Supreme Council of Energy, headed by Ahmed bin Saeed, discussed the achievements of renewable and clean energy projects
2327 MW Mohammed bin Rashid Solar Park Production Capacity
Ahmed bin Said chaired the 76th meeting of the Council, which was held remotely. From the source
His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, chaired the 76th meeting of the Council, which was held virtually, in the presence of Vice Chairman Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer.
The meeting discussed the latest developments of renewable and clean energy projects in Dubai in line with the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050 and the Carbon Neutrality Strategy 2050 for the Emirate of Dubai to provide 100% of the energy production capacity from clean energy sources by 2050, where the stages of completion of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, which has a production capacity of 2327 MW, in addition to 533 MW under construction. DEWA also announced the sixth phase of the 1800,5000 MW complex to reach 2030,<> MW of production capacity by the end of <>.
The Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park includes a research and development centre dedicated to the development of photovoltaic cells, storage batteries and improving the efficiency of solar panels.
"We work in accordance with the vision and directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, in all strategic projects we implement in the field of renewable and clean energy, and we attach great importance to research and development in the fields of sustainability and renewable energy, which include solar photovoltaic, concentrated solar power, hydropower, green hydrogen, and others," said Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer.
The meeting also reviewed the progress of DEWA's Hatta hydropower plant, which has reached a 70% completion, in addition to operating the region's first green hydrogen production facility to support the strategy of diversifying energy sources and promoting sustainable development and green economy.
For his part, the Secretary General of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, Ahmed Buti Al Muhairbi, said: "During the meeting, we were briefed on a presentation from Emirates Gas Company on the initiative to launch LNG cylinders installed in the local market in the Emirate of Dubai, which are characterized by high specifications in safety and low weight, as 5000,<> cylinders were launched in different areas in the emirate and received a great demand from consumers, as a team from Emirates Gas spreads awareness and promotes the benefits of qualitative transformation of steel gas cylinders. to the composite gas cylinders to ensure safety and ease of use."