About 2,000 exhibitors from more than 50 countries around the world are taking part in the 19th Water, Energy, Technology, and Environment Exhibition (WETEX 2017) and the 2nd Dubai Solar Show, which are being organised by Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) under the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Minister of Finance of the UAE and President of DEWA.
Participating international companies and organisations are showing the latest innovations in water, energy, environment and renewable energy.
Solar power, water desalination stations
ACWA Power, one of the leading companies in building, management and operation of power generation and water desalination stations, is showing one of its latest major projects at WETEX 2017, for the 4th phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park with a capacity of 700MW.
This is in addition to the latest technologies used in the Bowarege project, which is the the largest mobile water desalination station in the world, and first project of its kind in the world to be fully operated on a 24/7 basis. This project includes existing desalination stations set up on mobile boats, that can be moved in a very short time to other locations where pressing seasonal needs or shortage of water are prevalent.
During its participation at WETEX 2017, Honeywell, the world leading company specialising in Internet of Things (IoT) is featuring the latest technologies in smart meters and grids, which provide smart, yet user-friendly updates and enhancements, grid integrated solutions and power management solutions, which boosts the power consumption efficiency and helps save costs.
The smart meters are flexibile and adaptable with the different communication technologies, whether wired or wireless, like the General Packet Radio Service (GPRS), Radio Frequencies (RF), Powerline Communication Standards (G3 PLC), Low-Power Wide-Area Network (LPWAN), and other technologies.
Sensus, a provider of smart meters, network technologies and advanced data analytics solutions for the water industry, is showing its innovative range of its iPERL smart water meters that use advanced magnetic technology to provide low-flow accuracy with high-flow durability.
DC Fast Charging Station
Green Parking, a manufacturer and supplier of eco-friendly parking solutions in the Arabian Gulf, is currently showing its Raption 50, a DC Fast Charging Station for Electric Vehicles, at the 19th WETEX.
The charging station is designed for use in both public access environments such as, shopping centres, airports, roadside rest areas, and private ones including companies with electric vehicle fleet. Green Parking supports the Green Charger initiative launched by DEWA.
Under Sink RO Systems
Concorde-Corodex Group, a provider of water treatment solutions, is displaying its Under Sink RO systems, cool and hot water systems, filters, booster pumps and RO components at WETEX 2017. More info
Source: Dubai Media Office