2.1 million smart meters for electricity and water in Dubai

Dubai – Mubasher: Dubai Electricity and Water Authority said that the emirate’s residents benefit from 2.1 million smart meters for electricity and water.

The authority stated that it had succeeded, through its “notice of high water consumption” service, in reducing carbon emissions by 218,373 tons, since the launch of the service four years ago until December 31, 2022, according to the Emirates News Agency, “WAM”, today, Sunday.

Through the service, the authority detected 1,327,583 cases of leakage in water connections after the meter, 26,657 defects, and 13,172 cases of overloading.

The service sends instant notifications to customers if the smart meter system detects any unusual increase in consumption, so they can quickly check the internal connections, repair any leaks in the water connections with the help of a specialized technician, and carry out the necessary maintenance work to reduce waste.

Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Managing Director and CEO of DEWA, ​​pointed out that the authority encourages customers to enhance the efficiency of electricity and water through the smart grid and smart meters, which rely on the latest disruptive technologies, allowing them to monitor, manage and control their consumption in a proactive and digital manner without Refer to the Authority, at any time and from anywhere, in addition to enabling them to make sustainable decisions that contribute to preserving the environment and natural resources.