Exploring Business Opportunities with
Dubai Electricity & Water Authority
Speaker : Mr. A.S.A. Hameed
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Dubai Electricity and Water Authority
“ For Generations to Come”
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Agenda
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Dubai: Land of opportunities and achievements.
Why business in Dubai?
DEWA : History and Salient Features.
DEWA: Facts and Figures.
DEWA: Procurement Areas and Procedures.
DEWA: Criteria for Participation.
DEWA: Tendering Procedures.
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1. Dubai: Land of Opportunities and Achievements
Dubai The Pearl
Of Gulf
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1. Dubai: Land of Opportunities and Achievements
Dubai The Pearl Of Gulf
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1. Dubai: Land of Opportunities and Achievements
Dubai The Pearl Of
Gulf
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1. Dubai: Land of Opportunities and Achievements
Dubai The Pearl Of
Gulf
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2. Why business in Dubai?
The advantages of doing Business in Dubai and the UAE are:
 Leaders with Focus & Vision towards the future.
 Well established Infrastructures i.e. Advanced Communication, Transport Facilities
etc.
 Duty-Free atmosphere. Various Free Zones like Jebel Ali Free Zone, Sharjah Free
Zone, Ajman Free Zone etc.
 Business friendly environment.
 Easy Visa Formalities.
 Totally Secure atmosphere.
Dubai is an ideal Entry Point for doing business in
the Gulf Region.
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3. DEWA: History and Salient Features
•Formed on 1st January, 1992, by a decree issued by His Highness Sheikh Maktoum bin Rashid Al
Maktoum.
• Aim to merge Dubai Electricity Company and the Dubai Water Department that had been operating
independently for several years from their inception in 1959. Both these organizations were established
through the foresight and initiative of His Highness Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum, the late Ruler
of Dubai, as government supported bodies with the objective of making available to the people of Dubai
an adequate and reliable supply of electricity and water.
• Today, DEWA is an inspiring success story known for its efficiency and reliability in every facet of its
operations. Constant planning and forecasting to meet the growing demands of the customer has always
been DEWA's well entrenched philosophy. Owing to this policy, the Authority has come a long way in
serving the customers and thereby making its own contributions to the economic growth of Dubai.
• Today DEWA employs a workforce of about 8500 employees who constantly endeavour to see that both
the quantity and quality of services provided are of the highest standards in consistency and reliability.
The expansion and success story continues in order to meet the
ever growing demand for electricity and water.
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3. DEWA: History and Salient Features
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DEWA is the pioneer in the field of Water Desalination, Network Distribution and other innovations
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Efforts towards introduction of New Technologies and Products in the Emirate of Dubai and the
United Arab Emirates as a whole, as well as other Gulf Countries.
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DEWA's procurement alone amounts to about US$ 1 to 2 Billion per annum.
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In its quest to improve quality in the field of Power & Water DEWA constantly seeks Global partners
for its procurement needs.
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Procurement process for DEWA is through invited Tenders, Global Tenders and thru’ Local
Purchases. International Companies can participate in DEWA's tenders and benefit from the
booming business opportunities in the United Arab Emirates.
DEWA is a progressive and forward thinking utility with great business
opportunity, potential and partnership.
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DEWA’s Mission & Vision
•A Sustainable World- Class Utility
Vision
Mission
Main goal
•Meeting customer satisfaction and promoting Dubai's vision through
delivery of electricity and water services at a world-class level of
reliability, efficiency, safety and environment by a competent workforce
and effective partnerships; supporting resources sustainability.
