DEWA to announce USD 70 bn in bids in Brazil

11 de outubro de 2017

São Paulo – The Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (DEWA) is hosting the seminar Opportunities in water, clean energy and environmentally sustainable services in Dubai at the Renaissance Hotel next Monday (16) in São Paulo. The event will be held in partnership with the Arab Brazilian Chamber of Commerce as DEWA reaches out to Brazilian companies and to spot business opportunities involving Brazil and the United Arab Emirates.

DEWA told ANBA via email that it’s about to float tenders worth a combined USD 70 billion, and that it’s seeking Brazilian enterprises that might be interested in making bids. Investment opportunities will be available in fields including solar and clean energy, green funding consultancy, smart cities, cyber security, clean transportation, renewable energy, and innovative & alternative technology for sustainable development.

Projects in the emirate of Dubai will be presented by DEWA’s executive vice president for business support & HR executiveYousef Ebrahim Al Akraf, as well as by UAE Water Aid Foundation (Suqia) acting executive director Mohammed Abdulkareem Al Shamsi. They will speak from 6 pm to 8 pm on October 16, after which there’ll be a cocktail reception.

“This is an opportunity for fostering potential deals on both sides,” said Arab Chamber business executive Rafael Solimeo. “We are inviting our member companies to attend, as well as other businesses we believe might be interested.”

According to Solimeo, DEWA’s executives will also attend the IDA World Congress 2017 from October 15 to 20 in São Paulo’s World Trade Center.

Arab Brazilian Chamber CEO Michel Alaby said that good opportunities are available for Brazilian enterprises interested in Dubai as a market. “Especially in water treatment, which Brazil boasts vast expertise in,” he said. Alaby will attend the seminar.

Quick facts

Business opportunities in water, clean energy and environmentally sustainable services in Dubai
Monday, October 16, 2017
6 pm to 8 pm
Renaissance Hotel – Alameda Santos, 2233, São Paulo, SP
Register free of charge at (in Portuguese)

*Translated by Gabriel Pomerancblum