DEWA awards $21m Series Reactor construction deal

The 400kV Series Reactor in Jebel Ali is due to be operational in 2018, it has been confirmed

DEWA will develop a 400kV Series Reactor in Jebel Ali. [Representational image]
DEWA will develop a 400kV Series Reactor in Jebel Ali. [Representational image]

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has awarded a $21.5m (AED79m) construction contract for a Series Reactor in Jebel Ali. 

The 400kV Series Reactor is due to be operational in 2018. 

HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, managing director and CEO of DEWA, announced the contract award. 

He added: "DEWA’s ongoing efforts aim to improve its transmission, distribution, and electricity systems and services, to meet the needs of customers, developers, and other sectors, based on the highest standards of availability, accountability, efficiency, and safety.

"In 2015, there was a total of 20 substations [in Dubai], spanning over 1,120km," he added, according to Dubai Media Office


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