Dewa wins 16 awards at Ideas America Awards 2020

Staff Reporter/Dubai
Filed on October 31, 2020
Image: Dubai Media Office/Twitter

For the second year in a row, Dewa won the Overall Idea of the Year award.

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) has won 16 awards at the Ideas America Awards 2020, which is the largest global platform for best practices and creative ideas.

For the second year in a row, Dewa won the Overall Idea of the Year award.

It won the Organisational award and six gold awards including Executive Leader; Breakthrough Innovation; Best Programme Administrator; Champion of the Year; Safety Idea of the Year and Policing/Security Idea of the Year.

Dewa won three silver awards for Advocate of the Year; Champion of the Year; and Team Idea of the Year. It also won two bronze awards for Team Idea of the Year; two KUDOS awards; and two Honourable Mention awards.

“We dedicate this new global achievement to His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. We renew our commitment to achieve the UAE Centennial 2071 to make the UAE the best country in the world and the Dubai 10X initiative launched by Sheikh Mohammed to make Dubai 10 years ahead of other cities by disruptive and innovative technologies. In line with its vision to become a globally leading sustainable innovative corporation, Dewa strives to provide a motivating environment for innovation and creativity to unleash the potential of its employees. This supports the innovation process in Dubai and the UAE,” said Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, managing director and CEO of Dewa.

Dewa’s innovations and projects have achieved several successes and global achievements that support innovation and creativity in Dubai, especially in Fourth Industrial Revolution applications. These include artificial intelligence; unmanned aerial vehicles; energy storage, blockchain; and internet of things among others.

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