Hamed bin Zayed visits Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week expo

ABU DHABI, 16th January, 2019 (WAM) — H.H. Sheikh Hamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chief of the Abu Dhabi Crown Prince’s Court, today visited the exhibition accompanying the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, ADSW, a global industry platform connecting business and innovation in energy, clean technology and efficiency for a sustainable future.

The exhibition is being hosted by the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre this year, under the title, “‘Industry Convergence: Accelerating Sustainable Development”.This year, the expo will cover the key areas of mobility, energy, water, waste, and green buildings.

During his visit, Sheikh Hamed inspected several national and foreign pavilions and reviewed the latest innovations and initiatives offered by participating authorities. He also listened to presentations by officials on new innovations and technologies and alternative solutions to generating clean sustainable energy and producing and preserving water.

Sheikh Hamed visited the exhibit of the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company, ADNOC, where he learnt about company’s investments and latest efforts to reduce its environmental footprint.

His visit also included the pavilion of the Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company, Masdar, where he reviewed the efforts of the company, its clean energy projects, and the role of renewable energy in diversifying energy sources and limiting carbon emissions. He also learnt about the company’s project portfolio in the UAE and other countries.

Sheikh Hamed then visited the pavilion of the Department of Energy, where he reviewed several of its projects and key initiatives, which was followed by a visit to the pavilion of the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment, which is participating, under a strategic partnership, with the UAE Space Agency. The ministry’s pavilion showcases the activities of the second edition of the “Climate Innovations Exchange, Clix, summit, which it hosted.

He also visited the pavilion of Saudi Arabia, which includes exhibits by several authorities that specialise in energy, industry and electricity, as well as other pavilions, such those of Khalifa University, Total, and several Arab and foreign countries participating in the ADSW.

Sheikh Hamed highlighted the importance of the exhibition accompanying the ADSW, which is the leading summit on sustainability in the Middle East while pointing out that the week attracts prominent decision-makers, intellectuals, investors and experts, to discuss challenges, opportunities and solutions related to renewable energy and sustainable development.



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