DEWA adopts new Microsoft generative AI tool

By Shilpa Annie Joseph, Official Reporter
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DEWA adopts new Microsoft generative AI tool
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State-owned utility service provider, Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has adopted Microsoft Power Platform and its AI-powered tool Copilot.

The move is part of DEWA’s efforts to utilize the latest global technologies in all areas and benefit from the capabilities of generative AI to enhance DEWA’s digital transformation.

Copilot will assist software developers at DEWA in building smart programs and applications that support DEWA’s operations more smoothly and efficiently by utilizing generative AI tools.

Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer_DEWA electricity transmission network projects
Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer

“We work to develop DEWA’s digital channels using the latest disruptive technologies of the Fourth Industrial Revolution and generative AI tools. This aligns with the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister, and Ruler of Dubai, to make Dubai the smartest and happiest city in the world. Adopting the Microsoft Power Platform Copilot is part of our efforts to utilize AI in all our services and operations.”

“DEWA invests in its digital infrastructure to enhance the digital transformation to promote stakeholders’ happiness and provide value-added advanced digital services,” Mr. Al Tayer further added.

The Copilot supports developers and programmers in writing code and developing applications. It understands the context of the code being written and provides suggestions and guidance to programmers during the programming process, in addition to tips on how to format code and correct errors to speed up the development process, as per the statement.

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