DP World UAE: Decreasing Carbon Footprint through Renewable Energy Adoption

The Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park has produced I-RECs, which are now being used by DP World to power its operations in the UAE. These certificates represent 1 megawatt-hour of electricity generated from renewable sources, ensuring that the electricity consumed is clean and sustainable.

In 2021, DEWA issued over 200,000 I-RECs to DP World, and these certificates are being used to power Jebel Ali Port, Jebel Ali Free Zone (JAFZA), and Drydocks World. With this move, DP World has become entirely powered by renewables, putting it ahead of the UAE’s goal of reducing carbon emissions by 42% by 2030.

DP World’s commitment to sustainability and decarbonization is evident in its investments in zero-carbon technology and responsible business practices. The company has committed to becoming carbon neutral by 2040 and net zero by 2050, aligning with the UAE’s own net zero initiative for 2050.

At COP 27 last year, DP World announced its participation in the Green Shipping Challenge and pledged to invest up to $50 million in reducing CO2 emissions by nearly 7

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