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Dubai's Dewa commits $2.2bn for 68 substations over three years

Utilities giant has already started building some stations in Hassyan and at Mohammed Bin Rashid Solar Park in Dubai

Dewa will expand its Dubai network.
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Dewa will expand its Dubai network.

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) is set to build 68 substations worth $2.2bn (AED8bn) to meet growing demands for power in the emirate over the next three years, with Dewa stating that it had already started constructing some of the 132/11-kilovolt (kV) substations in Hassyan and at Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, with upgrade projects also in the pipeline. 

The investment is part of Dewa’s commitment to expand the infrastructure required for additional electricity and water across Dubai.

Commenting on the programme, Dewa's chief executive officer, HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, said: “Dewa is committed to enhancing the efficiency of electricity transmission networks, while ensuring electricity services for our people, industry, and the economy. 

“Up until the end of last year, Dewa established a total of 258 main substations of 132/11kV in 2018, of which 18 were commissioned in 2018 at a total cost of $155m (AED2.05bn).”

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