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Dewa’s $300m power station set for completion in 2024

The 4th phase of Dewa's power station in Al Aweer will increase the total production capacity to 2,825 MW Dewa
The 4th phase of Dewa's power station in Al Aweer will increase the total production capacity to 2,825 MW

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) has commenced operational testing of the 829 megawatts (MW) 4th phase of its power plant in Al Aweer (H-Station).

The project is due to be completed in the second quarter of 2024.

Tests include the initial operation of turbines and power generators and connecting to the power grid, the UAE state-run Wam news agency reported, citing the utility provider’s statement.

Upon completion, the 4th phase of the power station in Al Aweer will increase the total production capacity of Al Aweer power station complex to 2,825 MW, said CEO Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer.

Nasser Lootah, executive vice president of generation at Dewa, said that the H station is equipped with the latest systems and technologies to reduce emissions and is progressing on schedule.

The project is being implemented by a consortium comprising Germany’s Siemens Energy and Egypt’s Elsewedy Power at AED1.1 billion ($299.49 million).

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