•To ensure the provision of Dubai's future energy and water requirements
with maximum efficiency and establishing a sound business model based
on the best available technologies and best practices
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4. DEWA: Facts and Figures
Number of 400 kV Substations
17
16
14
14
12
10
10
7
8
6
4
4
5
5
7
7
7
11
14
12
8
5
2
0
1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
DEWA’s 400 kV Transmission Substations have
increased 3 fold in the last ten years
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4. DEWA: Facts and Figures
Number of 132 kV Substations
153
160
165
139
116
120
88
80
69
52
40
21
25
26
28
29
31
33
37
0
1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
DEWA’s 132 kV Transmission Substations have
increased 5 fold in the last ten years
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4. DEWA: Facts and Figures
Total No. of 11/0.4 & 6.6/0.4kV Substations
28000
25564
24229
24000
22224
20041
20000
17886
15383
16000
12235
12000
8000
13447
9031 9744
8429
7170 7799
6203 6524
4000
0
1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
DEWA’s Distribution Substations have increased
3 fold in the last ten years
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5. DEWA: Procurement Areas and Procedures
DEWA IS SEEKING CO OPERATION IN THE FOLLOWING DEVELOPING FIELDS:
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Power Plants
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Substations
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Desalination and Reverse Osmosis Plants
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Reservoirs & Pumping Stations
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Power and Water – Transmission and Distribution Net Works
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SCADA Systems and Intelligent Metering System
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Consultancy services in Water & Power areas.
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Other Cost Effective Energy, Water, Environmental and Green building Technologies.
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5. DEWA: Procurement Areas and Procedures
A BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF DEWA'S PROCUREMENT PROCEDURES
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DEWA procures Power, Electrical, Water and environment related materials / equipment /
services / Consultancy through Global tenders called Open Tenders.
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These open tenders are advertised in local newspapers, in M E E D, UK and also displayed
in DEWA website, i.e. www.dewa.gov.ae
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The purchase of tender may be made either locally or downloaded from our official
website by using credit card.
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Tender opening results i.e. prices quoted by different bidders are posted in our Web site
on the same day / next day of Tender Opening. These tender opening results reveals
market prices of Particular products / services of different suppliers / Contractors.
DEWA procurement process is open, fair and equitable.
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6. DEWA: Criteria for Participation
The following criteria should be fulfilled for participating in the tenders:
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Any bonafide manufacturer/supplier/firm/company can procure the Tender
documents from our Head Office in Dubai or download the electronic form of it
from our website after making due online payment of Tender Document fee.
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It is important to note that while submitting their Tender, the Tenderers must
submit the names of their local partner/sponsor along with a photocopy of their
current Dubai Trade License.
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A Tender has to be submitted in specific Tender Document(s) which has to be
procured beforehand from the cash counter of DEWA Head Office, Dubai, by paying
a Tender document fee (nonrefundable) or in self printed Tender Document(s),
which is/are printout of the downloaded Tender Document file for that particular
Tender.
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The amount of Tender Document fee can be found in the corresponding
advertisement, which is published in daily news papers or in DEWA webite.
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Tender documents are normally available at the Cash counters on the same day on
which the corresponding advertisement appears in the local daily newspapers.
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6. DEWA: Criteria for Participation
PRE QUALIFICATION / PRODUCT REGISTRATION:
The following documents are required directly to do business with DEWA .
• Commercial name, mailing address, P.O.Box , Telephone and fax numbers.
• Legal status and License issued by the competent body including Dubai Trade License from Economic
department for Particular services and approvals from Dubai Municipality ( if applicable ).
• Name of Person or Persons who are authorized to contract and specimen of the signatures.
• Kind of materials, works and services dealt with. Catalogues / brochures are to be attached.
• Name of exclusive dealership entrusted and officially registered at the competent bodies.
• Previous supply / experience in execution of works , including end user contact person’s name, Telephone, Fax
details, size , Type of Contracts with them. Preference to be given to submittals for similar climatic conditions and
Government authorities references.
• Past three years financial statements audited by external auditors.
• International valid Test certificates of products / services.
• The memorandum of association , any proof that the company is shared by one or more UAE nationals with a
ratio of not less than 51% of the capital and the value of the capital.
• The Company shall not be deprived from participating in tenders .
