DEWA hosts Korea Electric Power Corp leadership
KEPCO delegation included transmission and smart grid experts
His Excellency Saeed Mohamed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority, recently received in his office a high level delegation from Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO), regarded as one of the biggest world companies in the field of energy. KEPCO delegation was comprised of Dr. Tae-il Choi, General Manager of Smart Grid Office..
During this meeting, which was attended by a number of EVP’s and some top officials of DEWA, His Excellency Saeed Mohamed Al Tayer briefed the Korean delegation on DEWA’s achievements, the development of its utilities and the modern technologies applied in the processes of power transmission and distribution. Afterwards, the two sides explored the fast and most up-to-date developments in the field of energy, particularly smart grids which will open up new horizons in combining digital technologies with power grids in the fields of power generation, transmission and distribution. Besides, the two sides looked at some South Korean projects, which apply smart grids in an area of 6000 consumers.
This visit is part of DEWA’s strategy, which aims to attract latest technologies that can contribute to conserving consumption, increasing efficiency so as to conserve natural resources against waste, protect the environment from pollution, and reduce the dangers of climate change.