WETEX contracts build partnership between Ireland and UAE

WETEX-news2Three Irish companies supported by Enterprise Ireland announced the signing of three new deals at the 20th Water, Energy, Technology, and Environment Exhibition (WETEX 2018). ResourceKraft & Al Sharif Group have formed a strategic partnership to deliver energy management solutions to Dubai and Abu Dhabi. As per the agreement between Energy Services Ltd. and Ras Al Khaimah Municipality, the former will assist RAK municipality with ISO 50001 implementation. Solar AdTek and Poweregion signed a new Channel Partner Agreement to bring innovative solar and lighting systems to the region.

“Ireland’s participation at WETEX is key part of our engagement with the UAE in the area of sustainable technologies and solutions, which will maintain a focus on the developing investment and trade opportunities of strategic importance for both of our countries,” said Aidan Cronin, Irish Ambassador to the UAE.

“These deals support Irish companies looking to the UAE and the Gulf as potential market for Irish solutions in renewable energy, smart Grid, waste, water management, and energy efficiency,” said Mike Hogan, Regional Manager MENA at Enterprise Ireland, adding that ResourceKraft, Energy Services and Solar AdTek were Irish leaders in the sustainability sector and with the strategic partnerships they see a lot of growth in this market.

Eamon Sikafi, Senior Market Advisor for Sustainable Solutions for Enterprise Ireland provided more details of the trade deals signed at the Enterprise Ireland booth including the new partnership between Limerick based company and global software and hardware ResourceKraft and Al Sharif Group (ASG) that is set to deliver energy management solutions to the Middle East.

“Another Irish company, Energy Services Ltd., with offices in Cork and Dubai has been selected by Ras Al Khaimah Municipality to support on the implementation of ISO 50001. Capping off the deals is Solar AdTek signing a new Channel Partner Agreement with Poweregion to bring innovative solar and lighting systems to the region,” he said.