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UAE’s DEWA to construct 97 high voltage substations for AED10 billion [free access]

March 1, 2017

United Arab Emirates' (UAE) Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has proposed to construct 97 new 132/11 kV substations at a projected cost of AED10 billion, by 2020.


The new substations will be located at Hassyan, the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, and other locations to support the expansion of other power plants in Jebel Ali and Al Aweer.


The substations are expected to contribute in achieving Dubai’s ambitious urban objectives.


In addition, DEWA is also expanding its electricity and water services by developing new stations and upgrading existing ones, according to the latest world-class practices. It is working to increase its use of clean and renewable energy, launch smart initiatives, and adopt creativity and innovation in all its operations.