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DEWA commissioned 1,310 new 11kV power distribution stations across Dubai in 2021

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The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) commissioned 1,310 new 11 kV power appropriation stations across Dubai from January 1-December 31, 2021.

These stations are primarily spread across Mohammed bin Rashid Gardens, Airport City, Wadi Al Safa, and Al Yafra 2.

Rashid bin Humaidan, executive vice president of Distribution Power at DEWA, said that the complete number of 33kV medium voltage dissemination stations right now in service has arrived at 79 stations while the quantity of 11kV medium voltage stations has reached 41,722.

“DEWA’s high level digital framework and its utilization of the most recent Fourth Industrial Revolution technologies and troublesome technologies like man-made consciousness, automated elevated vehicles, energy stockpiling, blockchain, and web of things, support our endeavors in ensuring our benefits and achievements in spite of the outstanding conditions the entire world is going through because of the Covid-19 pandemic,” said Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, managing director and CEO of DEWA.

Last year, DEWA commissioned three new substations with a change limit of 450 megavolt-amperes (MVA), notwithstanding 132 kV ground links that broaden 35km. The absolute expense of those activities was recorded at simply over Dhs430m. Those substations supply Al Barsha 1, Mirdif, and Wadi Al Safa 2 networks inside Dubai.
DEWA’s resources has arrived at Dhs200bn with investments of over Dhs86bn in five years to meet Dubai’s developing electricity and water requests. The Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050 and the Dubai Net Zero Emissions Strategy 2050 intend to give 100% of the energy creation limit from clean energy sources by 2050.

DEWA’s introduced limit has reached 13,200 MW of electricity and 490 MIGD of water.

Clean energy share has arrived at 10% of Dubai’s energy blend, outperforming the objective of the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050 to give 7% of Dubai’s complete power limit from clean energy sources by 2020.

DEWA has projects with a limit of 1,850 MW underway utilizing photovoltaic sunlight based chargers and Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) notwithstanding different stages to arrive at 5,000MW by 2030.

Dubai has additionally met its objective of the Dubai Carbon Abatement Strategy, two years early. Fossil fuel byproducts in Dubai dropped by 22% in 2019, outperforming the objective of diminishing 16% of emanations by 2021.


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