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DEWA awards US$142m power station contracts

Dubai utility invests in servicing of power infrastructure.

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DEWA CEO Al Tayer has signed off on significant servicing contracts.
DEWA CEO Al Tayer has signed off on significant servicing contracts.

The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) said on Monday that it has awarded US$142million in contracts to expand its facilities.

It said in a statement that it has signed a long term agreement with Ansaldo Energia to supply spare parts and services for the Jebel Ali Power Station.

The deal is for a period of 10 years and the contract is worth at $122 million.

DEWA also inked two contracts with ABB Industries and Areva T&D ME for transmission system upgrades involving various substations. The total volume of the business with ABB will be around $19 million and $0,7 million with Areva T&D ME, the utility added.

Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer managing director and CEO of DEWA said: "DEWA dedicates a great importance to the networks of power transmission and the main substations which constitute the backbone of Dubai Electricity.

"DEWA will equip its facilities with the-state-of-the art technologies to further enhance their reliability and efficiency in order to serve Dubai's urban and economic expansion."

 

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