Minister of Electricity, Water, Renewable Energy, and Housing, Engineer Mutlaq Al-Otaibi, received a delegation from the Kuwaiti Association for Sustainable Energy in his office. The delegation included the President of the Kuwaiti Association for Sustainable Energy, Engineer Suad Al-Hussein, the Vice President, Engineer Ali Al-Harz, and the board member of the association, Engineer Mohammed Al-Juhaim.
During the meeting, which was characterized by positivity and interaction, the two parties discussed the latest developments in energy in Kuwait. The delegation from the Sustainable Energy Association presented several positive proposals to enhance the principle of sustainability in energy and preserve renewable sources. One of the notable proposals was to modify the specifications of air conditioning devices to improve efficiency and reduce energy consumption rates. Additionally, they discussed the ways to proceed with the unified Gulf code in parallel with the national energy code in Kuwait.
The delegation from the Sustainable Energy Association emphasized the importance of expediting the implementation of the law regarding the purchase of energy from citizens and activating its mechanisms, especially at the present time when the region is witnessing significant transformations towards expanding the use of clean energy and transitioning to green building. The association expressed its readiness, through its committees and working teams, to support the Ministry of Electricity and all relevant entities involved in renewable energy affairs, as well as encouraging its utilization and highlighting its numerous advantages.
Minister of Electricity, Mutlaq Al-Otaibi, also familiarized himself with the preparations of the Kuwaiti Association for Sustainable Energy to organize a Kuwaiti conference with broad Gulf participation to activate the sustainable energy sector in the country and attract investments within its framework. This conference represents a fundamental and influential pillar in the system of promoting the green economy, which is one of the important pillars for achieving Kuwait’s New Vision 2035.