The plan also focuses on cutting power failures and responding to the continuous increase in power consumption and expected loads, said the statement from Sewga.
Work on 157 new 11 kV distribution stations have been completed in addition to replacement of equipment and spare parts in 111 stations. Also, 26 stations have been upgraded in seven key areas in Sharjah and old grids modified in 23 areas, it added.
Chairman Dr Engineer Rashid Al Leem said the authority pays close attention to developing grids and continuing comprehensive development processes in all regions within Sharjah.
"We are taking all efforts to implement the directives of HH Dr Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah for providing high-quality infrastructure and development to the emirate's residents, and raising the efficiency of power distribution serving development requirements, while achieving sustainable development," remarked Al Leem.
Sewga, she stated, continues to work on completing the plan to develop the transmission and distribution network and building electrical substations as per global sustainablity standards.
"The plan aims at realising the aspirations of Sharjah residents in carrying out projects that strengthen the modern infrastructure, to keep pace with growth, development and prosperity in Sharjah, providing the finest services and improving the quality of life, as well as supporting economic and urban growth," noted Al Leem.
According to her, Sewga carried out a comprehensive development of the power grids in several key areas of Sharjah in cooperation with major international and local companies.
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