Anita Nouri is a Founding Partner and CEO of Green Energy Solutions & Sustainability LLC a Dubai based Waste Management Company that was established in 2011 to support the development of sustainable waste management and landfill gas projects in the region. The flagship project, Al Qusais landfill is under the jurisdiction of Dubai Municipality, and is currently the only landfill in the Middle East to produce power from landfill gas. “As entrepreneurs we are proud of this project, our goal is not to create more landfills but to optimize the existing ones and create a source of power. Al Qusais Landfill project is registered as a CDM project with the UNFCCC project #8269. Green Energy Solutions & Sustainability LLC has a signed ERPA with Norway that is able to monetize the Carbon Credits. Al Qusais is moving into the Phase 2 where the power generated from the landfill will be connected to the DEWA grid. This is what we have been working towards for the past 7 years and hope that this can be realized in the near future. A second contract was signed with Tadweer Center of Waste Management in Abu Dhabi to implement a Landfill Gas to Energy project. “The target is Zero Waste and included in this is our target to utilize the existing landfills to supply a source of power.” Anita Nouri is recognized as a
regional leader in landfill gas to energy management and has been an active speaker at many events in the region. Through her leadership GESS has achieved several awards and recognition as a showcase project that is making an impact in the region. GESS is targeting landfills and providing environmental solutions.