WETEX and DSS provide an important opportunity for students to showcase their innovative projects to visitors from around the world.
Dubai: Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has invited local and international universities to participate in the 23rd Water, Energy, Technology, and Environment Exhibition (WETEX) and Dubai Solar Show (DSS).
DEWA is organising this exhibition under the directives of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai; and the patronage of HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy (DSCE).
WETEX and DSS provide an important opportunity for students to showcase their innovative projects to visitors from around the world. They can also participate in many specialised seminars and workshops by an array of experts.
Participants will also meet innovators and inventors to share ideas and experiences as well as discuss the latest technologies and solutions in the green economy, smart cities, innovation, and sustainable development.
“The exhibition is an important forum by experts and specialists from around the world. It is a key supporter of Dubai’s global position as it is one of the most successful specialised exhibitions in energy, electricity, water, environment, oil, gas, renewable and clean energy.
This is especially important amid the widescale expansion of clean technologies in the UAE and the region at large,” said HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of DEWA, Founder and Chairman of WETEX and DSS.
“The exhibition enables visitors to keep pace with rapid changes in the energy, water, and environment sectors. It introduces the latest innovative solutions to challenges in these sectors in addition to providing school and universities students with an opportunity to showcase their green and sustainable projects.
The exhibition raises awareness on environmental issues and sustainability. It encourages visitors to follow a sustainable lifestyle, protect natural resources, and innovate new solutions that support the transition to a green economy.
Moreover, the exhibition engages young people in sustainable development, which balances economic growth and protection of the environment,” added Al Tayer.
WETEX and DSS will be held from 5 to 7 October at the Expo 2020 Dubai site. DEWA has several competitions for students during the exhibition to win valuable prizes and a certificate of participation.