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Dubai to get Concentrated Solar Power Day and Night without subsidy at Lower Cost

ACWA Power awarded 700 MW CSP fourth phase of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park  at a levelised tariff of US $7.30 cents per kilowatt hour; a cost level that competes with fossil fuel generated electricity without subsidy for reliable and dispatchable solar energy through the night. By far the largest single-site thermo-solar … Continue reading Dubai to get Concentrated Solar Power Day and Night without subsidy at Lower Cost

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Masdar consortium wins Dubai 800 MW concentrated solar power deal

HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) announced today the selected bidder for the 800 megawatt (MW) third phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, which will be constructed based on the Independent Power Producer (IPP) model. HE Dr. Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, Minister … Continue reading Masdar consortium wins Dubai 800 MW concentrated solar power deal

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Dubai will launch concentrated solar power (CSP) projects to generate 1,000 megawatts by 2030

The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) will launch concentrated solar power (CSP) projects to generate 1,000 megawatts by 2030. The energy mix will include 61 per cent from natural gas, 25 per cent from solar energy, 7 per cent from clean coal and 7 per cent from nuclear power by 2030. The project will … Continue reading Dubai will launch concentrated solar power (CSP) projects to generate 1,000 megawatts by 2030

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First Solar to supply photovoltaic (PV) modules for 200 MW solar energy project in Dubai

US-based First Solar has won a contract to supply photovoltaic (PV) modules for the 200MW second phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum solar park in Dubai, UAE.     First Solar will deliver more than 2.36 million PV modules for phase two of the project. The company had earlier supplied 152,880 panels with … Continue reading First Solar to supply photovoltaic (PV) modules for 200 MW solar energy project in Dubai

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ABB wins major Dubai photovoltaic solar power project contract

ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth around $20 million from Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) to extend a substation that will integrate more solar energy into the grid, helping diversify Dubai’s energy mix to meet growing demand. As per the turnkey project, ABB will be responsible for … Continue reading ABB wins major Dubai photovoltaic solar power project contract

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DEWA confirms plan for a further 800 MW of solar energy

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has confirmed the third expansion phase of its solar power.   The utility expects to tender the 800MW project in the third quarter of 2015 and is accepting proposals for a project consultant from 1 April to 3 May 2015. It comes just weeks after DEWA increased the share … Continue reading DEWA confirms plan for a further 800 MW of solar energy

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ACWA Power Gets $344m Loan For Dubai Solar Energy Project

Saudi Arabia’s ACWA Power is obtaining a loan of about $344 million from three banks to finance a solar energy project in Dubai, chief executive Paddy Padmanathan said on Sunday.   The 27-year amortising loan with an interest rate of four per cent is being provided by Abu Dhabi’s First Gulf Bank and two Saudi … Continue reading ACWA Power Gets $344m Loan For Dubai Solar Energy Project

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Dubai harvesting solar power

The UAE aims to achieve a balance between development and the environment, and protect the rights of future generations to enjoy a clean, healthy and safe environment. The nation, under the leadership of the President, His Highness Shaikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime … Continue reading Dubai harvesting solar power

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ACWA Power, Spain’s TSK to build $327 mln Dubai solar power plant

A consortium of Saudi Arabia’s ACWA Power and Spain’s TSK has won a bid to build a 1.2 billion dirhams ($327 million) solar power plant in Dubai, as the emirate looks to diversify to meet its growing energy needs.   Saeed Mohammed al-Tayer, Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) Chief Executive, said that the capacity … Continue reading ACWA Power, Spain’s TSK to build $327 mln Dubai solar power plant

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Acwa Power wins bid for Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum solar power plant

Acwa’s current solar portfolio includes a 60 MW PV plant in Bulgaria, a concentrated solar power (CSP) plant in South Africa totalling 50 MW and a 160 MW concentrated solar power (CSP) plant in Morocco.   Dubai Electricity and Water Authority launched the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum solar energy plat two years ago as … Continue reading Acwa Power wins bid for Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum solar power plant

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Dubai mega solar power project unveiled

Dubai inaugurated the first phase of a solar energy park on Tuesday as the Gulf emirate seeks to diversify its energy sources. The solar energy plant, named the “Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum Park” after the emirate’s ruler, will produce 1,000 megawatts of electricity when completed, and will cost 12 billion dirhams ($3.3 billion), WAM said. … Continue reading Dubai mega solar power project unveiled

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