DEWA awards contract for 3rd phase, Jebel Ali Station

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has recently awarded the contract for the third phase of K-Station at Jebel Ali Power Station to Spanish company Duro Felguera, worth AED 798M. The project includes the supply, installation, testing and launch of 2 F-type gas turbines from Siemens AG that will produce 590MW at 50 degrees centigrade. The turbines are planned to be operational by the second quarter of 2019. K-Station is part of the Jebel Ali power and water desalination station, and one of the main plants providing Dubai with reliable, efficient and high-quality electricity and water services.
“In line with the UAE Vision 2021 and the Dubai 2021 Plan, which lays out a road map of ambitious initiatives and developmental projects, and in line with our vision to become a sustainable innovative world-class utility, DEWA continues to move forward with its development projects to achieve our leadership’s vision to promote the happiness and well-being of Dubai’s citizens, residents and visitors, within an ideal living and working environment. This is part of DEWA’s ongoing plan to provide a long-term sustainable, continuous and reliable supply of electricity and water,” said HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of DEWA.
“We are working to achieve the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy2050, to employ an environmentally-friendly energy mix based on the following ratios: 25% solar energy, 7% nuclear power, 7% clean coal, and 61% gas by 2030, with a gradual increase in the use of clean energy in the mix so that it reaches 75% by 2050, making Dubai the city with the smallest carbon footprint in the world,” said Al Tayer.

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