Construction of largest Concentrated Solar Power in the world has been approved. The project has an estimated cost 14.2 billion AED and 700MW of clean energy is expected to support Dubai’s electricity grid once it is finished.
HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has announced the construction of the biggest single-site Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) project in the world.
Biggest Concentrated Solar Power in the World in Dubai, UAE
At a total cost of 14.2 billion AED, this CSP project aims to help the environment by harvesting clean energy. This project is recognized as central part of the emirate’s Clean Energy Strategy 2050 and is part of the 4th stage of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park.
“We have made steady progress in realising the goals of Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050 that was launched as part of our objective to transform Dubai into a global clean energy and green economy hub. The carbon footprint of Dubai will be the lowest in the world by 2030,” said Sheikh Mohammed. “We are proud that by demonstrating their capabilities, our local talent have proved that they are ready to assume responsibility,” he added.
This solar panel project is one of the many amazing plans of Dubai in creating and sustaining a green economy and will help minimize carbon footprint of Dubai. The UAE has a definitive goal in reaping the benefits of having environment-friendly programs while at the same time, progressing to newer developments and advancements.
This is great news as Dubai understands the importance of conserving energy and creating infrastructures that are friendly to mother earth while also maximizing the solar power that this Middle East emirate receives all year-round. 🙂
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