DEWA discusses cooperation in quantum computing with Canada’s Xanadu

DEWA discusses cooperation in quantum computing with Canada’s Xanadu

Dubai, UAE: HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of Dubai Electrical energy and Water Authority (DEWA), met with Dr. Christian Weedbrook, Founder and CEO of Xanadu, a number one Canadian quantum computing firm and a portfolio firm of Ahead Investments, DEWA’s funding arm in disruptive applied sciences.

The assembly, which was held at DEWA’s head workplace, mentioned the most recent developments in quantum computing expertise and its potential impression on the power sector. The 2 sides additionally mentioned doable strategic cooperation between DEWA and Xanadu to develop and implement modern options that enhance the effectivity and reliability of power programs.

Throughout the assembly, Al Tayer highlighted the significance of quantum computing in addressing a few of the world’s most urgent challenges, akin to local weather change and power sustainability. He additionally highlighted DEWA’s efforts to offer the most effective world options, experiences and practices in line with its imaginative and prescient to be a globally main sustainable modern company dedicated to reaching Internet-Zero by 2050.

Al Tayer emphasised DEWA’s dedication to learn from superior applied sciences to offer seamless, proactive, built-in, and specialised providers that meet prospects’ expectations. In 2018, DEWA launched a coaching programme on quantum computing to search for new quantum computing options in the manufacturing, transmission and distribution of power and water, and consumption administration. The programme additionally goals to establish the challenges that quantum computing can deal with, contemplating its immense computing energy in comparison with classical computer systems.

Dr. Weedbrook recommended DEWA’s efforts in selling sustainable improvement. He talked concerning the newest developments of his firm, which is among the world’s main corporations in quantum computing, together with superior quantum {hardware} and software program options. Xanadu has developed Pennylane, one of many first and most used open-source software program library for quantum computing and utility improvement. Additionally it is one of many first quantum {hardware} makers which has introduced quantum supremacy, an experimental demonstration of the dominance and benefit of quantum computer systems over classical computer systems.

The assembly concluded with the 2 sides emphasising the significance of cooperation, exchanging data and experience in quantum computing, and dedication to selling a sustainable future. This may be achieved by benefiting from the most recent disruptive applied sciences of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.


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