DEWA unites with G42 for AI driven solutions

By Rahul Vaimal, Associate Editor
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Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA)’s digital arm Digital DEWA has entered into a strategic partnership with Abu Dhabi-based leading Artificial Intelligence (AI) and cloud computing company Group 42 (G42) to develop new AI-enabled services. 

Digital DEWA which is an active contributor to Dubai 10X initiative, always seeks for a leading role in the adoption of digital technologies driven by its four pillars; Artificial Intelligence, Energy Storage, Solar Energy, and Digital Services which makes it the world’s first digital utility employing autonomous systems for renewable energy, storage, expansion in AI adoption, and digital services. This, in turn, supports the Dubai 10X initiative to propel Dubai into the future, positioning it 10 years ahead of other global cities.

The partnership with Group 42 enables Digital DEWA companies – Moro Hub, InfraX and DigitalX to introduce and implement digital and data transformation initiatives. The collaboration aims to foster new services around AI and enhance innovations across Digital DEWA’s service portfolio.

Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer

“The partnership with G42 will strengthen Digital DEWA offerings, as they can now extensively collaborate on technological endeavors, 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.”

The new services will be hosted on Moro Hub and G42 cloud infrastructure to ensure data security and superior customer experience. The services will be managed in Moro Hub’s Smart Cities Command and Control Centre, offering 24/7 support to future clients.

Peng Xiao
Peng Xiao
CEO – Group 42

“We are thrilled to team up with Digital DEWA and play a key role in the digital transformation objectives and initiatives of the country. Our expertise in the fields of AI, Big Data Analytics and cloud computing, combined with our specialized industrial know-how, allow us to develop progressive and holistic solutions to problems in every sector, empowering businesses to transition to digital environments effortlessly. The UAE government is committed to the digital growth and development of the nation, and we are proud to contribute to this goal in every way possible.”

Regional clients can look forward to new service innovations addressing several market segments such as AI Research & Development, Cloud and Data Centre services, Industrial solutions, AI Video Analytics as a Service, Healthcare solutions such as COVID-19 detection and diagnostic devices, technical support, professional and other digital services.