Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) has commissioned 1,310 new 11 kV power distribution stations across Dubai from January 1 to December 31, 2021.
This is part of Dewa's efforts to provide a state-of-the-art infrastructure that keeps pace with growing demand and meets customer needs, said a statement from the company.
These stations are mainly located at Mohammed bin Rashid Gardens, Airport City, Wadi Al Safa, and Al Yafra 2.
The man hours on these stations were 601,917 hours according to the highest quality, efficiency, and safety standards, it stated.
"Dewa’s advanced digital infrastructure and its use of the latest Fourth Industrial Revolution technologies and disruptive technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, Energy Storage, Blockchain, and Internet of Things, support our efforts in protecting our gains and accomplishments despite the exceptional circumstances the whole world is going through as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic," remarked Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, the MD & CEO of Dewa.
Rashid bin Humaidan, Executive VP of Distribution Power at Dewa, said that the total number of 33kV medium voltage distribution stations currently in service has reached 79 stations while the number of 11kV medium voltage stations has reached 41,722.
Dewa continues its efforts to conduct its work according to set plans, while implementing all the precautionary measures to limit the spread of Covid-19 and ensure providing electricity and water supplies according to the highest availability, reliability and accountability standards, he added.