(MENAFN- Emirates News Agency (WAM))
RASAL KHAIMAH, 4th August, 2022 (WAM) -- The first advisory board meeting for the RAK Energy Summit which took place virtually, gathered high-level local and international stakeholders.
Organised by Ras Al Khaimah Municipality, the meeting was attended by representatives from Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure, RAK Public Services Department (PSD), as well as its subsidiaries Works Agency and Waste Management Agency, RAK Tourism Development Authority, RAK Transport Authority, RAK Economic Zone (RAKEZ), Upper Austria Energy Agency (Austria), and Regulatory and Supervisory Bureau (RSB) Dubai.
RAK Energy Summit is taking place on 4th - 5th October 2022 at the Al Hamra International Exhibition and Conference Centre in Ras Al Khaimah, UAE, under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, and is hosted by Ras Al Khaimah Municipality.
Munther Mohammed bin Shekar, Director-General of Ras Al Khaimah Municipality, said, 'The event will bring together international and local government and business leaders from both the demand and supply sides, experts and academics to discuss industry trends, initiatives and priorities for the energy transition. We look forward to hosting insightful discussions and hope that the summit will enhance cooperation between international agencies, local government bodies and the private sector on tangible goals and projects.'
Following the theme of 'Creating and contributing to the energy efficiency goals of the future', the summit is in line with the RAK Energy Efficiency and Renewables Strategy 2040, and also supports UAE's Net Zero by 2050 strategic initiative and the country's preparations for the UN COP 28. RAK Energy Efficiency and Renewables Strategy targets 30% electricity savings, 20% water savings and 20% renewable energy in the generation mix by 2040.
The agenda includes keynote contributions from government and industry leaders and is being organised by Advanced Conferences and Meetings (ACM).
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