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World Energy Day

World Energy Day is an initiative endorsed by HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, along with representatives of 54 countries, in addition to the United Nations, Arab League and African Union Commission, who consented to make it a yearly celebration through the "Dubai Declaration - Energy for All" on 22 October 2012.

World Energy Day aims to raise awareness on the importance of saving our natural resources, for sustainability, conservation, climate change, carbon emission reduction, and environmental protection. All these contribute to increasing energy efficiency and sustainability.

What are the objectives of the World Energy Day?

Ensuring the affordability of a safe and sustainable energy for everyone by identifying the need for developing national policies to reflect a shared global energy perspective. The objectives also include strengthening policies relevant to implementing and developing mechanisms and frameworks to exchange experience between different countries around the world. This includes promoting the development of human resources to pursue the common good of all everyone, by continuing the rational use of fossil fuels in the global economy while accelerating the process of the transformation to safer, and appropriate renewable energy sources.

Green Energy is my Choice

The theme for this year is "Green Energy is my Choice" It aims to raise awareness about the importance of sustainability and positive practices to protect our natural resources. Taking this step is part of DEWA's sustainable development strategy, which promotes society’s adoption of sustainable practices and reduces their carbon footprint, contributing to a sustainable future.

On World Energy Day, pledge to help build a sustainable future for generations to come.