Dh226.3 million for power distribution complex

includes construction of a five-floor office building

DUBAI 2 July 2017: Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) has awarded a contract worth Dh226.5 million for the construction for a complex for its Distribution Power division at Al Ruwaiyah, Dubai.

The contract includes the construction of a five-floor office building with basement and a multi-story car park, mosque, accommodation for the Imam, stores, field offices, staff accommodation, and a parking lot for heavy machinery.

The total building area is about 949,330 square feet, while the construction area of the administrative building and multi-story car park is 845,305 square feet. The office building accommodates about 2,000 staff, while the car park has a capacity of 1,429 cars. The complex includes 3 warehouses with field offices, with an area of 57,878 square feet, a mosque for 454 worshipers, a 46,546 square feet staff accommodation block for 492 employees, five 50-seat bus stops and parking for 52 heavy vehicles.

“We are moving ahead with our development projects to provide the necessary electricity and water resources to meet the growing needs of the Emirate. Dewa is building more centres to ensure the quality of services provided to all stakeholders, and to achieve its vision to become a sustainable innovative world-class utility,” said Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of Dewa.

By Angel Chan