Posted by Neil King
The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has penned a number of major infrastructure contacts worth in the region of $852 million, it has been reported.
All of the new projects will revolve around the nation's electricity and water sectors, according to TradeArabia.
Commenting on the new contracts, which were signed at the Water Technology, Energy and Environment Exhibition, DEWA's managing director Saeed Al Tayer told the news provider the key focus will be on upgrading Dubai's utility facilities and boosting energy efficiency.
Contracts include a $68 million sub-station deal with AAB Industries Dubai; a $280 million sub-station and infrastructure deal with Areva T&D SA, which will cover the Dubai Investment Park and Jebel Ali Industries region; and a major $223 million water contract with Ghanoot Gulf Contracting.
Recently, Sorouh Real Estate started an infrastructure development project at the low-rise Alghadeer residential community, which will include road access and utility networks, Gulf News reported.