Dubai records 10% energy demand growth and 10% peak load increase until end of May 2021

SourceZawya
SectorOil & Gas
CountryUAE

Dubai, UAE: HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD&CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), has announced an increase of around 10% in energy demand growth and 10% rise in the peak load of electricity in Dubai until the end of May 2021 compared to the same period in 2020. Demand for energy increased in the first 5 months of 2021 to 16,467 Gigawatt hours (GWh) compared to 14,988 GWh in the same period of 2020. This is an extra 1,479 GWh, which is an increase of 10%.

Peak load also increased in Dubai from January until the end of May 2021 to 7,966 MW, compared to 7,248 MW in the same period of 2020, recording an extra 718 MW, an increase of 10%. “The increase in energy demand and peak load in Dubai is a testament to the economic recovery and the comeback of various vital activities in the Emirate. It indicates that the UAE is moving...read more...