Dubai Carbon Centre of Excellence (DCCE) is an independent Private Joint Stock company comprised of Dubai-government-owned shareholders. DCCE was established in January 2011 by an agreement between The Supreme Council of Energy and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). DCCE is a think-tank specialized in the design and implementation of turnkey greenhouse gas reduction strategies, thus working in line with the UAE Green Economy for Sustainable Development Policy. Although DCCE works closely to implement both a National and sub-National low carbon economy strategy, DCCE has no geographical restrictions and is a leading advisor on carbon matters, with newly opened centres in Qatar and Kuwait.

Member Projects

ERP (Emission Reduction Programme) – ERP stands for large-scale industries and entities, which require a bespoke strategy to assess and manage CO2 strategies from the existing baseline to future risks and opportunities. This approach includes Carbon Footprints at both ISO standards as well as comparability against IPCC GHG inventory guidelines, Carbon Policy , MACC, inventory of options and suggestions for reduction measures. Finalized for the utility provider (DEWA), a telecom operator (Du) and a transport operator (Emirates Transport), whilst undergoing for the Aluminum Smelter (Dubal), the Road and Transport Authority (RTA) to name a few.

MRV (Monitoring, Reporting and Verification) and Green House Gas (GHG) Inventory UAE 2012 – Evaluation of nationwide emissions of GHG as identified by the IPCC with strategies and data management automation.
State of Energy Report, Dubai 2014 – A state of the art knowledge product that showcases the Energy Sector and has created a platform for further collaboration and business opportunities.

Dubai Green Fund, an ongoing project with the World Bank to develop a strategy to complement the CO2 reduction strategies with accessible and cost effective capital for the foreseen initiatives, with a strong focus on the ESCO industry development activities.

Green Building Sectorial Baseline, a large scale initiative linked to CDM to foster a data-centric approach to building energy and water profiles with a focus on developing incentives for economic improvement of measures.

Areas of Expertise