The Dubai Electricity and Water (DEWA) has partnered with technology company Group 42 to accelerate the development and adoption of artificial intelligence and cloud technologies across the UAE.
The partnership enables the digital arm of DEWA, Digital DEWA, and Digital DEWA’s companies – Moro Hub, InfraX and DigitalX – to introduce and implement digital and data transformation initiatives.
DEWA will leverage the partnership to foster new services around AI and enhance innovations across its service portfolio.
Digital DEWA’s service portfolio includes solar energy, energy storage, AI, and digital services which makes it the world’s first digital utility utilising autonomous systems for renewable energy, storage, expansion in AI adoption, and digital services.
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Digital DEWA will also create new services that will be hosted on Moro Hub and G42 cloud infrastructure to ensure data security and enhanced customer experience.
The services will be managed in Moro Hub’s Smart Cities Command and Control Centre, offering 24/7 support to future clients.
The collaboration with Group 42 supports the Dubai 10X initiative to propel Dubai into the future by accelerating the deployment of digital technologies, positioning it 10 years ahead of other global cities.
HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer said: “We are also committed to strengthening the UAE’s position as a global hub for the Fourth Industrial Revolution and increase its contribution to a knowledge-based national economy that depends on innovation and future technological applications.
“The partnership with G42 will strengthen Digital DEWA offerings, as they can now extensively collaborate on technological endeavours, to co-create services in the clean energy and IoT, leverage AI-led solutions for government entities and enterprises across different sectors as well as explore the commercial and operational feasibility of such opportunities.”