UAE

 

Dubai Record Generation

 

Dubai’s economic boom is focusing Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) on future capacity after electricity demand shot up by a record 9.8% year-on-year in 2Q14. DEWA chief executive Sa’id al-Tayir says “power generation reached 10.692TWh in the second quarter, compared with 9.739TWh in the same period last year.” Mr Tayir says DEWA also set a new generation record in 2Q14, delivering a peak of 6.845GW compared...