The Prince of Dubai announced that the country has begun the implementation of the eight principles of 50-year charter governing, presented by the Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates. They are aimed at improving the quality of life of the inhabitants of the emirate.
In accordance with this charter, Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (DEWA) launched a project to install photovoltaic panels on 10% of the houses of UAE citizens in Dubai and their connection to the electrical grid.
“DEWA has developed a plan for the implementation of His Highness directives, aimed at the energy self-sufficiency of 10% of people's homes. It will help to change their lifestyle and contribute to the preservation of the environment. DEWA gave the projects to six contractors, who will immediately begin to work. The project will be completed before the end of 2019, and DEWA will bear all the costs of the project, which will contribute to the achievement of citizens' happiness”, said the Head of the Authority.
«Etihad Energy Services Company» (Etihad ESCO) will control the project. It also includes energy saving lamps and water-saving devices implementation.