Participating Entities



The Directorate of Energy and Climate Change is the UAE’s international lead on clean energy, climate change and sustainability issues. It facilitates the hosting of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), the first major multilateral organization in the Middle East, and represents the UAE in the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) international negotiations. It also supports the UAE’s growing renewable energy aid programme and its input into the intergovernmental processes of the United Nations on the formulation of the post-2015 development agenda. The Directorate additionally plays a supporting role in domestic policy, notably through the UAE Green Growth Strategy and the federal energy taskforce.

Ministry of Energy

The Ministry of Energy organizes and develops general policies and legislations under the consultation of the stakeholders involved to fit the energy sector as per the international standards and following up its implementation; The Ministry also represents the Country`s interests concerned with energy, water and mineral resources and drafting any related specialized studies.

Ministry of Environment and Water

The formation of the Ministry of Environment and Water (MOEW) came in the context of a national vision to strengthen the commitment of the United Arab Emirates to the environment and sustainable development, as a response to many of the developments that have occurred on the national and global levels in the previous years.


Masdar is a commercially driven renewable energy company, based in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. A strategic government initiative, the company has a mission to invest, incubate and establish a new energy industry in Abu Dhabi and around the world

Masdar Institute

Masdar Institute of Science and Technology is an independent, research-driven graduate-level university focused on advanced energy and sustainable technologies. Established by the Government of Abu Dhabi as an ongoing collaboration with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Masdar Institute serves as a ‘knowledge-hub’ for the region and works towards creating indigenous R&D capabilities, while addressing regionally-relevant issues.

Environment Agency of Abu Dhabi

As the regulatory body for all environmental issues on behalf of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, the Environment Agency monitors and manages the environment through the establishment and enhancement of suitable management, as well as legal and technical instruments that protect, develop, and conserve our natural heritage

National Centre of Meteorology & Seismology (UAE Research Program for Rain Enhancement Science)

The UAE Research Program for Rain Enhancement Science is an initiative of the Ministry of Presidential Affairs (MoPA), managed by the National Center for Meteorology and Seismology (NCMS) and aligned with the UAE Innovation Strategy. Aiming to expand global water security through promoting scientific best practices and collaboration in rain enhancement research, the program will identify scientifically verified and sustainably implementable methods of enhancing precipitation to increase rainfall in the UAE, as well as other arid and semi-arid areas in the region.

Prime Minister’s Office

The Prime Minister's Office handles the coordination, development and follow up the implementation of the UAE Government's strategy and reviews the strategic and operational plans of the Ministries and Federal Institutions and Bodies.


The Zayed Future Energy Prize honours the environmental legacy of Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the founding father of the UAE. Recognising organisations, individuals and schools across five categories, the US$4 million Prize acknowledges outstanding achievements and innovative solutions in the fields of renewable energy and sustainability. Collectively, the Zayed Future Energy Prize winners are positively impacting the world through their vision and commitment in addressing the challenges of climate change, energy security and the environment.



As one of the world's leading oil companies, producing over 2.7 million barrels of oil a day, ADNOC is committed to sustainable development, ensuring a harmonious balance between people's needs and the Earth's resources. Our track record in occupational health and safety, and protection of the environment, sets the standards for the rest of the Arabian Gulf.

General Civil Aviation Authority

The General Civil Aviation Authority was created in 1996 by Federal Cabinet Decree (Law 4) to regulate Civil Aviation and provide designated aviation services with observance to the safety and security to strengthen the aviation industry within the UAE and its upper space. Since 1996 the Authority has made considerable progress and embarked on bold new initiatives to provide a better service to its civil aviation clients and stakeholders. Since 1996 many new projects and innovations have been initiated with generally excellent result, such as modernization of the air traffic control center program, Radar equipment and establishing of new facilities to serve the growth of the civil aviation within the UAE.

Dubai Supreme Council of Energy

The Dubai Supreme Council of Energy is the governing body tasked with policy development, planning and coordinating with concerned authorities & energy bodies to deliver new energy sources while employing a balanced approach to protecting the environment.

Dubai Carbon Center for Excellence

Dubai Carbon Centre of Excellence is a Private Joint Stock company shared with DEWA, ENOC, DUBAL and Istidama. Dubai Carbon was established to capture a growing niche market catering specifically to the transition to a low carbon economy and green economy through the consolidation of knowledge.


The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) was formed by a decree issued by the late Sheikh Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum as an initiative to merge the Dubai Electricity Company and Dubai Water Company, with an objective to ensure an adequate and reliable source of water and electricity of the citizens of Duba.