Solar Power
November 2019

More than 30 per cent of the work on Phase Four of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, the world’s largest single-site independent power producer (IPP) solar park being built at an investment of Dh50 billion ($13.6 billion), has been completed.






November 2019

Noor Energy 1, the fourth phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum (MBR) Solar Park, has become the first project in the GCC region to receive the “Climate Bonds Initiative” (CBI) certification for renewable energy project financing.






November 2019

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) has announced the launch of the UAE’s largest ground-mounted private solar plant within the factory premises of confectionery and dairy products giant Nestlé at Al Maha area in Dubai.






November 2019

Oman-based Majis Industrial Services has signed an agreement with Unicorn International to set up a photovoltaic (PV) solar power plant for its facilities at Sohar Port at an investment value of RO500,000 ($1.3 million).






November 2019

Dubai is developing an integrated programme to build a comprehensive system that allows a tenth of its citizens’ homes to be self-sufficient in terms of water, food and energy, mainly with the help of clean solar projects, said a top official.






November 2019

Guardian Glass, a leading industrial manufacturer of glass, automotive and building products based in Michigan, US, has introduced three new coated solar control glass products for the Middle East and Africa market.






November 2019

Battery manufacturer Exide Technologies, a global provider of stored electrical energy solutions, has announced a major new solar installation to power its factory at San Esteban de Gormaz in Soria, Spain. The installation will enable Exide to draw much of its power from renewable sources at the site, leading to large reductions in CO2 emissions.






November 2019

French group Vinci Energies said it has just acquired two subsidiaries of the Andalusian company Grupo Solar Lighting – Sistem Melesur Energía and Sistem Infraestructuras y Operaciones EPC.






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