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August 28, 2021

Dubai Smart Grid Project, United Arab Emirates

By Carmen

The Dubai Smart Grid Project is a smart grid project located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The installation of the project began in 2018.


The Dubai Smart Grid Project was completed using smart grid as the technology category. It is an advanced grid infrastructure, renewable integration project with a rated capacity of 50MW. It is implemented in the town/community.

The smart grid project is owned by Dubai Electricity and Water Authority.

The Dubai Smart Grid Project has the following equipment associated with it:

– Electric Vehicle Charging Stations – 200 units
– Solar PV Panels

Dubai Smart Grid Project development status

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The development of Dubai Smart Grid Project was started in 2018.

Additional information

– Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has launched Green Dubai.
– In its first phase, Green Dubai will include Shams Dubai initiative, which encourages building owners to install photovoltaic solar panels and connect them to DEWA’s grid.
– DEWA has connected over 1,145 buildings to Dubai’s power grid with a capacity of nearly 50MW.
– Green Dubai also includes the Green Charger initiative to install Electric Vehicle (EV) charging stations.
– DEWA has installed over 100 Green Chargers across Dubai and increased the number to 200 stations.

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All publicly-announced smart grid projects included in this analysis are drawn from GlobalData’s Power IC. The information regarding the projects is sourced through secondary information sources such as country specific power players, company news and reports, statistical organisations, regulatory body, government planning reports and their publications and is further validated through primary from various stakeholders such as power utility companies, consultants, energy associations of respective countries, government bodies and professionals from leading players in the power sector.

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