• The Company shall not have relative of first degree among contracting department officials.
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7. DEWA: Tendering Procedures
INTRODUCTION
Purchases / Contracts / Consultancy services are established in the light of the
following:-
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The actual need for supplying the materials or providing services and
to meet rapid growth of Dubai.
System Stability & reliability improvement requirements
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The feasibility studies of the new project.
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Availability of the funds in the Budget.
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7. DEWA: Tendering Procedures
GENERAL CONDITIONS OF TENDERS:
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Tenders shall be submitted in a sealed cover and strictly within the closing date & time mentioned in
the tender.
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Tender prices are to be in local UAE currency or in foreign currency. Avoid rubbing and erasing in the
Bill of Quantities, prices and value of tender must be observed.
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The submitted prices are considered as final. It is not allowed to be revoked because of fluctuations
in prices, currencies, taxes, charges, levies etc., and the prices must remain firm until completion of
delivery of the items or completion of works & defects liability period.
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The tenderer is allowed to submit the alternative offer for DEWA’s review and evaluation.
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All the offers shall be valid for 120 days from the closing dates.
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The tender shall be accompanied with a Tender Bond for 5% value of the highest offer submitted by
the bidder.
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Deviation (if any) from DEWA’s tender specifications shall be clearly mentioned in the attached
deviation schedule.
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The tenderer shall quote the prices including Customs Duty.
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The tenderer shall fill up all the schedules, such as Schedule of components ,Past supply/ experience
, price breakups, deviation, plant , equipment , Manpower schedules, etc.,
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The successful tenderer shall submit Performance Bond 10% value of the contract, normally within
15 days from the date of award of contract.
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7. DEWA: Tendering Procedures
INSTRUCTIONS FOR SUBMISSION
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Completed Tender (Master Tender Document and duplicate copies), enclosed in a plain
cover and red wax-sealed, clearly marked with the Tender ID number and description,
should be addressed to The Chairman, Board of Directors, Dubai Electricity and Water
Authority and delivered into the designated Tender Opening Room of the Authority's
Head Office near Wafi Shopping Mall in Zabeel East, Dubai. The closing time for receipt
of completed Tender is 11:00 a.m. of the Tender closing date Box.
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With the Tender document the following must be enclosed:
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Original Tender Bond as per specimen form given in the Tender document. It is to
be noted that the Tender Bond should be for an amount not less than 5% of the
Total Tender price in the form of an unconditional and irrevocable Bank Guarantee
issues from a leading Bank in Dubai in favour of DEWA and valid up to 150 calendar
days calculated from the last date fixed for receipt of tenders.
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Duplicate Tender document Purchase receipt or Printout of electronic payment
receipt in case of downloaded Tender Documents.
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Copy of Local Partner’s/Sponsor's current Dubai Trade License.
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8. ITEMS PROCURED BY DEWA
WATER TECHNOLOGY
Water Treatment Plants
Desalination Plants
Water Bottle Companies
Asbestos, GRP, Fibre Glass, HDPE, PVC, G.I. Stainless
Steel & Other Pipes.
Water Treatment Chemicals
Water Coolers & Water Heaters
Water Savers & Water Scooters
Water Well Drilling Equipment & Accessories
Water SCADA Software
Warning Tapes
Pumps
Valves – Gate, Butterfly, Air, Pressure reducing , etc.
Irrigation System
Sanitary Wares & Accessories.
