Held Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Khalid bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan
Hosted by TAQA, the World Utilities Congress will be a platform for the global power and water industry
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 13 October 2021:
Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Khalid bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Member of the Executive Council, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive Committee and Chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive Office, the inaugural edition of the World Utilities Congress will be held in Abu Dhabi from May 9-11, 2022. The event will be hosted by the Abu Dhabi National Energy Company (TAQA), and organised by dmg events.
Taking place just a few months after COP26, the Congress will provide a powerful, global networking and knowledge exchange platform drawing together ministers, global leaders and key power and water industry stakeholders to discuss the business-critical needs as well as to network and identify new solutions and opportunities. This event will showcase the sector’s central role in transitioning to a new era for sustainable energy and water and how it is embracing technological changes that will transform the industry.
Jasim Husain Thabet, TAQA’s Group Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, commented: “As the host of the inaugural edition of the World Utilities Congress, we are honoured to have the support of His Highness Sheikh Khalid bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan at such an important event for our sector and for the Emirate. Abu Dhabi and the Untied Arab Emirates has articulated a firm commitment to its sustainability agenda and this event will put decarbonization, renewable energy and sustainability at the heart of its program. The support of His Highness Sheikh Khalid bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan further strengthens that commitment in future-proofing the utilities sector.”
Christopher Hudson, President, dmg events, organiser of the World Utilities Congress said: “We are honored that His Highness Sheikh Khalid bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan will be patron of the event and have been delighted with the overwhelming support that the World Utilities Congress is receiving from its key partners in the UAE and supporters from across the world.”
The World Utilities Congress is supported by the UAE’s Ministry of Energy & Infrastructure, Abu Dhabi Department of Energy (DoE), Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi), Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) and Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC).