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Dubai’s Smart City Ambition Absolutely Achievable

Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management, highlighted its leading role in sustainability and infrastructure initiatives across the region to an audience of senior public and private sector representatives at a gala dinner hosted by Emirates Business Ambassadors in Dubai.

Sharing best practices on ways to leverage emerging technologies using energy efficient methods, Benoit Dubarle, Country President, UAE, Oman and Pakistan discussed the uptake of smart solutions in the region.

Schneider Electric experts were lauded as 2014 Ambassadors of Energy Management at the event. Stating Dubai’s smart city ambitions as ‘absolutely achievable’, Dubarle said: “Schneider Electric is reputed for its technological innovations that contribute to a country’s economic development. The UAE leadership’s proactive efforts inspire Schneider Electric to consistently provide sophisticated sustainability solutions worthy of Dubai’s standards. With over 30 years of regional expertise and a strong global foothold, our solutions are designed to encourage the efficient utilisation of energy and water within the mobility, buildings and public services domain.”

Schneider Electric created a Smart City team in 2011 to develop a customised integrated portfolio of solutions for urban infrastructure development. The team has now evolved into a vital business segment within the company, responsible for deploying smart solutions across several verticals such as education, healthcare and construction.

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