DEWA inaugurates 132/11 kV substation at Al Quoz 4

Posted on 5th January 2017

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), in collaboration with Meraas Holding, has inaugurated a new 132/11 kV substation with a total capacity of 150 Megavolt Amperes at Al Quoz 4.

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This is part of DEWA’s commitment to its growing portfolio of development projects, particularly in its efforts to install main substations across Dubai, Dubai Media Office reported.

Also it reflects DEWA’s continued endeavours to increase efficiency and reliability of its line of 132 kilovolt (kV) substations.

Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD and CEO of DEWA, said: “We strive to enhance infrastructure and utilities in Dubai according to the highest international standards, which in turn will further strengthen the UAE economy and enhance its position.”

“The project aims to increase the capacity and efficiency of electricity and transmission networks at Al Quoz 4.

DEWA has extended ground cables with capacity of 132 KV to connect it to the 132/11 KV Ampere and the 132/400 KV Ampere at Al Quoz.

This will further enhance the efficiency and reliability of DEWA’s networks across vital growth areas and ensure continuity and stability of supplies to our customers at all times.

This substation applies and uses state-of-the-art digital technologies, contributing to promoting their efficiency and reliability, and will eventually serve Dubai’s urban and ambitious plans,” asserted Al Tayer, according to Constructionweekonline news report.

“DEWA is working to upgrade existing substations by increasing their capacity and introducing the latest globally-adopted technologies.

“This modern electricity network will help to position Dubai as one of the cities with the best infrastructure.

“DEWA is set to complete the construction of 100 132/11 KV substations in different phases over the next three years,” concluded Al Tayer.

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