DEWA Builds Region’s First Virtual Power Plant In Cooperation With Enbala

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) is partnering with Canadian company Enbala to build the region’s first Virtual Power Plant (VPP).

This is part of DEWA’s continuous efforts to explore and shape the future of the world’s energy sector in line with the wise vision of the UAE leadership to promote innovation.

A VPP is a smart network of distributed, small and medium scale generation units such as solar photovoltaic, battery storage and flexible loads.

The aim is to increase the visibility of distributed energy resources (DER) and maximise their value by providing grid services such as peak shaving, frequency regulation or energy balancing. Read more