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Notice of Intention to Grant a Self-Supply Licence to Arkan Building Materials Co. (Arkan) PJSC

The DoE gives notice of its intention to grant a Self-Supply licence to Arkan Building Materials Co...

Licence to Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island Establishment for sewerage, wastewater treatment and disposal (Greywater)

New Licence has been issued to Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island Establishment...

Notice of Intention to modify Ghantoot Transport and General Contracting LLC’s Licence.

DOE intends to modify Ghantoot Transport & General Contracting LLC’s licence for sewerage, treatment...

Consent ED/L03/034

GTTPC - Consent under Articles (127) and (128) of Law No (2) of 1998 and under Condition (13) of GTTPC's...

Consent ED/L03/035

SCIPCO - Consent under Articles (127) and (128) of Law No (2) of 1998

Consent ED/L03/038

SCIPCO - Consent under Articles (127) and (128) of Law No (2) of 1998

Consent ED/L03/061

ADWEC - Procurement and Sale of Electricity and Water Outside the Emirate of Abu Dhabi with Certain Entities

Consent ED/L03/063

TRANSCO - Transmission and Despatch of Power and Water outside the Emirate of Abu Dhabi from the F1 and F2...

Consent ED/L03/064

TRANSCO - Interconnection of the Electricity and Water Transmission Systems operated by TRANSCO and Certain Entities outside the Emirate of...

Consent ED/L03/065

ZonesCorp - Consent concerning Operational Control over Relevant Assets

Consent ED/L03/067

ADDC - Consent to Undertake Sewerage Customer Contact and Billing Services

Consent ED/L03/068

ADDC - Consent to Undertake Sewerage Customer Contact and Billing Services

Licence - RASCO

Licence to generate, desalinate, transmit, distribute and sell electricity and water in remote areas, not connected to either of the...

Licence - ADWEC

The Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Company (ADWEC) is the single buyer of water and electricity output and capacity from...

Consent ED/L03/066

AADC - Consent for the Provision of Diesel Engine Maintenance Services

Licence - ECPC

Emirates CMS Power Company - Water production and electricity generation licence.

Licence - ESWPC

Emirates Sembcorp Water and Power Company - water production and electricity generation licence

Licence - ADDC

The Abu Dhabi Distribution Company (ADDC) is licensed to distributes and supply water and electricity to customers in the central...

Licence - Premier Inn Hotels (LLC)

Wastewater collection, treatment and disposal development licence.

Licence - AMPC

Al Mirfa Power Company - Water production and electricity generation licence.

Licence - ZonesCorp

Higher Corporation for Specialized Economic Zones sewerage, wastewater treatment and disposal licence.

Licence - ADSSC

The Abu Dhabi Sewerage Services Company (ADSSC) is responsible for the collection, treatment and the disposal of wastewater throughout the...

TRANSCO Electricity Transmission System Security Standard

Pursuant to Condition 19 of the Transmission Licence, this document sets out a set of criteria and methodologies which the...

Security of Supply Standard for the Electricity Distribution System (Version 2.0)

Security of Supply Standard for the Electricity Distribution System (Version 2.0)

Limits for Voltage Unbalance in the Electricity Supply System (Version 1.0)

Engineering Recommendation No.10 of the Electricity Distribution Code

Limits for Voltage Unbalance in the Electricity Supply System (Version 0.1)

Engineering Recommendation No.7 of the Electricity Distribution Code

Connection of Embedded Generating Plant up to 5MW (Version 1.0)

Engineering Recommendation No.3 of the Electricity Distribution Code

Limits for Harmonics in the Electricity Supply System (Version 1.0)

Engineering Recommendation No.1 of the Electricity Distribution Code

Streetworks and Access Regulations 2008

The purpose of these Regulations is to enable a licence holder to the extent that its licence so provides to...

The Fuel Storage Tank Regulations 2009

These Regulations ensure the prevention and early detection of any spill, leak or discharge from fuel storage tank systems and...

The Customer Metering Regulations

Distribution Companies use meters to measure most customers’ consumption of water and electricity. The resulting data is then used as...

The Water Distribution Code

The Distribution Companies (AADC & ADDC) are obliged under Condition 3 of their licences to maintain a Distribution Code, detailing...

The Water Transmission Code Rev. 5

The Abu Dhabi Transmission and Despatch Company (TRANSCO) is obliged under Condition 3 of its licence to maintain a Water Transmission Code which...

Code of Practice of Guaranteed and Overall Service Standards

The Bureau developed a Code of Practice of Guaranteed and Overall Service Standards which sets out the minimum service standards...

Water and Electricity Sector Overview

This publication gives an overview of the current activities of the water, wastewater and electricity sector of the Emirate of...

Wastewater Flow Monitoring Code of Practice (First Edition)

The Wastewater Flow Monitoring Code of Practice has been issued by the Bureau in accordance with its duties under Article...

Consultation - Code of Practice for the Inspection and Cleaning of Customer Water Storage Tanks

Consultation - Code of Practice for the Inspection and Cleaning of Customer Water Storage Tanks

Law No (17) of 2005 (as amended)

Law No (17) of 2005 - including all amendments and with the most recent amendment showing by way of a...

​Law No (2) of 1998 (as amended)

Law No (2) of 2008 - including all amendments and with the most recent amendment showing by way of a...

Law No (12) of 2009

Amending Certain Provisions of Law No (17) of 2005 Concerning the Establishment of ADSSC which changed the shareholding structure (and...

