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Dewa smart services progress

DUBAI: Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) said that adoption of its smart services reached 93 per cent by the end of the first quarter (Q1) of the year.

Dewa’s services are available round the clock through various channels and smart platforms, according to the highest standards of availability, reliability and efficiency, it said in a statement.

Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of Dewa, said: "At Dewa, we aim to establish an effective relationship with our customers and society in general and underline Dewa’s message that it is part of the life of every individual and family, and that it exerts all efforts to fulfil their needs, exceed their expectations, and make them happier.

Engie names new Saudi CEO

RIYADH: French multinational utility company Engie has appointed Turki Al Shehri, an industry veteran, as its new chief executive for Saudi Arabia.

In his new role, Al Shehri will spearhead Engie’s efforts to grow its presence in the kingdom and bolster its portfolio of investments, partnerships and customer solutions, as one of the leading French investors in Saudi Arabia.

Engie is a major player in Saudi Arabia and is active in three businesses: Power generation, water desalination, and energy services.

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