Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) has installed multiple million electricity and water smart meters in Dubai in a transition to foster state-of-the-art advanced framework, said Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Managing Director and CEO of Dewa.
Smart meters increment productivity and diminish utilization, just as empower clients to screen their utilization whenever and anyplace. Dewa has likewise started working the Smart Meters Analysis and Diagnosis Center, where smart meters are perused and observed distantly like clockwork.
“We have an incorporated methodology for smart lattices with ventures up to AED7 billion ($1.9 billion) that will be finished in the short, medium, and long haul until 2035. The system incorporates various projects like Advanced Metering Infrastructure for Electricity, Advanced Metering Infrastructure for Water, Asset Management, and Big Data, among others,” said Al Tayer.
“Dewa dispatched the ‘Smart Applications through Smart Meters and Grids’ drive to help the Smart Dubai drive to make Dubai the smartest and most joyful city on the planet. Notwithstanding their part in smart change, functional effectiveness and diminishing water misfortunes, smart meters give numerous advantages to clients and help them screen, oversee, and control their utilization proactively and carefully without the need to contact Dewa. This adds to lessening utilization and manageability of assets,” Al Tayer added.
Abdullah Obaidullah, Executive Vice President of Water and Civil at Dewa, said that Dewa’s state-of-the-art framework for smart meters distinguished 503,161 water spillages; 16,103 imperfections; and 7,974 increment load cases in the previous three years. This saved clients a sum of AED324 million.
Obaidullah noticed that the High Water Usage Alert service, which is part of the Smart Living drive, assists clients with recognizing spillage in water associations after the meter. The framework sends moment notices to the client in case there is an uncommon expansion in utilization to check the interior associations and fix any breaks. This lessens squander just as caused costs for clients.