UAE News: Dubai records 5.5% growth in energy demand in 2022
DUBAI, 1st February, 2023 (WAM) – Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD and CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), announced a 5.5% increase in energy demand in Dubai for 2022, reaching 53,180 GWh compared to 50,401 GWh in 2021.
The increase reflects the robust performance of Dubai's economy, population growth, and expansion across all key activities. In line with the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, DEWA aims to develop efficient infrastructure and increase production capacity to meet growing demand while incorporating smart technologies.
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