DEWA’s Innovation Centre invites school students to participate in the second ‘Young Inspirers Contest’
Dubai, UAE, 9 November 2022: Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA)’s Innovation Centre launched the second ‘Young Inspirers Contest’ to raise awareness among students from grades 4-12 about solar energy, its technologies and its role in achieving a more sustainable future. This is in addition to motivating them to use solar energy in their daily life, thus contributing to positive change. “At DEWA, we support the wise leadership vision to enhance the role of the young people, to engage them in sustainability efforts, and prepare them to be the next generation of sustainability experts and leaders. We attach great importance to instilling a culture of creativity and innovation, and providing opportunities and tools for the youth to launch their creative and innovative solutions to meet current and future challenges, especially in the areas of clean and renewable energy,” said HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of DEWA.
Al Tayer noted that DEWA, through the Innovation Centre, aims to strengthen the skills of the next generation of innovators and experts in clean technologies while focusing on nurturing skilled Emiratis. This supports the country’s development and prosperity, to ensure a brighter and more sustainable future for generations to come.
To participate in the contest, students need to shoot a 90-second video on how to use solar energy to promote a responsible and sustainable lifestyle, send it to firstname.lastname@example.org, follow the Innovation Centre account on Instagram, and post the video on their public accounts and tag the Innovation Centre @solarinnovationcentre. They need to add the hashtags #SolarInnovationCentre, #SolarEnergy, #Innovations and #young_inspirers. The Centre offers a range of valuable prizes to the winners of the contest. Deadline for participation is 20 November 2022.