Dubai's DEWA awards Warsan 2 substation contract

Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, managing director and CEO of DEWA, said the 132/11kV substation to be built in Warsan 2 will enhance Dubai's power network

DEWA has awarded a construction contract for a substation in Dubai's Warsan 2 area. [Representational image]
DEWA has awarded a construction contract for a substation in Dubai's Warsan 2 area. [Representational image]

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has awarded a construction contract for a 132/11 kilovolt (kV) substation at Warsan 2.

The project is said to be worth $20m (AED74.6m), and will be connected to the current electricity network to enhance power capacity and efficiency, WAM reported.

Additional details about the contracted company are yet to be announced. 

Remarking on the contract award, Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, managing director and CEO of DEWA, said: "In adherence with the directives of our wise leadership to achieve sustainable development for the whole community, DEWA is working to develop an integrated electricity infrastructure that performs to the highest levels of quality and efficiency.

"This reflects the UAE’s advanced position in the global energy competitiveness indices for ease of access to electricity."

Al Tayer noted that the main objective of this project is to enhance and strengthen the current electricity transmission networks to a capacity of 132/11kV, WAM added. 

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