DEWA

  • A total of 80.6% of Dubai’s water meters are now smart

    His Excellency Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), announced that DEWA has installed 595,755 smart water meters across Dubai. This is 80.6% of the total number of water meters in the Emirate, with all water meters in Dubai to become smart meters by the end of next year. The announcement was made at the 20th Water, Energy, Technology and Environment Exhibition (WETEX 2018), which DEWA is organizing at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre from 23-25 October 2018.

  • DEWA enters Guinness World Records for largest single-site natural gas power facility in the world

    Dubai Electricity and Water Authority’s (DEWA’s) Jebel Ali Power Generation & Water Production Complex has been confirmed by Guinness World Records as the largest single-site natural gas power generation facility in the world. The Complex has an electricity generation capacity of 9,547 MW, adding to DEWA’s record of global achievements.

  • DEWA sets aside $1.15bn to support Expo 2020 Dubai

    Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has allocated $1.15bn (AED4.26bn) to supply the Expo 2020 Dubai with electricity and water as well as supporting its electricity and water infra projects using the latest smart systems as the Official Sustainable Energy Partner of Expo 2020.

  • DEWA, RTA allow electric vehicles owners to use Green Charger services

    To enhance seamless digital integration of Dubai’s infrastructure as global technological advanced city, the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) will let all electric vehicles (EV) owners to use Green Charger services when they register their EVs at the Roads and Transport Authority Dubai (RTA). DEWA will also instantly create an EV account for them once registered. The new service enables EV owners (commercial and non-commercial) to charge their vehicles at more than 300 DEWA EV green charger stations across the Emirate.

  • DEWA’s CEO on ambitious plans to exceed 7% of clean energy by 2020

    In a one-on-one interview with Smart Cities World Forums, H.E. Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of DEWA commented on DEWA’s current and future projects saying, “We have ambitious plans to exceed 7% of clean energy by 2020 thanks to many initiatives like Shams Dubai which provides a total capacity of more than 130 Megawatts.”

  • DEWA’s EV Green Charger fosters sustainable, smart mobility

    The EV Green Charger initiative, launched by Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), provides a network of electric vehicle chargers across Dubai, supporting the efforts of offering innovative and sustainable transport solutions as part of the Dubai Green Mobility Strategy 2030. This also contributes towards carbon emission reduction in the transportation sector.

  • DEWA’s Smart Living initiative shows big results

    The Smart Living initiative has achieved savings up to 179.5 million kilowatt hours of electricity and 67.7 million gallons of water, since its launch in July 2020 until January 2021. This is equal to savings of AED 52.6 million. Smart adoption of the initiative has reached 100% while 1.24 million digital visits have been recorded. The initiative reduced 15,643 tonnes of carbon emissions. Customer trust has increased to 92% while their satisfaction reached 98%. The initiative has improved the productivity of employees by 27% while the service quality has reached 94%.

  • DEWA’s solar park to generate 5,000MW power by 2030

    Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) issued its 8th annual Sustainability Report 2020, which focuses on DEWA’s efforts in promoting sustainability with its social, economic, and environmental aspects.

  • Dubai Airport and DEWA sign MOU in effort to promote Smart Dubai initiatives

    Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) have signed a memorandum of understanding with Dubai Airports to expand cooperation and promote Smart Dubai. The agreement aims to unify energies and resources, exchange knowledge, innovation, ideas and promotes effective communication to implement DEWA's three smart initiatives at Dubai Airports.

  • Dubai in discussions with French companies over installation of ‘smart light poles’

    Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) have announced that it has entered into negotiations with a number of French-based companies in relation to the possibility of installing 'smart light poles and solar roads. Dubai is one of the most progressive and technologically driven cities in the entire world, and has its own dedicated government led initiative entitled Smart Dubai.

  • Dubai utility joins WEF’s Fourth Industrial Revolution Center

    Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has joined the Center for the Fourth Industrial Revolution of the World Economic Forum (WEF) as a partner. DEWA is the first government utility to join the San Francisco-based center, which includes international organizations such as Microsoft, SAP, and ABB. This is part of DEWA’s efforts to keep pace with the Fourth Industrial Revolution and develop disruptive technologies in power and water.

  • Dubai’s Etihad ESCO inks new agreement to join Moro Hub’s Smart Cities Command and Control Center

    His Excellency Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), witnessed the signing of an agreement between Etihad Energy Services Company (Etihad ESCO), a wholly-owned subsidiary of DEWA and Moro Hub (Data Integrated Solutions), a wholly-owned subsidiary of DEWA to join MORO’s newly launched Smart Cities Command and Control Centre.

  • Green chargers to be installed soon in Dubai police stations

    Dubai Police stations will soon be equipped with electric vehicle charging stations thanks to a partnership with Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA). The MoU signed on the occasion builds on the strategic partnership between DEWA and Dubai Police to establish a comprehensive plan that supports Dubai's futuristic vision and the shared efforts of DEWA and Dubai Police in promoting sustainability by encouraging the public to use environmentally friendly electric vehicles. The move also supports the strategic objective to promote sustainable development in Dubai.

  • Huawei partners with Moro Hub to launch open cloud from region’s first green data center

    His Excellency Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), witnessed the signing of a collaboration agreement between Moro Hub (Data Hub Integrated Solutions), a wholly-owned subsidiary of DEWA, and Huawei, a multinational technology company, to launch the multi-tenant Huawei Cloud Stack hosted in the UAE at Moro’s Green Data Centre, the first of its kind in the Middle East.

  • Moro Hub launches Smart Cities Command and Control Center in Dubai

    HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has inaugurated today the Smart Cities Command and Control Centre of  Moro Hub (Data Hub Integrated Solutions), a wholly-owned subsidiary of DEWA.

  • Resilience and agility key to DEWA’s success and excellence, says MD & CEO

    Under the wise guidance and direction of the UAE leadership, the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has achieved many milestones in promoting clean energy and digital transformation in the energy and water sectors by efficiently utilizing the tools of the Fourth Industrial Revolution and disruptive technologies.

  • RTA launches trial period of two electric buses until March 2022

    Dubai’s roads and transport authority (RTA) has launched a trial run of two electric buses between La Mer South, King Salman bin Abdul Aziz street and Al Sufouh tram station. The launch is coordinated with Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), Volvo Bus Company, Meraas Real Estate, and ABB Group, reflecting RTA’s efforts to provide sustainable and environmentally-friendly mass transit means.

  • Smart Dubai awards 100 percent Digital Stamp to govt entities for achieving Dubai Paperless Strategy goals

    Smart Dubai awarded the 100 percent Digital Stamp to the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), Dubai Municipality, Dubai Sports Council, and the Dubai Statistics Center for fully implementing the Dubai Paperless Strategy, marking their transition to 100% paperless entities when executing internal transactions or when delivering customer services.