DEWA’s nanosatellite DEWA-SAT1 is stable in its low earth orbit

DEWA’s nanosatellite DEWA-SAT1 is stable in its low earth orbit

Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) announced that DEWA-SAT 1, which it launched last month, is stable in its low earth orbit at 525 kilometres. It travels at some 7.5 kilometres per second and takes about 90 minutes to orbit the Earth. HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD and CEO of DEWA, said that DEWA-SAT 1 is a 3U nanosatellite. It was launched as part of DEWA’s Space-D programme to improve its operations, maintenance, and planning of electricity and water networks by using nanosatellites and taking…

DEWA’s Hassyan Power Complex, which was recently converted from clean coal to gas, adds 1,200 MW to Dubai’s capacity

DEWA’s Hassyan Power Complex, which was recently converted from clean coal to gas, adds 1,200 MW to Dubai’s capacity

Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has confirmed that the current production capacity of Hassyan Power Complex reached 1,200 megawatts (MW), using the Independent Power Producer (IPP) model. A further 600 MW will be added in Q4 of 2022 and an additional 600 MW will be added by Q3 of 2023. This will raise capacity of Hassyan Power Complex, which has been converted recently to run only on natural gas instead of clean coal, to 2,400MW. The Hassyan Power Complex was initially designed and built-for-purpose as…

 ‘International Humanitarian Hackathon’ Finalists Present Final Pitch during the Second Day of ‘DIHAD’

“الهاكاثون الدولي للإنسانية” يستعرض عروضه التقديمية الأخيرة

 ‘International Humanitarian Hackathon’ Finalists Present Final Pitch during the Second Day of ‘DIHAD’ Under the umbrella of ‘Dubai Future Council for Humanitarian Aid’  The 17th edition of Dubai International Humanitarian Aid and Development Conference and Exhibition – DIHAD continued on the second day, under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. The 3-day gathering of humanitarian leaders, running until the 17th of March under the theme, ‘Aid and Coronavirus, a Focus on Africa’, focuses…

DIP’s 7th energized DEWA substation increases power generation capacity by 16.66%

مجمع دبي للاستثمار يعلن عن زيادة قدرة توليد الطاقة

Facilitated to enhance electricity supply and seamlessly support requirements across all sectors in DIP Dubai Investments Park [DIP], the uniue integrated commercial, industrial & residential community in the Middle East, wholly-owned by Dubai Investments PJSC, has increased the power generation capacity across DIP by 16.66%, facilitating a total power load of 1050 megavolt-amperes (MVA), with the 7th energised DEWA substation. As part of the ongoing strategic initiatives with DEWA, strengthening the grid and ensuring a reliable and efficient power supply, the 132/11 KV (Kilovolt) gas insulated switchgear [GIS] substation, located…

Enjoy unlimited, plastic-free water for just AED 49 a month with Waterclub

غير الطريقة التي تشرب بها المياه مع ووتركلوب

Fulfil New Year’s resolutions of getting healthier and saving money by switching to plastic-free water Waterclub.ae, the region’s leading company in plastic free living has created a brand-new initiative, supplying innovative filter systems and UV purifiers to homes across the UAE at AED 49 per month, with no need for deposits. The smart technology eliminates the need for plastic bottles, automatically purifying water from the tap conveniently providing instant and unlimited boiling and chilled water that tastes great and is environmentally friendly. According to the Beverage Marketing Corporation, more than…

Equity Crowdfunding platform Eureeca facilitates US$1.3 million in series A funding for Udrive after going live in record time

“يوريكا” للاستثمار الجماعي تسهّل تمويلاً بقيمة 1.3 مليون

The Middle East’s first car-sharing provider Udrive has raised 103% of the company’s first significant round of capital financing in just 48 hours after going live on the Eureeca.com platform  Eureeca, the first multi-regulated global equity crowdfunding platform, has announced that the UAE-based pay-per-minute car rental service Udrive has raised US$1.3 million from 186 investors in just 48 hours. The raise forms part of Udrive’s series A round of funding from their customers, institutional and everyday investors and continues to be open to investment as the company moves into overfunding.…

DEWA Innovation Centre and 800MW 3rd phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park inaugurated

DEWA Innovation Centre and 800MW 3rd phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park inaugurated

Dubai, United Arab Emirates,  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 solar park in the world. The solar park has a planned capacity of 5,000MW by 2030, with investments up to AED50 billion. HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum was briefed by HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO…

3D Virtual WETEX & Dubai Solar Show Attracts 63,058 Visitors, Largest Number in Its History

3D Virtual WETEX & Dubai Solar Show Attracts 63,058 Visitors, Largest Number in Its History

Dubai, United Arab Emirates,  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 world. This is the largest number of visitors in the exhibition’s history of 22 years. HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of DEWA, Founder and Chairman of WETEX and Dubai Solar Show, was pleased with the exhibition’s success. “As per the directives of His…

Empower to participate in the first virtual edition of WETEX as strategic sponsor

إمباور تشارك كراعي استراتيجي لمعرض ويتيكس ودبي للطاقة الشمسية 2020

Dubai, UAE, 21 October 2020: Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider, announced its strategic sponsorship for the 3D virtual Water, Energy, Technology and Environment Exhibition (WETEX) and Dubai Solar Show, in addition to its participation in the event. This is the 22nd and first virtual edition of the WETEX, organised by Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) under the directives of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and under the…

Virtual WETEX & Dubai Solar Show

النسخة الافتراضية ثلاثية الأبعاد من معرض “ويتيكس”

Virtual WETEX & Dubai Solar Show promise a unique experience for international exhibitors & visitors using the latest global technologies Dubai, UAE, 6 October 2020: Dubai Electricity and Water Authority’s (DEWA’s) 3D virtual Water, Energy Technology, and Environment Exhibition (WETEX) and Dubai Solar Show, which it will organise from 26 to 28 October 2020, will use the latest technologies to provide a unique experience for international exhibitors and visitors,. The announcement was made at a virtual press conference held by HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of DEWA,…