Schneider Electric and Dubai Municipality Explore Smart Cities Innovations at WETEX

Wednesday 24 October 2018
Dubai - MENA Herald:

Schneider Electric  ,  the leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, announced today that Dubai Municipality will explore Smart Cities innovations to drive water efficiency, at the opening of the  Water, Energy, Technology, and Environment Exhibition ( WETEX ).

Enhancing water efficiency is one of the key pillars of the  UAE Water Security Strategy 2036 , with aims including to reduce total demand for water by resources by 21 percent, increase productivity and water sustainable water access, and increase the reuse of treated water to 95 percent.

In line with the Dubai and UAE government digital transformation agendas, Dubai Municipality’s Command Center plans to incorporate Big Data analytics across drainage and sewage networks. Dubai Municipality aims to enhance citizen happiness and its customer services in the water field.

As Dubai’s population grows, water is a vital resource for homes, offices, and government agencies. In line with government goals, the digital transformation of Dubai Municipality’s water infrastructure with Schneider Electric is enabling more efficient planning, development, and management of a happy and sustainable city.

Supporting digital skills development, Schneider Electric is training government engineers at the Schneider Electric regional headquarters in Dubai Silicon Oasis, with Dubai Municipality recently marking an engineering graduation.

Dubai Municipality is showcasing best practices in water digitization. Real-time insights are enhancing water efficiency, expanding business models, and transforming consumer roles. Internet of Things infrastructure can help the UAE to predict water peaks, measure water storage, and reuse treated water.

At WETEX, Schneider Electric is showcasing its Internet of Things-enabled  EcoStruxure ™ Water and Waste Water  solutions for enhancing efficiency, safety, and sustainability across water systems. Supporting smart utilities, Schneider Electric is also demonstrating its  EcoStruxure ™ Grid architecture , and   EcoStruxure ™ Industrial Software Platform  for industrial and infrastructure innovation.

During WETEX, attend the Hanan Darwish’s panel session “Building Human Capital in the Clean Energy Sector” on Thursday, 25 October at 12:50 pm, and World Green Economy Summit panel session  “Role of Tourism in Smart Cities in Advancing the Green Economy Agenda” on Thursday, 25 October at 4:15 pm.

Visit Schneider Electric’s Innovation Hub on Wheels in the Innovation Hall (Sheikh Saeed – Hall 1) - Stand DZ18 at the Dubai World Trade Centre from 23-25 October.

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