The Shams 1 solar power plant, a joint venture between Masdar and France’s Total, is generating electricity to power 20,000 homes and playing a vital role in meeting the UAE’s energy demand, a top official said. “Shams is a very important project not only for shareholders but also for [...]
Shams Power Company, the developer, owner and operator of the UAE's first large-scale concentrated solar power project, Shams 1, is celebrating five years of uninterrupted electricity generation at the plant this month. Located in Al Dhafra, Abu Dhabi's western region, the 100 megawatt-capacity (MW) Shams 1 was the largest concentrated [...]
Today marks the third anniversary of the start of the Shams 1 Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plant’s operations. Shams 1, which occupies 2.5 square kilometres and has a power generating capacity of 100 megawatts, is the first of its kind in the Middle East and North Africa region. Shams 1, [...]
Masdar celebrated the second anniversary of its 100-Megawatt Shams 1 Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plant
The Shams 1 Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plant employs several local residents and has developed many UAE nationals who now fill a range of management positions at the facility.
Abengoa Yield expects that this portfolio will generate incremental run rate cash available for distribution of approximately $14 million per year before debt service associated with dropdown financing.
With an installed generation capacity of 100 MW, the Shams 1 concentrated solar power (CSP) project is one of the largest solar power projects in the world.
Shams 1, Largest Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Project In Middle East, Performing Better Than Expected
The largest concentrated solar power project in the Middle East, Shams 1, has performed better than expected, the Shams Power Company has reported.