Ras Al Khaimah to get seven more power stations




The Federal Electricity and Water Authority (Fewa) will build seven new power stations in Ras Al Khaimah at a cost of Dh750million. The projects, in line with the national agenda and Emirates 2021 Vision, are meant to meet the needs of the housing, tourist, industrial, commercial and residential sectors.

While three main stations will be built at Al Gheil, Al Jazirat Al Hamra and Al Sharisha, four power substations will come up at Jazirat Al Marjan, Filya, Azan and Khor Khweir areas. Fewa has started operating two power stations at Al Daqdaqa and Hamraniya area and finished the expansion works of the Rifaa-2 main power station. The official highlighted that Fewa is in full cooperation with the Sheikh Zayed Housing Programme and local departments in RAK to meet the power and water needs of the residents. Furthermore, Fewa has replaced over 100km of earth power cables across the emirate to increase the performance of the electricity transmission and distribution networks.