Dewa’s R&D facility set for 2020 launch
Originally published in Trade Arabia (link below)
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) said work is progressing at a steady pace on its research and development (R&D) centre being built at a cost of Dh500 million ($136 million) at the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park.
Leading international consultant Stantec International is responsible for design and construction of the R&D centre along with Reem Capital Contracting (RCC).
The hi-tech facility will ready for operations in 2020, said the senior management of Dewa after getting firsthand experience of the progress of work at the R&D centre in Seih Al Dahal area of the emirate.
The R&D centre, which was launched in 2014, will focus on four key operations – production of electricity using solar energy, integration of smart grids, energy efficiency, and water.