Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) on Monday announced that the second quarter 2014 has seen a record year-on-year increase in electricity generation to meet customers’ needs for economic, social and domestic activities in Dubai.
The great demand for energy is mainly attributed to meeting the requirements of ambitious projects. — Wam
“Dewa always works to deliver the required electricity and water capacity along with an appropriate surplus margin to achieve with its mission: Meeting customer satisfaction and promoting Dubai’s vision through delivery of electricity and water services at world-class level of reliability, efficiency, safety and environment by a competent workforce and effective partnerships; supporting resources sustainability,” said Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD and CEO of Dewa.
“Power generation reached 10,692 GWh in the second quarter of this year compared with 9,739 GWh during the same period of last year — with growth rate of around 10 per cent.”
“In terms of generation peak, it reached 6,845 MW in the second quarter of this year compared with 6,340 MW in 2013, a growth rate of 8 per cent. Also, the recorded requirement peak in Dubai in 2014 reached 7,233MW in comparison with 6,857MW in 2013, a growth rate of 5.5 per cent. Dewa’s installed production capacity is 9,656 MW,” Al Tayer added.
“The great demand for energy is mainly attributed to meeting the requirements of ambitious projects, carried out lately in different areas of development,” said Al Tayer.
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