His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai, presented Dewa with five awards during the Dubai Government Excellence Program (DGEP) Awards in 2021. The award the most important being the Elite Award, which is awarded to government entities that score 600 points or more. Other awards include Best Entity in Emiratization, Dubai Medal for Skilled Employee, Dubai Medal for Young Employee, and Special Recognition for Unknown Soldier.
Dewa won the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Program Flag for Government Services 2020 for his Smart Living initiative.
In 2021, Dewa posted two Guinness World Records. Guinness World Records has confirmed Dewa’s Jebel Ali Power and Water Generation Complex, which is the largest single-site natural gas-fired power generation facility in the world.
The complex has a power generation capacity of 9,547 MW. The second record was for the world’s first 3D printed lab. The record was awarded to Dewa’s robotics and drone laboratory, housed within the research and development (R&D) center of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum solar park.
Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Managing Director and CEO of Dewa, expressed his pride in Dewa’s achievements. He said Dewa’s successes were the result of his work under the vision and guidance of the wise leadership of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai, and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the United Arab Emirates Armed Forces, whose goal is to make the Government of the United Arab Emirates one of the best in the world and to make the United Arab Emirates the world’s leading nation by its centenary in 2071.