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ACWA Power signed strategic agreements with three Chinese entities

ACWA Power, a leading developer, owner, and operator of power generation and water desalination plants has signed strategic agreements with three renowned Chinese entities on the sidelines of the second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation (BRF). The agreements with PowerChina, China Gezhouba Group Company (CGGC) and Bank of [...]

A $13.6bn record concentrated solar power park rises from Dubai desert

Under the Arabian sun, a monumental construction effort is making headway. Located deep within Dubai’s desert interior, the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park – named after the emirate’s ruler and the UAE’s vice president and prime minister – continues to grow and has just passed another milestone. In [...]

ACWA, Shanghai Electric lead Dubai 950 MW Concentrated Solar Power -PV NOOR Energy 1 Project

Dubai 950MW Concentrated Solar Power -PV project NOOR Energy 1, the super solar power complex is the 4th phase of Dubai Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park. September 2017 witnessed the winning of consortium of ACWA Power and Shang Electric to execute the project. Up to date, the project [...]

Dubai Concentrated Solar Power technology inventions accelerate industry cost reductions

Supplier innovations at the 950 MW Noor Energy 1 Concentrated Solar Power project will increase construction and operations efficiency and propel the CSP industry closer to $50/MWh, industry experts told the Mena New Energy 2019 conference. Last month, the Dubai Electricity Water Authority (DEWA), Saudi Arabia's ACWA Power and China's [...]

Saudi Arabia shines a light on future of concentrated solar power

Saudi Arabia is embracing a new, more efficient way to harness solar power for electricity, inspired by its role as the main developer in one of the world’s largest renewable energy projects, the Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum Solar Park in Dubai. Concentrated solar power (CSP), which makes up a [...]

Dow wins contract for 950 MW Phase 4 of Dubai’s MBR Concentrated Solar Power Park

American firm to work with China's Shanghai Electric on hybrid Concentrated Solar Power and solar PV project that will power 270,000 Dubai homes. The subcontracting has been awarded for 700MW concentrated solar power and a 250MW photovoltaic hybrid project. Dow, along with Chinese power generation and electrical equipment manufacturing company [...]

MBR Concentrated Solar Power Park reaches news infrastructure completion phase

The concrete base of the tower that is part of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, MBR, Solar Park, the largest single-site concentrated solar power, CSP, project in the world, has been completed. Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Managing Director and CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority, DEWA, inspected the [...]

DEWA complete financing for Dubai concentrated solar power park

ACWA Power and Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) said on Sunday they had completed the financing of a 950 megawatt concentrated solar power project in Dubai. The companies did not disclose the size of the deal in Sunday’s statement but sources told Reuters in January the financing would [...]

Rioglass Solar Signs Contracts for World’s Largest Concentrated Solar Power Plant

Rioglass Solar Signs Dubai 600 MWe CSP Project Order for Both Parabolic Trough Receiver Tubes and Mirrors with Abengoa Energía and Shanghai Electric. The record-breaking Dubai 700 MW CSP + 250 MW PV Hybrid Project Noor Energy 1, developed by Acwa Power in close cooperation with DEWA, Shanghai Electric [...]

Dubai Concentrated Solar Power suppliers tested on durability for longest-ever PPA

Suppliers to ACWA Power's 950 MW Noor Energy 1 plant are using enhanced strength and design features to ensure reliability throughout the 35-year power purchase agreement (PPA), the companies told New Energy Update. A flurry of recent supply contracts for ACWA Power's 950 MW Noor Energy 1 CSP-PV plant in [...]

Morocco’s Noor Ouarzazate Concentrated Solar Power plant could power over one million homes- CNN

Morocco’s Noor Ouarzazate plant, the largest concentrated solar power plant in the world, could power more than one million homes, CNN said in a focus on the Kingdom’s renewable energy projects. “Built on an area of more than 3,000 hectares – the size of 3,500 football fields – The Noor [...]

Shanghai Electric reports on Dubai 950 MW Concentrated Solar Power + PV solar power project

Shanghai Electric, as the EPC contractor of Dubai 950 MW CSP+PV solar complex, the fourth phase of Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, made a detailed report on the huge solar power plant during the Press Release in Beijing. The fourth phase of the solar park will use [...]

Concentrated Solar Power project at Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park wins first place at 6th International Best Practice Competition in ‘Partnership Category’

DEWA's victory was announced at the 24th Global Organisational Excellence Congress, which was organised by Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry for the first time in the Middle East. Abu Dhabi, UAE: Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (DEWA) won first place at the 6th International Best Practice Competition in [...]