Law No (12) of 2008

Amending Some Provisions of Law No (17) of 2005 Concerning the Establishment of ADSSC which enabled ADSSC to sell its...

Law No (19) of 2007

Amending Some Provisions of Law No (2) of 1998 Concerning the Regulation of the Water and Electricity Sector in the...

Law No (9) of 2009

Amending Certain Provisions of Law No (2) of 1998 Concerning the Regulation of the Water and Electricity Sector in the...

Law No (18) of 2007

Amending Some Provisions of Law No (17) of 2005 Concerning the Establishment of Abu Dhabi Sewerage Services Company (ADSSC) which...

Newsletter Q2-2013

We have published our newsletter for the second quarter of 2013. It is available in PDF format for free download.

Supporting the Abu Dhabi Economic Vision 2030

Our 2030 Vision publication, 'Supporting the Abu Dhabi Economic Vision 2030' builds on a range of Abu Dhabi Government planning...

IWPP Model

Independent water and power producers (IWPPs) are major players in the Abu Dhabi water and electricity sector and as of...

The Electricity Supply Regulations 2007

These Regulations are required under Article (63) of Law No (2) of 1998, as amended, and give the technical, safety,...

​Licence - FAPCO

Fujairah Asia Power Company - water production and electricity generation licence

​Licence - GTTPC

Gulf Total Tractebel Power Company- water production and electricity generation licence

​Licence - Ruwais Power Company

Water production and electricity generation licence

​Licence - SAPCO

Shuweihat Asia Power Company PJSC (SAPCO) - electricity generation licence

Licence - UANPC

Umm Al Nar Power Company (UANPC) - electricity generation licence (currently not in production)

​Licence - TAPCO

Taweelah Asia Power Company (TAPCO) - water production and electricity generation licence

Licence - The Zoo & Aquarium Public Institution

Self-regulating electricity generation (solar) licence granted on 1 August 2012 to generate power using solar photovoltaic panels mounted on the...

Licence - Abu Dhabi Judicial Department

Self-regulating electricity generation (solar) licence granted on 26 June 2012 to generate power using solar photovoltaic panels mounted on the...

Licence - Dhafra Beach Hotel

Wastewater collection, treatment and disposal development licence.

Licence - SCIPCO

Shuweihat CMS International Power Company (SCIPCO) - water production and electricity generation licence

The Electricity Distribution Code

The distribution companies (ADDC and AADC) are obliged under Condition 3 of their licences to maintain a Distribution Code, detailing...

Guide to the Water Supply Regulations 2009

The Guide defines the approved materials, sizes and dimensions of connections and provision of storage tanks. They also provide information...

Licence - The German International School

Self-regulating electricity generation (solar) licence granted on 2 February 2014 to generate power using solar photovoltaic panels mounted on the...

Newsletter Q3-2013

We have published our newsletter for the second quarter of 2013. It is available in PDF format for free download.

Response to Consultation on Code of Practice on Wastewater Flow Monitoring

The objective of this Code is to ensure sewerage services licensees’ wastewater flow...

Trade Effluent Control Regulations 2010

These regulations are required under Article (63) of Law No (2) of 1998, as amended, and establish a framework for...

Code of Practice for low-risk Trade Effluent discharges from laundry services

Under the Trade Effluent Control Regulations 2010 the Bureau has a duty to...

Code of Practice for low-risk Trade Effluent discharges from restaurants and cafes

Under the Trade Effluent Control Regulations 2010 the Bureau has a duty to...

Consultation - Wastewater Regulations Quality Standards Review

Public consultation on the quality standards in the Trade Effluent Control Regulations and Recycled Water and Biosolids Regulations.

Newsletter Q1-2014

We have published our newsletter for the second quarter of 2013. It is available in PDF format for free download.

Newsletter Q2-2014

We have published our newsletter for the second quarter of 2013. It is available in PDF format for free download.

Licence - Ghantoot Transport and General Contracting Establishment

Wastewater collection, treatment and disposal development licence.

Licence - ALSA Engineering & Construction L.L.C.

Wastewater collection, treatment and disposal development licence.

Licence - Granite Construction Company

Wastewater collection, treatment and disposal development licence.

The Small-scale Solar Photovoltaic Energy Netting Regulations

The Regulation and Supervision Bureau (“Bureau”) has issued the regulatory framework for installation...

Solar PV Installation - Guidance Document

The Regulation and Supervision Bureau ("Bureau") has issued the regulatory framework for installation...

Technical Regulations of Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

The Regulation and Supervision Bureau ("Bureau") has issued the Regulatory Framework of Electric Vehicle...

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Strategic Initiatives

Establish strategic initiatives that deliver sustainable development in the energy sector and contribute to the economic and social growth of Abu Dhabi.

Future Energy

Plan Abu Dhabi's future energy requirements in accordance with its economic, environmental, and social sustainability objectives while coordinating with the relevant authorities.

Service and Quality

Achieve, maintain, and promote the highest levels of service and quality.

Development

Work with government authorities and partners to maintain compliance with legislation and to keep pace with global developments in the energy industry.

Operational Plans

Propose strategic and operational plans—including future projects and expansions—for the UAE's energy sector, in coordination with the Executive Council.

Energy Partners

Assist and support energy partners in implementing and adhering to the strategic and executive plans for Abu Dhabi’s energy sector.

Build Awareness

Develop a clear strategy for the future of the petroleum and mineral resources sector and build awareness and understanding of this sector within the local community.

Facilitate Resources

Facilitate the integration of power production sources, including renewable energy and nuclear power.

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