Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has confirmed that the production capacity of Hassyan Power Complex will double by the end of 2023 as energy demand in the emirate continues to grow.

The 1,200 megawatts (MW) facility, which has been converted recently to run only on natural gas instead of clean coal, will add a further 600MW in Q4 and an additional 600MW will be added by Q3 2023, raising capacity to 2,400MW.

The Hassyan Power Complex was initially designed and built-for-purpose as a dual-fuel plant with the ability to operate full-time on both natural gas and clean coal. It now relies only on natural gas.