Monday, January 16, 2017

Grundfos joins forces with Renowned Danish Companies at the World Future Energy Summit 2017 in Abu Dhabi

Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Monday, January 16th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

Grundfos, the award-winning world leader in advanced pump solutions, is partaking along with a number of renowned Danish companies, in the World Future Energy Summit (WFES) to be held during 16–19 January 2017, in Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, UAE.

Some of the companies participating in WFES are part of the Act NOW by Grundfos initiative (, a strategic business alliance with the goal to promote reducing energy consumption and CO2 emissions. The participation reflects the high level achieved by Danish companies in fields of sustainability and energy saving.

“Many Danish companies have been very successful in developing and promoting sustainable and energy efficient technologies, and Denmark is in the forefront of using and exporting such technologies. This is a result of the early and strict environmental regulations in Denmark, which have encouraged companies to be highly innovative and develop advanced and efficient equipment, and master the know-how of all processes relevant to sustainability,” said Henning Sandager, Grundfos Area Managing Director, Middle East and Turkey.

The group of companies that are members of the Act NOW by Grundfos partnership and participating in the WFES include: Grundfos, Unidrain, Scotia, New, CEBRA Architecture, Quooker, Transform and Pilegaard Henriksen.

The Royal Danish Consulate General in Dubai and the Danish sustainable Act NOW initiative have established a strong co-operation with a vision to enhance and promote Danish best practice in the fields of energy efficiency, energy savings and sustainability in the UAE.

Sandager added: “Grundfos’s participation and involvement in events, seminars, conferences and exhibitions helps in solving individual challenges and installing its systems in new developments, as the company has positioned itself as an energy optimization leader in the pumps industry in the region. Hence, the WFES provides the ideal platform for Grundfos and other renowned Danish players to show case their latest innovations and technologies that serve energy savings and sustainability.”

Notably, Grundfos is deeply involved in local activities that support future changes of standards and legal requirements related to broad usage of sustainable pumping solution in buildings and municipal infrastructure. Promoting intelligent, energy efficient and sustainable solutions are the continuous efforts of Grundfos in the Middle East, and particularly in UAE.

It’s worth mentioning that pumps account for as much as 10% of the world’s total electricity consumption. Much of this is unnecessarily wasted, and being one of the largest pump manufactures in the world, Grundfos believes that the industry must lead the change in the fight against rising CO2 emissions by bringing efficient solutions to the market.

To know more about our latest solutions and technologies, please visit us at The Danish Pavilion, Hall 7, stand 7320.

About the World Future Energy Summit (WFES)

 World Future Energy Summit continues to set the agenda for a global discussion on the future of renewable energy, clean technology and sustainability. A platform for governments, corporate decision-makers, investors, entrepreneurs and opinion makers, World Future Energy Summit is an annual meeting place that promotes dialogue, fosters knowledge transfer and accelerates strategic decision making in the pursuit of viable solutions to the world’s growing energy challenges. Our conferences are carefully researched and designed to pinpoint opportunities for growth and profitability, and provide attendees with access to the best thinking, best practices, and innovations in clean energy deployment. The event is scheduled to take place from 16-19th January 2017 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre.

 About Unidrain

 In 2003, the architect Claus Dyre developed a linear floor drain to be placed against the wall, and this was the start of unidrain®. Since then, various products have been added, all with the same focus on both function and design. unidrain®’s unique floor drain system became the preferred solution for the construction industry in just a few years. There are now unidrain® installations all over the world, and unidrain® has become a synonym for modern floor drains positioned against the wall. By constantly developing both construction and design, unidrain® aims not only to be the preferred floor drain system for the construction industry, but also to be the industry’s preferred supplier in the bathroom field. All unidrain® products have been developed by Danish architects in close collaboration with experts in wet room technology, both locally and internationally.

About New

NEW, NeverEndingWater is a small company working with different ways of providing clean water from humidity. With a sustainable source of energy and environmentally friendly water supply, at very low cost per liter of clean water.

The NEW Solution is a technology that is designed to meet the requirements in arid and semi-arid areas where humidity levels are a high. The solution is scalable to all quantities of water and can be customized to meet any quality requirements, such as drinking water, household water, watering purposes, industrial purposes, irrigating purposes, and even recycling of waste water.

The NEW Solution can be based on 100% sustainable energy such as solar power, which makes it possible to work in environments without access to electricity. With the NEW Solution it is possible to use natural energy resources and secure an environmentally friendly water supply, at very low cost per liter of clean water.

About Grundfos

Founded in 1945 in Bjerringbro, a small town in Denmark, Grundfos has expanded its production to over 40 countries. Today Grundfos is represented by 19,000 employees in over 50 countries worldwide with revenue above €3 billion euro. Additionally, Grundfos has a strong local presence through its distributors and partners. With an annual production of more than 16 million pump units serving systems within buildings, industry, waste utilities, infrastructure, landscaping and water treatment, Grundfos is one of the world’s leading pump manufacturers and a trendsetter in water technology.

 Setting the highest industry standards in energy efficient and sustainable pumping solutions is a key part of Grundfos’ foundation. Built on values and high ethics, Grundfos works with local communities and global society to resolve the world’s water and energy challenges. Grundfos has been present in the Middle East since the 1980s and today its regional headquarters are in the Jebel Ali Free Zone, one of the largest ports and Free Zones in the world. It has additional representative companies in KSA and Egypt, and branch offices throughout the region.



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