The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority has added to its record 10 prestigious international and local awards in the fields of sustainability, good governance, artificial intelligence and social responsibility since the beginning of the year 2020 until now.
His Excellency Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, the Managing Director, and CEO of the Authority affirmed that the Authority’s successes are the fruit of the wise leadership’s insightful vision to reach the UAE towards number one globally in all fields.
Pointing out that the Authority’s achievements consolidate the competitive capabilities of the Emirate of Dubai and enhance its global position at all levels by preparing for the future through scientific planning and innovation, providing an advanced infrastructure in accordance with the best international specifications, and providing electricity and water services using the latest technologies of the Fourth Industrial Revolution and disruptive technologies in line with the highest standards of availability. Reliability, efficiency, and sustainability.
The authority won the Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for Distinguished Academic Performance in the “Education Supporting Institutions Category” for the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority Academic Initiative, which is one of the most important pioneering initiatives in the field of education support in the United Arab Emirates to invest in young minds and prepare citizenship generations in specializations. Professional.
The authority also won the two most important awards in the 2020 session from the Global Good Governance Awards presented by the Cambridge IFA Foundation in the United Kingdom. The Authority won the Leadership Award in the field of good governance for the year 2020, and His Excellency Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer won the Personality of the Year Award 2020 in the field of good governance and sustainability. The two awards confirm the status of the global body as an example for institutions worldwide in the field of good governance, and it keeps pace with the governance model in the authority to the rapid global changes based on four main pillars: trust, accountability, transparency and justice.
Regarding the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, DEWA won the US SEAL Award in the Environmental Initiatives category.
The authority’s relentless endeavors to involve all members of society in achieving sustainable development culminated in the authority’s winning of the British Peer Award in the category of commitment to excellence for its initiatives and programs for engaging customers and using the latest technologies in the authority’s customer happiness centers.
As a culmination of its success in promoting a happier lifestyle in Dubai and in appreciation of its role as a socially responsible government institution and its efforts to consolidate the principles of giving, social solidarity and humanitarian work around the world, the authority won international awards for excellence in social responsibility in the categories of water conservation, community commitment, volunteering and partnerships for the advanced infrastructure project for water meters ; The “Zayed Al-Khair” medical camp organized by the authority in the Republic of Bangladesh; And all of its voluntary work that supports development efforts with its social, economic and environmental aspects; And the Dubai Building Permits System initiative.
Regarding its virtual employee, “Rammas”, who rely on artificial intelligence, the authority won the awards for qualitative breakthroughs in artificial intelligence in the category of robotic innovation.