The Middle East’s electricity utilities are faced with a big problem: how to get users to save electricity when subsidies make it so cheap. DEWA’s approach is to persuade consumers to help make Dubai “the smartest city in the world.”

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) is preparing its next development plan, for the five years to 2021 under the rubric of a “smarter and brighter energy future for Dubai.” (CONTINUED - 725 WORDS)