Staying Ahead of the
Current

EWEC (Emirates Water and Electricity Company) is a leading company in the
integrated coordination of planning, purchasing and supply of water and power
across the UAE

ABOUT EWEC

Secure and Strategic
Solutions

EWEC enables the optimisation of cost whilst also providing the increased energy
security that comes from a larger and more integrated system

ABOUT EWEC

Trusted
Collaborations

EWEC works with more than 10 partners, both local and international, to ensure
sufficient production capacity is available to provide a reliable supply of water and
power to consumers in Abu Dhabi and the UAE

ABOUT EWEC
01

Staying Ahead of the Current

EWEC is the pre-eminent company leading the evolution of water and power supply management in the UAE

02

Secure and Strategic Solutions

EWEC is responsible for securing capacity and delivery of economic value

03

Trusted Collaborations

EWEC supports the UAE government and UAE Energy Strategy 2050 through partnerships and collaboration

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Power & Plants

EXISTING

Noor Abu Dhabi

The world’s largest single-site solar project, Noor Abu Dhabi began commercial operations in April 2019. Located at Sweihan in Abu Dhabi, it covers an area of 8 kilometers and features 3.2 million solar panels.

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EXISTING

MIPCO

The Mirfa International Power & Water Company is a power and water desalination plant that was established in 2014, and helps meet the constant demand in Abu Dhabi for electricity and water.

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EXISTING

Shuweihat

The Al Shuweihat Power and Water Complex is located in Al Dhafra region, approximately 250km from the City of Abu Dhabi. It consists of three plants, two of which are power and water plants with the third being a power plant only.

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EXISTING

Umm Al Nar

The Umm Al Nar Power and Water Complex is located in Abu Dhabi City, in Sas Al Nakhel. It generates 2,290 MW of power and 145 million imperial gallons a day of water.

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UNDER CONSTRUCTION

Taweelah

The facility in Al Taweelah will be the largest reverse osmosis plant in the world when complete in 2022.

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UNDER CONSTRUCTION

Fujairah

The facility in Fujairah will be the largest independent thermal power plant in the UAE, deploying world-class technology and efficiency standards to meet the UAE’s evolving power needs, generating up to 2.4GW of electricity.

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Empowered Planning
Through Sustainable
Energy Production

We seek to achieve alignment with the energy mix outlined by the UAE Energy Strategy 2050, launched in 2017, to increase the contribution of clean energy in the total energy mix to 50% by 2050 while reducing the carbon footprint of power generation by 70%.

WHO WE ARE
PLANNING

PLANNING

EWEC has the key task of planning and preparing the long-term demand forecasts for water and electricity in the emirate of Abu Dhabi and beyond, using robust analytical models and in-depth analysis.

PROCURING

PROCURING

EWEC develops long-term water and electricity purchase agreements with water and electricity production companies and establishes bulk supply tariff sales agreements with distribution companies.

MANAGING

MANAGING

EWEC enables the optimisation of cost whilst also providing the increased energy security that comes from a larger and more integrated system.

EWEC is responsible for identifying opportunities for the development of water and power generation facilities, with a focus on sustainable and renewable technologies.

17.7 GW

Current power generation capacity

60 %

Planned reduction in the average carbon intensity of the system by 2030 from the 2015 level

1 million

Metric tons of carbon footprint reduction per year from Noor Abu Dhabi, equivalent to taking 200,000 cars off the road

EWEC partners with 18 plants for the supply
of water and electricity across the UAE

POWER PLANTS
  • Plant IconShuweihat S1
    101MGD
    1,615 MW
    Shuweihat S2
    101MGDD
    1.627 MW
    Shuweihat S3
    1,647 MW
    *Future
    Barakah (NEP)
    5,560 MW
  • Plant IconTaw A1
    84 MGD
    1,671 MW
    Taw A2
    52.5 MGD
    760 MW
    Taw B
    162 MGD
    2,220 MW
    *Future
    Taw RO (IWP)
    200 MIGD
  • Plant IconFujairah F1
    131 MGD
    882 MW
    Fujairah F2
    132 MGD
    2,114 MW
    *Future
    Fujairah F3
    2,400 MW
  • Plant IconNoor AD
    1,177 MW
    Plant IconAMPC Al Ain
    265 MW
  • Plant IconShams Solar
    50 MW
    Plant IconAMPC
    Madinat Zayed
    108 MW
  • Plant IconMIPCO
    53 MGD
    1,702 MW
    Plant Icon UAN
    145 MGD
    2,290 MW
    Plant Icon *Future
    Solar PV2
    2,000 MW
EWEC Partners

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