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DEWA signs $463m OPSA deal with Siemens

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has signed a 12-year Operating Plant Service Agreement (OPSA) with Siemens worth $463m (AED1.7bn)

The contract includes providing maintenance, spare parts and gas turbine rehabilitation for power stations.
The contract includes providing maintenance, spare parts and gas turbine rehabilitation for power stations.

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has signed a 12-year Operating Plant Service Agreement (OPSA) with Siemens worth $463m (AED1.7bn).

The contract includes providing maintenance, spare parts and gas turbine rehabilitation for the second phase of K-Station at Jebel Ali Power and Desalination Station as well as for the third phase of H-Station at the Al Aweer Power Station.

DEWA has also extended the Long Term Maintenance Plan (LTMP) for seven more years for the second phase of L-Station.

HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, managing director and CEO of DEWA, said: “DEWA strives to introduce all the latest developments in technology and re-engineering processes in its operations. DEWA is consolidating its leading position, both nationally and globally, by providing electricity and water services to the highest international standards of reliability, efficiency, availability and safety.”

According to the terms of the contract, Siemens will provide specialist personnel, all equipment, and spare parts for the maintenance of these turbines and generators.

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