The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has confirmed that the energy used during Expo 2020 Dubai will be 100% generated from renewable sources.
DEWA, which is building smart grids for the generation, transmission, and distribution systems for Expo 2020, has implemented a number of mega projects, including providing Expo 2020 with 422MW of renewable energy from the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park. DEWA has allocated AED4.26 billion to support the electricity and water infrastructure of the event.
“The substations are named Opportunity, Mobility, and Sustainability after the three subthemes of Expo 2020,” Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Managing Director and CEO of DEWA, explained.
Expo 2020 will be a celebration of human innovation and creativity, with the event aiming to contribute to achieving a more sustainable future.