DEWA AWARDS DH46M CONTRACT FOR PHASE 1 OF AL-SHERAA BUILDING.
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority, DEWA, has awarded a Dh46 million contract for the first phase of the construction of its new headquarters, called Al-Sheraa, to Dutco Balfour Beatty, who offered the lowest bid and competed with 10 leading international companies. The contract for Phase 1 includes shoring, dewatering, excavation, piling, fencing and associated works. Al-Sheraa is the tallest, largest, and smartest government net Zero Energy Building, ZEB, in the world. It will have over 2 million square feet, covering over 200,000 square feet of land in the heart of the Cultural Village in Al Jadaf. The building will have 16,500 square metres of photovoltaic solar panels on the roof to produce over 3,500 kilowatts (kW). The building will also include an additional 2,000 square metres of building-integrated photovoltaic panels. The total renewable energy generated from the building is over 5,800 megawatt hours (MWh) per year. The building will be completed and inaugurated in the last quarter of 2019.
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|Publication:||Pakistan & Gulf Economist|
|Date:||Aug 6, 2017|
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