26 local, regional and international awards for “Dubai Electricity” in 2022 | Gulf newspaper
DEWA won 26 prestigious regional and international awards during the year 2022, bringing the total awards it received between 2015 and 2022 to 410 awards, including 68 local awards, 69 regional and 273 international awards.
DEWA set a new precedent by entering the Guinness Book of Records for the largest desalination facility in one location in the world, with a production capacity of 490 million gallons of desalinated water per day. This is equivalent to 2,227,587 cubic meters per day, in the Jebel Ali power generation and water desalination plants complex.
Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Managing Director and CEO of the Authority, said: “The Authority has strengthened its wealth of prestigious international awards thanks to the vision and directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, may God protect him, and its keenness to institutionalize a culture of Excellence and making it an integral part of daily practices.
Among the most prominent stations of the authority’s excellence march during the year 2022, His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, last April, honored Saeed Al Tayer with the Golden Fingerprint award in the ninth session of the Watani Al Emarat Award for Humanitarian Work.
The authority was also crowned with the Global Council of Excellence Award in the “Institutional Achievements” category, and it is the only entity that wins this category in the second round of the award for the year 2022 in the world, outperforming 988 entities from 16 countries.
The authority also won 3 awards from the Global Council of Excellence, in the categories of “Excellence in Innovation”, “Business Innovation” and “Excellence in Customer Service”, as the first institution in the history of the Council to win more than one award in the same session.
The Authority also won the International Golden Pea**** Award for Excellence in the Corporate Governance category.
The authority also ranked third on the list of the most valuable service institutions in the Middle East.