Dubai Electricity and Water Authority inaugurated the world's first green mosque, also received a platinum rating for green buildings with 83 points by the Leadership for Energy and Environmental Design from the US Green Building Council.

The mosque at Hatta is spread over an area of ​​1050 square metres, and can accommodate more than 600 worshippers at a time.

The mosque is part of the UAE's efforts to support Hatta's comprehensive and sustainable development plan and meet its social, economic and environmental development needs.

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority Managing Director and CEO Saeed Mohamed Al Tayer said this is in accordance with the Dubai 2040 Urban Master Plan launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, which outlines a works out. Integrated roadmap for urban development based on sustainable development to make Dubai the best place in the world to live.

The mosque has a 25 meter high minaret, green charger station, car and motorcycle parking and other facilities. Reportedly, the mosque conserves about 55 percent water and 26.5 percent energy. Solar photovoltaic panels and a water treatment unit have been installed to reuse the water for cleaning and irrigation.

In addition, Dubai Electricity and Water Authority also adheres to the highest international standards by using a highly efficient equipment for air purification and ensuring the quality of the air inside the mosque to provide a sustainable and healthy environment.

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