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DEWA invests more than $2bn to implement its Smart Grid Strategy

  • Posted On: April 25, 2022
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) is implementing its updated Smart Grid Strategy 2021-2035 with investments upwards of Dh7bn.

Smart Grid Strategy includes six main themes: Foundational Capabilities; Grid Automation; Smart Energy Solutions and Green Mobility; Smart Water; Smart Grid Artificial Intelligence; and Innovative Value-Added Services. The Smart Grid Strategy themes comprise 19 smart grid capabilities.

DEWA replaced electricity and water meters with smart meters between 2015 and 2020. Between 2015 and 2017, DEWA fully automated its transmission network connected to the 400kV and 132 kV substations. In 2017, DEWA deployed its multi-application RF Mesh network across Dubai. Since then, it has expanded to provide communication to over 4,200 distribution substations.

DEWA invests more than $2bn to implement its Smart Grid Strategy - Utilities Middle East (utilities-me.com)