Al Tayer inspects construction work of control centres compound in Warsan
- United Arab Emirates: Saturday, January 05 - 2013 at 10:07
- PRESS RELEASE
HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD and CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), has inspected the construction at the Warsan Centre. Currently, two buildings are being constructed one for electricity distribution control with a capacity of 33 kV and 11 kV, and the other for monitoring and controlling electricity generation and transmission, with a capacity of 400 kV and 132 kV, as well as a nursery for the children of DEWA staff.
Each centre will also receive monitoring signals from the entire Dubai electricity grid.
Accompanying His Excellency were Abdullah Obaidullah, Executive Vice President - Water and Civil Engineering, Hussain Lootah, Executive Vice President of Transmission and Power, and Bader Al Saadi, Projects Manager at DEWA.
"The total area of the premises allocated for the administrative compound is 570,000 sq. ft. The compound comprises a building for the power transmission division that will accommodate 1,200 employees, warehouses, a laboratory, a mosque that can host 500 people, and parking space for 1,100 vehicles, of which 400 are located inside the administrative building," said Al Tayer.
"In compliance with sustainable development and as part of conserving our resources and environment as per our strategy, which supports Dubai's Strategic Plan, DEWA's new building will be compatible with Green Building requirements and specifications. Tbuilding will implement a modern Building Management System, which manages the cooling, air-conditioning, and ventilation units in the building," he added.
"This will save effort and electricity consumption, and will automate all monitoring operations. The new building also complies with the standards of modern water and electricity conservation standards, using solar energy to provide electricity for lighting and heating purposes. The building also follows the standard specifications of Green Buildings in terms of building materials and heat-isolating roofs to protect the environment as part of DEWA's duties and responsibilities to society," concluded Al Tayer.
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