DEWA to add an additional 600MW of clean energy capacity to Dubai’s energy mix in 2021

HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), announced that DEWA will add 600 megawatts (MW) of clean energy capacity using photovoltaic solar panels and Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) during 2021. This will increase DEWA’s total power capacity from clean energy to 1,613 [...]

Dewa set to commission world’s tallest Concentrated Solar Power tower in September

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority is set to commission the world's tallest concentrated solar power (CSP) tower located within the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, in September. Standing tall at 262.44 m, the tower has a capacity of 100 MW in addition to 200 MW from parabolic trough. [...]

Mohammad Bin Rashid Solar Park phase 3 inauguration

The Mohammad Bin Rashid Solar Park, largest single site solar park in the world, will have a capacity of 5 GW to be fully operational by 2030. With phases 1 and 2 are already online, phase 3 was inaugurated in November 2020. To reflect on its 3rd phase of 800 [...]

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DEWA announces winning tender for world’s largest solar project

The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has announced the winning tender for the fourth phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, the largest single-site concentrated solar power project in the world. DEWA awarded the tender to a consortium of Saudi Arabia’s ACWA Power and China’s Shanghai [...]

Mohammed Bin Rashid inaugurates Dewa Innovation Centre, 3rd phase of MBR Solar Park

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, inaugurated Dubai Electricity and Water Authority’s (Dewa’s) Innovation Centre and the 800MW third phase of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, the largest single-site solar park in the [...]

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ACWA Power closes financing of 900 MW fifth phase of solar power project in Dubai

ACWA Power has announced financial close for the 900 MW fifth phase of the giant Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park in Dubai, and revealed the bevy of international lenders that will be behind the $564 million facility. ACWA on Thursday announced Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank would be [...]

DEWA granted patent for system to measure atmospheric attenuation to identify best locations for Concentrated Solar Power projects

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), represented by its Research and Development (R&D) Centre, has been granted a patent for a system to measure atmospheric attenuation that results from different factors such as dust. This adds to DEWA’s record of achievements. The system identifies the best locations for solar towers [...]

DEWA signs PPA for 900 MW 5th phase of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park

The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority, DEWA, signed a 25-year Power Purchase Agreement, PPA, for the 5th phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park with a capacity of 900 megawatts, MW, supporting the DEWA's efforts to achieve the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050 to provide 75 percent [...]

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ACWA and Abengoa share updates on DEWA’s 700 MW Concentrated Solar Power project

During the webinar named “DEWA’s 700MW CSP project update” held on March 25 last month, representatives from the Owner ACWA Power and Parabolic Trough Technology Provider Abengoa shared the latest information on Dubai 700MW concentrated solar power project, which is included in the 950MW Noor Energy 1 CSP-PV solar [...]

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DEWA opens R&D centre at Dubai concentrated solar power plant

The research and development (R&D) centre of the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has been officially opened at the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum solar plant in Dubai. Solar power, smart grid integration, energy efficiency and water are part of the centre's areas of work. It will also work [...]

World’s tallest Concentrated Solar Power tower completed in Dubai

Shanghai Electric completes Noor Energy 1 Concentrated Solar Power tower in Dubai. Construction partners on the 950 MW Noor Energy 1 Concentrating Solar Power- Photovoltaic project in Dubai completed the 260-meter high receiver tower on January 9, Shanghai Electric, lead EPC contractor, said in a statement. The $4.4 billion [...]

Central Tower of 700 MW Concentrated Solar Power Project by Shanghai Electric and DEWA Tops Out in Dubai

Significant progress has been made in the Dubai 700 MW concentrated solar power project, announced as the world's largest single-site CSP project. On Jan 9th, a topping-out ceremony for the project's 222-meter central tower was held, welcoming representatives from Shanghai Electric - the project's general contractor - Dubai Electricity and [...]

Brightsource Innovates a Solar-cured Coating for DEWA Tower Concentrated Solar Power

Testing laboratories in Germany, France and Spain have confirmed the effectiveness of a new high-performance (97% absorbance) optical coating developed by Brightsource Energy, that can be “solar-cured” directly atop the receiver of tower CSP, like Brightsource is building as part of the ACWA Power 700 MW DEWA CSP project in [...]

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