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Dubai Carbon announces next edition of State of Energy Report at WFES 2014

The Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Dubai Carbon Centre of Excellence (DCCE) have announced the sponsorship call for the next edition of the State of Energy Report at the World Future Energy Summit 2014.

The first edition of the publication was unveiled on the occasion of World Energy Day on 22nd October 2013, which was endorsed by HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum and adopted by 54 other countries around the world in addition to representatives from the United Nations, the Arab League and the African Union, when the Dubai Declaration of Energy for All codified on 22 October, 2012 that this same date shall be observed annually as World Energy Day.

The State of the Energy report supports the Green Economy for Sustainable Development initiative launched by HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and the UAE Vision 2021. The report aims to build a collaborative platform to enable a knowledge economy to spur growth of both green and sustainable development.

“The State of Energy Report supports the vision of HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai and reflects the efforts exerted by the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy for Dubai’s energy sector to achieve sustainable development. The report is an action plan and a guidebook comprising all the relevant details for the energy sector and developments with a special focus on green initiatives pursuant to the Dubai Integrated Energy Strategy 2030,” said HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Vice-Chairman of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy.

“The State of Energy Report is a knowledge product, which was developed to capture the replicable and scalable success stories of Dubai, which can provide a function of environmental and social development across the Arab States. By encouraging green investment and green growth, the UAE is becoming a leading green and sustainable economy in the region and the world”, added Ivano Iannelli, CEO, Dubai Carbon Centre of Excellence.

On January 20th, the report goes to a country level and into the next round with the State of Energy Report 2015 to be released later in the year. The publication opens for sponsors and advertising on a first come first serve basis. More information is available with the editor in chief, Michaela Neukirch on MichaelaN@dcce.ae.

 

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