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DEWA signs agreement with NanoAvionics to accelerate operations using nanosatellites

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Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has hit an arrangement with NanoAvionics, a smallsat manufacturer, to configuration, construct, test, and deal with the launching of two nanosatellites 3U and 6U.

The partnership is a part of DEWA’s space-D program that upholds DEWA’s matrix digitalisation program by utilizing IoT and remote sensing advances.

Through this program, DEWA means to upgrade its adaptability and dexterity in observing and dealing with its electrical and water networks. With Space-D, DEWA hopes to decrease costs, further develop its resource usage and give reasonable, productive and dependable power and water services to its clients.

“The program intends to assemble DEWA’s capacities and train Emirati experts to utilize space advances to upgrade its electricity and water networks,” said Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD and CEO of DEWA. “The program will exploit Fourth Industrial Revolution innovations like the Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence (AI), and blockchain to trade data with the assistance of satellite interchanges and earth perception advancements.”

“The program will improve the presentation and effectiveness of the photovoltaic solar panels at the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, the biggest single-site solar park on the planet.”

Nanoavionics partnership
DEWA will utilize a 3U satellite with an Internet of Things (IoT) payload just as a 6U satellite with an Earth Observation (EO) payload from Nanoavionics. Utilizing satellite organization network, IoT terminals, satellite symbolism and applying AI to the caught information will carry more noteworthy proficiency and viability to DEWA’s tasks, upkeep and arranging. The concurrence with NanoAvionics likewise incorporates dispatch the board, development of the ground station, and a broad preparing program for Emirati experts to work with expertise move and backing in expanding DEWA’s future space abilities.

“This is a fabulous task for NanoAvionics to be engaged with and an incredible illustration of how satellite innovation works on our lives and assists us with turning out to be more practical,” said Vytenis J Buzas, founder and CEO of NanoAvionics

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