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Dubal wins power generation award

Dubai, October 14, 2009

Dubai Aluminium Company Limited (Dubal) has won the inaugural 'Power Generation and Water Solutions Award' in recognition of its expertise in power station and desalination plant operations.

Dubal said the award was an acknowledgement of its efforts to improve the overall efficiency, reliability and security of its captive power station have been recognised at regional level, through receipt of the Power Generation and Water Solutions “Transmission & Distribution Project of the Year Award” for 2009.

Tayeb M M H Awadhi (general manager: Power & Desalination) received the award on behalf of Dubal in Abu Dhabi on Monday. The event was held as part of the second annual 'Power Generation and Water Solutions Exhibition' (from October 11 to 13) at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre.

Dubal was also an official finalist for three other award categories –  Middle East Power Plant Operator of the Year Award; Middle East Desalination Plant Operator of the Year Award; and Energy Efficiency Award.

Four top placements is no mean feat, given that the company had entered five of the six award categories; and the international adjudication panel that evaluated the submissions.

Reflecting the company’s commitment to innovative industrial solutions, Dubal was an associate sponsor of the inaugural 2009 Power Generation and Water Solutions awards; specifically the “Power Generation & Water Solutions Innovation Award”, which was won by Seawater Greenhouse.

Speaking at the award ceremony, Awadhi said, “As an energy-intensive industry, Dubal is extremely conscious of the need for continual focus on improving the efficiency of our power generation activities. We place particular emphasis on increasing productivity and reducing unit costs, so as to optimise the plant’s overall capabilities and performance."

"The “Transmission & Distribution Project of the Year Award” confirms that we are on the right track in this regard,” he added.-TradeArabia News Service




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