Dubai South Substation is a 400/132kV substation located in Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The construction works on Dubai South Substation began in 2018. The project was commissioned in 2020.


The Dubai South Substation project is a new substation being operated by Dubai Electricity and Water Authority .

The designed voltage level of the project is 400/132kV, while the operating voltage level is 400/132kV. The step-in voltage of the substation is 400kV and the step-out voltage is 132kV. The substation capacity is 2,020MVA.

Dubai South Substation has received approval from Regulation & Supervision Bureau to undertake the works on the project.

Contractors involved

Siemens was appointed by Dubai Electricity and Water Authority to undertake design and construction works of the Dubai South Substation.

About Dubai Electricity and Water Authority

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) is a government owned utility. It provides electricity and water services in the Emirate of Dubai. The authority generates, transmits, and distributes electricity; and desalinates water. The authority produces electricity from gas and steam turbines, and solar photovoltaic (PV) plants. It operates and maintains power stations, desalination plants, aquifers, power and water transmission lines, and power and water distribution networks in the Emirate.


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