DEWA increases desalinated water production capacity

13 July 2021

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) continues its efforts to develop its infrastructure to keep pace with the growing demand for electricity and water and provide its services according to the highest standards of availability, reliability, efficiency, and quality for over a million customers in Dubai. This is part of DEWA's efforts to support Dubai's comprehensive and sustainable development and consolidate its position as the best place to live, work, and invest. DEWA recently announced increasing its electricity production capacity up to 12,900 megawatts (MW) and 490 Million Imperial Gallons per Day (MIGD) of desalinated water. 

DEWA's Jebel Ali Power and Desalination Complex is one of the key pillars to provide Dubai with high-quality, efficient, and reliable electricity and water services. The Complex has been confirmed by Guinness World Records as the largest single-site natural gas power generation facility in the world at a capacity of 9,547 MW. The Complex comprises two main plants for power generation and water desalination. Plant -1 with a production capacity of 2,761 MW consists of stations D, E, and G. Plant-2 with a production capacity of 6,786 MW consists of stations K, L, and M.