The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has awarded a contract to put up a new substation in Jumeirah to foster the city’s power capacity.
The 132/11kV substation project worth $20 million (AED76 million) is just one of the projects that DEWA has on the table in order to accommodate the rising demand for electricity.
DEWA is working on to realize its goal to become a sustainable outstanding utility through fortification of its infrastructure and service which can be achieved by installing, building, and assigning new substations in different parts of Dubai. The project will further strengthen and enhance the capacity, efficiency and dependability of DEWA’s networks to transmit electricity to Jumeirah and across active areas guaranteeing continuity and stability of supply at all times.
According to the Managing Director and CEO of DEWA, the new project utilize the newest digital substation technologies preserving the dependability and efficiency of the stations and eventually support Dubai’s constructions and ambition for economic growth.
DEWA’s infrastructure and service facilities will be enhanced according to the highest international standards to achieve our vision to become a sustainable world-class utility and make it possible to meet the needs of the residential and business clients as demand is expected to augment by 20% for the upcoming Expo 2020. These undertaking will also maintain sustainability in Dubai and emphasize the Emirate’s point as a global center for tourism, trade, and finance.