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UAE’s DEWA Unveils New Smart Grid Strategy: A transition towards clean energy

DEWA recently updated the smart grid strategy to move ahead with the medium- and long-term objectives under the latest Smart Grid Strategy 2021-2035, which envisages investments to the tune of AED7 billion. The new plan also supports the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050 and the Dubai Net Zero Emissions Strategy 2050 to provide 100 per cent of the energy production capacity from clean energy sources by 2050.

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DEWA receives bids for sixth phase of Dubai solar park

The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) notified that it has received bids from four international firms for the consultancy contract for the sixth phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park. The company stated that the next phase of the 5 GW field will have a power generation potential of 900 MW. After completion of the project in 2030, it is expected to have a capacity of 5 GW of solar and concentrating solar power (CSP) capacity.

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DEWA plans $11 billion investments for clean energy expansion

In the next five years, Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) intends to invest $10.88 billion in capital projects, including boosting its clean energy and renewable energy projects. It intends to invest $3.26 billion to complete the independent water producer projects at Hassyan, the Hassyan Power Complex, and the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park.

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DEWA launches pilot energy storage project with Tesla battery

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has launched a pilot project for energy storage at the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park which uses Tesla’s lithium-ion battery solution. With a power capacity of 1.21 MW and an energy capacity of 8.61 MWh, the project has a life span of up to 10 years.

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