DEWA delegation visits China and South Korea

DUBAI: A delegation from Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) is visiting China and South Korea to discuss cooperation in the power, electricity and water sectors.

Chinese and Korean companies in strategic partnerships with DEWA have invited the delegation to visit and exchange knowledge and experience in the areas of smart grids, smart cities, clean-coal power plants, sustainable energy and diversification of energy mix.

The delegation is led by Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD and CEO of DEWA, and includes Waleed Salman, Executive Vice President of Strategy and Business Development, Dr. Yousef Al Akraf, EVP of Business Support and Human Resources, Marco Janssen, Director of the Smart Grid Project Management Office, Matar Al Mehairi, Senior Manager of Asset Management, and Ahmed Abdullah, Senior Manager of External Relations.

In China, the delegation will meet senior energy officials and take field trips to discover best practices and guidelines in clean-coal power stations. In South Korea, they will hold meetings with senior officials at Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO) including Hwaneik Cho, CEO of KEPCO, to exchange insights and review best practices in smart grids.

DEWA s delegation will also visit the Korea Electric Power Research Institute (KEPRI) and will meet Dr. Geumyoung Jung, Vice President of KEPRI.