WETEX and the Dubai Solar Show 2021

Outline of the Event


October 5, 2021 – October 7, 2021

Dubai Exhibition Center – EXPO 2020 Dubai, Lehbab Street, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA)


The Water, Energy, Technology, and Environment Exhibition (WETEX) and the Dubai Solar Show are leading global exhibitions organised annually by Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) under the directives of HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and under the Patronage of HH Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Minister of Finance of the UAE and President of DEWA.

The 23rd exhibition, was an exceptional opportunity for exhibitors and visitors from all over the world. They were part of the first international Expo in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia and one of the first major events in the world since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Over 22 years, WETEX has become one of the largest and most important specialised exhibitions and an annual event awaited by organisations from the energy, water, environment, oil, gas, green development and related sectors from the region and the world. They can present products and solutions, as well as discuss the best practices and the latest technologies and innovations.

Hitachi Energy is a proud titanium sponsor at this first event organized by DEWA. Our experts present on pioneering thought leadership topics and showcased our digital technology solutions and service offerings.

WETEX is the perfect platform to display the latest technological advancements and discuss the latest trends related to energy, water conservation, saving natural resources, and building a sustainable environment at our expo stand. This year the face-to-face event is an ideal opportunity for local and international companies and organizations to promote their products and services and share best practices and experiences from around the world.

This year Hitachi Energy’s key focus is sustainability and digitalization. Sustainability 2030 is our new strategic plan for sustainability, where we summarize the main commitments to act and sustainably drive business. Based on four pillars: planet, people, peace, and partnerships, our strategy draws from the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), where each pillar has corresponding targets that drive our business to contribute social, environmental, and economic values. The global pandemic has dramatically accelerated the digital transformation journey for critical infrastructure services. As the partner of choice for a sustainable energy future, the business is pioneering digital and energy platforms that help customers to overcome complexity, increase efficiency and accelerate the shift towards a carbon-neutral energy future.

Hitachi Activities

Hitachi group companies were a solid contributer to the show through the following activities:

There were some great interactions at the booth with new potential and existing customers especially keen interest in the display of the EOW – APM. Hitachi Energy’s key focus were sustainability and digitalization, demonstrating the company’s versatile range of technology and electricity solutions that will reinforce a carbon-neutral future. The solutions and services are aimed at helping customers overcome complexity, increase efficiency, and accelerate the shift towards a carbon-neutral energy future.

Mr. Cony Wahelberg, Marketing & Sales Manager, Middle East for Grid and Power Quality Solutions, Hitachi Energy Ltd., and Mr. Mikael Halonen, Head of Application Engineering for Grid and Power Quality Solutions – Grid Integration, Hitachi Energy Ltd., gave a speech on the main seminar “The Forefront of Sustainability” under the topic:
Dynamic Reactive Power Compensation (DRPC).

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Mr. Mohamed El-Fayoumy, DT Application Engineer for Middle east and Africa, Hitachi Energy Ltd., and Mr. Yazan Smadi (CMRP), Digital Enterprise Solutions Business and Growth Leader for Middle East and Africa, Energy Industry Practice, Hitachi Energy Ltd., gave a speech on the main seminar “The Forefront of Sustainability” under the topic: Learn Prognostics & Predictive Analytics for Transformers and Get Introduced to our Forthcoming Transformer Technology, Compactcool.

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Hitachi Products & Solutions:

Hitachi Energy Ltd. was a solid contributor to the summit through the following products and solutions:

We are advancing the world’s energy system to be more sustainable, flexible and secure. As the pioneering technology leader, we collaborate with customers and partners to enable a sustainable energy future – for today’s generations and those to come.

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Generator circuit-breakers protect important assets in power plants by clearing potential harmful short-circuit faults in tens of milliseconds, preventing severe damages and enhancing power plant availability.

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Hitachi Energy offers a comprehensive range of high-voltage switchgear and breaker solutions up to 1200 kilovolts AC and 1100 kilovolts DC.

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The shift to a sustainable energy future demands greater flexibility, efficiency and resilience in electricity networks, it requires unlocking the potential of the digital grid.

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The shift to a sustainable energy future demands greater flexibility, efficiency and resilience in electricity networks, it requires unlocking the potential of the digital grid.

TXpert™ enables this by allowing you to take simple steps to digitalize your transformers and see significant leaps in performance.

TXpert™ is an open, scalable, manufacturer-agnostic ecosystem for digitalization of transformers, designed to drive data-driven intelligence and decision making in the operations and maintenance of transformers and Hitachi Energy.

It is a complete suite of products, software, services and solutions that work together and have the capability to integrate with new and existing digital equipment from other manufacturers.

Built on over 100 years of pioneering technology and our deep domain knowledge, TXpert™ gives your transformer the knowledge and intelligence of a thousand transformers.

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As societies aim for more sustainable modes of transport, e-mobility moves from small pilots to large-scale deployment across entire fleets. The Grid-eMotion™ fleet offering is your charging solution of choice if you aim to electrify a large fleet and need a reliable, grid-code compliant and space-saving solution that can be installed in your existing depots and scaled flexibly as your fleets get greener. It is being complemented by our digital capabilities in the area of asset and energy management.

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Hitachi Energy offers robust, cost-effective, end-to-end solutions for industrial communication networks of physically disparate locations, Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) endpoints, and mobility use cases. Offering a broad range of industrial wireless communication products and services, Hitachi Energy can meet the challenges of some of the harshest operating conditions.

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Power quality is a high priority for utilities, industries and transportation operators. We offer technology leadership, backed by a proven record of addressing diverse challenges and improving standard practices. We deliver a wide portfolio of products, systems, and solutions as well as maintenance and consulting services to meet the needs of an evolving energy system.

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Traction transformers are critical components in the traction chain, affecting both train performance and operator services. Hitachi Energy supplies traction transformers for all applications: high-speed, commuter and regional trains, locomotives, tram-trains and AC metros offering different designs in terms of size, weight and power ratings. They can be mounted either in the machine room of the train, on the roof or under the floor, providing maximum flexibility and reliability in single and multiphase systems.

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Eco-efficient portfolio for reducing environmental impact and increasing energy efficiency, whilst future-proofing technology investments.

EconiQ™ is Hitachi Energy’s eco-efficient portfolio for sustainability where products, services and solutions are proven to deliver exceptional environmental performance. EconiQ™ portfolio is sustainability-oriented in design to deliver a superior environmental performance compared to conventional solutions.

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The exhibition is an opportunity to reach thousands of exhibitors to make deals, build partnerships, and view the latest technologies and innovations in the energy, water, renewable energy, and environment sectors, as well as learn about market needs, especially in view of the increased adoption of renewable energy technologies in the UAE and the region. Visitors can take part in the busy schedule of specialised seminars and workshops by experts and professionals in the green economy, smart cities, innovation, and sustainable development.