The Dewa headquarters in Dubai. The Dewa Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai has attracted 338,833 visitors. Image Credit: Supplied

Dubai: Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai has attracted 338,833 visitors from October 1, 2021, until December 31, 2021. Visitors praised Dewa’s projects, smart and innovative initiatives, and efforts to reshape the concept of utility and its contributions to making Dubai the smartest and happiest city in the world.

Several local and international officials from public and private organisations as well as a large number of school and university students visited the Dewa Pavilion in the Sustainability District. On December 2, 2021, Dewa Pavilion attracted more than 23,400 visitors as it organised various activities showcasing the UAE’s heritage to celebrate 50th National Day.

Making Dubai the smartest and happiest city

Through its pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai, Dewa strives to provide a unique and innovative experience to visitors to introduce them to its efforts that contribute towards making Dubai the smartest and happiest city in the world through pioneering projects and initiatives, especially in clean and renewable energy using the Fourth Industrial Revolution technologies to redefine the concept of a utility and become the world’s first digital utility.

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Digital Dewa

Its pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai showcases Dewa’s key projects and initiatives, including the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, the largest single-site solar park in the world; the Green Hydrogen project — the first-of-its-kind in the Middle East and North Africa to produce hydrogen using solar energy; Digital Dewa, the utility service provider’s digital arm that is aiming to make Dewa the first digital utility in the world with autonomous systems for renewable energy and storage with expansion in artificial intelligence and digital services; and the 250MW hydroelectric pumped-storage power plant in Hatta, among others.