DEWA announces completion of its smart transformation

The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA)has announced that it has completed its smart transformation.

The agency said that it had completed the process in less than a year after the Smart Dubai initiative was launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. The smart transformation will contribute to improvement of services provided to customers and also to transforming the city into the one of the smartest cities in the world. The Smart DubaiSmart Dubai will allow management of the city's utilities and services to offer smart and connected services to the customers.

DEWA has taken a number of steps under the smart initiatives including Shams Dubai. The Shams Dubai initiative encourages building owners to install photovoltaic panels for generating electricity and connecting them to DEWA's grid. The electricity can be used in the building and excess will be sent to the grid. It will help the city diversity its power generation and encourage green energy production. The move will support the green economy and sustainable development of Dubai in line with the vision of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.