From The Report: Abu Dhabi 2014
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Following partial privatisation at the end of the last century, the provision of utilities in the emirate has improved significantly, while disruptions and inefficiencies in both networks have also been greatly reduced under the new model. With the growth in demand for services increasing and showing no signs of diminishing any time in the near future, ensuring an adequate supply of water and power will remain a challenge in the coming decade. Investment will be required in the short and medium terms, creating more opportunities for foreign capital and ownership in both the power and water supply systems.
This chapter contains interviews with Faris Obaid Al Dhaheri, Director-General, Abu Dhabi Water & Electricity Authority (ADWEA); and Nicholas Carter, Director-General, Regulation and Supervision Bureau (RSB).