Dewa commissions six transmission substations in first four months of 2021
23 May 2021
Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (Dewa) commissioned six new transmission substations in the first four months of 2021, with the utility investing more than AED1.1bn ($300m) in the projects
Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (Dewa) commissioned six new transmission substations in the first four months of 2021, with the utility investing more than AED1.1bn ($300m) in the projects.
The substations include a 400 kilovolt (kV) substation at Mohammed bin Rashid (MBR) solar park, which has a conversion capacity of 2,020 megavolt-amperes (MVA) and five 132kV substations across several areas in Dubai with a conversion capacity of 750MVA.
The transmission substations will provide electricity to the areas of Al-Satwa, Jebel Ali industrial zone, Palm Deira and Umm al-Daman.
“The total value of Dewa’s investments in electricity transmission reached AED 8.8 billion, including AED 2 billion for key 400 kV transmission projects and AED 6.8 billion for 132 kV projects,” Saeed Mohammed Al-Tayer, MD & CEO of Dewa was quoted in a press release.
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