DUBAI : The UAE inked an agreement with Dubai Electricity & Water Authority – DEWA to build and operate the 1,800 megawatt (MW) sixth phase of the landmark Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park.
The agreement was signed in the presence of H.H Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Vice President, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Presidential Court, H.H. Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior; H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs; and H.E. Mohammad bin Abdullah Al Gergawi, Minister of Cabinet Affairs.
HE Dr Sultan Al Jaber, UAE Minister of Industry & Advanced Technology, Chairman of Masdar and COP28 President-Designate, and H.E. Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer of DEWA signed the agreement in Abu Dhabi.
With the addition of the 1,800MW sixth phase, our solar park’s total production capacity will increase to 4,660MW, making a substantial impact on reducing over 6.5 million tonnes of carbon emissions annually.
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