December 8, 2022

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The production capacity of "Dubai Electricity" has increased 300 times since 1970

The production capacity of “Dubai Electricity” has increased 300 times since 1970

The power generation capacity of the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority increased from 43 MW in 1970 to 13,417 MW in 2021, more than 300 times. The Emirate of Dubai supplies 490 million gallons of diesel water based on groundwater wells alone. Per day.

Saeed Mohammed Al Thayer, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority, said: And to improve water security in the Emirates of Dubai.

He added: “We are working under the direction of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai, to create unique experiences that transform clean energy, water and Dubai into a global model. Creating initiative solutions to the challenges of the green economy, and Dubai’s energy strategy for the next fifty years. Dubai’s Carbon Neutrality Strategy for 2050, providing 100% energy production from clean energy sources by 2050, and the UAE’s 2071 goals for the 20th century. Al Dyer continued: “The state-of-the-art infrastructure and its innovation and excellent scientific planning have helped keep Dubai pace with prosperity and the highest quality availability and reliability for electricity and water. Increasing efficiency and sustainability.”

He said the total generation capacity of the commission was 13.41 thousand megawatts of electricity, including 1,527 megawatts of renewable energy using photovoltaic solar panels at the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Energy Complex. Independent production system in the world, and its capacity will reach 5,000 MW by 2030. The Hasyan Complex for Energy Generation from Natural Gas and the Jebel Ali Power and Water Desalination Complex are one of the main pillars of Emirate’s supply. Dubai with high quality electricity and water services. The Commission’s total water production capacity is 490 million gallons per day, of which 63 million gallons use reverse osmosis technology. We aim to produce 100% desalinated water by 2030 using a combination of renewable energy sources and clean energy that combines waste heat.

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It is noteworthy that in addition to the millions of visitors who visit Dubai annually, the Commission provides its services to the 3.5 million people living in Dubai. It reached 1,061,476 accounts at the end of 2021, an increase of 41% compared to 752.50 accounts at the end of 2016.

The number of water accounts reached 960.32 by the end of 2021, 666 thousand accounts by the end of 2016, an increase of 44%. By the end of 2021 the total number of electricity and water accounts will have reached 2021 million.


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