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DEWA Innovation Centre and 800MW 3rd phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park inaugurated Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Thursday 26 November 2020      

HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has inaugurated Dubai Electricity and Water Authority’s (DEWA’s) Innovation Centre and the 800MW third phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, the largest single-site...

3D virtual WETEX & Dubai Solar Show attracts 63,058 visitors, largest number in its history -Monday 9 November 2020      

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) organised the Water, Energy, Technology, and Environment Exhibition (WETEX) and Dubai Solar Show virtually from 26-28 October 2020. The 3D carbon-neutral exhibition attracted 1,076 exhibitors from 52 countries, and 63,058 visitors from around the...

DEWA organises virtual WETEX and Dubai Solar Show from 26-28 October 2020. -Wednesday 16 September 2020      

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) will organise the 22nd Water, Energy, Technology and Environment Exhibition (WETEX) and the 5th Dubai Solar Show virtually from 26-28 October 2020. The two exhibitions will provide a new experience for exhibitors to display their products...

1.86 Customer Minutes Lost (CML) of Electricity per Year in Dubai -Monday 17 February 2020      

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has achieved a new world record in electricity Customer Minutes Lost (CML) per year. DEWA recorded 1.86 minutes, in Dubai, compared to around 15 minutes recorded by leading electricity companies in the European Union. This is a new addition to...

DEWA to organise 22nd WETEX and 4th Dubai Solar Show at Expo 2020 Dubai site -Monday 28 October 2019      

HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), Founder and Chairman of WETEX, announced that DEWA will organise the 22nd Water, Energy, Technology and Environment Exhibition (WETEX) from 26-28 October 2020 at the site of Expo 2020 Dubai. DEWA is the...

DEWA Invites International Companies to Benefit from Investment Opportunities at WETEX and Dubai Solar Show -Tuesday 6 August 2019      

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has invited international companies and organisations specialised in energy, renewable energy, water, the environment, to participate and display their products and services at the 21st Water, Energy, Technology, and Environment Exhibition (WETEX) and...

Dubai achieves 19% reduction in net CO2 emissions -Sunday 30 June 2019      

In conjunction with the convening of the preparatory conference for the UN 2019 Climate Summit (COP 25) in Abu Dhabi, the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy announced that the net CO2 emissions of Dubai have decreased by 19% compared to the business as usual (BAU) scenario and 10% below the Carbon...

DEWA Adds 700MW to M-Station, Largest Power and Desalination Plant in UAE -Tuesday 30 April 2019      

HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Minister of Finance, and President of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), inaugurated the extension project of M-Station in Jebel Ali, the largest power and desalination plant in the UAE. HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD &...

DEWA Organises 20th WETEX & 3rd Dubai Solar Show from 23-25 October 2018 -Monday 15 October 2018  

In a press conference held in Dubai, HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) announced details of the 20th Water, Energy, Technology, and Environment Exhibition (WETEX 2018) and the 3rd Dubai Solar Show. DEWA organises the two exhibitions at the Dubai...

Dubai Adds 200MW Solar Energy, Increasing Clean Energy Share To 4% of Installed Capacity -Sunday 6 May 2018  

HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has inaugurated the 200 megawatt (MW) first stage of the 800MW third phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park. Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (DEWA) is implementing the...

Registration is Open for 2nd Solar Decathlon Middle East in 2020, With Prizes Totalling Over AED20 Million for the Two... -Sunday 29 April 2018      

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has announced that registration is now open for the second Solar Decathlon Middle East (SDME). SDME was created through an agreement between Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, DEWA, and US Department of Energy. Dubai will host the first two rounds of...

Dubai Breaks Ground on World’s Biggest CSP Project -Tuesday 20 March 2018      

HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, broke ground on 4th phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park. This is the biggest Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) investment project in the world, based on the Independent...

DEWA signs MoU with Expo 2020 Dubai and Siemens to kick- off region’s first solar-driven hydrogen electrolysis... -Tuesday 13 February 2018      

During 6th World Government Summit in Dubai, HE Reem Al Hashimy, UAE Minister of State for International Cooperation and Director General, Dubai Expo 2020 Bureau, HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), and Joe Kaeser, President and CEO of Siemens,...

DEWA Is the First Organisation outside Europe to Win EFQM Global Excellence Award in the Platinum Category -Sunday 5 November 2017  

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has won the Global Excellence Award from the European Foundation for Quality Management (EFQM), becoming the first organisation outside Europe to receive this prestigious award, and the first in the Award’s history to win it from first application....

UAE, Represented by DEWA, Ranks First in the World in Getting Electricity as per World Bank’s Report -Wednesday 1 November 2017      

The UAE, represented by Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), ranked first in the world in getting electricity, as per the World Bank’s Doing Business 2018 report. The report uses multiple criteria to measure the ease of doing business in 190 countries. DEWA’s Al Namoos (Emirati...

Exhibitors, Visitors, and Participants Commend Diversity of 19th WETEX and 2nd Dubai Solar Show -Tuesday 31 October 2017      

The Water, Energy, Technology, and Environment Exhibition (WETEX) has become an annual event that is much awaited by international organisations and companies specialising in energy, water, and environment, to show their technologies and products and identify investment opportunities in these...

DEWA awards AED14.2 billion largest CSP project in the world with a record bid of USD 7.3 cents per kW/h to generate... -Saturday 16 September 2017      

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has achieved another world record by awarding the 700MW AED14.2 billion fourth phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park. This is the largest single-site Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) project in the world, based on the Independent Power...

Video Release: HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Inaugurates 200MW Second Phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid... -Sunday 26 March 2017    

HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has inaugurated the 200 megawatt (MW) second phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park. The project reflects a new era in the excellence and leadership of the UAE, as it increases...

HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Inaugurates 200MW Second Phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar... -Monday 20 March 2017  

HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has inaugurated the 200 megawatt (MW) second phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park. The project reflects a new era in the excellence and leadership of the UAE, as it increases...

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