al Arabiya
April 29 2018
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Dubai energy efficiency training program inaugurates its first training session
19 April 2018
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Ali Al Jassim, CEO of Etihad Energy Service Company (Etihad ESCO), officially inaugurated the first session of the Certified Measurement & Verification Professional (CMVP) program recently, alongside Professor Abdullah Al Shamsi, Vice Chancellor of the British University in Dubai (BUiD). The session, which forms part of the Dubai Energy Efficiency Training Program, was held from April 16 to 18 at BUiD.

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Dubai launches an Integrated Energy Efficiency Training Program
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Initiative aims to build right capabilities needed to achieve Dubai’s ambitious target of 30 per cent reduction in
energy consumption by 2030

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Summit puts spotlight on latest retrofit tech innovation
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More than 250 retrofit tech industry stakeholders and experts are in Dubai to showcase some of the latest innovation and retrofit technology, being introduced to the Middle East market and shed light on more retrofit project opportunities across the emirate, at an ongoing industry event.

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Dubai launches an Integrated Energy Efficiency Training Program
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TAQATI, the dedicated Program Management Office for the Dubai Demand Side Management (DSM) strategy and which is set up under Etihad Energy Service Company (Etihad ESCO), entered into a partnership with the British University in Dubai (BUiD) for the Dubai Energy Efficiency Training Program as part of its mandate. 

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Executive Director of TAQATI Aref Abou Zahr Statement on World Water Day 2018
March 21, 2018
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“This year’s World Water Day theme ‘Nature for Water’ proposes the exploration of nature-based solutions to tackle rising water challenges we face in the 21st century. 

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Awareness ‘key to unlocking benefits of energy efficiency’
February 25th, 2018
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Awareness enhancement is a key impetus for the achievement of the Dubai Demand Side Management (DSM) targets. Behavioral changes are only possible when people and organizations are aware of their energy consumption, and of measures and practices they can adopt to reduce their consumption.

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The State of Our Schools
January 13, 2018
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EmiratesGBC has called for eco-literacy among students and the promotion of public private partnerships to drive green strategy in UAE’s schools . The event was supported by Supreme Council of Energy, TAQATI, and Etihad ESCO in moving this initiative forward. The 3 key objectives are green schools in the UAE, assesses the current state of the UAE schools, and identifies which stakeholders must be engaged to determine an effective course of action

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TAQATI to participate at Gas Stations Build Middle East 2018
January 10, 2018
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TAQATI, the dedicated program management office for the Dubai Demand Side Management (DSM) strategy, announced its upcoming participation at Gas Stations Build Middle East, which will take place from 10 to 11 January 2018 at The Address Hotel in Dubai. The summit will bring together fuel retail operators and key stakeholders under one roof to discuss timely issues and explore potential opportunities within the industry.

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TAQATI to highlight significance of ESCOs in DSM strategy at annual RSB event
January 10, 2018
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TAQATI, the dedicated program management office for the Dubai Demand Side Management (DSM) strategy, took part in the Regulatory and Supervisory Bureau (RSB) for Electricity and Water in Dubai annual event with accredited Energy Service Companies or ESCOs, held on 10 January 2018 at the Four Seasons in DIFC.

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Dubai hotels could benefit from investing in innovative energy solutions to reduce operational costs and improve sustainable performance
December 17, 2017
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Etihad ES and TAQATI encourage the adoption of energy efficient solutions across Dubai’s hotel sector

Dubai’ Sustainable Tourism initiative will actively contribute to the broader clean energy and sustainable development targets set by the Dubai Government, said Ali Al Jassim, CEO of Etihad Energy Services Company (Etihad ES), a leading energy service company and a wholly-owned subsidiary of DEWA. Al Jassim threw the spotlight on the significant role of sustainability in the continuing efforts to drive down operational costs across various sectors in the emirate, especially in Dubai’s thriving tourism and hospitality segment.

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Energy Matters: Boosting Energy Efficiency in Dubai Homes through Personalised Advice
October 22, 2017
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Building on the momentum to improve energy efficiency in Dubai, TAQATI – Dubai Energy Efficiency Program announced the successful completion of the pilot ‘Home Energy Advice Program’. The program was run across 60 homes in Dubai as part of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) ‘Ideal Home Initiative’ and supports DEWA’s efforts to achieve the Smart Dubai initiative launched by HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to make Dubai the smartest and happiest city in the world.

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Empower Commits Full Support to Dubai Demand Side Management Strategy at WETEX 2017
October 26, 2017
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Empower reaffirms its support and commitment to achieving the goals set by the Dubai Demand Side Management Strategy (DSM), an initiative that aims to position the emirate as a role model in energy efficiency.

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Dubai Municipality (DM) issued circular #221 (27/09/2017) regarding the use of the “Dubai lamp” or similar sustainable lamps in construction projects.
October 3, 2017
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Al- Sa’fat: Dubai Municipality (DM) issued circular #222 (03/10/2017) regarding the launch of a new green buildings rating system (Al-Sa’fat) which will include 4 levels of rating (bronze, silver, gold and platinum). The new rating system will be effective on new construction projects starting in January 2018.

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