Agricultural & Horticultural Equipment
Chlorination System
Dewatering Equipment
Waterproofing Products
Tanks / Reservoir Lining Materials
Fibre Glass Products
Manhole Covers
Micro Tunnelling Equipment
Pipelining & Coating
Protective Coating Items
Sealants
Adhesives
Leak Detection Equipment
Water Transmission & Distribution related Products
ENERGY TECHNOLOGY
Boilers
Turbines
Compressors
Motors
Generators
Air-conditioners
Air-conditioning Chillers & Heat Exchangers
Air Purification & Cleaning Equipment
Air Curtains & Filters
Auto Recloser
Batteries & Battery Chargers
Bearings & Gears
Industrial Belts
Bolts, Nuts & Chains
Hardware Tools. Tackless & Gaskets
Brake Parts & Lining
Cables – HV/MV/LV/ Control
Cable Fault Locator
Cabinet
Cast Resin Transformers
Wire Manufacturing
Cable Joints & Accessories
Cable Tiles/Protection covers/UPVC pipes
Calibration Equipment & Cauges
Cathodic Protection System
Centrifugal Machineries
Industrial Chemicals & Products
Communication Systems & Equipment
Computers
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8. ITEMS PROCURED BY DEWA
ENERGY TECHNOLOGY
Conduits & Electric Fittings
Control Systems – Industrial & Residential
Corrosion Control System
Cranes
Control Safety, System Protection & Monitoring
Equipment
Cooling & Heating Equipment
Crimping Sockets
Current Transformers
Data Communication Equipment
Diesel Engines
Distance Relays
Earthing / Lightning Equipment & Accessories
Fan & Exhaust Systems
Firefighting Equipment & System
Fuel Handing & Injection System
FGRP Kiosks
Galvanizing Products
Gas Detectors
Geographic Information (GIS Systems)
Gas Insulated Switchgear
Safety Equipment, PPE Items
Horizontal Drilling Equipment
Hydraulic Equipment & Tools
HRC Fuses Links / MCCB’s
Industrial & Power Automation
Instrumentation & Calibration
Insulation Material
Lifts & Escalators
Lighting Fixtures – Industrial & Residential
Industrial Linings
Lubricants – Industrial
Magnetic Devices
Relays – Control & Protection
Ring Main Units (SF6)
Circuit Breakers
Cable Trays
Capacitor Banks
Switchgears / Distribution Boards/ Mini Distribution Pillars
Pocket Substations
Overhead Line Equipment Materials / Hardware &
Accessories
Ceramic & Other Power Insulator
Fault Recorders
Energy Meters – Consumer connection equipment home
service meters
Partial Discharge Measurement Equipment
On Load Tap Changer
Main Panel & Distribution Boards
Testing & Measuring Equipment
Plastic tubes, Rods & Sheets
Pneumatic Tools & Tackles
Powder Coating Products
Pressure Gauges
Pressure Vessels
Power Transformers / Distribution / Instrument / Voltage /
Current Transformers.
Process Control System & SCADA
Public Address System
Radiators
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8. ITEMS PROCURED BY DEWA
ENERGY TECHNOLOGY
Remote Terminal Units (RTU)
Ring Main Units
Reactors
Radio Communications
Refrigeration Equipment
Rust Proofing Equipment
Sandblasting Equipment
Seals
Substation Control System
Spraying Equipment
Survey Equipment
Tubing Works
Uninterruptible Power Supply Equipment
Ventilation Products
Weighing Equipment
Wire Products
Home Appliances like Refrigerators, Air Conditioners,
Dishwashers, Cookers, TV, PC, Light fittings, Wiring
Switches & Accessories
ENVIRONMENT SYSTEM
Energy Conservation Products
Energy Savers
Water Savers
Water Conservation Products
Energy & Water Recycling Products
Filtration Equipment (Air, Water, etc.)
Recycling Products (Wood, Paper, etc.) & Technologies
Solar & Wind Energy Products
Emission Monitoring Equipment
Hazardous Waste Collection & Management
Waste Control Products
Pollution Control System & Products
Garbage, Trash Disposal & Recycling
Environment Control System
Refuse Disposal System
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Thank You
 For any Contract / Tender assistance please Contact:
Contracts Manager,
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority,
P. O. Box 564, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Phone:- 00 971 4 3072460 : Fax :- 00 971 4 3248111
E mail:- [email protected]
“Let us together build a better tomorrow and
develop good business together”
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