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Dubai commissions 438 11kV substations in first 4 months

DUBAI, June 14, 2021

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) has commissioned 438 11kV substations in Dubai in the first four months of this year as part of its efforts to deliver key infrastructure to meet the growing demand. 
Work on the Dubai Marina, Umm Nahad 3, Al Yafra 2, and Al Qusais Industrial Area 5 stations were completed clocking more than 221,000 safe working hours without injuries. 
Dewa said it adopts the highest efficiency, quality, and safety standards as well as the latest tools to anticipate the future. Besides, it uses the best smart and digital technologies in all its operations and services.
"With the adoption of Fourth Industrial Revolution and disruptive technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), energy storage, blockchain and Internet of Things (IoT), we have been able to achieve new accomplishments despite the extraordinary circumstances around the world," stated Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of Dewa.
Rashid Bin Humaidan, Executive Vice President of Distribution Power at Dewa, said there are now 83 33kV substations in service and 41,033 11kV substations. 
"We continue to hard work and maintain business, while applying all the protocols to manage Covid-19, to ensure electricity and water supplies. This is in accordance with availability, accountability, and reliability standards without harming the health and safety of our stakeholders," he added.-TradeArabia News Service


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