DEWA posts 6.1% increase in Al Namoos connections


Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) received 4,056 requests for electricity connection through its Al Namoos service in 2022, an increase of 6.1 per cent compared to 2021.

Al Namoos (an Emirati word for a winner in a race) service enables electricity connection to projects up to 150 kilowatts in just two steps and within five days.

Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of DEWA said, “DEWA works in line with the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, to encourage investments. It strives to remove all obstacles to ensure investor success, and maintain Dubai’s position as an investment hub and a land of opportunities and achievements.

"DEWA provides a positive environment that enhances close cooperation with its partners, including consultants and contractors. It encourages innovation to streamline and speed up getting electricity services following the highest international standards and practices. This strengthens DEWA’s leadership and excellence worldwide,” he added

Rashid Bin Humaidan, Executive Vice President of Distribution Power at DEWA, said that the number of accredited consultants and contractors at DEWA had reached 2,495 up to Dember 31, 2022.

Consultants and contractors can complete their transactions through DEWA’s website and smart app, without visiting DEWA’s offices.

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