United Arab Emirates

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 [...]

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 [...]

IRENA: Middle East Voncentrated Solar Power cost reductions require creative financing

Developers of large-scale renewable energy projects in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) must use innovative financing structures to minimize costs amid a growing demand for funding, the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) said in a report on the Middle East region, published January 15. The GCC members are Saudi Arabia, [...]

ABB wins $90m deal for Dubai Concentrated Solar Power project

ABB to build substation that will integrate solar power from Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park to electricity grid. Swiss-based ABB has won an order worth more than $90 million from Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) to build a substation that will integrate solar power from upcoming phases [...]

Nanotech absorber layers raise Concentrated Solar Power efficiency

Researchers at the United Arab Emirates' Masdar Institute and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have jointly developed a new high-performance solar absorber which could lower the cost of CSP generation, the Masdar Institute said in a statement. The new absorber uses an ultrathin nano-composite film made of silver and [...]

Solar plane’s arrival highlights UAE’s clean-energy push

The United Arab Emirates might not seem like an obvious spot to begin and end a globe-spanning flight promoting renewable energy. It is OPEC’s fourth biggest oil producer, after all, where gas guzzlers rule the road and the air conditioning is always on — not just at its indoor ski [...]

Dubai’s DEWA announcing concentrated solar power project tender on thursday

The government-controlled utility is seeking advisers for a 200 megawatt concentrated solar power project, according to a tender announcement posted on the utility’s website. Dubai Electricity & Water Authority will announce on Thursday the next phase in a 3,000 megawatt solar park that the Persian Gulf emirate plans to build [...]

Abengoa sells its shares of solar thermal power plant Shams-1

Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B/P SM /NASDAQ: ABGB), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment sectors, has sold to Masdar its share of Shams-1, the 100 MW solar thermal power plant developed by the Company in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates). Abengoa previously had [...]

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Cleanergy to unveil Dubai concentrated solar power (CSP) project

The 110-kilowatt concentrated solar power plant, built at a cost of €500,000 by Swedish sustainable energy technology group Cleanergy and Al Futtaim Carillion, the Dubai-based contractor, is being unveiled on Wednesday. A renewable energy project with the potential to transform the solar power sector is to be launched in Dubai. [...]