Monday 11, January 2016

Dubai – MENA Herald: In line with its vision as ‘A Sustainable Innovative World-Class Utility’, Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) contributes effectively to social, economic and environmental development march in the Emirate of Dubai by providing uninterrupted supplies of electricity and water to achieve the UAE Vision. In this regard, DEWA has proceeded with a project to supply, lay and commission new 132KV ground cables. The project aims to provide the requirements in the lead-up to Expo 2020 as well as providing electricity for various real estate projects.   

“DEWA is making enormous strides in carrying out its vital projects, especially the 132KV power transmission grid, which are the backbone of Dubai’s electricity. This move aims to boost the efficiency of the grids to meet the increasing demand for DEWA’s services and go on with performing its vital projects, especially in the field of infrastructure to deliver services at the highest levels of reliability and efficiency,” said HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD and CEO of DEWA.

“The project scope includes laying works of 132KV cables for five new under-construction substations, two of which are designated to provide Expo 2020 with electricity requirements, while the other three substations are designated for various development projects,” added His Excellency.

His Excellency also noted that the cost of the project is Aed 152 million, with total cable lengths of 202Km.  

“DEWA spares no effort to promote Dubai’s position as a global hub for finance, business and tourism by securing all power requirements for different purposes,” said His Excellency.