UAE

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 [...]

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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 [...]

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 [...]

China-backed $4bn Concentrated Solar Power project set for financial close by August

Developer ACWA Power has now signed key PPA and EPC agreements for the 700 MW plant in Dubai while Chinese partner Shanghai Electric has started optimization activities along the supply chain, project partners told the MENA New Energy 2018 conference. Last month, Saudi Arabia’s ACWA Power signed an Engineering, [...]

Dubai breaks ground on world’s biggest Concentrated Solar Power project

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has broken ground in the fourth phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, the biggest Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) investment project in the world. Based on [...]

Masdar celebrates 5th anniversary of Shams 1 Concentrated Solar Power plant

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 [...]

Aalborg Concentrated Solar Power to share global solar expertise with the UAE

With Dubai’s clear ambition of becoming the most sustainable city in the world by 2050, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) paves the way for leadership in sustainable living. To learn from markets with world-class sustainability activities, a delegation of leading Danish companies are currently visiting the country where Aalborg CSP’s [...]

Harnessing the Concentrated Solar Power (CSP)

Congratulations to the UAE and Dubai for a great leap forward to provide clean solar energy for development and save hydrocarbon resources for exports. Dubai in a couple of years will not only have the next tallest building in the world but also the world’s largest concentrated solar power [...]

UAE’s push on concentrated solar power should open eyes across world

The UAE is getting used to setting solar energy records. Dubai’s latest project, awarded last Saturday, follows this pattern. But, as a leap forward in a different type of solar power plant, it has important implications for renewable energy across the region. A joint venture of Saudi Arabia’s Acwa, already [...]

Solar energy to contribute 8% of UAE electric power by 2026

The UAE’s solar energy sector is witnessing steady growth and is expected to account for almost 8 percent of total power capacity by 2026, according to new research. On September 16, Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) announced it had awarded the development of 700MW (megawatt) of concentrated solar power [...]

UAE’s solar outlook following Dubai’s Concentrated Solar Power tender

The launch of the world’s largest concentrated solar power (CSP) plant in Dubai has boosted the UAE’s solar energy outlook, BMI Research said on Friday. The research company said it had upgraded its forecast for the sector, expecting solar capacity to expand by an annual average of 55 per cent between 2017 [...]