United Arab Emirates

DEWA checks progress on Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Power Park

The Centre evaluates the performance of various technologies such as PV laminates, concentrated solar power, and other innovative solar technologies including energy storage techniques.

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.

Concentrated Solar Power (CSP): Where powering up the desert pays off

The 100MW Shams 1 concentrated solar power (CSP) project covers 2.5 square kilometres and comprises more than 258,000 mirrors mounted on 768 tracking parabolic trough collectors.

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%).