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World’s Largest Concentrated Solar Power Plant – Shams 1 – Launched by Masdar and Total and Abengoa

March 18th, 2013 | by pressroom

“The inauguration of Shams 1 is a major breakthrough for renewable energy in the Middle East,” said Dr. Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, CEO of Masdar. “Just like the rest of the word, the region is faced with meeting its rising demand for energy, while also working to reduce its carbon footprint. Shams 1 is a significant milestone, as large-scale renewable energy is proving it can deliver electricity that is sustainable, affordable and secure.”


Masdar Launches Renewable Energy Desalination Program

January 17th, 2013 | by pressroom

At the World Future Energy Summit 2013 Masdar today launched a pilot program to test and develop advanced energy-efficient seawater desalination technologies suitable to be powered by renewable energy sources. The long-term goal of the program is to implement renewable energy-powered desalination plants in the United Arab Emirates and to have a facility at commercial scale by


First Solar to Build 13MW Solar Power Plant for Dubai Electricity & Water Authority

October 18th, 2012 | by pressroom

First Solar, Inc. today announced it has been selected by the Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (DEWA) to construct a 13 megawatt (MWDC) solar photovoltaic (PV) power plant in Seih Al Dahal, approximately 50 kilometers south of Dubai. Under the terms of the agreement, First Solar will provide engineering, procurement and construction services, as well as its advanced thin-film PV modules.



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