InSinkErator, a business unit of Emerson Electric Co. and the inventor and world’s largest manufacturer of food waste disposers and steaming hot water taps for home and commercial use, has pledged its full support for the UAE Ministry of Energy’s bid to host the 24th edition of the World Energy Congress in 2019. Voting for the hosting country will take place in Colombia in October 2014. The announcement was made in a specially hosted media briefing held last May 4, 2014 at Jumeirah at Etihad Towers. The event was attended by H.E. Dr Mattar Hamed Al Neyadi, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Energy; H.E. Eng. Fatima Al Foora Al Shamsi, Assistant Undersecretary for Electricity Affairs, Ministry of Energy and Sayed Aqa, UNDP Resident Representative in the UAE. Also present were representatives of various companies, including Mohamed Karam, Business Development Manager ME & Africa, InSinkErator, Emerson FZE. During the event, the Ministry also announced that preparations are now underway for the release of the ‘State of Energy Report of the UAE in 2015.’ a joint collaboration between the Dubai Carbon Centre of Excellence (DCCE) and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP)
InSinkErator has been revealed as the ‘Silver Sponsor’ for the collaborative report. The company’s participation as a major sponsor for the report is the result of a sponsorship agreement signed between InSinkErator and the DCCE last March 23, 2014. Furthermore, this is InSinkErator’s 2nd time to sponsor Dubai Carbon Centre of Excellence’s ‘State of Energy Report after the 1st issue was published recently in 2014.
“We are pledging our full support to the UAE Ministry of Energy and their bid to host the World Energy Congress in 2019, which is dubbed as one of the world’s pre-eminent energy dialogue events. The UAE has strongly positioned itself as a key venue for leading international events, particularly for oil and energy related conferences,” said Mohamed Karam, Business Development Manager ME & Africa, InSinkErator, Emerson FZE. “We are also taking part as the ‘Silver Sponsor’ for the ‘State of Energy Report of the UAE in 2015.’ Rest assured that we will remain steadfast with our promise to be one with the country’s efforts to position itself at the forefront of the energy industry taking part in the move to discover sustainable energy solutions for future generations.”
The 'State of the Energy Report of the UAE' is part of the country's energy strategy. The reference publication highlights the best practices and success stories of national activities in the process of developing the energy sector, the contribution of renewable energy to the UAE’s energy diversification policy, energy efficiency criteria as well as the consolidation of efforts to achieve clean, safe and sustainable energy as the main basis of promoting economic and social growth and development. The 2015 edition of the report is expected to throw the spotlight on the importance of steps taken by the UAE in the context of its efforts aimed at defining the features of renewable energy and reducing the effects of climate change as part of the international sustainability efforts. Within the framework of efforts to create a future based on sustainability, the energy report seeks to become a printed reference of best practices and success stories in the field of sustainable energy in the UAE.