DEWA to waive new connection charges for commercial, industrial customers for next 2 years

DUBAI, 3rd December, 2018 (WAM) -- The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority, DEWA, has announced that it waived new connection charges for connections of up to 150kW for commercial and industrial customers, for the next two years, in a move that boosts Dubai's economy.

Speaking on the occasion, Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Managing Director and CEO of DEWA, said, "We have ambitious initiatives and sustainable development projects that support the vision of our wise leadership and the objectives of the UAE Centennial 2071, which outlines a roadmap for long-term government work and the path for a brighter future for generations to come. The strategy aims to make the UAE the best country in the world."

"Now, connections of up to 150kW are done in just one step within seven days. Our joint efforts have contributed to DEWA’s global achievements. The UAE, represented by DEWA, has maintained its first global ranking, for the second consecutive year, with scores of 100 percent in all Getting Electricity indicators in the World Bank’s Doing Business 2019 report. The report measures the ease of doing business in 190 economies around the world," added Al Tayer.

DEWA achieved 100 percent in all criteria of the Getting Electricity indicator in the World Bank’s Doing Business 2019 report.

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