Utilities

Abu Dhabi Utilities

With widespread coverage of potable water, wastewater and electricity networks, Abu Dhabi maintains utility services that are on a par, if not better than, many countries in Europe and North America. At the same time, the emirate’s government has been committed for many years to boosting power and water infrastructure further, with 2017 seeing some of the world’s most advanced projects in these spheres. At the same time, utilities development is also being carried out within the framework of the Abu Dhabi Economic Vision 2030, which includes clear environmental and sustainability goals. While many of Abu Dhabi’s power and water projects and facilities are famed for their size, future expansion is based on quality and innovation, giving the emirate a place at the forefront of technological and scientific development in the utilities field.

This chapter contains interviews with Sheikh Abdulla bin Mohammed Al Hamed, Chairman, Regulation and Supervision Bureau; and Mohamed Al Hammadi, CEO, Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation.