Dubai creates utilities regulator

11 March 2010

Saeed Mohammad Al Tayer, CEO of the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) has said the emirate's government has created a regulatory body under the Higher Committee for Energy and Environment to oversee the utilities sector and pave the way for the entry of private firms into the sector, Gulf News has reported. 'The regulator will set up a legislative and monitoring agency that will create a healthy environment to encourage private-public sector partnerships,' Al Tayer told the newspaper.

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