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DEWA visits South Africa to strengthen cooperation

A delegation from Dubai Electricity and Water Authority headed by HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD and CEO of DEWA, is visiting South Africa to discuss ways to enhance cooperation and exchange of expertise in various fields of energy.

Al Tayer is also meeting senior officials to provide an overview of initiatives and projects; the most important being the Green Economy for Sustainable Development initiative launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.  HE Al Tayer is also inviting South African officials and companies to attend the World Green Economy Summit (WGES 2014) to be held in April in conjunction with the forthcoming 16th Water, Energy, Technology, and Environment Exhibition (WETEX) 2014.

The visit includes a number of meetings with ministers, and senior officials in the field of energy, as well as a number of field visits to ministries, institutions, and companies operating in the energy and environment sectors. They will visit the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, the Durban Chamber of Commerce, nuclear power facilities, and other energy-related institutions to discuss partnerships and create more opportunities and open new horizons for cooperation.


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DEWA collaborates with SAP

Collaboration between Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) and SAP will help the government organisation in implementing the SAP’s Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) programme. With more than 40 years of experience and nearly 50,000 customers, SAP’s ERP software is built to support the organisations. The leverage role-based access to critical data, applications, and analytical tools helps streamline processes across procurement, manufacturing, service, sales, finance, and HR. SAP aims to measure, integrate and automate all internal operations of DEWA and link them with the outputs of the Strategic Plan.

“Through this programme, DEWA aims to integrate its overall operations to provide specifications, flexibility, integrated reports, monitor operational works, and timely information that support taking the right decision,” said Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, CEO of DEWA.

During the delegation, various subjects were discussed including the activation of the new ‘Governance’ Model, and the participation of SAP MENA in the Water, Energy, Technology, and Environment Exhibition (WETEX) 2014.

The meeting also highlighted DEWA implementing the Smart Government initiative, and transforming to the smart grid.



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