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Dubai’s DEWA invites developers for fifth phase of solar park

Dubai’s DEWA invites developers for fifth phase of solar park

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The solar park aims to generate 1,000 MW by 2020 and 5,000 MW by 2030 with investments worth 50 billion Dirhams ($13.6 billion)

DUBAI: Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) said on Saturday it has issued a Request for Qualification (RFQ) for developers to build and operate the fifth phase of its Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park.

The solar park is a vast complex that aims to generate 1,000 MW by 2020 and 5,000 MW by 2030 with investments worth 50 billion Dirhams ($13.6 billion). It currently has a capacity of 900 MW.

“The phase will use photovoltaic solar panels based on the Independent Power Project (IPP) model. It will be commissioned in stages starting from Q2 of 2021,” DEWA said in a statement. ($1 = 3.6727 UAE dirham)

Source: reuters

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