Schneider Electric, a global leader in energy management and automation, and LMD, a prominent real estate company, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to implement sustainable solutions for smart city management in Egypt and UAE, Invest-Gate reports.
The agreement focuses on deploying cutting-edge technologies and AVEVA software to promote energy efficiency, reduce carbon emissions, and facilitate environmentally friendly practices in various projects.
The MoU was signed during COP28 in Dubai, UAE, by Sebastien Riez, Cluster President of Schneider Electric Northeast Africa and Levant, and Amel Chadli, Vice President of Digital Energy, New Energy Landscape, and Energy Management Software for the Middle East and Africa at Schneider Electric. Amr Sultan, CEO of LMD, and Hamad Al Abbar, Managing Partner of LMD UAE, were also present.
As part of the agreement, Schneider Electric will provide integrated smart building management solutions for LMD UAE and LMD Egypt projects. The portfolio of solutions offered by Schneider Electric includes AVEVA’s Unified Operations Center, which enables enterprise-wide operations management by applying context to real-time processes, alarms, events, and archived data. This integration creates a unified information stream, enhancing system design and maintenance efficiency and flexibility.
The system will effectively manage water consumption for irrigation and usage, while also enabling the integration of processes and facilities, optimizing resource availability and functionality around the clock, including elevators and escalators.
Schneider Electric will also supply medium voltage panels, loop modules, building management systems, Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS), ASCO automatic transfer switches (ATS), and SCADA power management and control systems for various projects.