Dubai: The Dubai Supreme Council of Energy on Tuesday organised the Emirates Energy Award 2017 alongside the fourth edition of The World Green Economy Summit (WGES).

The third award ceremony saw the attendance of the industry’s elite and leading energy professionals, who came together under one roof to recognise and celebrate the achievements of 33 winners. Shaikh Ahmad Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, attended the event held on the theme of “Innovative Solutions for Clean Energy”.

The Emirates Energy Award (EEA) aims to encourage the rationalised use of energy and resources. The award also targets to highlight the best practices and pioneering work in energy efficiency, alternative energy, sustainability and protecting the environment.

“This year’s edition has attracted wide participation from countries across the Middle East and North Africa, and European, American and Scandinavian countries, which exceeded expectations after doubling the number of entries, which stood at 210 compared to 112 in the previous cycle,” said Saeed Mohammad Al Tayer, vice-chairman of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy and president of Emirates Energy Award.