One of the Middle East’s largest solar parks is to be built in Dubai according to the head of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority in the UAE.

Dubai  Saeed Mohammad Al Tayer, MD and CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority, announced the 1000 MW Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, at the Mena Renewable Energy Forum.

  “By 2030, Dubai’s average energy growth is projected to be in the range of four to five per cent per annum and our target, under the Dubai Integrated Energy Strategy 2030, is to reduce energy consumption by 30 per cent through the implementation of enhanced energy-efficient initiatives and, by the same token, to significantly reduce the emissions of carbon dioxide,” said Al Tayer.

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