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Abu Dhabi Water & Electricity Authority

ADWEA is the govADWEA_Logoernment authority responsible for the water and power industries in the Emirates of Abu Dhabi. Existing generation, desalination, transmission and distribution facilities within Abu Dhabi are currently owned and operated by the government through ADWEA.

ADWEA owns ADWEC, the Procurer under the PWPA, as well as Transco, which will provide dispatch instruction to the project and be responsible for the transmission of power and water pursuant to the Transco Connection Agreement ADWEA is also the Lessor under the A1 Land Lease and the Shared Facilities Land Lease (“SF Land Lease”).

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Research & Innovation

The National Energy and Water Research Center (NEWRC) was established in 1998 along with ADWEA; to lead our efforts in securing water and energy sustainably and economically for years to come. NEWRC is a governmental funded research, development, and deployment (RD&D) center. NEWRC assists with full range of activities from research and development to technology demonstration, and is responsible for integrating the expertise and outlook of industry, academia and ADWEA.

Preparing for today and tomorrow

Today, the average person in Abu Dhabi consumes 550L of water a day, according to the EAD. All of that water must be properly desalinated before it reaches your home, we make sure that happens. Tomorrow, one thing will remain constant: the people of Abu Dhabi will still need clean water and reliable power. The development of renewable energy and alternative techniques means ADWEA can offer more efficient and environmentally safe power for you, your business and your family - now and in the future.