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DEWA selects ACWA Power for Dubai water project

DEWA picks ACWA Power to build Hassyan water desalination plant

The $914m (Dhs3.36bn) Independent Water Producer project has a projected capacity of 180 million imperial gallons per day

TAQA’s half-year net income surges to Dhs13.5bn

UAE’s TAQA Group posts Dhs13.5bn in H1 net income

The company’s board of directors declared a second interim cash dividend for the year of 0.65 fils per share (approximately Dhs731m)

DEWA’s new Disruptive Lab set to advance Dubai’s power sector

DEWA launches new disruptive lab at its distribution power division complex

The lab promotes partnerships and exchanging experiences with leading global institutions in the utility sector

DEWA urges customers to check water connections regularly

DEWA urges customers to check water connections regularly

The company’s smart app provides a list of technical service providers in the event of internal faults in the building

DEWA transmission substations

DEWA invests $151m in 6 new 132/11 kV transmission substations

The project included 3,450 metres of 132kV ground cable to connect with the main transmission network

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TAQA, ENGIE and EWEC close $620m financing for desalination plant

The plant will desalinate seawater using low-carbon intensive reverse osmosis technology to produce water sufficient to meet the demand of up to 210,000 households

Tabreed forays into India

UAE’s Tabreed invests Dhs44m in TATA Realty’s Intellion Park

The Dubai-listed firm will acquire the existing cooling infrastructure at the Intellion Park development, which covers a total area of 3.5 million square feet

DEWA commissions new reservoir (1)

DEWA commissions 60 MIG Lusaily water reservoir

The utility firm is currently working on three other reservoir projects in Nakhali, Hassyan and Hatta in addition to the newly commissioned reservoir

Taweelah Reverse Osmosis achieves 90 percent capacity

EWEC’s Taweelah Reverse Osmosis facility surpasses 90 per cent capacity

The facility is currently producing 183 MIGD of desalinated water making Taweelah the world’s largest operating reverse osmosis facility

DEWA approves dividend

Dubai utility giant DEWA approves $1.3bn dividend

The company’s shareholders approved the payment of H2 2022 dividend of Dhs3.1bn and a one-time special dividend of Dhs1.67bn

DEWA Head Office

Smart electricity and water meters in Dubai rise tenfold in seven years

According to DEWA, the number of smart meters has increased from 200,000 in the first phase which was completed in January 2016 to 2.1 million meters currently

DEWA DEWAVerse announced

Dubai’s DEWA launches platform in the metaverse

DEWA has been investing in metaverse technology to implement and develop current and future projects

DEWA reduces average maintenance costs by Dhs22m annually

DEWA has raised the capacity, efficiency and reliability of the electricity transmission network by implementing preventive maintenance and using SCADA system, telecommunications and tele-control systems

DEWA uses AI solutions to enhance water security

How DEWA is using AI to boost operational efficiency

DEWA is using ‘iService’, which utilises metre diagnostics data to detect service interruptions and initiate rectification procedures automatically, among other tech solutions

electricity and water services

Dubai’s energy demand rises by 6.3% in H1 2022: DEWA

Demand for energy in the first half of 2022 reached 23,096 GWh compared to 21,729 GWh in the first half of 2021

DEWA completes digital integration of 70 projects; pic courtesy- Dubai Media Office

DEWA concludes digital integration of over 70 projects with different entities

More than 75 million smart transactions have been completed using DEWA’s digital channels, contributing to reducing 496,256 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions

DEWA completes 57% construction of water microfiltration units in Hatta

DEWA completes 57% construction of water microfiltration units in Hatta

The project will be completed by the end of this year


DEWA builds three water reservoirs worth Dhs550m in Dubai

These will include one in Nakhali area with a storage capacity of 120 MIG, Lusaily area with a storage capacity of 60 MIG and in Hatta with a storage capacity of 30 MIG

DEWA plant

DEWA nears completion of SWRO plant in Jebel Ali

The Dhs897m SWRO desalination plant has a production capacity of 40 million imperial gallons per day of desalinated water