Output of water, wastewater and electricity sector grows 2.7%

Federal Competitiveness & Statistics Authority data confirms growth.

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Output grew to $15.1billion in 2018, driven by continued population growth.
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Output grew to $15.1billion in 2018, driven by continued population growth.

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The gross output of the water, wastewater and electricity sector grew 2.7% last year according to fresh data released by the Federal Competitiveness & Statistics Authority.

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State-held news agency Wam reports that output grew to $15.1billion in 2018, driven by continued population growth.

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This has pushed government to find efficient alternatives through clean energy sources and the launching of national mega projects, such as The Emirates National Grid (ENG) project.

ENG facilitates the commercial transfer of electricity between power authorities.

It also allows for cost savings as a result of the reduction in installed reserve capacity on individual utility systems.

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