Abu Dhabi Energy Authority Chairman attends Singapore International Energy Week

ABU DHABI, 28th October, 2016 (WAM) — The Abu Dhabi Energy Authority is participating in the Singapore International Energy Week, which will conclude later today.

The Abu Dhabi delegation is led by Sheikh Abdulla bin Mohammed bin Butti Al Hamed, Member of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Energy Authority and Chairman of Board of Directors of the Regulation and Supervision Bureau.

Members of the Regulation and Supervision Bureau, RSB, Abu Dhabi Transmission and Despatch Company, TRANSCO, Abu Dhabi Distribution Company, ADDC, and Abu Dhabi Sewerage Services Company, ADSSC, are also attending the event.

Sheikh Abdulla Al Hamed and the delegation attended the opening of the Asia Clean Energy Summit and then visited the summit exhibition where they were briefed on the latest updates in renewable energy technologies, energy efficiency, customer excellence, and leading companies in those fields.

Some of the prominent areas examined included photovoltaic panel technologies, demand-side management, smart home systems, and energy efficiency technologies.

As part of its participation, the delegation is meeting with a number of government agencies, including policy makers and regulators of the Water and Electricity sector in Singapore, to exchange experiences and discuss topics of common interest.

Sheikh Abdulla Al Hamed, accompanied by Mohammed Omar Abdullah Belfaqeeh, UAE Ambassador to Singapore and the accompanying delegation, met with the Public Utility Board, PUB, which is responsible for water sector policies and the integrated management of Singapore’s water supply, water catchment and used water.

CHAN Yoon Kum, Senior Advisor at the PUB, and TAN Kok Tian, General Manager of WaterHub, welcomed Sheikh Al Hamed and the delegation to the NEWater Visitor Centre, where PUB presented Singapore’s water management challenges and solutions, exchanged experiences with delegates in the planning and management of water resources, discussed Singapore’s journey in water efficiency and conservation policies, and discussed policies underpinning the optimal utilisation of treated wastewater.

WAM/Moran/MMYS

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