Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (Dewa) has received bids from consultants to work on the connection of renewable energy projects into the emirate’s transmission and distribution network.

The following companies submitted bids:

  • Poyri (Finland) – AED 2.59m ($705,000)
  • TUV Rheinland (Germany) – AED 2.66m
  • KEMA (Netherlands) – AED 3.16m
  • Aecom (US) – AED 4.39m
  • Tractebel (Belgium) – AED 4.16m
  • AT Kearny (US) – AED 5.38m
  • CESI (Italy) – AED 5.70m
  • Mott MacDonald (UK) – AED 9.38m

Each of the bidders has proposed a different project duration.

The consultant will advise on the connection of Dubai’s small-scale renewable energy projects and for future renewable energy projects.

“This is the platform for the infrastructure to meet Dubai’s renewable energy targets,” says Waleed Salman, vice-president for strategy and business development, Dewa.