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Sharjah’s environment company ‘Bee’ah’ will be showcasing its innovative ventures at the World Future Energy Summit, WFES, and Ecowaste exhibition, to be held at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, from the Jan.14-17, as part of the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week.
In its seventh consecutive participation at the event, the company will demonstrate its ground-breaking projects in renewable energy, sustainable mobility, environmental management and green building.
Commenting on Bee’ah’s participation, Khaled Al Huraimel, Group CEO of Bee’ah, said, “As a pioneer for a sustainable quality of life, platforms such as WFES provide us with the opportunity to encourage dialogue and collaborations for the future of sustainability in the UAE. As Bee’ah grows and diversiies its portfolio, we have introduced several new projects that will have a transformative impact on the UAE’S future. We are proud to use this platform to share insights on these projects with our peers and industry leaders, and to demonstrate our commitment to further advancing the achievement of the UAE’S sustainability agenda.”
Visitors at WFES will receive exclusive insights into the development of the UAE’S irst waste-to-energy plant, which is being built by the Emirates Waste to Energy Company, Bee’ah’s joint venture with Masdar. Bringing the UAE closer to its Vision 2021 target of 75 per cent waste diversion, the plant will divert 300,000 tons of waste away from landill every year, and process it to generate up to 30 MW of clean energy.
This facility will also help Sharjah to become the irst zero-waste city in the Middle East by 2021.
The stand will also feature Bee’ah’s iconic new headquarters, a net-zero energy building that epitomises sustainability in design and functionality. Designed by Zaha Hadid Architects, the building is expected to receive a LEED platinum certiication on completion. It will also be the irst fully AI integrated ofice in the UAE, setting a precedent for smart ofices of the future.