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Sharjah provides power connection to 1,135 projects in Q1

SHARJAH, May 18, 2024

Sharjah Electricity, Water and Gas Authority (SEWA) has announced that power connection has been provided to 1,135 projects spread across various parts of the city during the first quarter, with the total load exceeding 109 megawatts.
This comes following the completion of inspection procedures and fulfilling all security and safety requirements.
Additionally, Sewa had replaced 7,925 mechanical meters with smart meters in different areas and sectors of Sharjah city as part of its plan to phase out mechanical meters and provide the best services to the residents of the emirate, it stated.
Engineer Ahmed Al Bass, Deputy Director of the Electricity Distribution Department, said the authority is continuously working on developing the services it provides and connecting electricity to residential, commercial, and industrial buildings in all areas of Sharjah. 
This is done after completing the facility's construction and receiving permanent electricity connection requests.
According to him, 1,200 requests for electrical distribution panels for new and existing projects have been approved.
Sewa, he stated, was working on expanding the use of smart meters in the emirate as part of its digital transformation strategy to enhance the services provided to subscribers. 
These efforts include the installation and replacement of old meters with smart meters in residential, commercial, and industrial areas, contributing to the development of projects and providing better services to subscribers, it added.-TradeArabia News Service


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