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DP World and Masdar partner to boost renewable energy for port operations


DP World has signed a collaboration agreement with Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company (Masdar)world leader in clean energy, to explore and implement renewable energy systems throughout DP Worldglobal port operations in the Middle East and Africa.

The agreement aims to facilitate the widespread adoption of renewable energy and battery energy storage systems (BESS) within DP WorldThe global supply chain. Throughout the three years of association, DP World and Masdar will work together to identify optimal sites for the potential deployment of solar and energy storage systems, with an initial focus on Saudi Arabia, Senegal and Egypt.

The association seeks to accelerate the deployment of renewable energy systems in DP Worldsupply chain by sharing knowledge about the regulatory landscape and other challenges, particularly in emerging economies.

Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem, Chairman and CEO of DP Worldsaying:

“Our partnership with Masdar represents an important step forward in our commitment to sustainable operations at our ports and terminals. By exploring renewable energy solutions, we aim to reduce our carbon footprint and drive positive change in the supply chain industry” .

Mohamed Jameel Al Ramahi, CEO of Masdaraggregate:

“Masdar and DP World are leading the way in decarbonizing the company’s port operations and supply chain, to explore all options to advance the development and deployment of renewable energy and storage systems in hard-to-abate sectors. Following a successful COP28 hosted in the United Arab Emirates, it is vital that we take action to drive the global energy transition towards tripling renewable energy by 2030.”

Masdar is the UAE’s clean energy champion and one of the fastest-growing renewable energy companies in the world, driving the development and deployment of green hydrogen and renewable energy technologies to address global sustainability challenges.

As a leading provider of comprehensive supply chain solutions, DP World He will continue to work alongside the COP28 presidency to advocate for more urgent climate action. This includes leveraging DP World’s scale and influence in the 75 countries it operates in around the world to bring together the wider industry to develop impactful, long-term solutions that support the global climate agenda.

DP World Work with key stakeholders (from logistics companies, NGOs, governments and cargo owners) to showcase new technologies and solutions, and exchange ideas to mitigate and build resilience against climate change, drive the energy transition and promote environmental stewardship while which guarantees a continuous commercial flow throughout the world.

Decarbonization is a central focus for DP Worldand the company has already committed to becoming carbon neutral by 2040 and net zero carbon by 2050, aligned with the UNFCCC. Race towards zero and the United Arab Emirates 2050 net zero initiative.

Find more about DP WorldThe decarbonization strategy here.

News source: Dubai Press Office


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