Dubai

Renewable Energy the Most Competitive Source of New Power Generation in GCC

Under current plans, the region will install 7 gigawatts (GW) of new power generation capacity from renewable sources by the early 2020s. Renewable energy is the most competitive form of power generation in Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, according to a new report published today by the International Renewable Energy [...]

ACWA Power-led consortium to raise over $2bln for Dubai concentrated solar power project

ACWA Power leads a consortium which over the next few weeks is expected to conclude financing of more than $2 billion for a 950 megawatt (MW) concentrated solar power project in Dubai. The loan, provided by a group of mostly international banks, will back the development of Noor Energy 1, [...]

Siemens provides four steam turbines to Concentrated Solar Power plant in Dubai

Four steam turbines will help generate 700 megawatts of clean electricity. High-efficiency and rapid-start turbines support CSP (Concentrated Solar Power) operations. As part of its ongoing support to the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050 and its role as a premier partner to Expo 2020 Dubai, Siemens will provide four steam [...]

Dubai makes progress in Concentrated Solar Power

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has been showcasing the construction progress of its first Concentrated Solar Power tower. The 100MW project will use Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) to heat molten salt at the top of the 260-meter tower. The residual heat of the salt will be capable of [...]

Construction progresses on final phase of Dubai concentrated solar power park

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority announces completion of 128 pillars of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Concentrated Solar Power Park's solar tower. The fourth phase of the park is the largest single-site investment project in concentrated solar power (CSP) in the world based on the independent power producer [...]

World’s largest Concentrated Solar Power plant ties tariffs to big storage to hit record price

ACWA Power's Noor Energy 1 CSP-PV project in Dubai combines optimized 15-hour CSP storage with demand-focused tariffs and supply chain efficiency to hit the record-low price of $73/MWh, project partners told the CSP Madrid 2018 conference. Last month, Saudi Arabia's ACWA Power and the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority [...]

A CMI Solar Receiver Will Equip the World’s Tallest Concentrated Solar Power Tower in Dubai

After its commercial success in China for the design and supply of a thermal solar receiver at Haixi, CMI has just been awarded a new contract for engineering and supplying a receiver for the Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum solar park (Dubai). This huge concentrated solar power (CSP) project [...]

Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park adds 250MW to its 4th phase to reach 950MW

The solar energy project will use three technologies to produce clean energy: 600MW from a parabolic basin complex, 100MW from a concentrated solar power tower and 250MW from photovoltaic panels. Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has signed an amendment to the Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with the consortium led [...]

Phase 4 of Dubai’s MBR Concentrated Solar Power Park 700MW registers progress

Phase 4 of the project marks the world's largest investment in a concentrated solar power (CSP) plant, and Dewa's Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer recently toured the project site. The Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) park is being built in Dubai. It is the fourth phase of the Mohammed Bin Rashid [...]

Advisian appointed owner’s engineer on 700 MW concentrated solar project

Advisian has won the role of Owner’s Engineer for a 700-MW concentrated solar power (CSP) portion of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park in Dubai. The company, which is a consultancy owned by Australian professional services provider WorleyParsons Ltd (ASX:WOR), won the contract from Noor Energy 1, [...]

DEWA Seeking IPP Advisory Services For 5th Phase Of MBR Concentrated Solar Power Park

The Dubai Water and Electricity Authority (DEWA) has issued a tender to seek IPP advisory services for the fifth phase of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park. The initial steps towards the execution of phase 5 of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum (MBR) solar park has been [...]

NDRC approves Silk Road Fund’s investment proposal for Dubai 700MW Concentrated Solar Power plant

On May 17th, the National Development and Reform Commission(NDRC) approved Silk Road Fund’s filing for the investment in Dubai 700MW CSP plant , which is an important stage in the early procedure of Silk Road Fund’s investment in this project. On March 20th, CSPPLAZA exclusively reported that Silk Road Fund [...]

Abengoa Dubai Concentrated Solar Power contract valued at $650mn

Abengoa's contract to supply three 200 MW parabolic trough plants to the 700 MW DEWA CSP project in Dubai is valued at approximately $650 million, the Spanish company said in a statement May 9. Last month, Saudi Arabia’s ACWA Power signed an Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) contract with [...]