Shams 1

Shams 1 Concentrated Solar Power Plant (CSP) wins at the 2016 MENASOL Awards

Shams Power Company, developer and operator of the Shams 1 Concentrated Solar Power Plant, CSP, in Western Abu Dhabi, has been recognised for its contribution to local communities at this year’s MENASOL Conference and Exhibition in Dubai. Ali Buhaji, Senior Manager for Business Development at the Clean Energy Division of [...]

Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) projects: The costs of lagging behind schedule

When consulted about the main cause for delays to develop Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) projects in the U.S., most sources agree that intricate permitting proceedings are a major concern

Masdar’s Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Achievements To Be Showcased During ADSW 2014

In March, Masdar inaugurated the 100 megawatt Shams 1, the world's largest concentrated solar thermal power plant. Powering 20,000 homes in the UAE, Shams 1 is the region's largest renewable energy plant.

Shams 1 is the largest Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plant in the MENA

Shams 1 is one of the largest Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) plant in the world. Developed, owned and operated by Shams Power Company, a joint venture of Masdar (60%), Total (20%) and Abengoa (20%).