DEWA records increase in production capacity
Monday, 16 January 2012 05:05
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has recorded an increase of 8,718 MW in installed capacity for 2011 in comparison with 7,361 MW in 2010.
DEWA also saw its desalinated water production capacity increase in 2011 to 400 million gallons per day (MIGD) in comparison with 330 MIGD in 2010.
"Power production has now reached 34,606 Gigawatts per hour (GWh) with an increase of 2.6 per cent in comparison with 33,742 GWh in 2010," said HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD and CEO of DEWA.
Excellence at all levels
"We review key performance indicators, compare them with best world practices, and work to improve and develop all operations to achieve excellence at all levels," Al Tayer further added.
He concluded that DEWA would be looking at increasing power and water production in 2012.