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Azelio to Partner With Masdar and Khalifa University to Install Concentrated Solar Power Pilot Project at Masdar City

Swedish solar energy company Azelio has partnered with Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company ('Masdar') and Khalifa University of Science and Technology to run a pilot project evaluating new technology in power storage. An agreement to formalize the partnership was signed today by Jonas Eklind, Chief Executive Officer, Azelio, Abdulla Balalaa, [...]

Shanghai Electric Exhibits Concentrated Solar Power Breakthrough

Shanghai Electric Group, a leading multinational power generation and electrical equipment manufacturing conglomerate, delivered a new wave of smart, connected and green integrated solutions and technological breakthroughs to the 24th World Energy Congress (WEC) held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Shanghai Electric Exhibits Breakthrough Smart Energy Technologies at [...]

Amper wins a concentrated solar power contract with Shanghai Electric Group in Dubai

Shanghai Electric Group has awarded Nervión Industries, a subsidiary of the Amper Group, the construction of salt storage tanks for a solar thermal power plant in Dubai for 13 million dollars (about 11.77 million euros). In a relevant fact referred to the National Securities Market Commission (CNMV), the company [...]

The UAE secures its place in the sun flexing its PV and Concentrated Solar Power muscle

UAE's solar power footprint is expanding in a dramatic way- Here's how and why. Built at the cost of almost $900 million, the Noor Abu Dhabi solar plant contains 3.2 million solar panels and will produce 1.17 gigawatts of power. The Dubai’s Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park is [...]

World’s largest concentrated solar power project starts commercial ops in Abu Dhabi

Emirates Water and Electricity Company (EWEC) has announced that Noor Abu Dhabi, the world’s largest single solar project with a capacity of 1,177MW, has started commercial operations. The project will enable Abu Dhabi to increase its production of renewable energy and reduce the use of natural gas in electricity generation, [...]

2019-06-30T06:56:32+00:0030-06-2019|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Storage, Top News|Tags: , , , |

Refractaris participates in the construction of Dubai’s concentrated solar power tower

The spanish company Refractaris participates in the construction in Dubai of the tallest solar tower in the world. With a height of 260 meters and capable of generating 100 megawatts, the solar thermal project is expected to be fully operational by the end of 2020. The tower is part of [...]

DEWA launches tender for 900MW 5th phase of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Concentrated Solar Power Park

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has issued a tender for the 5th phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park for 900 megawatts (MW) of electricity using photovoltaic solar panels, based on the Independent Power Project (IPP) model. This move supports the objectives of the Dubai Clean [...]

Dubai Phase 4’s 260m concentrated solar power tower

The development of Phase 4's concentrated solar power tower is 7% ahead of schedule, whilst its solar field is 73% complete. HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, managing director and chief executive officer of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa), has received a construction update on Phase 4 of the [...]

MD & CEO reviews construction of 4th phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Concentrated Solar Power Park

HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), has inspected the 4th phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park. The 4th phase is the largest single-site Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) project in the world. Based on the Independent Power [...]

2019-05-15T13:46:54+00:0015-05-2019|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Storage, Top News|Tags: , , , |

Decoding Shams 1-first large commercial Concentrated Solar Power plant in Middle East

Located in western Abu Dhabi, Shams 1 was the largest renewable energy project in operation in the Middle East when launched in 2013, and also the first large-scale commercial concentrated solar power (CSP) plant in that region. Shams 1 features more than 258,000 mirrors mounted on 768 tracking parabolic [...]

Is UAE Leading the Way for Concentrated Solar Power in GCC?

In April 2019, the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) published a report on a “roadmap to 2050” in terms of renewable energy. The report highlighted the possibility that by 2050, about 86 percent of the world’s power demands could be met by renewable power. It also highlighted that 50 percent [...]

2019-05-09T13:37:03+00:0009-05-2019|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , , , |

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 [...]