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Dubai: Roads Transport Authority (RTA) of Dubai has achieved the targeted energy efficiency performance indicators 2021 and reduced total energy consumption in all operations and projects by 18 per cent, when compared with the average consumption from 2016 to 2019. It also managed to reduce the total emissions by 13 per cent and energy costs by 10 per cent during the same period, Mattar Al Tayer, Director General, Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors, announced on Sunday.

“Sustainability is a key pillar of RTA’s strategic goals and objectives, and the concept of sustainability has become deeply rooted in RTA’s corporate performance. Protecting the environment, optimising the use of energy, reducing carbon emissions, and ensuring assets sustainability have become priorities. RTA has a well-defined roadmap that aims to achieve zero-emission from public transport in Dubai by 2050.

In the process, RTA is becoming the first government entity in the Middle East and North Africa to develop an integrated roadmap targeting public transport and its infrastructure,” said Al Tayer.

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