DEWA is the electricity and water authority of Dubai, which takes care of the ever growing demand of electricity and water in the emirate of Dubai.DEWA was formed on 1 January, 1992, by the merging of Dubai Electricity Company and Dubai Water Department that had been operating independently from 1959 until then.
SEWA is the utility authority of the Emirates of Sharjah which takes care of the electricity, water and piped natural gas service supply to nationals and residents of the emirate. Sharjah Electricity & Water Authority has witnessed consecutive huge development since its inception as a private company called Sharjah Electricity & Water Resources Co., then its ownership was transferred to Sharjah Government as Sharjah Electricity & Water Department.
ADWEA is the utility authority of Abu Dhabi and takes care of the water and electricity distribution to the emirate and is owned by the Abu Dhabi Government. It was found in 1998. Although under the government, they are financially and administratively independent and operate as AADC and ADDC.
AADC is the sole distributor and supplier of water and electricity in the Eastern Region of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi (Al Ain city and its surrounding rural areas). Al Ain Distribution Company (AADC) is a public joint stock company registered and incorporated in 1999, in United Arab Emirates, with Head Office in Al Ain.
Established in November 1998, Abu Dhabi Distribution Company (ADDC) is responsible for distributing high quality water and electricity services to all customers in the emirate of Abu Dhabi, excluding the Al Ain region. ADDC’s core business is the planning, design, construction, and operation of the Abu Dhabi water and electricity distribution network.
TRANSCO is a subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Water & Electricity Authority (ADWEA) and is responsible for developing, operating and maintaining the high voltage power transmission and bulk water transmission networks within the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. TRANSCO has taken a leading role in supporting the development of the ADNOC group companies, ADCO and GASCO, and other significant new industries in Abu Dhabi such as aluminium and steel by significantly expanding its supplies to meet forecast demand from these consumers.
FEWA caters to the needs of electricity and water for the population of the Northern Emirates which comprises of Ras al Khaimah, Fujairah, Umm al Quwain and Ajman. Federal Electricity & Water Authority (FEWA) was established in 1999 under the Federal Law No. 31 of 1999 to carry out the duties assigned by Ministry of Electricity and Water in achieving several objectives.
Abu Dhabi Sewerage Services Company, established in 2005, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Government. It is responsible for the collection, treatment and disposal of wastewater discharged from residential, commercial and industrial buildings in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi; and the distribution of recycled water for irrigation purposes in gardens, parks, farms and green spaces. Bio-solids are also available for reuse.
Saudi Electric Company is responsible for the distribution of Electricity throughout Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Saudi Electricity Company was established in 2000 as a Saudi joint stock company. They follow a systematic method of assuring continuity of the electrical power services while maintaining the credibility and reliability of the electrical system and quality of services to their customers.
MEDC is licensed by Authority for Electricity Regulation, Oman (AER) for the distribution and supply of electricity in the Muscat Governorate; covering an authorized area of 3,900 sq.kms of the Sultanate of Oman. Muscat Electricity Distribution Company SAOC (MEDC) is a closed joint stock Omani company established as a result of the new market structure for electricity and related water sector under the Sector Law promulgated by Royal Decree.
DPC is responsible for power distribution in Oman. DPC is a closed Omani joint stock company registered under the Commercial Companies Law of Sultanate of Oman. The Company was incorporated on 25 February 2001 and has commenced its commercial operations on 1 May 2003.
The main role of Distribution Code Review Panel (DCRP) is to review the distribution code of the electricity system less than 132 KV by coordinating between the licensed distributors of electricity in Oman, the Authority for electricity regulations and other companies that are forming the electricity sector. They were formed in 2004.
Ministry of Electricity and Water Kuwait takes care of the country’s electricity and water requirement. In 1951 Kuwait Oil Company established a small unit for distilling sea water. Similarly, the company established the first power generating unit in 1949.
Kahramaa is responsible for the distribution on electricity and water in Qatar. The Ministry of Electricity and Water was created along with 8 other ministries as part of the Council of Ministers formed in preparation for Independence in 1971 and Qatar General Electricity & Water Corporation "KAHRAMAA" was established in July 2000.
The Electricity and Water authority of Bahrain is responsible for the supply and distribution of electricity and water in the Kingdom of Bahrain. They were formed in 1957.
The electricity in Pakistan is generated, transmitted, distributed, and retail supplied by two vertically integrated public sector utilities: Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) for all of Pakistan (except Karachi), and the Karachi Electric (K-Electric) for the city of Karachi and its surrounding areas. WAPDA was established in 1958. K-Electric was incorporated on 13 September 1913, under the now repealed Indian Companies Act.