DEWA Spells Out Investment Opportunities for Indian Firms in the Energy Sector in Dubai

Last Updated: Tue, Jan 22, 2013 11:30 hrs

New Delhi, Delhi, India:The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), the leading utilities provider in the world, has sought the participation of Indian firms in the water and energy technology sector in its premium Water, Energy, Technology and Environment Exhibition (WETEX) 2013.

Organized by the Dubai Electricity & Water Authority along with Supreme Council of Energy, Dubai, the 2013 edition of the annual event is scheduled to be held at the sprawling Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre in Dubai from April 15 -17, 2013. WETEX 2013 marks the fifteen edition of the event.

As part of its promotion drive, DEWA along with EEPC India (formerly Engineering Export Promotion Council) has conducted a series of seminar on “Doing Business With Government of Dubai” for firms in various Indian cities. The events have received an overwhelming response in terms of participation.

Mr. Abdul Syed Abdul Hameed, Deputy Senior Contracts Manager, DEWA, was the keynote speaker at the event.

DEWA estimates a procurement budget of USD7.6billion in the next couple of years.

The DEWA official said that WETEX is the perfect platform for companies specialising in water and energy technology space to network and learn from one another. The organizer of the show is one of largest government buyers of energy, electrical and water products and services in Dubai.

WETEX 2012 attracted participation from 31 countries world-wide with 550 Exhibitors exhibiting their 1,089 companies and a large number of visitors who were keen to explore new technologies and solutions.

WETEX has expanded to include the participation of vital economic activities in the energy sector such as gas and oil prospecting, excavating, extracting, refining, distributing, exporting and all other related activities, along with all other supporting industries, consultants, contractors and investors who are involved in this huge field, which constitutes a crucial economic role.

WETEX focuses on advanced and professional technologies in the field of energy including fossil fuel, nuclear and renewable energy generation, smart grids, efficiency, water conservation, environment, waste management, green buildings, carbon di-oxide reduction solutions, raising awareness on new technologies, sharing expertise and promoting new developments and best practices.

Over 1500 companies from around the world are expected to participate in WETEX 2013.

The three-day exhibition will also host workshops and seminars on water and energy resources and also on Green building, Fossil fuel (Oil & Gas) Safety and Quality by leading international companies.

The WETEX Seminars in the previous editions have been an overwhelming success with important topics being discussed leading to better awareness and understanding for the utilities business, energy, water, and environment sustainability.

During its previous years, WETEX has tackled critical issues in energy conservation, water and electricity, including environmental protection and preservation, Green building, Carbon reduction as well as the green building stand which aimed at enhancing awareness in protecting the natural resources of Dubai attracted a multitude of visitors.

Ms. Tasneem Raza, Watermelon Communications, +971-4-2833655

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