(Utilities-me.com) Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) organised a number of workshops to discuss how quantum computing can be used in electricity and water production processes. A number of quantum computing experts from Microsoft participated in the workshops, which were attended by DEWA management and specialists.
Marwan Bin Haidar, Executive Vice President of Innovation & the Future at DEWA, noted that DEWA is the first utility in the world and the first organisation outside the US to participate in Microsoft’s Quantum Computing programme. DEWA is the first government utility in the world to join the San Francisco-based Center for the Fourth Industrial Revolution of the World Economic Forum (WEF) as a partner. The Centre includes international organisations such as Microsoft, SAP, and ABB.