Dubai is prepared to put big money behind its ambitions for environmentally friendly power generation. While DEWA encourages efficient use of electricity, it is considering expanding its plan for coal-fired plants.

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has invited consultants to submit proposals for running the emirate’s Dh100bn ($27.23bn) Dubai Green Fund, announced in November as a means of encouraging “green investments and green growth.”

DEWA says that the...