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Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) on Monday said around 58.48 per cent of work on its Dh1.42 billion pumped-storage hydroelectric power plant being built in Hatta has been completed. 
The power plant will have a production capacity of 250 megawatts (MW), a storage capacity of 1,500 megawatt-hours and a life span of up to 80 years. This is the first station of its kind in the GCC and is planned for completion in Q4 of 2024.

The plant supports the comprehensive development plan for Hatta to meet the social, developmental, economic, and environmental needs as well as provide innovative job opportunities for Emiratis in Hatta.