Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has reported that its installed capacity has arrived at 12,900 megawatts (MW) of electricity and 490 million imperial gallons of desalinated water each day (MIGD) because of its cutting edge foundation, advancement and arranging.
In examination with the 1990s, which saw the consolidation of the Dubai Electricity Company and the Dubai Water Department and the foundation of DEWA, the installed capacity of electricity was around 1,200 MW and water was 60 MIGD.
This implies DEWA’s production capacity today has expanded in excess of multiple times for electricity and in excess of multiple times for water.
It is normal that the installed production capacity of electricity will increment next July to 13,200 megawatts, with the authorizing of the 300 MW first venture of the 900 MW fifth period of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, utilizing photovoltaic solar panels dependent on the Independent Power Producer (IPP) model.
Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD and CEO of DEWA, said, “In accordance with DEWA’s vision to turn into a worldwide driving supportable imaginative organization, we work to give cutting edge framework for offices the executives and services through brilliant and coordinated frameworks that utilization troublesome innovations and Fourth Industrial Revolution applications. These incorporate Artificial Intelligence (AI), Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), Blockchain, Energy Storage, and Internet of Things (IoT), among others.
“DEWA has significant spotless and environmentally friendly power tasks to accomplish Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050, intending to give 75% of Dubai’s all out power capacity from clean fuel sources by 2050. These incorporate the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, which is the biggest single-site solar park on the world, with an arranged capacity of 5,000 MW by 2030. The Smart Grid is a critical part of DEWA’s system to foster a high level framework. The Smart Grid incorporates programs with speculations of up to AED7 billion that will be finished in the short, medium, and long haul until 2035,” added Al Tayer.
DEWA accomplished another world record in lessening Customer Minutes Lost (CML) for electricity each year. DEWA recorded 1.66 minutes in Dubai, contrasted with around 15 minutes recorded by driving electricity organizations in the European Union. The UAE, addressed by DEWA, has kept up its first worldwide positioning, for the third successive year, with scores of 100% in all Getting Electricity markers in the World Bank’s Doing Business 2020 report. The report estimates the simplicity of working together in 190 economies all throughout the world.